Associate Director, Actuarial Services - Minnetonka, MN or Telecommute

Position Description

What's your next step? How will you leverage the study, training, certifications and your energy to help develop solutions to transform the health care industry? As an Associate Director at UnitedHealth Group, you can do just that. You'll lead complex actuarial projects that have strategic importance to our mission of helping people lead healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone. It's an opportunity to help rewrite the future of UnitedHealth Group as you participate in the development of business strategy.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our teams to maintain, update, and continually improve the pharmacy model
  • Lead actuarial analysts in pharmacy pricing studies to support and enhance the pricing of pharmacy EGWP
  • Review emerging plan experience to keep improving pricing accuracy
  • Work in a cross-functional team forming partnerships with the Individual Medicare Pharmacy Pricing Team, Trend Team, and Finance to ensure consistency with emerging trends and strategic planning
  • Assist Underwriting with non-standard requests, ad hoc pricing questions, and review of model outputs
  • Communicate pricing results to senior management and provide guidance on achieving financial targets
  • Work closely with the actuary leading Rate filings to ensure rating methodology in rate filings is consistent with the rating model
  • Work with pharmacists on potential strategies for clients and ensure we can price them accurately
  • Work with the product development organizations on new ideas
  • Manage the workload and career development of a small staff of actuarial analysts
  • Build strong relationships across teams that will serve to strengthen our product for our members and your network for future career development

The challenges and opportunities here are significant. You'll be part of an intensely driven and focused team that is accountable for constantly improving business results. You'll be a trusted subject matter expert who's called on to incorporate traditional actuarial expertise into novel, cutting edge actuarial solutions.

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 work experience
  • ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries) or FSA (Fellow of the Society of Actuaries) designation
  • 4+ years of professional Actuarial experience
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel
  • Management experience
  • Experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Medicare experience

Preferred Qualifications :
  • Previous experience with Medicare Part D
  • At least a basic level of proficiency with SAS (Statistical Analysis System) and/or SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • At least a basic level of proficiency with VBA
  • 7+ years of actuarial experience
  • Previous Project Management experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Raising our game in actuarial science will help UnitedHealth Group maintain our leadership for years to come. Join us. Learn more about how you can start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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)

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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