VP Of Social Responsibility, Employee Giving - Minnetonka, MN Or Washington, DC

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Minnetonka , MN 55345

Posted 6 months ago

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)

UnitedHealth Group's (UHG) mission is to help people live healthier lives and help make the health care system work better for everyone. At UHG, we are transforming our social responsibility efforts, leveraging the knowledge, experience and compassion of our people and our partners, to advance initiatives that help build healthier communities. We are looking for a Vice President of Social Responsibility to join UHG's External Affairs team. This individual will lead the design, implementation and management of UnitedHealth Group's employee giving strategy and ensure programs are aligned with the mission and values of UnitedHealth Group.

The role includes employee engagement, giving program management and analysis, disaster response and relationship management. The successful candidate will play a key role on a high-functioning External Affairs and Social Responsibility team, working within a dynamic and highly successful Enterprise.

An ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with strong experience in employee giving programs, employee engagement initiatives and/or employee assistance programs, is comfortable working with others to lead through influence, is proactive, attentive to detail, committed to excellence, mindful of the broader external environment, and adaptable to change.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the United for Giving employee giving and volunteering program for over 300,000 domestic and international employees

  • Develop recommendations for ongoing enhancements to UnitedHealth Group's employee and volunteering program to align with evolving best-in-class industry standards and the needs of UHG employees

  • Accountable for program management including implementation and oversight of key strategic employee involvement initiatives supporting employees in their contributions of time and money

  • Manage vendor strategy and manage vendor relationships related to the employee giving and volunteer program

  • Lead efforts to generate internal and external visibility of UHG Social Responsibility activities and impact, inclusive of United Health Foundation and Enterprise giving/philanthropy

  • Establish and oversee a sustainable Employee Assistance Program designed to facilitate employee-to-employee giving

  • In coordination with UHG Human Capital and other internal and external partners, lead the design, implementation, and administration of a best-in-class program that meets the distinct needs of UnitedHealth Group employees

  • Serve as a key contributor to the Enterprise's disaster response strategies

  • Serve as a liaison to local business leaders to assess community impact, known employee impact and local response efforts, and develop recommendations to inform UnitedHealth Group's corporate response and employee activation efforts

  • Represent UHG on the US Chamber Corporate Disaster Response Coordination team

  • Leverage skills and expertise to advance UHG External Affairs' priorities. Collaborate with External Affairs colleagues to advance thought leadership, relationship development, and strategic positioning efforts related to improving health and health care at the state or national levels

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 5 years of professional experience leading large-scale strategic initiatives. Preference given to candidates with experience in corporate social responsibility and managing large-scale employee giving programs

  • Experience with leadership, and a passion and commitment to Social Responsibility and corporate philanthropic initiatives

  • Experience working with employees and delivering quality customer service

  • Experience with program management, including development of strategic initiatives, active management and execution

  • Experience working on high-profile issues and experience successfully working with executive leadership

  • Travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • Expertise in employee disaster relief and/or employee assistance funds

  • Experience working in corporate functions

  • Based in the Minneapolis / St Paul, MN or Washington, DC area

Soft Skills:

  • Sharp analytical and strategic thinking capabilities and ability to use good judgment in nuanced situations

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, with proven ability to communicate effectively - both verbally and in written deliverables - to executive audiences

  • Comfort working in fast-paced environment, is able to multi-task, and has strong time management skills

  • A highly motivated team player who is comfortable leading in ambiguous situations, developing new relationships, and working with diverse stakeholders

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: Leader, Social Responsibility, Employee Giving, Disaster Relief, Employee Assistance, Minnetonka, MN, Minnesota, Washington, DC, District of Columbia


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