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Associate Director, Specialty Pharmacy Contracting - Schaumburg, IL

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
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759069 Associate Director Specialty Pharmacy Contracting Schaumburg IL

Associate Director, Specialty Pharmacy Contracting - Schaumburg, IL (759069)

Position Description

Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
The Associate Director, Specialty Pharmacy Contracts leads a team responsible for the development of pharmaceutical manufacturer contracts, agreements and amendments in compliance with company contract templates and within established standards. In this role you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining strong business relationships with internal and external partners at all levels.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Manage / facilitate the specialty pharmacy contracting process
  • Oversee a specialty pharmacy contracting team
  • Draft/review/revise contracts / proposals / documents
  • Assess risk in business opportunities
  • Negotiate terms and conditions of contracts
  • systems and technology to administer the contracting process
  • Work closely with legal and business teams to ensure accurate contract language
  • Establish and maintain strong business relationships with pharmaceutical companies and internal business partners at all levels
  • Assess and interpret customer needs and requirements
  • Identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems
  • Work with minimal guidance; seek guidance on only the most complex tasks
  • Participate in department projects as needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills, establishing rapport and working well with others
  • Strong customer service
  • Verbal and written communication; ability to speak clearly and concisely, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information verbally and in written documents
Required Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of healthcare contracting experience
  • 2+ years of specialty pharmacy contracting experience
  • Proficiency in MS office programs
  • 2+ years of staff and/or overseeing the work of more junior staff
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Master's degree
  • Healthcare, retail pharmacy, or Pharmacy Benefit Management knowledge
Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good. Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed. Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.
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.
Job Keywords: specialty contracts, pharmacy, healthcare contracting, rebate contracting, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois

Job Details

  • Contest Number759069
  • Job TitleAssociate Director, Specialty Pharmacy Contracting - Schaumburg, IL
  • Job FamilyNetwork Contracting and Pricing
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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