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Executive Director - Ridgeland, MS or Metairie , LA

UnitedHealth Group

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739785 Executive Director Ridgeland MS or Metairie LA

Executive Director - Ridgeland, MS or Metairie , LA (739785)

Position Description

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm) 


Our Product Development and Management groups are vital to our success and are leaders in driving the future growth of UnitedHealth Group. Success in these careers relies on many factors - your ability to deal with ambiguity, your ability to adapt and embrace change, and a long-term commitment to making health care better for everyone. 


Sets team direction, resolves problems and provides guidance to members of own team. Oversees work activities of other supervisors. Develops departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges. Partners with market leader and CFO to complete forecasting and planning activities. Product, service or process decisions are most likely to impact multiple groups of employees and/or customers (internal or external).  Effectively manages the performance including operations, financial results and growth goals.


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Analyze and Communicate Market Characteristics and Needs
  • Define/Support Product Strategy
  • Develop/Support Business and Product Plans
  • Develop/Implement Product Programs/Releases
  • Manage/Support Products and Programs
  • Drive issues resolution
  • Drive STAR performance
  • Drive Sales and Retention Performance
  • Achieve operating income and operating cost targets through effective product oversight
  • Achieve operational performance, financial performance and growth result


 Required Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience leading teams within a large matrixed team and a demonstrated ability to manage people and prioritize deliverables
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity
  • Minimum of 10 years of operations experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in sales and/or marketing
  • Financial acumen

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business management or healthcare related field
  • Marketing and product and/or project management or development experience within a matrix organization
  • Experience with  Medicare or Medicaid, DSNP, MAPD, MME and/or LTC/LTSS
  • Location of role: Ridgeland, MS or Metairie, LA.


Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place 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 Number739785
  • Job TitleExecutive Director - Ridgeland, MS or Metairie , LA
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Ridgeland, MS
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsJackson, MS
    Metairie, LA

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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