1+ months

VP of HEOR Research, Principal Consultant - 909671

Minneapolis, MN 55415 Work Remotely
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    909671

No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. The rewards for performance are significant. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm)

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OptumInsight is a leading provider of health economics and outcomes research and market informatics solutions to help clients realize the full potential of their brands. As a UnitedHealth Group company, OptumInsight is part of a worldwide health care service organization that counts among its clients most of the top 20 biopharmaceutical companies in the world. OptumInsight delivers real-world evidence that demonstrates the value to help products succeed in the market.

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OptumInsights Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) consulting group develops and implements strategic study designs that combine scientific, regulatory and commercial objectives to help maximize the opportunities for pharmaceutical products and devices in the marketplace. Our consultants develop and implement creative solutions in the face of challenging goals. We look for collaborative, highly intelligent people, who thrive on achievement and helping others achieve their goals.

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We are searching for a Principal Consultant within our HEOR business. Successful Principal Consultants must have an entrepreneurial spirit innovative by nature, and driven to create new approaches and products, and services. We are looking for people who strive to leadlead clients, internal teams, and initiativesand who can develop strong relationships both internally and externally. Our Principal Consultants lead others and bring energy, innovative thinking, and a drive to excel on a highly successful team. Our Principal Consultants not only advise customers on strategy and evidence generation planning, but work actively on research initiatives from scientific protocol development through dissemination. We offer access to some of the largest secondary data assets available for outcomes research, avenues for primary data collection, and the resources of our parent company to drive unique data and research opportunities.

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Youll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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    • Responsible for business development activities (including, but not limited to development of proposals) for a set of key clients (4-6)
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    • Manage client relationships
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    • Grow business through client relationships, new service offerings, and a reputation of consistently superior customer service and quality
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    • Advance dissemination of results via manuscript, reports, and conference presentations
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    • Lead and present original research to further the teams presence at professional conferences and in peer-reviewed literature
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    • Mentor and train new research staff as needed
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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • A doctoral degree in health services research (HSR), health economics, epidemiology, PharmD, MD, or masters with equivalent experience
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  • 10+ years of research and project management experience
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  • Record of publication in the HEOR space
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  • Experience conducting HEOR research in various disease and areas with pharmaceutical and device therapies
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  • Demonstrated experience in management of teams across multiple functional areas
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  • Demonstrated experience in data driven research
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  • Experience with secondary data assets, administrative claims databases or electronic medical record data
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  • Interpersonal savvy and the ability to build relationships both internally at UHG and with customers are critical
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  • Skills in interacting with people in sometimes difficult situations are critical
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  • Must have a curious mind and be internally motivated to achieve excellence
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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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)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $130,300 to $250,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Principal Consultant, consultant, healthcare, health services, health economics, epidemiology, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, telecommuter, remote

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Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-04-23

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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