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Vice President, Data Strategy - Boston, MA area Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Boston, MA
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751361 Vice President Data Strategy Boston MA area Telecommute

Vice President, Data Strategy - Boston, MA area Telecommute (751361)

Position Description

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)


If you are located in Boston, MA, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with senior leadership, develop and maintain data strategy
  • Develop, evangelize and drive data development roadmap to enable data strategy
    • Cross-licensing relationships are preferred
  • Identify targets for data partnerships with a key focus on data integration opportunities
  • Establish relationships with key decision makers within Optum and potential partnering firms, convening the right mix of stakeholders for partnership dialogue and managing the relationship to a successful partnership/data integration
  • Prospect, perform diligence and procure data partnerships in support of the strategy
  • Responsible for contract execution and contract management
  • Work across leadership to optimize the rights to all Optum data assets
  • Coordinate with technical stakeholders to manage onboarding processes
  • Create and develop collateral, articulate and roadmap data strategies
  • Forecast yearly plans and measure success such as contracting for incremental patient lives by class of data

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 10+ years of healthcare / life sciences experience
  • Experience packaging and productizing data assets for licensing
  • Consulting background
  • Real world data and analytics experience
  • Business Development experience
  • Client management experience 
  • Project management experience
  • Experience working with senior leadership
  • P&L experience
  • Product management experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • Experience in Humedica and Optum data  
  • Product development experience

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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy



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: OptumInsight, Consulting, Data & Research Analytics, Director, Data Strategy, Boston, MA

Job Details

  • Contest Number751361
  • Job TitleVice President, Data Strategy - Boston, MA area Telecommute
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Boston, MA
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

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