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Proposal / Finalist Sr. Consultant - Optum - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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752330 Proposal Finalist Sr Consultant Optum Eden Prairie MN or Telecommute

Proposal / Finalist Sr. Consultant - Optum - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute (752330)

Position Description

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.(sm)

The primary role of the Senior Presentation / Proposal Specialist is to assist Sales during a critical phase in the proposal process, finalist presentations. This role will work with business partners and leadership across the enterprise (Commercial Employer, Payer, Provider, Life Sciences markets) and assume responsibility for managing finalist presentation opportunities and developing innovative and compelling finalist presentation decks.

The Senior Presentation / Proposal Specialist is also responsible to independently oversee and coordinate the Request for Proposal / Request for Information (RFP / RFI) response team through the opportunity life cycle for commercial Payer, Provider, and Employer market proposals. Also responsible for resource assignment, scheduling, ensuring compliance, and delivery of all proposal deliverables to the external client, the Senior Presentation / Proposal Specialist maintains insight into all phases of the Growth Operations' Proposal team process.

We are seeking a candidate with strong technical illustration and desktop publishing skills, extensive proposal management experience, and that has a good understanding of complex processes. The abilities to manage and communicate at all levels, meet tight deadlines, commitment to teamwork, motivational leadership, detailed follow-through, and a positive demeanor are essential keys to success in this role.

Primary Responsibilities:

Finalist Presentation Support
  • Oversee  proposal management process to project manage and coordinate key stakeholders through the finalist presentation development phase
  • Create engaging and compelling finalist presentations (specific to the target audience) utilizing various technologies and methods such as PowerPoint, tablets, and other mobile devices which include static, animated and video
  • Develop key strategies or win themes and illustrating graphically
  • Work with stakeholders to review and offer feedback on presentations that have already been developed
  • Review any RFP / RFI evaluation criteria or previous RFP / RFI for consistency and alignment with presentation
  • Convert text heavy slides into compelling graphics or proof of performance
  • Edit graphics so they are uniform and consistent
  • Ensure final product is high quality
  • Maintain a presentation archive
  • Maintain a graphic archive
Backup Graphic Support
  • Develop compelling graphics for RFP/RFI responses when needed and time allows
  • Conceptualize and create graphics from text-heavy sections of the document
  • Create uniform and consistent graphics
  • Maintain graphic library
RFP/RFI Support
  • Manage all aspects of the proposal scheduling, coordination and facilitation of technical solution design process, meetings, draft reviews, signature acquisition, and oversee large-scale complex opportunities
  • Author, populate, research, or manage the development of content and other significant written communications
  • Bring together all stakeholders associated with the pursuit in order to submit a winning proposal package. Work closely with the strategy owner and message/thought leaders (Business Development Consultant (BDC), Sales Leader, Writers, or Strategists, Subject Matter Experts, Quality Reviewers, Proposal Coordinators, Graphic Designers)
Required Qualifications:
  • 8 or more years of experience with solid proposal management experience managing or writing for large, complex proposals in the Healthcare market (employer, payer, provider, Health IT, complex global, State or Federal healthcare proposals
  • 5 or more years of experience with creating engaging presentations for use by Executives and Business Leaders
  • 5 or more years of experience working in graphic design
  • Experience using Microsoft PowerPoint (including charts, graphs, animation)
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite of Applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience working with Qvidian content management database
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Occasional business travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or higher in graphic design, art or a related field

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:  Proposal, Finalist Sr. Consultant, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Telecommute, Remote, Work from Home

Job Details

  • Contest Number752330
  • Job TitleProposal / Finalist Sr. Consultant - Optum - Eden Prairie, MN or Telecommute
  • Job FamilySales Support
  • Business SegmentOptum Growth Office

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • 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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