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Advisory Services Consultant

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

On the one hand, no industry is moving faster than health care. On the other, no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward than Optum and UnitedHealth Group. So, give us a hand, because we're out to use data, technology and people in ways that help drive change and make the health care system work better for everyone. And then, join us as a Transformation and Growth Coordinator where you'll work within a complex business model that is highly adaptable and looking for you to quickly and effectively address emerging needs. This position often interfaces with senior leadership (C-suite) for clients, as well as regular contact with internal team members. The successful candidate will have expertise in have excellent project management and communication skill sets.

Ready? Apply today and find out what it means to have the support and resources of a Fortune 5 company.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create supporting collateral and support sales effort with clinical staff.
  • Contribute to solution ideation, creation, development, and implementation or projects
  • Provide project management support for large initiatives
  • Lead and coordinate analytic activities (analyses and report creation)
  • Coordinate data integration activities
  • Identify follow-on opportunities and helping to scope and close follow-on engagements
  • Support Senior leadership to identify, track and resolve client issues
    • Identify project duration, effort, sequence, and dependencies of tasks required to meet applicable project objectives
    • Accountable for end-to-end execution of assigned projects
    • Lead and conduct required business stakeholder discussions and meetings, employing excellent communication and presentation skills
      • Prepare for and conduct client presentations, kick off meetings, status updates, client acceptance meetings, etc., including appropriate agendas and meeting recaps
      • Work closely with internal and Client Leadership to identify and resolve all issues that could impact project scope and/or timeframes
      • Communicate effectively and gains client trust by facilitating discussions, working collaboratively, setting expectations, acting responsively, and completing deliverables

      • Provide project management support to leadership to support operational activities

        The most challenging part of this role? Effectively manage multiple projects collaborate with senior stakeholders. You'll need to drive collaboration in a cross-matrix environment leveraging your ability to build relationships and meet timelines.

        Youll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications:
        • BA/BS degree in Business or related field and/or equivalent education and experience
        • 1+ years of experience in project/ program management with experience leading project delivery for large, cross functional projects
        • Proficiency with MS Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, TEAMs, and SharePoint
        • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely and to ability to facilitate meetings
        • Proven track record of solving complex problems and completing challenging projects
        • Demonstrated diagnostic, analytical, quantitative, written, verbal, and presentation skills
        • Demonstrated ability to excel in highly matrixed organization
        • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely and to facilitate meetings
        • Demonstrated ability to manage work with limited direction
        • Demonstrated time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities

          Preferred Qualifications:
          • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with physicians, administrative staff and employees at all organizational levels
          • Proven solid analytical and critical thinking skills
          • Proven highly adept at handling ambiguity
          • Proven solid interpersonal skills
          • Preferred U.S. locations currently include Phoenix, AZ; Colorado Springs and Boulder, CO; Dallas and Houston, TX; Tampa, FL; Nashville, TN; St. Louis, MO; Minneapolis, MN; Pittsburgh, PA; Hartford, CT.

            Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

            At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission. 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Philadelphia , Advisory Services Consultant, Other , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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