Proposal Development Sr Consultant - Telecommute

  • UnitedHealth Group
  • Atlanta, GA, United States

Job Description

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Proposal Development Sr Consultant manages the overall RFP process for high-profile and complex public entity and commercial proposals, supporting medical and ancillary products for the National Accounts, Public Sector and Key Accounts sales organizations. Accountabilities include project managing the entire proposal with multiple, downstream business partners and the gathering of supporting documents and analyses.  A critical component of this position is the ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline-driven, and complex environment.  Health care background, strong interpersonal skills along with business-to-business writing and experience working with sales, underwriting and other functions are essential.  

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Process all aspects of case intake including manipulation and refinement of census data; preparation of network match reports; management of all Solaris-related functions including case submission, sending to Rating and Underwriting
  • Coordinate and lead strategy calls with appropriate participants necessary to identify customer specific issues, nonstandard escalations and focus proposal team resources effectively
  • Develop pioneering approaches to emerging industry trends and assist with business strategy development
  • Influences senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches
  • Handle processing of all non-standard plan provisions, performance guarantees and benefit design review requests by submitting to EMT
  • Assist in plan design strategy and create benefit summaries or deviations documents outlining proposed benefits while positioning any deviations in a favorable manner
  • Coordinate all Network Analysis requests associated with RFPs and follow up requests including requests for GeoAccess reports, disruption reports, provider counts, and claim repricing exhibits if applicable
  • Collaborate with Underwriting to complete financial questions and exhibits for inclusion into final product
  • Direct cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams to develop targeted solutions and responses
  • Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences
  • Consult with Proposal Writer on questionnaire responses, ensuring that the appropriate language and terminology is utilized for the specific customer type
  • Review final questionnaire for accuracy and customizes with market and customer specific information and sales edits
  • Assist sales partners with follow-up work and/or finalist presentation support as needed
  • Serve as point of contact with external brokers, procurement contacts at sales’ request
  • Complete project work as assigned accurately and within specified deadlines
  • Participate in relevant training opportunities that will enhance both individual performance and overall unit performance

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:

  • College Degree or at least three years of work experience in a corporate health care environment
  • 3+ years of RFP, presale, implementation, sales, or account management experience
  • Solid project management skills and customer focused attitude.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Benefit Summaries and Plan Design
  • Knowledge of sales systems such as Solaris, Salesforce, etc
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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 UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 10 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 wherever 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)

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600.  The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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


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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