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Strategic Finance and Pricing Consultant Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Optum is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) - Employees in this role are critical to the active management of the current and future contracts that Optum Infusion Services is in business with. Active management of these contracts entails reviewing rates that Optum Infusion is currently getting and looking opportunity to negotiate more profitable rates. Pricing is critical to every aspect of our business and will require attention to detail, advanced financial modeling skills and the willingness to push forward in an ambiguous environment. - You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and assess payer reimbursement rates for profitability
  • Create financial models to identify unprofitable contracts with rate recommendations for the contract negotiation team to utilize in payer negotiations
  • Support contract negotiation team in the negotiation process by providing ad hoc analytics and reviewing counter offers
  • Extremely comfortable working in an ambiguous environment; pharmaceutical contracts are extremely complex and will require a substantial amount of effort to understand
  • Comfortable working in an environment with competing priorities and tight deadlines
  • High visibility throughout the company and will work with senior leaders from multiple parts of the business 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
    • 3+ years of healthcare or pharmaceutical experience
    • Experience building -financial models
    • Experience presenting analytical work to senior leadership
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel -
    • 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:
      • Graduate Degree
      • 1+ years of pharmaceutical rebate / pharmaceutical formulary experience
      • Advanced level proficiency in MS Excel (pivot tables, manipulate data, etc.)
      • Intermediate Level Proficiency with SQL (pull, sort, filter and manipulate data, etc.)
      • Experience in reviewing pharmaceutical contracts
      • Ability to prioritize, coordinate and remain flexible in a fast-paced environment
      • Achievement driven and accountable with a passion for quality - 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 OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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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