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Senior Marketing Research Analyst - Remote or Minnetonka, MN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: January 13, 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 Marketing Business Development Consultant of C&S Market & Competitive Intelligence is a key member of the UnitedHealthcare C&S strategy team. You will support the company's growth initiatives and ensure a favorable competitive edge through developing and managing market and competitive intelligence projects, conducting primary and secondary market research, and providing analysis and actionable insights to support growth, strategy, planning, and business decision needs.We are seeking people with inquisitive minds and excellent research and analytical skills who thrive in a highly collaborative team environment.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Identifies solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Solves moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses
  • Works with minimal guidance
  • Translates concepts into practice
  • Provides explanations and information to others on difficult issues
  • Coaches, provides feedback, and guides others
  • Acts as a resource for others with less experience
  • Conduct primary and secondary market research on competitors, markets, policies, providers, and consumer dynamics
  • Support strategic projects for Mergers & Acquisitions, proposal development, and other business decision needs
  • Assess competitive developments and anticipate threats and opportunities
  • Track and benchmark competitor capabilities, strategies, and programs/offerings
  • Analyze financial statements of public and private competitors
  • Understand competitive footprint and provide outlook on competitive membership, pipelines, scenarios, and risks
  • Research and assess emerging trends in Medicaid and Managed Care, including healthcare-adjacent opportunities, innovation, and non-traditional programs
  • Build/enhance strategic relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to define outcomes of success and drive execution
  • Motivate and inspire other team members
  • Anticipate customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
  • Serve as a key resource on complex and/or critical issuesWhat are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success.Some of our offerings include:
    • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
    • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
    • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
    • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Education Reimbursement
    • Employee Discounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Referral Bonus Program
    • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
    • More information can be downloaded at: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:
      • Bachelors Degree
      • 3+ years professional experience within a matrix organization in a relevant field
      • 3+ years of experience using influencing, collaboration and listening skills
      • 3+ years of experience resolving complex customer issues
      • 3+ years of experience in a deadline driven environment
      • 3+ years of experience with data analytics
      • 2+ years of research skills with experience using a variety of web-based social and internet search tools and techniques
      • 2+ years of business analysis or competitive & market intelligence experience
      • Project management experience
      • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.Preferred Qualifications:
        • Healthcare industry experience preferably in Medicaid or Managed Care
        • Background in market & competitive intelligence, finance, or business analysis
        • Strategy or business consulting experience
        • Advanced analytical skills
        • Tableau and/or other analytic applicationsUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 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 thats second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $64,800 to $116,000. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $71,400 to $127,400. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentivesDiversity 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: #RPO, wfh, wah, remote, Minnetonka, remote nationwide, MN

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