12/03/2021

Associate Director Actuarial Services - Telecommute (Minnetonka, MN Preferred)

  • 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)

If you are located in Minnesota, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with our teams to maintain, update, and continually improve the pharmacy model
  • Lead actuarial analysts in pharmacy pricing studies to support and enhance the pricing of pharmacy EGWP
  • Review emerging plan experience to keep improving pricing accuracy
  • Work in a cross-functional team forming partnerships with the Individual Medicare Pharmacy Pricing Team, Trend Team, and Finance to ensure consistency with emerging trends and strategic planning
  • Assist Underwriting with non-standard requests, ad hoc pricing questions, and review of model outputs
  • Communicate pricing results to senior management and provide guidance on achieving financial targets
  • Lead Rate filings and ensure rating methodology in rate filings is consistent with the rating model
  • Work with pharmacists on potential strategies for clients and ensure we can price them accurately
  • Work with product development on new ideas
  • Manage the workload and career development of a small staff of actuarial analysts
  • Build strong relationships across teams that will serve to strengthen our product for our members and your network for future career development

The challenges and opportunities here are significant. You’ll be part of an intensely driven and focused team that is accountable for constantly improving business results. You’ll be a trusted subject matter expert who’s called on to incorporate traditional actuarial expertise into novel, cutting edge actuarial solutions. 

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 work experience
  • ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries) or FSA (Fellow of the Society of Actuaries) designation
  • 4+ years of professional Actuarial experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience working in the healthcare industry
  • Medicare experience
  • Advanced proficiency with MS Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of actuarial experience
  • Experience with Medicare Part D
  • Staff management experience
  • Basic level of proficiency with SAS (Statistical Analysis System) and/or SQL (Structured Query Language)
  • Basic level of proficiency with VBA
  • Solid communication and presentation skills


Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 5 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

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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