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Cross Optum Strategic Program Analyst - Telecommute U.S.

UnitedHealth Group

Boston, MA
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758933 Cross Optum Strategic Program Analyst Telecommute US

Cross Optum Strategic Program Analyst - Telecommute U.S. (758933)

Position Description

We're changing the way health care works for the better. That means consulting with our members, partnering with our physicians, and delivering drugs in the most efficient and effective way. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Cross Optum Analyst: Target the right stakeholders for optimal results. Optum™ is uniquely positioned to help you gain a broad and deep understanding of stakeholders and their behavior. Use our powerful data and insights to develop marketing strategies designed to enhance patient wellness, deliver better outcomes and lower the total cost of care. Be prepared. Know more. Let Optum™ get you ready for product launch and post-launch brand management by helping you understand how and why physicians, caregivers and patients use your products. Armed with better knowledge, you’ll be ready to address any requirement for payer coverage, formulary positioning and reimbursement.
You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Under the direction of the Director, executes research, analyses and construction of deliverables for portions of larger projects or entirety of smaller scope projects
  • Works across 2 to 3 consulting projects at all times
  • Individual billable rate target of 70%
  • Develops self to master consulting skills and business relevant content to move toward expanding levels of responsibility
  • Contributes to the development of new tools and frameworks that drive efficiency in delivery when used by internal consulting teams and business development

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (strong preference for chemistry, biology, math, physics, engineering, or business)
  • 3 years of life sciences experience in either the industry itself or in a consulting setting
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work effectively and independently in a flexible, unstructured environment
  • Comfort level and ability to navigate within ambiguous situations
  • High energy level, positive attitude, output-driven and team-oriented
  • Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills
  • Strong ability to establish and grow relationships
  • Ability to travel nationally up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven skills in executing research, analyses and constructing deliverables
  • Project management training or experience



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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy


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: Consulting, clinical, project, pricing, revenue, support, program, analyst, strategy, growth

Job Details

  • Contest Number758933
  • Job TitleCross Optum Strategic Program Analyst - Telecommute U.S.
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Economics
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Boston, MA
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsEden Prairie, MN
    Portland, OR
    Dallas, TX

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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