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UnitedHealth Group Human Capital Development Consultant - Telecommute in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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)

This position will be accountable for partnering and directing businesses’ use of the Internal Talent Marketplace to internally reassign employees due to restructures. This role manages the end to end process to initiate a plan, identify role options, orchestrate placement, manage communications, and track results.

This position is a critical resource needed to maintain current temporary employee placements by the Internal Talent Marketplace and execute a new capability using the existing Talent Marketplace framework to internally redeploy talent on a permanent basis. This role is directly tied to the creation of an enterprise talent marketplace strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Initial and primary point of contact between Talent Marketplace and Business representative

  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them

  • Serves as a key resource and source of expertise on redeployment initiatives and processes

  • Provides explanations and information to others on the most complex redeployment issues

  • Works effectively across all levels and functions

  • Develops innovative solutions to increase our internal talent placements and redeployments

  • Oversees Talent Supply and Demand information management to drive placement

  • Performs complex conceptual analyses to evaluate effectiveness of placements and continuously improve our processes and workstreams

  • Forecasts and plans resource requirements

  • Ongoing alignment and tracking with Business/TBP/ TA

  • Continuously improve system and process flow

  • Reviews work performed by multiple stakeholders and users. Provides recommendations and drives adoption of recommendations for improvement. Brokers role clarity between key constituents as needed

  • Feed real time data and updates into system

  • Exports information while maintaining needed confidentiality to support matching

  • Matching talent with role opportunities

  • Improve and refine matching algorithms & business rules to increase quality placements

  • Liaison with TA, HC, TBPs, ER, Career Compass, and all additional stakeholders as necessary

  • Recommend and Influence Policy

  • Provides context on which policies need modification and standardization given business inputs

  • Incorporates industry best practices into talent redeployment practice

  • Reporting and Communications

  • Educates and socializes current and future users about Talent Marketplace capabilities and drives adoption across the enterprise.

  • Manages and streamlines information flows between Marketplace, businesses, and COEs (ER, TA, etc.)

  • Enables matching decisions with data

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 or equivalent experience

  • Experience in designing and implementing process improvements

  • Experience working with data and designing reporting solutions

  • Experience with workforce management and redeployment of talent

  • Experience working within a matrixed environment without direct command; ability to influence outcomes and decisions for broader good

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Human capital experience and/or workforce management experience

  • Experience working within 2 or more internal business segments - breadth of internal experience

  • Experience and deep knowledge of established talent mobility processes and best practices

  • Demonstrated experience communicating at all levels and resolving issues through win-win solutions

  • Proven experience with innovation and process improvement initiatives

  • Experience with key stakeholder management and driving processes with a solid customer focus

  • Relationship building or account management experience

  • Demonstrates knowledge of current and emerging measurement strategies to evaluate the impact of talent deployment initiative

  • Demonstrates systems thinking when developing new processes or initiatives; ability to consider relevant dependencies across talent mobility spectrum

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

  • High degree of comfort with ambiguity

  • Self-starter; results orientation

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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.

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