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UnitedHealth Group People Business Consultant - Remote in Worcester, Massachusetts

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

The People Business Partner Consultant will be responsible for providing client groups with strategic consulting on people programs, organization development and other People Team specific or business initiatives. Analyzes people related metrics, trends, and root causes to develop solutions that balance risk and cost management throughout the organization. Directly reporting to the Senior People Business Partner for OI Payer will allow this role the opportunity to help drive consistency within the analytics approach for data driven decision making. Additionally acts as a liaison between client groups and centers of excellence teams that help drive and support corporate initiatives.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with People Business Partners and business leaders in the development and production of standard and ad-hoc reports to drive actionable decision making

  • Create and maintain internal process documentation and customer-facing materials for items such as: employee experience reporting, quarterly business reviews, and organizational health

  • Supports projects and change initiatives aligned to key priorities

  • Outline and influence the alignment of People strategies to business initiatives to ensure client groups consider the people impact and the communication and change management needs of their decisions

  • Critical thinking of business concerns and collaborating with centers of excellence and others to align appropriate resourcing and solutions to issues

  • Proactively review people data to anticipate areas of focus for the talent strategy

  • Partner with the Talent Business Partner on closing Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) or other talent gaps and leverage data to ensure measurement of progress against our People goals and Measured Business Objectives (MBO’s)

  • Drive an organizational environment that is agile, flexible, and responsive to customer needs

  • Apply knowledge of current and best practices in Human Resources to enhance business outcomes

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 or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience analyzing business, financial, human capital data (or educational equivalent)

  • Proven experience working independently and collaborate effectively with others

  • Advanced level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or Business Administration

  • 2+ years of experience in report development and dashboard building (or educational equivalent)

  • Proven experience researching issues, investigating data accuracy, and performing quality checks

  • Intermediate level of proficiency in data extraction, manipulation, and management

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with DOMO

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York City, or Washington residents is $85,000 to $167,300. 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 employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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.