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Consultant, Health Pricing Solutions - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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749536 Consultant Health Pricing Solutions Eden Prairie MN or Telecommute

Consultant, Health Pricing Solutions - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute (749536)

Position Description

The Consultant - Health Pricing Solutions will primarily work with StepWise implementations, our automated rating & 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 and financial projects, and supporting senior consultants as appropriate.


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


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in rating systems is highly desirable - as a consultant, super user, or technical design/implementation subject matter expert

  • Experience with user interface design and/or workflow design automation

  • Hands-on professional experience in using Excel and SQL-based systems to solve business problems / achieve clients' expectations

  • Understanding of industry issues, changes, and potential impacts and opportunities for the StepWise consulting team

  • Able to understand our clients' business and place within the market, and act as a main point of contact both during a project and after implementation is complete

  • Able to clearly and understandably articulate goals and expectations, relating them to the client's business mission and direction

  • Capable of managing a variety of issues while driving momentum of key projects

  • Able to direct segments of work and manage deliverables

  • Consultative and capable of meeting multiple project deadlines with minimal supervision

  • Establishes trust and credibility at all levels of the organization

  • Serves as a subject matter expert for others

  • Experience presenting material to peers and clients

  • Communicates clearly either over the phone or in person

  • Tailor language to the audience, initiates appropriate communications with others, is tactful and listens well

  • Generally work is self-directed and not prescribed

  • Works with less structured, more complex issues


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, Actuarial Science, Math, Economics

  • 3+ years of experience working in a corporate environment

  • 2+ years of experience working in the healthcare industry (commercial and group business lines)

  • Actuarial and/or underwriting foundation experience

  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, including complex formulas, calculations, macros, etc.

  • Familiarity with SQL including SQL query writing (Basic experience)

  • Experience writing VBA Macros 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with user interface design and/or workflow design

  • Experience working with the StepWise Suite

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



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: Actuary, Underwriter, Excel, Macros, SQL, SAS, Stepwise, healthcare, commercial lines, group lines. Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, telecommute, telecommuter, remote, work from home


Job Details

  • Contest Number749536
  • Job TitleConsultant, Health Pricing Solutions - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • 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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