Senior Administrative Assistant at UnitedHealth Group

Title: Senior Administrative Assistant – National Remote

Location: United States
Job Category: Corporate Services
Job Type: Full-time
Travel Percentage: -1
Job Description:

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

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.

You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 5 leader.

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

This position is full – time. Employees are required to work our normal business hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Training will be conducted virtually from your home.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and set – up resources and technology needed for meetings and events, i.e., conference rooms and catering
  • Create / prepare meeting materials, i.e., PowerPoint presentations or meeting agendas and review documents to ensure accuracy and quality, and revise as needed
  • Manage system and building access requests for communications team members
  • Process invoices and order office supplies
  • Compile and / or integrate information needed to complete reports and documents
  • Independently perform varied administrative duties related to functional areas
  • Prepare outgoing mail, including overnight express
  • Perform Business Segment Liaison (BSL) tasks for onboarding of new employees (real – estate, equipment, etc.)
  • Manage the calendars and schedule changes for several senior leaders
  • Book travel on behalf of key leaders
  • Track and submit expense reports on behalf of senior leaders
  • Other administrative duties as defined

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) with equivalent experience
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Teams
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft SharePoint
  • Ability to work any 8-hour shift between the hours of 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience with providing event OR team – level administrative support
  • 2+ years of experience in working with multiple executive calendars
  • 2+ years of experience with working in a large, fast – paced, corporate environment
  • 2+ years of experience with administrative support to an executive at the Director level (or higher)
  • Experience with building Microsoft PowerPoint presentations
  • Communications and / OR healthcare industry background

Telecommuting Requirements:

  • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service

Soft Skills:

  • Professional and articulate with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with supporting remote employees
  • Experience managing multiple tasks with competing priorities in a time – sensitive environment

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $18.17 – $32.26. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $20.00 – $35.53. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.