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Director of Enterprise Data - Horsham, PA

UnitedHealth Group

Horsham, PA
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752529 Director of Enterprise Data Horsham PA

Director of Enterprise Data - Horsham, PA (752529)

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Be a leader for a data-driven, decision-making culture for Medicare & Retirement’s Insurance Solutions business. Transform how Insurance Solutions collects, manages, uses, and publishes data  
  • Together with senior business and technology leadership, this role will plan, develop, and implement strategies to that drive growth, produce world class consumer experiences, and sustain long term value
  • Partner with functional leaders (e.g., Product Development, Pricing, Underwriting, Marketing, Sales, Claims Operations, Finance, Legal, Regulatory) to develop and implement business data strategies and a three year roadmap that will drive business outcomes
  • Partner with the information technology organization to define, prioritize, and implement data capabilities and help shape the evolution of the enterprise data reference architecture
  • Partner with data scientists, statisticians, and IT to ensure the required data can be acquired, curated, integrated, and made rapidly available to drive the full range of analytics (e.g., descriptive, predictive, prescriptive, exploratory) across the varying business dimensions (e.g., consumer analytics, performance optimization, health care analytics)
  • Identify new types and sources of data to drive business innovation throughout the organization. Define processes for the effective, integrated introduction of new data. Lead the business with the appropriate use of emerging big data and machine learning solutions
  • Provide data expertise and consulting services to teams developing new capabilities to ensure data is available, reliable, consistent, accessible, secure, and timely to support the mission and activities of Insurance Solutions
  • Lead and manage the Data and Analytics Governance function, including the management of internal staff and associated projects
  • Ensure that the data used for financial reporting and to support legal requirements is valid, reliable, traceable, timely, available, secure and consistent
  • Be the leader with responsibility and accountability for enterprise information assets. Work to identify methods of leveraging data in rapid fashion to enable business value
  • Define job roles, capabilities, functions, and processes to maximize the effectiveness of data / information teams across the segment and help empower each group to provide business value through data and analytics insights
  • Help define and champion policies and programs for data stewardship and custodianship in concert with data governance, legal, information security, and corporate risk and compliance offices. Partner with the Data/Analytics Governance Team to advance the role of the business data stewards in each major business unit
  • Partner with Data & Analytics Governance and IT to ensure master data and metadata management policies, controls, and standards, including reference data, are optimally implemented and leveraged to meet quality and compliance standards
  • Represent the enterprise to regulators, customers, suppliers and external bodies in the development of industry information standards
To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.

The ideal candidate will possess the following traits:
  • Self-starter who can perform in a fast-paced environment and deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to quickly determine patterns and trends through cognitive frameworks
  • Proven ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely with business partners, senior executives, and strategic partners
  • Prior experience and proven success in obtaining results working in a large corporate, matrixed environment
  • Ability to develop strategy and corresponding multi-year roadmaps that drive business value
  • Proven collaborator with excellent relationship skills; the ability to influence and lead through others
  • Detail-oriented and thorough; possesses strong operational disposition
  • Proven ability to establish trust and build relationships with leaders and experts across an organization
  • Proven track record of leading enterprise scale, complex data programs successfully
  • Previous people leadership and management skills, including direct experience leading, managing and mentoring teams of project and program managers
  • Successful track record of delivering programs on scope, on time, on budget, on quality and on benefit
  • Ability to understand and communicate data and technology matters to business partners, senior executives, and strategic partners
  • Proven experience interfacing in the C-Suite of large organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and navigate organizations through change and evolution
  • Intellectually curious and highly analytical
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years working in business operational improvement, program management or data quality / operations positions
  • 3+ years leading and managing a team of internal and external resources
  • 2+ years of experience leading business data transformation programs / initiatives 
  • 2+ years of in-depth experience with big data platforms and related technologies
  • Execution experience for large organizational transformations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree with information management or computer sciences focus preferred
  • Data sciences experience highly desirable
  • Health industry experience

Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time 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 Details

  • Contest Number752529
  • Job TitleDirector of Enterprise Data - Horsham, PA
  • Job FamilyAnalytics
  • Business SegmentMedicare and Retirement

Job Location Information

  • Horsham, PA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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