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Manager, Actuarial and Underwriting Systems - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as we help advance health equity on a global scale. Here, you will find talented peers, comprehensive benefits, a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, career growth opportunities and your life's best work.(sm)

The Manager, Actuarial will primarily work with StepWise implementations, our automated rating and 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, Actuarial, and financial projects, and supporting senior consultants as appropriate.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work with intermediate user interface and/or workflow automation design
  • Use Excel and SQL-based systems to solve business problems / achieve clients expectations
  • Understand industry issues, changes, and potential impacts and opportunities for the StepWise consulting team
  • Understand our clients' business and place within the market, be consultative, and act as a main point of contact both during a project and after implementation is complete
  • Clearly and understandably articulate goals and expectations, relating them to the client's business mission and direction
  • Manage a variety of issues while driving momentum of key projects
  • Direct segments of work and manage deliverables
  • Be capable of meeting multiple project deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Establish trust and credibility at all levels of the organization
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for others
  • Present material to peers and clients
  • Communicate clearly either over the phone or in person
  • Tailor language to the audience, initiate appropriate communications with others, and is tactful and listens well
  • Work with less structured, more complex issues
  • Assist with project scoping/requirements.
  • Assist with writing contracts and developing pricing models

    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:

    • Undergraduate degree in quantitative discipline or equivalent experience
    • 5+ years of Actuarial and/or Underwriting work experience in the healthcare industry on commercial and/or group business lines
    • Advanced level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including complex formulas, calculations, macros, etc.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Passing of Actuarial exams or having achieved ASA / FSA
      • Experience in rating systems; As a consultant, super user, or technical design / implementation subject matter expert
      • Experience with various reporting technologies (e.g., Tableau)
      • Experience working in the healthcare industry on commercial and/or group business lines
      • Experience with user interface design and/or workflow design Experience working with the StepWise Suite

        Preferred locations:

        • Phoenix, AZ
        • Colorado Springs and Boulder, CO
        • Dallas and Houston, TX
        • Tampa, FL
        • Nashville, TN
        • St. Louis, MO
        • Minneapolis, MN
        • Pittsburgh, PA
        • Hartford, CT

          Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

          All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

          Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, or New York City Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada/ New York City residents is $97,300 to $176,900. 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.

          At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

          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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