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Director Network Contracting - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Chicago, IL
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Director Network Contracting - Telecommute(Job Number:732401)

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 Director Network Contracting develops the pharmacy manufacturer relationships, yielding a geographically competitive, broad access, stable network that achieves objectives for unit cost performance and trend management, and produces an affordable and predictable product for customers and business partners. Directors of Specialty and Industry Relations evaluate and negotiate contracts in compliance with company contract templates, reimbursement structure standards, and other key process controls. Responsibilities also include establishing and maintaining strong business relationships with pharmaceutical manufacturers, and ensuring the network composition includes an appropriate distribution of provider specialties.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Predict emerging customer needs and develop innovative solutions to meet them

  • Solve unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business

  • Participate in the development of business strategy

  • Apply network configuration and incentive-based payment models as appropriate to improve quality and efficiency

  • Develop and manage business plans to achieve objectives

  • Lead large, complex projects to achieve key business objectives

  • Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences

  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches

  • May have segment-wide impact

  • Direct cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams


Job Provider Contracting & Network Development
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Other Location US-WA-Seattle, US-NY-New York, US-CO-Denver, US-FL-Miami, US-CA-Los Angeles
Organization OptumRx Industry Reltn & Trade
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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