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UnitedHealth Group Senior Director, Actuarial -Telecommute in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve in an advisory role to clients on business strategy, operational effectiveness, and healthcare best practices

  • Perform in a lead role to clients in day-to-day delivery of large-scale projects / products, which are defined as high cost, high complexity and / or high risk

  • Develop proposals and statements of work for client engagements. Lead the RFI, RFP and sales process

  • Assess internal data and processes to determine opportunities for application of advanced analytics for broad division-wide analytic usage

  • Develop leading edge solutions and propose recommendations and strategies to solve commercial opportunities in unique ways that return optimal value to our business

  • Create a team-oriented work climate that enables professional development, encourages creative solutions and strategies, and drives best-in-class professional standards

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to junior consultants and analysts with the goal of developing and retaining talent within the organization

  • Actively participate in contributing thought leadership for Optum to the market, including assistance in building consulting marketing and sales collateral

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • 13+ years of Actuarial/Analytical/Data Science/Healthcare experience

  • 5+ years of Project leadership/management experience

  • Experience leveraging traditional and non-traditional data assets

  • Experience interacting with senior management

  • Experience managing and providing work direction to a team

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifcations:

  • Associate of Society of Actuaries (ASA) or Fellow of Society of Actuaries (FSA) designation

  • Advanced level of proficiency using R, SAS, Azure Databricks, Python, SQL, .net

  • Proficiency with Data Visualization, Predictive Analytics and Statistical Modeling

  • Proficiency working with various file formats (JSON, csv, xls, delimited text files)

  • Located in: Colorado Springs, CO, Dallas, TX, Hartford, CT, Pittsburgh, PA, Boulder, CO, Houston, TX, Nashville, TN, Tampa, FL, Eden Prairie, MN, Phoenix, AZ, St. Louis, MO

  • Proven problem-solving skills (identification of issue, causes, solution, implementation plan)

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $134,200 to $257,700. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $134,200 to $257,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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.

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