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Senior Director of Strategy and Business Development - Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Senior Director of Strategy and Business Development will play a key role in driving UnitedHealthcare's long-term growth and strategic objectives. Individuals in this position serve as a driving force in helping the organization identify and evaluate strategic priorities, drive distinctive growth, and meet the many challenges and opportunities of the changing health care landscape. This role is part of the broader UnitedHealthcare Business Development team and interfaces regularly with the UnitedHealthcare Executive Council and other leaders across the enterprise.

Primary Responsibilities:
Manage strategic projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing
Conduct analyses and provide recommendations on topics such as new market opportunities, strategic initiatives and capabilities, competitive landscapes, cross-business segment opportunities and potential acquisition targets
Develop enterprise-level presentations and materials for use both internally and externally
Lead in creation of frameworks and analyses to support strategic decisions
Continuously monitor and evaluate UnitedHealthcare goals and identify opportunities for improvement
Think strategically and creatively, translating a vision to processes and requirements
Navigate a highly matrixed organization while supporting the Executive team through creation of presentations, reports, and other ad hoc deliverables throughout the year
Communicate effectively and accurately in writing and verbally with diverse stakeholders

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:
Undergraduate degree in business, finance, or other relevant field
5+ years of relevant experience in strategy, business development, management consulting, product or general management
Advanced level of proficiency with MS PowerPoint and Excel
Ability to understand business models and their main levers, articulate business strategies and formulate concise solutions to complex problems
Experience utilizing excellent consultative, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Preferred Qualifications:
Graduate degree in business or health care administration
10+ years of professional experience in health care or relevant industries
History of quickly gaining credibility, partnering with business leaders and exhibiting executive presence
History of effectively driving results in a dynamic, matrixed environment with high degree of organizational change and ambiguity
Ability to champion continuous change and consult with versatility
Ability to balance strategic thinking with the urgency to drive work forward
Ability to adapt quickly to changes in work direction and able to pivot work accordingly
Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others to drive timely decisions
Solid financial acumen

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. -Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do - your life's best work.(sm)

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.

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