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Advisory Services Consultant, Consulting Development Program - Multiple Locations

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Franklin
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Internships at UnitedHealth Group. If you want an intern experience that will dramatically shape your career, consider a company that's dramatically shaping our entire health care system. UnitedHealth Group internship opportunities will provide a hands-on view of a rapidly evolving, incredibly challenging marketplace of ideas, products and services. You'll work side by side with some of the smartest people in the business on assignments that matter. So here we are. You have a lot to learn. We have a lot to do. -It's the perfect storm. And even better? Join us and you may end up staying for a career in which you can do your life's best work.(sm) -Begin your career at UnitedHealth Group and you'll get an Early Careers consulting opportunity to do something extraordinary with your first job out of school: make a real difference: helping millions of people live healthier lives and making health care work better for everyone. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Brilliant. Compassionate. Curious. Driven. To these select few, we offer a global reach, resources, and a can-do culture. You'll find a world of career options fueled by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Start here.Here's the idea. We built focused businesses, inside UnitedHealth Group, organized around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Through our two business platforms, UnitedHealthcare and Optum, we work to improve the health care system and advance the health and well-being of individuals and communities so that they can enjoy better, fuller lives. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges. It's a culture of optimism that's unlike any place you've ever worked. Many incredible ideas in one incredible company.OptumInsight, a division of Optum, is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the U.S. health care system. OptumInsight is one of the largest and fastest growing health information companies. We specialize in improving the performance of the health system by providing analytics, technology, and consulting services that enable better decisions and results. We integrate workflow solutions that deliver data in real-time and create actionable insights - processing health information that relates directly to and impacts one in four patients in the U.S., one in every three Medicaid dollars and one in every five emergency room visits. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.What can YOU do with the right information? At OptumInsight, your possibilities and your impact are limitless. No matter what your role is at OptumInsight, you'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions, and help make the health care system greater than ever. It's always fresh. It's always exciting. And it's never been more important.**The full-time position will be available starting in Summer 2024****UnitedHealth Group is not able to offer visa sponsorship now or in the future for position****Relocation is not offered for the Consulting Development Program**The Consulting Development Program is a two-year program for recent college graduates who are interested in developing and deploying client-facing, problem-solving and presentation skills with health care clients. The Consulting Development Program sits within Optum Advisory and allows for early career professionals to experience a diversity of health care clients through a variety of engagements. CDP members have the opportunity to work on different client teams while also receiving mentorship and formal training in key consulting skillsets. -Primary Responsibilities: -Working directly with our internal and external clients to help determine needs and solve complex business problems by performing the following types of activities:

  • Enable strategic business transformation through the application of technology, process improvement and innovation to our client's most complex problems -
  • Conduct research & stakeholder interviews that may include collecting, analyzing, trending and presenting data and recommendations to clientsNavigate client facing interactions, presentations and relationship building in scenarios of project delivery, social situations, change management and at times ambiguity
  • Promote project success with requirements analysis, presentation creation and project management duties; including meeting management, project planning and project budget support
  • Document customer/client requirements through clear, concise and effective written and oral communication
  • Perform analysis for business process re-engineering opportunities and define, develop and document before and after process flows
  • Participate in assessment, project sizing, market analysis and scope evaluation of potential project deliverables
  • Grow in specific areas of interest and develop subject matter expertise -
  • Develop and support in the delivery of client facing presentations -
  • Provide support and information to clients making strategic decisions and implement enhancements to their organizations' strategy, productivity, performance, and long-term profitabilityExample ProjectsOptum Advisory provides consulting support to a wide range of health care clients. Some example projects might include:
    • Building a go-to-market strategy and business case to bring a new product or service to market by providing an opportunity analysis derived through complex data navigation
    • Designing an organizational management structure to help improve health care delivery operations -
    • Conducting a technology assessment and developing an implementation plan in a payer or provider organization -
    • Creating and executing an acquisition strategy of a medical group or provider organization; guiding the organization through the acquisition process -
    • Conducting Change Management assessments and stakeholder engagements to ensure adoption of recommendations within a multi-faceted project -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: -
      • Master's degree earned within the past 24 months OR bachelor's degree earned within the past 24 months and 2+ years of professional experience performing research and development projects with responsibility for collecting and interpreting research and analyses of markets, trends, competitors, products and services for use in operational business planning/decisions and strategic planning/decisions
      • Business Acumen and Basic Data Analysis Experience
      • Ability to work in office on a hybrid schedule (2 days home/3 days in office) in one of our 3 locations for the duration of the 2-year program
      • Ability to travel up to 80% for the Consulting Development Program
      • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship, now or in the future, for employment-based work authorization (F-1 students with practical training and candidates requiring H-1Bs, TNs, etc. will not be considered) -F-1 visa holders with Optional Practical Training (OPT) who will require H-1B status, TNs, or current H-1B visa holders will not be considered. -H1-B and green card sponsorship is not available for this positionPreferred Qualifications:
        • 3.0 GPA
        • Healthcare Experience -
        • Intermediate experience with MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
        • Proven intellectual curiosityAt 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.

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