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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 individuals, 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 in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Sales Support

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Strategic Account Executive - Telecommute - West Coast

UHG - Agoura Hills, California

Posted: 11/12/2018

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm)
 
This function includes employees who are in dedicated client service roles. Jobs in this function may work closely with sales on renewals and upselling, but incumbents do not have specific sales goal accountability or primary responsibility to close sales. Account management jobs focused primarily on relationship and service management belong in this family; jobs with significant sales responsibilities or sales-related incentives (including 'OTH' plans) belong in a sales band.
 

If you are located in the West Coast, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manages ongoing contract relationships and service delivery to clients for one or more accounts
  • Acts as outward-facing, dedicated resource for assigned accounts, typically with direct client contact (not call center) and large or complex accounts
  • Builds relationships with employer / group clients (not individual members) and serves as the primary point of contact for overall and day-to-day service delivery
  • Represents client internally and coordinates with other functions to implement client systems, complete projects, and address ongoing service needs
  • Company thought leader
  • Functional SME
  • Broad business approach
  • Resource to senior leadership
  • Develops pioneering approaches to emerging industry trends within the Pharmacy Care Services Environment 

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in applicable area of expertise or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of experience in a Client Management or Account Management role
  • Ability to navigate matrixed environment
  • Ability to foster and grow relationships that will facilitate and resolve client issues
  • Travel required up to 25% of the time approximately up to once a month
  • Would have to have the flexibility and ability to work on PST time zone
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge regarding Commercial, Medicare Part D, Health Exchange  and Medicaid
  • Project management expertise managing multiple projects, understanding the project plans
  • 3+ years of working experience in the PBM industry
  • People management with ability to influence and negotiate
 
UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

 

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


 
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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