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UnitedHealth Group Director of Data Analytics, Industry Relations - Dublin, Ireland in Dublin, Ireland

As the largest health insurance payer in the United States, and as one of the largest healthcare services providers, UnitedHealth Group provides a professional culture where you're empowered and encouraged to exceed the expectations of our members, while making a tangible impact on the healthcare ecosystem. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Director will partner with the business to build strong relationships and provide subject matter expertise in terms of Analytics to collaborate on opportunities while leading a team leveraging and optimizing data. The successful candidate will contribute to creating and maintaining clear, strategic vision for their team and develop plans for bringing actionable, innovative analytic solutions to the business.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of analysts focused on analysing and forecasting client and manufacturer utilization and financials, and building a suite of accompanying reporting tools

  • Direct and implement the team’s analytic activities to support decision-making across multiple lines of business within the company

  • Be responsible for the delivery of results and the support of business strategies derived from data insights

  • Collaborate with different lines of business within Optum to understand their analytic needs, act as consultant to propose business solutions, and communicate results of analytics

  • Implement process improvement initiatives and automation for efficiency where appropriate

  • Anticipate customer needs, proactively develop solutions to meet them, and forecast / predict the impact of business strategies using data analytics

  • Research, interpret, and analyse diverse and complex data

  • Participate in all phases of project development life cycle including database design, process flow, benchmark and trend analysis, and financial modeling

You will 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 providing development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Degree Qualified (BA, BS) in relevant field (analytics, mathematics, economics, statistics, engineering)

  • Proficient in research, interpreting, and analysing diverse and complex data, as well as developing data analytic solutions to real-world business problems

  • Extensive analytical experience in financial analysis, healthcare pricing, network management, healthcare economics, or related discipline

  • Good experience leading and managing teams of data analysts. Ability to direct a team’s activities and position it within in the business for maximum impact

  • Advanced data manipulation skills and proficiency in SQL, Excel, Power BI and Tableau. Experience in least one data modelling language such as R, Python, SAS or Alteryx

  • Significant experience in creating and using financial modelling tools, spreadsheets, and information acquisition tools including experience in interpreting and reviewing financial modelling results to evaluate the financial impact of contract changes and develop forecasts

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with healthcare data

  • Masters and/or PhD in Analytics, Economics, Mathematics, Econometrics or other relevant field of study

  • Publications or presentation in recognized analytics / data management journals / conferences

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

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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, colour, 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.

Job Keywords: Analytics, Internal Relations, Data, Data Analytics, Data Analysis, financial analysis, healthcare pricing, network management, healthcare economics, SQL, Excel, Tableau, Dublin, Ireland