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UHC Associate Director of Innovation - Minnetonka, MN

UnitedHealth Group

Minnetonka, MN
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737994 UHC Director of Innovation Minnetonka MN

UHC Associate Director of Innovation - Minnetonka, MN (737994)

Position Description

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Director of Innovation reports to the Vice President of Innovation for UnitedHealthcare, directing the innovation initiatives process for UnitedHealthcare, leading cross-functional innovation projects, developing new and actionable insights into growth opportunities/industry/competitive dynamics, innovation ideation/project roadmap construction, and prepares presentations, reports, and other project deliverables for both internal and external use. This role interfaces regularly with the UnitedHealthcare Executive leadership and other leaders across the enterprise.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Direct innovation initiatives and projects
-Lead in creation of frameworks and analysis to support growth opportunity and innovation initiative decisions
-Conduct analysis on topics such as new market opportunities, strategic initiatives, business development, competitive landscape, and cross-business segment opportunities
-Develop presentations and materials for use both internally and externally, including Investor Day and other conferences and forums
-Create build, buy, or partner analysis in support of business case development
-Prepare Executive briefing materials on innovation opportunity domain research, ideation, initiative performance, strategic roadmap logic
-Partner with business leaders to drive strategy and diversification agendas
-Continuously monitor and evaluate UnitedHealthcare goals and identify opportunities for improvement


Required Qualifications:
-Undergraduate degree in business, finance, or other relevant field
-5+ years professional experience to include 2+ years of experience in strategy, management consulting, investment banking and/or product or general management in the healthcare industry
-Proven ability to articulate business strategies and formulate concise solutions to complex problems
-Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
-Financial Modeling
-Experience creating and giving executive presentations
-History of quickly gaining credibility, partnering with business leaders and exhibiting executive presence

Preferred Qualifications:
-MBA preferred
-Experience with new and innovative consumer business models and technology
-History of effectively driving results in a dynamic, matrixed environment with high degree of organizational change and comfort with ambiguity
-Ability to champion continuous change and consult with versatility
-Strong growth mindset with excellent consultative, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills


Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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 Number737994
  • Job TitleUHC Associate Director of Innovation - Minnetonka, MN
  • Job FamilyBusiness Operations
  • Business SegmentUnitedHealthcare Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Minnetonka, MN
    United States
    North America

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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