Associate Director of Cirrus Configuration - Remote Nationwide

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Posted a day ago United States $94k - 171k (US Dollars)
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Job Description

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)

Are you a leader and subject matter expert in healthcare and ready to embrace a new challenge with the team that is progressing the strategic platform for UnitedHealthcare? If you are a leader who enjoys challenge, collaboration, strategy, and transformation, this is an opportunity to build the future for our organization. This position will be the hands-on Business Architect leader for the Cirrus configuration team. Knowledge of Claims, Provider Contracts, Product, and Enrollment will position the right person to lead this organization. Experience with configurable, rules based administration systems would be a plus. The right person will be a savvy leader to work across functions and collaborate with team members to develop new processes and approaches for supporting the Cirrus system as part of this Unitedhealthcare Strategic Platform (USP)

This role will be available to telecommuters willing and able to travel to as needed no more than 20% of the time.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Apply understanding of UHC group business and lead solutioning recommendations for the teams who execute configuration for the Unitedhealthcare Strategic Solution (USP)
  • Develop subject matter expertise of the USP platform
  • Solve unique and complex problems with broad understanding to impacts on the USP teams and business
  • Anticipate emerging customer needs and develops innovative solutions to meet them
  • Participate in the development business strategy planning and recommendations to influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, capabilities, approaches
  • Collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to bring teams together to optimize solutions supporting USP configuration
  • Translate complex concepts in ways that can be easily understood by a variety of audiences such as team members, eternal stakeholders, and senior leadership
  • Support and advise on process improvements, project documentation, etc. to ensure projects are completed with adequate support to meet business deliverables
  • Review pertinent data and facts to identify and solve issues and mitigate risks and prioritize your teams work load
  • Ad hoc projects as assigned

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:

  • BA / BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  • 7+ years of related healthcare experience managing complex projects
  • 7+ years of experience in tracking, planning projects, working with large data sets and making data - driven analytical decisions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Previous USP configurations experience
  • Previous UHC platform experience

Soft Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills and ability to balance multiple priorities

At UnitedHealthcare, we're addressing the social drivers of health - and helping to change the broader circumstances of members' lives - providing greater stability, access, and wellbeing that can allow members to rise out of poverty. What's more important than that? So join us and lead initiatives to influence state or national policy and do your life's best work.(sm)

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

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. 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.


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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