Employer and PBM Market Analysis Senior Consultant - Telecommute

UHG Eden Prairie, MN

About the Job

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. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)

 

The Senior Consultant of Employer and PBM Market Analysis will focus on delivering actionable market insights, including market sizing, segmentation, research, and analysis to key executives within target business areas, sales, marketing, and client management.  The Senior Consultant will also conduct primary and secondary research initiatives transforming data into purposeful insights that are understandable, accurate, relevant and actionable.

 

You will have the flexibility to telecommute*, as you join us to take on some tough challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead market sizing and segmentation for the Employer and OptumRx PBM markets
  • Perform financial and quantitative analysis on financial and enrollment data sets, identifying insights and recommendations for strategic actions
  • Develop a research plan to support market sizing, segmentation, and other quantitative analysis, assuring delivery of research on time and within budget and recommend changes in the organization of the marketing intelligence group to ensure the effective fulfillment of objectives and provide the flexibility to move swiftly in relation to marketing research problems and opportunities
  • Manage supporting research initiatives by implementing the entire research process, defining the research scope and budget, selecting the appropriate research methodologies, managing research vendor relations, interpreting and analyzing data and information, as well as synthesizing disparate data, developing reports, communicating and presenting research finding and implications to members of the organization
  • Manage and implement internal systems, templates, and tools to maximize the efficient delivery of market intelligence
  • Support other strategy development, business planning and executive management activities
  • Present research findings and implications to all levels within the organization
  • The position will receive guidance from the Senior Director, Employer and PBM Market Strategy and Insights

You’ll 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree (MBA/MHA/MPH preferred)
  • 5+ years of financial and quantitative analysis
  • 5+ years of experience in the healthcare space
  • Demonstrable experience with primary and secondary research methodologies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be extremely organized
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and market research tools
  • Experienced and comfortable with presenting in person and via WebEx to large groups at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to travel nationally on occasion, as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in market research and competitive intelligence
  • 3+ years of experience in the Employer and/or PBM industry
  • Ability to build partnerships and trust with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Be a self-starter and able to work independently; work with a sense of urgency and be comfortable with ambiguity and constant change; approach work in an enthusiastic, positive, and collaborative manner
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize deliverables
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to be flexible and work with ambiguity

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: Market Strategy, research, consultant