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Executive Assistant - Optum Military Health, Veterans and Federal Group - McLean, VA more...
Location:Mc Lean (West Mclean), VA
Company:Optum Corporate
First posted:June 16, 2017

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 seasoned Executive Assistant with exceptional communication, planning and organization skills to join our newly formed Military Health, Veterans and Federal Group, whose mission is to serve the growing needs of military members, veterans and their families. In this role, you would support the senior executive, while enjoying the growth opportunities and positive team environment were known for.

Come discover the rewards and satisfaction that await when you apply your skills and experience to proactively support an energetic, senior executive with a broad range of duties, including but not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities:

Efficient and accurate management of an active calendar and travel schedule
Logistics planning for on and offsite meetings with internal and external stakeholders
Preparing documents, presentations and other materials
Maintaining and tracking files, ensuring a high degree of confidentiality
Greeting internal and external visitors
Screening a high volume of phone calls
Assisting in resolving general policy and procedure issues
Arranging travel and processing expense reports
Contribute to miscellaneous projects, as needed
May be asked to provide occasional support to other members of the executive team as needed
The chosen candidate must possess:

Significant experience supporting senior executives in a complex, fast paced, ever-changing environment
The ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy, attention to detail and proactive follow through
The ability to anticipate and proactively support the needs of the executive and exercise judgment in prioritizing requests for their time
A high degree of professionalism, sense of urgency, diplomacy and commitment to confidentiality
Excellent oral and written communication skills
MS Office proficiency

Required Qualifications:

3 or more years of experience supporting C-suite level executives
Experience using Microsoft Office Word to create and edit documents from scratch
Experience using Microsoft Office Excel to create spreadsheets from scratch, create and edit formulas, and manipulate expense reports
Experience using Microsoft PowerPoint to create and edit PowerPoint decks to utilize in executive and staff meetings
Experience using Microsoft Outlook for email management and complex calendar management including meetings, travel and conferences
Experience making travel arrangements for executives
Experience with event planning and complex meeting coordination
Experience successfully collaborating with other executive assistants in a team environment
Experience using WebEx

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience using MS Visio
Soft Skills:

Strong analytical and problem solving skills
A strong customer service orientation

UnitedHealth Group offers a full range of comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental and vision, as well as a matching 401k and an employee stock purchase plan.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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.

Job Keywords: Executive Assistant, Optum Military Health, Veterans and Federal Group, McLean, VA, Virginia

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