Senior Analyst, New Product Development and Innovation

Employer
UnitedHealth Group
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Oct 13, 2021
Closes
Oct 15, 2021
Ref
141577185
Industry
Insurance
Hours
Full Time
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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) New Product Development (NPD) is responsible for sourcing and launching new businesses across the healthcare industry. Serving as a major growth engine for Optum, NPD works closely with Optum leadership and collaborates with existing business unit leaders and innovation teams to generate growth from "white space" opportunities, with a special emphasis on ideas that span industry sub-sectors. NPD teams enjoy unparalleled access to the executives at the leading healthcare organizations in the United States and to major investors and prominent leaders in the industry. Entrepreneurial-minded candidates will find a challenging environment, a supportive organization and an opportunity to develop a broad skill-set while affecting meaningful change in one of the most critical industries in today's economy. Analysts are critical to the success of initiatives and will work in small teams led by senior members of the group with experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, venture capital and start-ups. This opportunity is based in Washington, DC Primary Responsibilities: Perform primary and secondary research on new terrains Identify, scope and size new venture opportunities Analyze competitors and draft positioning collateral Conduct rigorous market testing by interviewing key industry executives - Develop pro-formas and financial models Pitch new ventures or terrain explorations to senior leaders Evaluate and diligence investments and acquisitions - Collaborate with development and product management teams on internal builds Support initial hiring, sales and implementation activities on new ventures 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 2+ years of consulting, strategy or analytics related experience Excellent academic record Proven ability to boil down extensive research findings into relevant insights Demonstrated problem solving abilities, including experience conducting root-cause analysis Preferred Qualifications: Working in strategy consulting, venture capital, private equity, investment banking or healthcare UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow. Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good. Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed. Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams. 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) 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. Job Keywords: Senior Analyst, Analyst, New Product Development, Innovation, Consulting, Strategy, Analytics, Washington, DC, District of Columbia

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