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:

As our Data Analyst you will join an established team within OptumRx focused on the broad area of Rebates. You will support analytics and insights related to Rebate trends and activities, support strategies to optimize rebate performance and help identify opportunities to drive incremental value for OptumRx and our clients.

Within the role, you will build relationships with our business and analytics partners across many OptumRx functions, including Manufacturer Billing, Finance, Industry Relations, Rebate Analytics, Data Strategy and Client Management teams.

We’re looking for someone with a quantitative mindset, a strong aptitude for complex problem solving, industry experience, and strong communication and technical skills.

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:

  • Provide reporting and analytics on Rebate trends and performance metrics.
  • Work towards accurate implementation of client contractual terms.
  • Build relationships with related functions to ensure clear, two-way communications channel.
  • Identify challenges and opportunities and communicate to relevant stakeholders.
  • Perform analytics in line with organizational best practice, ensuring cross functional alignment on methodologies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience in Data Analytics / Finance / Business intelligence roles or similar.
  • Experience in working with and analyzing data to develop business insight and strategy.
  • Complex problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to work well and collaboratively, with multiple teams or departments for business growth or profitability goals
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to translate complex analytic results into meaningful insight, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand.
  • The ability to work a portion of monthly work hours from our Dublin or Letterkenny office is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (finance, accounting, mathematics, engineering)
  • Experience in managed health care or pharmacy benefit management
  • Experience in SQL or similar,
  • Experience in Tableau or similar,
  • Experience in MS Azure

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.

Careers with Optum. 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 must 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

All telecommuters will be required to adhere to the Optum Ireland 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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