***Senior Consultant, Strategy - D.C.

UnitedHealth Group US - Washington, D. C., D.C.
Position 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)

The Senior Consultant, Strategy works within a team and serves a key role in contributing to the engagement work product and has a role in project and business management within the team. The Senior Consultant structures and conducts analysis for assigned workstream largely independently and contributes to assisting more junior team members with their sections. This role will lead client communications around own workstream and at times those of more junior team members and establish timelines for own work along with assisting junior team members with theirs, in accordance with overall project requirements. This role is a major contributor to team problem solving across full scope of each project. The Senior Consultant will lead or participate in various practice development projects, proactively anticipate challenges and risks in both own area and those

of junior staff, make sound adjustments/recommendations to address issues, and play an active role in improving business processes, knowledge management, etc.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Structure approach/analysis for assigned workstream largely independently and contribute to assisting more junior team members with their sections

  • Lead client communications around own workstream and sometimes those of more junior staff

  • Major contributor to team problem solving across full scope of project

  • Able to structure and drive team problem solving sessions with assistance from Engagement Manager

  • May serve as project lead for smaller and/or more templated engagements or those in more well-known terrains

  • Establish self as knowledgeable/credible on topics

  • Knowledgeable on Optum data sets and tools and carries foundational understanding of health care industry dynamics

  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of all Health Care research

  • Establish own timeline for own workstream and assist junior staff, in accordance with overall project requirements

  • Lead or participate in various practice development projects

  • Active role in improving business processes, knowledge management, etc.

  • Proactively anticipate challenges and risks in both own area and those of more junior staff and make sound adjustments/recommendations to address issues

  • Communicates effectively and accurately in writing and verbally to prospects, members and other staff

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