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Actuarial Senior Consultant, Pharmacy Advisory Services - Telecommute - 930704

Eden Prairie, MN 55344 Work Remotely
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    930704

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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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At Optum, as a Senior Actuarial Consultant for the Pharmacy Advisory Services group your performance, your ideas and your innovative thinking will help us improve the lives of millions. You will join an elite team committed to changing health care through outstanding service and valuable products. You'll use innovative tools including the largest database of health care information in the world. You will perform mathematical analyses and actuarial modeling to identify statistical findings and conclusions. You'll find an accelerated actuarial development path to support you in your continuing post-graduate education and certification.

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

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Develop financial forecasts and supporting ad-hoc analytics
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  • Design and run complex data programs
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  • Perform quantitative analysis of actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data
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  • Develop meaningful analytics that support the business to take action on items to curb spend
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  • Develop, prepare, and conduct studies on pricing, utilization and health care costs for our broad range of clients
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  • Participate in client relationships and communication of financial performance
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  • Perform health care and / or health policy focused quantitative and qualitative research and analysis to review data and achieve measurable outcomes for clients
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  • Prepare information for clients, build reports, and assist with project scheduling and coordination tasks
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  • Develop strategic working relationships with clients
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  • Maintain a high degree of accuracy along with attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to always meet deadlines
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree (preferred in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Econ methods)
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  • Candidates must be on the Actuarial exam track, having passed a minimum of 3 or more Actuarial exams (Associate of the Society of Actuaries or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries designation preferred)
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  • 4+ years of experience performing qualitative and/or quantitative analysis, overseeing day-to-day management of project tasks and preparing presentations and reports for clients
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  • 2+ years of experience working as an Actuarial Consultant
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  • 2+ years of experience in preparing information for clients, contributing to reports, and presenting findings to clients
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  • 6+ months of experience in SAS (highly preferable) or SQL/R/Python, modeling, data manipulation
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  • Experience with large healthcare data sets (e.g.Medicare, Medicaid, and/or claims)
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • ASA (Associate of the Society of Actuaries)
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  • 2+ years of Excel VBA experience
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  • 2+ years of Pharmacy experience
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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)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Actuarial Senior Consultant, Pharmacy Advisory Services, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote

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Posted: 2021-05-22 Expires: 2021-06-21

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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