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Manager, Actuarial Consulting - New York, NY

UnitedHealth Group

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731825 Senior Actuarial Consultant New York NY

Manager, Actuarial Consulting - New York, NY (731825)

Position Description

For those who believe in the power of data to help write the next chapter in health care, here's your opportunity. At UnitedHealth Group, you will be part of Optum -- the actuarial consulting leader in health care innovation.


Being a Senior Actuarial Consultant is about far more than numbers. It's about analyzing data and delivering bold, business-savvy solutions to help millions live healthier lives. You'll use innovative tools including the largest database of health care information in the world to interpret the key drivers of health care trends for our internal and external clients. You'll work with an elite actuarial team to perform mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling to identify statistical findings and conclusions. And you'll open doors to countless new career opportunities. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. Join us. There's never been a better time to do your life's best work.(sm)


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interpret the key drivers of health care trends for our internal and external clients

  • Perform pricing methodologies and assumptions

  • Develop new rates, prepare cost estimates and conduct and evaluate studies on pricing, utilization and health care costs for our broad range of clients

  • Determine the impact on premiums as well as various health product proposals

  • Perform mathematical analyses and Actuarial modeling that provides management with statistical findings and conclusions

  • Manage projects for internal and external clients

  • Design and run complex data programs

  • Perform quantitative analysis of Actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data

  • Calculate reserves

  • Analyze forecasts and trends


Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Near ASA

  • 5+ years of Actuarial experience

  • 3+ years of Actuarial experience working with Healthcare claims

  • 3+ years of internal and/or external Client facing project management experience including managing multiple projects/priorities simultaneously

  • Interest in and demonstrated capability to successfully lead projects and Client engagements effectively

  • Experience mentoring and guiding the analytical work of junior staff against project timelines

  • Advanced proficiency working with MS Excel including experience building and refining models in Excel

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Prior consulting experience

  • ASA or FSA credential

  • At least a basic level of proficiency with SAS and/or SQL

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)



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, near ASA, ASA, FSA, healthcare, healthcare claims, excel, modeling, excel modeling, consulting, New York, NY


Job Details

  • Contest Number731825
  • Job TitleManager, Actuarial Consulting - New York, NY
  • Job FamilyOptumInsight Consulting
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • New York, NY
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • 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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