Value Creation Director

UnitedHealth Group


Position Description

At UnitedHealthcare we strive to make the healthcare system work better for everyone. That includes taking on challenges like addressing the rising cost of care and creating the best value for our customers.


Value Creation Category Teams are responsible for comprehensive affordability strategy development and direction within a category of cost (e.g. Emergency Department). The Director will work with organizational leaders to set the strategic direction for the category focusing on cost, utilization management, quality improvement, and improved provider and member experience.

This position will be responsible for fostering highly collaborative environments, and working with matrix partners to develop holistic approaches that reflect the triple aim.


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


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for overall business strategy development, main leader accountable for an affordability category medical cost target
  • Oversees and directs work of team, provides oversight and direction
  • Acts as the main strategic thought leader and enterprise-wide medical cost SME
  • Enables and promotes a highly cohesive and collaborative environment between the Value Creation Project Management Office (PMO) and Regional Value Creation
  • Develops and communicates performance metrics and expectations
  • Provides leadership to and is accountable for the performance and results through multiple layers of management and senior level professional staff

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business, health care management or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 12+ years in healthcare business management, managed care or health plan management experience with accountability for business metrics and financial results
  • 10+ years advanced expertise in strategy development, operational management, and business leadership
  • 10+ years of leadership experience managing staff located across an enterprise
  • Proven interpersonal communication skills and negation skills; ability to influence in executive settings
  • Proven data evaluation and interpretation skills; ability to focus on key metrics
  • Advanced with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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


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: Director, strategic direction, management, business strategy, project management office, metrics, health care management, operational management, business leadership, telecommute, telecommuting, telecommuter, remote, work from home

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