UnitedHealth Group Executive Assistant - Eden Prairie, MN or Deerfield, IL in DEERFIELD, Illinois

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

We are searching for a dynamic professional Executive Assistant to support the CEO or OptumHealth. This Executive Assistant will need to have the ability to manage the CEO’s heavy travel schedule and calendar, as well as tracking expenses, meeting preparation and project work. This person could travel twice a month for 1-2 days per trip between IL and MN.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Must be professional and comfortable interacting with executive level leaders; must also be prepared to handle the complexity of coordinating travel, meetings, visitors at this level. This position will be supporting one C - level leader

  • Manage meetings (complex scheduling, material preparation and distribution, coordinating meeting space and making arrangements for remote participants)

  • CEO calendar management

  • Handle confidential information professionally and discretely

  • Act as administrative process guru and "go to" for the OptumHealth team

  • Schedule and manage all travel logistics independently

  • Manage expense reimbursement

  • Work is frequently completed without established procedures

  • Self - directed and works independently

  • May coordinate activities and offsite meetings for other leaders

  • Provide internal and external customer service to employees, vendors and clients

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or GED required

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 7+ years of experience supporting EVP or C-suite executive Prior experience, supporting CEO or COO strongly preferred

  • Proven experience delivering a high level of internal and external customer service

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Advanced Microsoft suite proficiency (especially proficient in Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in healthcare

  • Ability to travel twice a month for 1-2 days per trip between IL and MN.

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 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)

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.