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: Consultant, Healthcare Data, Technology and Marketing Analytics - Nationwide

Company Name:
UnitedHealth Group
Position Type:
Full-time
556027: Consultant, Healthcare Data, Technology and Marketing Analytics - Nationwide
OptumInsight, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, is one of the world's leading Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) companies. For more than 25 years, we've specialized in delivering the scientific results that help our clients realize the full potential of their brands. By leveraging our global thought leadership, proven expertise, therapeutic area insight, access to the largest proprietary source of health care information in the United States and experience with many other data sources in Europe, Australia and the Far East, we present the market landscape in sharp focus.
We're now looking for a dynamic Consultant for Healthcare Data, Technology and Marketing Analytics. This team focuses on leveraging existing and future data assets and software products to meet Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Manufacturers information needs on market dynamics and competitive activities. Data assets will include Optum's dNHI database, a comprehensive, de-identified patient longitudinal dataset, Humedica's comprehensive de-identified longitudinal virtual EHR clinical database, and the integration of the two. Software products include Optum's Clinformatics (tm) suite of business intelligence tools and Humedica's NorthStar (tm). The ideal candidate will have 10+ years of consulting experience supporting the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and/or Medical Device industries. They will have experience supporting business development, overseeing and delivering the work (strategic data and analytics consulting), and training staff. The nature of this work involves substantial travel (50-60%), and candidates will be remote (telecommuting) employees.
Core functions of the role include:
Lead consulting engagements and manage customer relationships in a developing analytics and market research consulting business leveraging Optum's and other data assets
Motivate, recruit and train market research and analytic consulting professionals to support consulting activities
Acts as functional subject matter expert on data and analytics to support data, business intelligence applications and analytic sales
Partner with internal team members on cross functional client engagements
Develop processes to effectively execute consulting engagements
Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business
Participate in the development of business strategy
Provide accurate and timely reports on the status of data, technology and consulting projects and client relationships
Ability to effectively understand client needs and translate into actionable solutions
Ability to develop insights and recommendations based on empirical analysis to drive client business
Develop case studies and business proposals to support business needs
Predict emerging customer needs and participate in the development of innovative solutions to meet those needs
Interact with other departments, such as sales, operations and client services, to ensure a high level of client satisfaction through successful execution of projects and use of applications and data
Work closely with Product Development and other entities within the Optum family of companies to support product improvements and new product offerings targeted at the sales, marketing and market research community needs. Provide thought leadership on new ideas and interface with customers to obtain feedback.
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 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. It's a culture of optimism that's not like any place you've ever worked. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. (sm)
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Requirements We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required; post-graduate degree preferred.
10+ years combined consulting experience in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and/or Medical Device industries.
Ideal candidate should have a mix of vendor and client experience in marketing, market research, marketing analytics and sales operations.
Demonstrated ability to consult with clients on how to effectively leverage data to achieve business objectives.
Experience leveraging clinical or claims data to address business questions in the life sciences space.
Proven track record of managing analytic data consulting engagements, pull through on use of business intelligence applications and consulting teams.
Exceptional written, verbal, analytical, organizational, problem solving and presentational skills.
Solid planning and project management skills.
Demonstrated ability to achieve results.
Client experience in management science or market research areas a plus.
Ability to travel 50-60% of the time.
Expect 40% business development, 60% strategic data and analytics consulting.
UnitedHealth Group is a Fortune 17 global leader. But really, we're something much greater than that. We're more than 100,000 individuals, unified in one incredible mission helping people live healthier lives.
Transforming health care, and millions of lives as a result, is no easy task. It takes time, hard work, and even the willingness to transform the way we work - as a company and as individuals - to keep a greater focus on our goals and how we achieve them. And yet, every single day, with the help of people like you, we're making it happen.
Here, you'll find yourself working in the company of people who are constantly growing and evolving. You'll see true opportunities to move health care forward, and to help us create a system that works better, in more ways for more people. You can be part of the greater future we're building.
UnitedHealth Group is like no place you've ever seen or worked before. There's real energy and excitement here about what we're doing and where we're headed. And you can be sure we'll succeed - because while our passion and commitment may be uncommon to most, they are shared from top to bottom, across our entire organization.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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