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Proposal Development Analyst - US Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minneapolis, MN
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748433 Proposal Development Analyst US Telecommute

Proposal Development Analyst - US Telecommute (748433)

Position Description

Position Description:


Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.

Coordinates proposal development activities including drafting proposals for new and existing clients (e.g., employers, government), gathering related statistical and system-related reports, and directing the preparation of supporting documents and analyses. Works closely with sales, product, legal, pricing, and other functions to tailor contractual provisions to reflect prospect's needs, company interests, and appropriate resources and timelines. This function includes jobs responsible for network analysis and disruption projections related to new business cases, which may require expertise in software used for modeling and geographic impact analysis. Supports initial contract admin and client service in clarifying requirements and ensuring fulfillment of obligations.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Own the articulation of the value proposition, key themes, market position and overall strategy within the proposal by gathering the necessary information to write a compelling story in simple terms which reflects a strong understanding of the customer’s needs and our internal product offerings and competitive differentiators.
  • Ability to convey complex thoughts, both written and oral in a clear, concise way that is tailored to the audience.
  • Ability to research the customer’s needs (through Web sites and other sources), work with sales by developing meaningful and thoughtful questions to extract the necessary case information
  • Work in a highly matrixed environment and collaborate with sister proposal units to reflect one core value story and integrated process.
  • Listens well; ask questions effectively to gain information or clarify understanding in order to ensure high-quality work.
  • Thoroughly understands and utilize all available sales support tools, including the database and marketing collaterals.
  • Ability to anticipate and understand the unique needs of our sales partners and develop strong working relationships.
  • Ability to understand network and financial information and bring those elements into the case writing process.
  • Complete all project-related work in a timely, productive manner and meet all case deadlines.
  • Thoroughly review proposal product before shipment with team lead and BDM.
  • Maintain and enhance business skills, including understanding health care industry, managed care trends, healthcare reform, etc and participate in all relevant training opportunities to enhance and improve current skill set.


  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 1+ Years of experience writing responses to Requests for Proposal (RFPs)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Qvidian database software
Soft Skills:
  • Ability to think innovatively and creatively
  • Proven skills in written communication
  • Ability to clearly articulate thoughts and ideas and think outside of the box to develop solutions
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Intense customer focus and ability to adapt style and approach to customer preferences
  • Strong focus on quality
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently
  • Flexible and able to cope with changing conditions
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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.

Keywords: Proposal Development Analyst, Telecommute, Proposal Writing, UnitedHealth Group

Job Details

  • Contest Number748433
  • Job TitleProposal Development Analyst - US Telecommute
  • Job FamilySales Support
  • Business SegmentUHC Benefit Ops - EandI Ops

Job Location Information

  • Minneapolis, MN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsDallas, TX
    Hartford, CT
    Phoenix, AZ
    Tampa, FL

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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