Market Intelligence Lead - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM


Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions, and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way, and we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

At OptumHealth, you will help lead the creation of the next generation health care system that is patient-centered, value-based, and comprehensive. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.

Optum Health Solutions is an industry leading provider of technology-enabled products and solutions that help health plans, provider organizations and government organizations maximize the impact of programing and benefits for their populations across prevention and lifestyle, supplemental and ancillary benefits, complex specialty medical needs, and many more! We are looking for a Marketing Intelligence professional to lead competitor research and market sizing across key markets in collaboration with product owners and leadership.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct market sizing and growth across healthcare markets including payer, employer and consumer
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of healthcare markets and trends through market research, data manipulation and financial modeling and analysis
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of credible, high-utility data sources, and leverage them across the organization where appropriate
  • Lead primary research in collaboration with product owners and leadership with accountability for gathering, distilling, and disseminating market intelligence information across OHS
  • Establish regular communications to business and product leaders, translating market updates into insights and recommendations
  • Support the development and writing of the OHS long-range plan and go-to-market strategy; supply market and competitive intelligence components of strategic planning and make recommendations to management concerning key intelligence items that require further consideration
  • Conduct competitor research and maintain competitor profiles including, but not limited to, market share, growth projections and trends, and market forces to provide insights that support strategic decision-making and for use in internal presentations by senior leaders
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key internal customers to identify emerging needs and business challenges
  • Maintains a pulse on industry dynamics and emerging customer needs, acting as a thought leader and subject matter expert on the Care Management market
  • Utilizes standard frameworks (e.g. Porter's Five Forces, SWOT, Market Maps) to create actionable research findings

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
  • 3+ years of analytical or similar professional services experience, delivering advisory services at the corporate level, or a demonstrated ability to execute against those skills "out of the box"
  • Experience developing market overviews, understanding competitive positioning, analyzing market trends, and understanding customer needs
  • Working knowledge of the payer and health services industry
  • Sound understanding of healthcare markets and trends
  • Ability to network effectively at all levels and influence without direct management oversight and operate within a highly matrixed environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Major Management Consulting or Investment Banking experience
  • Experience with SEC and Statutory Financial Filings (ideally with S&P Market Intelligence platform)
  • Familiar with ICD10 and DRG codes
  • Familiar with healthcare competitive intelligence databases including DRG, HealthLeaders, Definitive Healthcare and CMS
  • Demonstrated ability to build detailed business cases, inclusive of revenue / sales forecasting
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Sound organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadline constraints
  • Demonstrated strength in problem solving and analytics and capable of driving insight to action

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)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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.

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