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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Minnetonka


Position Description

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)

In this key client-facing position, the Associate Director, Portfolio Management, Real Estate Services is responsible for managing relationships with segment and division senior leadership customers. The incumbent leverages relationships to understand business initiatives and strategies, and develop real estate solutions to support initiatives that align with UnitedHealth Group’s Enterprise goals.  The Associate Director also serves as strategic partner, Real Estate SME and single-point-of-contact for senior business customers.   This individual also provides direction across real estate services to ensure execution aligns with customer requirements and portfolio strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:
Managing strategic partnerships with senior level customers
Seeking the Voice of the Customer on real estate issues
Capital planning including identifying capital impacts of real estate requirements, developing capital plan / forecasts at multiple points of the year
Portfolio strategy and financial management including regular portfolio review to identify opportunities to improve efficiency, support growth  and drive cost-savings
Communicating and driving business initiatives that will impact real estate capital plan
Developing recommendations and communicating real estate initiatives which will impact business plans
Collaborating effectively with UHG RES Strategic Planning, UHG RES Governance teams, Service Partners, and business and finance leaders
Identifying  capital impacts of real estate requirements
Developing  capital plan/ forecasts at multiple points of the year
Prioritizing plan to align with Enterprise goals and resourcing constraints
Project Governance; providing business perspective to drive real estate transaction strategy
Providing direction to ensure real estate project execution meets business requirements.
Representing  customer interests on multi-segment/platform projects
Enforcing Enterprise Real Estate policy where necessary and approve exceptions where justified
Directing team members to resolve problems that impact multiple groups
Driving decisions on areas of misalignment where compromises among business customers is needed

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
7+ years of general business or corporate / business real estate experience
3+ years of corporate real estate experience (e.g. portfolio management, planning, projects, transactions, facilities)
Preferred Qualifications:
Finance education and related work experience
Experience building business customer relationships and providing fact-based decision support
Strong financial analysis and financial systems experience
Experience delivering results through best practices and consistent service delivery
Experience preparing effective presentations
Experience contributing to cross-functional teams
Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the 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.   
Job Keywords:  Associate Director Real Estate Services, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota

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About the company

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Fortune 6 company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Our biggest point of differentiation is our people - and the collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive our force of 188,000 individuals around the world bring to our mission every single day. So, how do we do it? With our every action, interaction and intention that demonstrates the five fundamental values that guide everything we do:

• Integrity
• Compassion
• Relationships
• Innovation
• Performance

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