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Senior Research Analyst - Multiple Locations

UnitedHealth Group

Boise, ID
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738104 Senior Research Analyst Multiple Locations

Senior Research Analyst - Multiple Locations (738104)

Position Description

We'll put you in the driver's seat on vital projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives. Yes, we share a mission that inspires. We need your organizational talents and business discipline to help fuel ours. It's the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate strategic critical thinking while conducting research across Optum markets, partners, competitors, vendors, and technological platforms to recommend best practices throughout the implementation of new services
  • Collect and interpret research and analyses of markets, trends, competitors, products and services for use in our operational and strategic planning / decisions
  • Use modeling and research skills to collaborate closely with senior project leads needed to diagnose business problems and interact frequently with staff across business units to ensure that analysis requirements and data sets are well understood
  • Assist with research and development projects that cover a broad functional spectrum and may include a variety of components - business development, operations, pricing and bid strategy, M&A, due diligence, policy, portfolio analysis and market and competitive intelligence
  • Be self-directed and creative as you will deal with some very interesting and complex issues
  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to always meet deadlines
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3 or more years of experience performing research and development projects with responsibility for collecting and interpreting research and analyses of markets, trends, competitors, products and services for use in operational business planning / decisions and strategic planning / decisions
  • 1 or more years of experience directing research grants, research projects and involvement with academic studies
  • Knowledge of CFR and Medicaid regulations

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: Senior Research Analyst, Boise, ID, Idaho, Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Chicago, IL, Illinois

Job Details

  • Contest Number738104
  • Job TitleSenior Research Analyst - Multiple Locations
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentOptum Consumer Solutions Group

Job Location Information

  • Boise, ID
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsPhoenix, AZ
    Chicago, IL

Additional Job Detail Information

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