Executive Administrative Assistant – Remote

UnitedHealth Group
Published
June 29, 2021
Location
Atlanta, GA
Category
Job Type

Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.SM

We are searching for a seasoned Executive Assistant with exceptional communication, planning and organization skills to join our OptumInsight Portfolio and Technology team. In this role, you would support members of our senior leadership team.

This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime or weekends.

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage leadership team calendars and meeting scheduling
  • Manage large meeting arrangements, including scheduling, and coordinating resources and technology requirements (e.g., conference rooms, participants, agendas, catering, meeting materials, Teams and telepresence logistics, etc.)
  • Create and edit Microsoft Office documents ensuring quality and accuracy
  • Coordinate travel and prepare expense reports
  • Maintain a high level of organization and attention to detail
  • Work independently to perform varied administrative duties
  • Support miscellaneous communications and projects, as needed

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:

  • High school diploma / GED (or higher) 
  • 5+ years of experience as an administrative assistant
  • 2+ years of experience supporting multiple senior level executives (VP or higher) within a fast-paced environment
  • Intermediate knowledge Microsoft Office 
    • Word (create and edit correspondence)
    • Excel (ability to create, edit, and sort spreadsheets))
    • Outlook (email and calendar management)
    • PowerPoint (ability to create and edit slides)
  • Experience making travel arrangements for executives
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • Dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas that provides information privacy
  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Residing in a location that can receive a high-speed internet connection (additional information on UnitedHealth Group approved internet providers and restrictions will be provided)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Some College
  • Experience working at a health care services or technology company

Soft Skills:

  • Excellent time management, organization and prioritization skills, with the ability to balance multiple deliverables, meet deadlines and proactively follow through to ensure high quality completion
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate as a team player in a large, matrixed corporate environment
  • Trusted professional who handles confidential information and situations with discretion
  • Experience with large, complex meeting coordination including virtual and in-person meetings

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

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

Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $20.77 to $36.88. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary,  UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

Military & Veterans find your next mission:

We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at https://uhg.hr/transitioning-military

Learn how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst, works with military veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible. https://uhg.hr/vet

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.

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