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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:

Account Management

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Strategic Account Executive, Key Accounts - Oklahoma City, OK

UHG - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Posted: 11/15/2018

This position is responsible for the overall management of a book of business. The Strategic Account Executive is accountable for the maintenance, growth and increased profitability of existing business, the acquisition of new business on existing accounts, customer satisfaction and the strategic direction of assigned accounts. Direct strategic, customer specific initiatives, which deliver "value added" services through the execution of client specific business plans.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and influence superior customer service delivery by developing and maintaining strong intercompany relationships
  • Forges relationships with key customers and consultants; acts as main contact for UnitedHealthcare
  • Develop and monitor client financial performance including renewal planning, negotiation and profitability levels
  • Consistently exceeds objectives for profitability and persistency
  • Secure new business through marketing and effective product and service expansion
  • Participates in all major finalist presentations and RFP/NBEA situations
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert for products, service and technology aspects
  • Demonstrate marketing and technical expertise through: Client, broker and consultant meetings
  • Assessment of approach, resources, and contacts needed to complete RFP's

Required Qualifications:
  • Experience working with brokers and consultants, handling large client benefit offerings
  • Minimum 3 years of account management experience in the insurance industry required
  • Strong working knowledge of UHC's portfolio of products, marketing and managed care knowledge
  • Strong working knowledge of business planning and financial/underwriting acumen required.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills (internal/external)
  • Solid influence, collaboration and listening skills
  • Proven ability to navigate an often ambiguous and complex organization to resolve customer issues
  • Solid negotiation and leadership skills
  • Ability to create a strategic vision and plan its implementation
  • Sales insurance license maintained by law
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong team player
  • Superior verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Customer-focused; able to work with employers, consumers, consultants, brokers
 
UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

When you work with UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, what you do matters. It's that simple...and it's that challenging.

In providing consumer-oriented health benefit plans to millions of people, our goal is to create higher quality care, lower costs and greater access to health care. Join us and you will be empowered to achieve new levels of excellence and make a profound and personal impact as you contribute to new innovations in a vital and complex system.

Regardless of your role at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, the support you feel all around you will enable you to do what you do with energy, integrity, and confidence. So take the first step in what is sure to be a fast paced and highly diversified career.
 
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is 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. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.
 
 
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