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VP, Actuarial - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Houston
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) You've been building to this for a long time. Now, here's an opportunity that will bring all your study, all your training, your certifications and your energy to a new level as you develop solutions to transform the health care industry as a key player with Optum and UnitedHealth Group. As a VP of Government Programs Actuarial Consulting, you'll provide strategic direction to project teams in the delivery of consulting services to both internal and external Medicare and Medicaid customers. You'll review forecasts and trend analyses, oversee the development of actuarial pricing models, develop pricing methodologies and assumptions and help us write the next chapter in health system performance. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and cultivate client relationships and business development
  • Provide design and oversight of complex actuarial projects on client assignments
  • Lead Actuarial efforts that affect new and existing business
  • Provide direction for the development of competitive analysis and determine the impact on premiums and various product proposals In this role, you will be challenged with selling our actuarial and analytical tools and services while also focusing on flawless execution and delivery of our services. Your ability to analyze information and translate it into action that will continue to move the organization forward will be critical to your success You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • ASA or FSA designation
    • 10+ years of actuarial experience
    • 5+ years of experience working in Medicare Advantage and/or Medicaid -
    • 2+ years of work experience in an actuarial consulting organization
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation Preferred Qualifcations:
      • Consulting experience including project management and business development
      • Experience managing and providing work direction to a team Preferred locations:
        • Colorado Springs, CO
        • Dallas, TX
        • Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
        • Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
        • Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
        • Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN
        • Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ
        • Pittsburgh, PA
        • St. Louis, MO-IL
        • Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL
        • Boulder, CO* To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment 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) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $174,600 to $332,200. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $174,600 to $332,200. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. *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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