Manager Actuarial, Government Programs – Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group
Published
September 23, 2022
Location
San Jose, CA
Category
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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’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design actuarial reports and analytics to support Part C and Part D bid development
  • Conduct and evaluate studies on risk adjustment, utilization, and health care costs
  • Perform mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling to provide clients with statistical findings and conclusions
  • Coordinate actuarial work across different client businesses
  • Collaborate across Government Program Actuarial teams and other business within Optum Advisory Services
  • Communicate findings to internal and external customers
  • Oversee and peer review the work of analysts and staff within the projects
  • Manage and mentor analysts and staff within the practice

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 
  • Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) or Fellow of Society of Actuaries (FSA) designation
  • 6+ years of actuarial experience in the health care industry
  • 1+ years of experience with SAS, SQL, and large claim datasets
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field
  • Deep experience with health insurance products, particularly Medicare Advantage and Medicaid
  • Experience with bidding/pricing, risk adjustment, and advance analytics
  • People leader experience
  • Advanced knowledge of medical claims data
  • Well-organized with the ability to manage complex projects and enterprise functions across multiple lines of business and internal stakeholders
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams and project teams effectively

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada 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.

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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