The Consultant - Health Pricing Solutions will primarily work with StepWise implementations, our automated rating & pricing system, and consult with clients on requirements gathering, system design, configuration, and implementation. In addition to working on StepWise implementations, this role will involve advising clients on underwriting and financial projects, and supporting senior consultants as appropriate. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:Expertise in rating systems is highly desirable - as a consultant, super user, or technical design / implementation subject matter expert Experience with user interface design and / or workflow design automationHands-on professional experience in using Excel and SQL - based systems to solve business problems / achieve clients' expectationsUnderstanding of industry issues, changes, and potential impacts and opportunities for the StepWise consulting teamAble to understand our clients' business and place within the market, and act as a main point of contact both during a project and after implementation is completeAble to clearly and understandably articulate goals and expectations, relating them to the client's business mission and directionCapable of managing a variety of issues while driving momentum of key projectsAble to direct segments of work and manage deliverablesConsultative and capable of meeting multiple project deadlines with minimal supervision Establishes trust and credibility at all levels of the organizationServes as a subject matter expert for others Experience presenting material to peers and clientsCommunicates clearly either over the phone or in personTailor language to the audience, initiates appropriate communications with others, is tactful and listens wellGenerally work is self - directed and not prescribedWorks with less structured, more complex issues
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Actuarial Science, Math, Economics 3+ years of experience working in a corporate environment2+ years of experience working in the healthcare industry (commercial and group business lines)Actuarial and / or underwriting foundation experienceAdvanced user of Microsoft Excel, including complex formulas, calculations, macros, etc.Advanced proficiency with SQL including SQL query writing Experience writing Macros Preferred Qualifications:Passing of Actuarial exams / Actuarial credentialExperience with user interface design and / or workflow designExperience working with the StepWise Suite 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) *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. Job Keywords: Actuary, Underwriter, Excel, Macros, SQL, SAS, Stepwise, healthcare, commercial lines, group lines. Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, telecommute, telecommuter, remote, work from home
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About UnitedHealth Group
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.