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Associate Director of Pharmacy Analytics - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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727027 Associate Director of Pharmacy Analytics Eden Prairie MN

Associate Director of Pharmacy Analytics - Eden Prairie, MN (727027)

Position Description

What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, the possibilities and the impact are limitless. You'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting.

As an Associate Director of Pharmacy Analytics you'll provide consulting services to strengthen and improve health care operations that result in stronger financial returns and a healthier health care system. You'll use your strong strategic and business acumen to work closely with clients to define, develop and document business requirements to ensure needs are captured and critical deliveries are executed. This consulting career gives you the opportunity to travel and share in a mission that inspires. You'll see your ideas come to life and your achievements recognized. You won't find tougher challenges. And you won't find smarter people working together to solve them. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage the OI pharmacy trend analytics group dedicated to supporting UHC Pharmacy
  • Perform quarterly trend forecast and track monthly trend performance as well as other key metrics of the fully insured book of business
  • Provide quarterly regional trend performance tracking
  • Provide insight and identify opportunity for the business based on trend forecast and trend performance
  • Identify issues/unusual trend and provide meaningful explanations and insights as well as help develop mitigation plan
  • Analyze/interpret the results of the analysis and develop appropriate conclusions and recommendations
  • Evaluate market events and business issues and quantify the impact on book of business
  • Support Ad Hoc pharmacy cost and utilization analytics
  • Collaborate with  stakeholders to identify and develop business questions for analytic investigation (e.g., utilization analysis)
  • Utilize applicable data/analytical tools to extract and analyze data (e.g., SAS, SQL, Excel, Tableau)
  • Compile and disseminate results of data analyses (e.g., data displays, PowerPoint decks, summaries

Required Qualifications:

  • BS or BA Degree
  • 7+ years of business experience with emphasis in financial analysis or other analytical functions
  • 5+ years experience in the Healthcare or Pharmacy field
  • 3+ years experience managing staff or leading a team
  • 2+ years of Pharmacy claims data experience
  • Analytic expertise to identify relevant and actionable study components
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to organize work effectively and efficiently
  • SAS, R, Access or other statistical programming experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • BS or BA in Health Economics, Statistics, Healthcare services research, Finance, Business, or related
  • PBM experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world?s large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: Lead, SAS, Pharmacy, PBM, R, Access, Claims Data, Analysis, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number727027
  • Job TitleAssociate Director of Pharmacy Analytics - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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