UnitedHealth Group

Strategic Account Executive

Found in: Talent CA


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)

The Strategic Account Executive manages ongoing client relationships and service delivery for an assigned book of business. Acts as the client centric, client facing resource for assigned clients. Represents clients internally as advocate and coordinates with other functional areas within the company to implement client benefits, complete projects, and address service needs. May work closely with sales on prospective clients and RFP responses. The Strategic Account Executive is responsible for the up – selling of appropriate services to clients, renewal of existing contracts and retention of membership and client satisfaction.

Must be self-directed and able to work in a less structured environment. Candidate will be able to hold him / herself accountable. Can be a resource, coach, and teacher to others. Must be able to assess and interpret customer needs and requirements and identify solutions and company capabilities. Can translate concepts into practice. Able to work on complex problems and issues and provide innovative and effective solutions that support both the client and the company's goals and objectives.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

Management of book of business Secure renewal and upselling programs Assist with market checks and audits  Manage ongoing contract relationships and service delivery to clients for ten or more accounts Act as outward-facing, dedicated resource for assigned accounts, typically with direct client contact (not call center) and large or complex accounts Build relationships with Labor & Trust clients (not individual members) and lead their dedicated account team that consists of the (PAM) and (PSS).  Represent client internally and coordinates with other functions to implement client systems, complete projects, and address ongoing service needs

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 3+ years of experience in Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM)  3+ years of experience performing presentations Experience upselling products to customers Thorough knowledge of pharmacy trend and clinical cost drivers  Ability to run executive summary reports  Solid knowledge of pharmacy pricing Ability to travel up to 50% to visit client base

Preferred Qualifications:

4+ years Client Relationship Management or Account Management experience Able to demonstrate professionalism both with internal and external clients Advanced understanding of PBM industry Client management with Labor & Trust clients  Solid oral and written communication Solid negotiation skills Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines Ability to work in self-motivated environment with limited supervision Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 $94,500 to $171,700. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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.

5 days ago

Fredericton, Canada

Full time

UnitedHealth Group

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