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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:

OptumInsight Consulting

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Sr. Director, Underwriting Systems and Analytics - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/7/2018

Are you a thought leader who thrives on developing new solutions to solve tough challenges? At UnitedHealth Group, you will be part of Optum - the consulting leader in health care innovation.
 
As the Sr. Director, Underwriting Systems and Analytics, you will direct cross-functional consulting teams and influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas and approaches within the actuarial and underwriting functions of our Payer clients. Here you will help rewrite the future of UnitedHealth Group as you participate in the development of business strategy and lead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives.
 
Join us. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's best work.(sm)
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Draw upon your experience working with the rating systems and underwriting analytics of health plans to transform processes via best practices and implementation of new tools and processes
  • Lead and cultivate client relationships and business development, leveraging existing C-Suite relationships and establishing new ones
  • Grow consulting revenue and operating income with existing and prospective clients as a client relationship and business development leader
  • Leverage your personal network to identify new clients and expand existing client business in the Payer market
  • Use your proven sales acumen, with the ability to sell large consulting / services engagements
  • Oversee project teams on client assignments and understand our clients' business and place within the market, while acting as a main point of contact and managing project deliverables
  • Mentor and develop an elite team of consulting analysts
  • Establish your position as an industry thought leader as it relates to transforming underwriting processes and analytics and earn recognition as a “go to” person in this area, both internally and externally
  • Foster a greater understanding of this competency among internal and external colleagues and constituents
  • Design and implement new services and approaches related to optimizing a Payer’s underwriting systems, processes, and analytics
  • Manage a variety of initiatives while driving momentum of key projects

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree obtained from an accredited university
  • 5+ years of experience working within the healthcare industry
  • 10+ years of underwriting or actuarial experience at a health plan or in a related consulting role
  • 5+ years of experience overseeing a team of direct reports and/or managing staff aligned to your projects
  • 5+ years of successfully managing Client relationships and Client delivery goals
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior consulting experience including project management and business development
  • Experience working with a broad range of Payer functional areas, ideally in an operational capacity
  • Experience with global delivery and BPO/SaaS models
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, tailors language to the audience, initiates appropriate communications with others, is tactful and listens well
  • Consultative and capable of meeting multiple project deadlines with minimal supervision

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.

 

 

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