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Senior Forecasting Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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739481 Senior Forecasting Business Analyst Eden Prairie MN

Senior Forecasting Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN (739481)

Position Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead Inventory and FTE planning including tracking of actual results and development of forecasted data to plan for appropriate staffing levels

  • Work hand in hand with upstream and side stream partners to gather necessary inputs to ensure models provide accurate data

  • Prepare daily, weekly, monthly FTE reporting and conduct variance analysis

  • Develop weekly / monthly reports based on customer submitted requests

  • Prioritize requests and balance daily workload

  • Create complex tracking / forecasting models and conduct ad hoc analysis

  • Interface with senior business leaders regarding capacity / inventory trends

  • Assist in leading remediation efforts when staff capacity issues arise

  • Prepare and present business case justifications

  • Propose process improvements

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Health Administration or related field OR equivalent work experience

  • 4 years of Business Operations or Financial Operations Experience

  • Background and experience in Workforce Management, Capacity Planning, or Operations Management

  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills - comfortable communicating in a variety of formats to Senior Level Executives

  • Demonstrated process improvement, workflow, benchmarking and/or evaluation of business processes

  • Excellent problem solving skills, ability to succeed in self-directed environment

  • Ability to problem solve when presented with challenges


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of process re-engineering and change management

  • 1+ years of experience in project management or Six Sigma

  • 1+ years of capacity planning or staff modeling


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: Six Sigma, Project Management, Capacity Planning, Staff Modeling, Workforce Planning, Re-engineering, Workforce Management, Operations Management, Benchmark, Business Operations, Financial Operations, Forecasting, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

Job Details

  • Contest Number739481
  • Job TitleSenior Forecasting Business Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • 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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