VP IT (512814)
UnitedHealth Group - Indianapolis, IN

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Vice President Description:
The Position’s role is to provide vision, leadership and is accountable for developing and implementing technology initiatives for United Healthcare’s individual line of business (UHOne). In this exciting role, you will direct the planning and implementation of UHOne’s IT systems staff in support of business operations in order to improve cost effectiveness, service quality, and business development.

The position directs managers and senior level professional staff to resolve highly complex or unusual business problems that affect major business functions and is expected to demonstrate creativity, knowledge of the business environment and core business requirements and strategies.

The position is expected to effectively interact with the senior leadership of UHOne as well as the leadership of the IT functions of United Health Group. Manages and ensures compliance with designated IT structures and processes and the regulatory requirements of the Industry. Manages knowledge of and ability to leverage IT industry technologies and trends. The position will also be expected to participate in strategic and operational governance processes of the UHOne as a member of the senior management team.


Bachelor’s degree required, advanced degree preferred, e.g., MBA, MHA

Minimum of fifteen years information technology experience, insurance industry expertise preferred

Proven track record (i.e. ten plus years) of progressively increasing responsibility for IT and business management,
Experience successfully managing large, complex organizations

Experience working in partnership with key management personnel, including operations, sales, finance and legal

Strong negotiation skills and effective management expertise of external vendors

Excellent communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills both internal and external

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

Must be located in the Indianapolis, IN office

Ability to travel as required

Skill in developing business case justifications and cost/benefit analysis for IT spending and initiatives

Considerable knowledge of business theory, business processes, management, budgeting, and business office operations

Excellent understanding of project management principles

Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

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In providing consumer-oriented health benefit plans to millions of people, our goal is to create higher quality care, lower costs and greater access to health care. Join us and you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex system.

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