Product Manager Job at UnitedHealth Group – in Dublin, County Dublin

Job Description

Optum, the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries – from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

About the role:
We all know that there’s a lot more to come in the changes sweeping through the health care industry. But if change is going to shape our world, it’s comforting to know that we’re shaping the change. At Optum, the actuarial consulting leader in health care innovation, your performance, your ideas and your innovative thinking will help us improve the lives of millions.

As the Product Manager , you will join an elite team committed to changing health care through outstanding service and valuable products. You’ll use innovative tools including the largest database of health care information in the world. You will drive the design and execution of mathematical analyses and modeling to identify statistical findings and conclusions, providing actionable insights to internal and external stakeholders. If you want to be challenged by working on complex and diverse analytical projects, this is the opportunity for you.

Careers with Optum offer flexible work arrangements and individuals who live and work in the Republic of Ireland will have the opportunity to split their monthly work hours between our Dublin or Letterkenny office and telecommuting from a home-based office.

Primary Responsibilities:
Collaborate and network with other professionals, both within and external to Optum

Develop and maintain strategic working relationships with clients and data vendors playing a key role in communications

Brainstorm, design and construct novel analytical and operational solutions for clients

Collaborate and communicate effectively with our broader product team, while supporting ad-hoc analytics where needed

Ensure that the team delivers best in class analytical solutions and insights for clients accurately and on time, and drive the project scheduling and coordination of tasks

Execute creative problem solving and critical thinking on the job

Maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to always meet deadlines

Review, design and execute complex algorithms before interpreting output and communicating results both internally and externally to provide actionable insights

Take accountability for work within a fast paced, exciting environment and learn from challenges as they arise

Lead and mentor junior members of staff

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 (STEM field) or equivalent experience

Experience working in a consultancy, actuarial or healthcare field

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal forms of communication

Proven analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills

Ability to learn quickly and use computer software tools effectively

Expertise working with formulas, calculations, charts, graphs in MS Excel

Ability to work proactively and collaboratively on all assignments with various teams both internal and external to Optum

Eager to learn about and work on a variety of different projects/assignments

Flexibility to handle changing priorities/requirements/deadlines

Proficient in at least one of R, SAS, SQL, Python in addition to Microsoft Office applications

Ability to work a portion of monthly work hours from our Dublin or Letterkenny office is required

Preferred Qualifications:
Completed Master’s degree (STEM field) or Qualified Actuary

Customer facing experience

Knowledge and hands-on experience of regression analytics and Machine Learning techniques

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

Here’s the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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. ℠

All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the 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.

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Company: UnitedHealth Group –

Company Location:  Dublin, County Dublin

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