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Associate Director, Solutioning Writing - Telecommute - 924469

Minneapolis, MN 55415 Work Remotely
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    924469

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)

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This role is a key leader in the proposal process to develop the strategy and the solution and then produce winning RFPs and pitches for each opportunity. This leader will be assigned specific opportunities and contribute to management and coaching of proposal writing staff responsible for responding to UnitedHealthcare Community & State proposals for both new markets and for reprocurements; coordinate proposal development activities including working with the director of proposal development, director of training, proposal directors, accountable owners and content owners to draft proposals for new and existing State partners. Participate as a proposal writer when necessary.

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

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Oversee the ongoing proposal development efforts of the proposal writing staff in response to winning themes, RFPs, RFIs and other marketing documents needed in the course of new and existing business opportunities
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  • Coach writers to improve writing strategy and techniques including outline development and ensuring the proposals are concise, use active voice and are customer focused
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  • Work with solutioning team to develop writing strategy for win themes
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  • Support and guide writers and their role in the upstream strategy
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  • Oversee and assign proposal-writing resources to key projects
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  • Contribute to standards for proposal development, set standards for business retention and optimization
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  • Review and assess performances on each proposal submitted and identify opportunities for improvement
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  • Actively participate, review and contribute to major proposal reviews, ensuring clarity of key themes and market messages
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  • Recruit, hire, train, mentor and provide feedback and performance reviews for the proposal writing staff
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  • Set goals and monitor staff goals in regard to deliverables
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  • Provide staff and director of training with proposal-specific feedback to ensure the final written product meets C&S standards and RFP requirements, and is completed according to defined deadlines
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  • Contribute to ongoing continuous improvement of the Community & State proposal development process
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  • Update and manage the implementation of the Style Guide including proposal-specific term sheets
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  • Escalate conflicts and issues to the Director, Proposal Development as necessary
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  • Conduct other proposal services duties as assigned
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  • Review requests for proposals (RFPs) and related documents furnished by the procuring agency; analyze to understand and capture specific operational, administrative and proposal requirements
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  • Contribute ideas regarding business solution based on own ideas, experience and research
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  • Review prior Community & State proposals to extract relevant content for use in proposal development; work with content manager to determine relevant elements
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  • Inspect and edit own work for clarity and conformance to requirements; work with proposal leadership to address editing issues
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  • Complete work according to deadlines provided by proposal leadership
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  • Participate in cross-functional teams. Work extensively in collaborative environments
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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 or equivalent work experience
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  • 5+ years of proposal operations or related proposal experience
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  • 5+ years of project management experience in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment
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  • 3+ years people management experience
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  • Experience working in a large, matrix organization with multiple stakeholders
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  • Intermediate or greater proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel
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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 similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Healthcare industry experience
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  • Medicaid Experience
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  • Proposal writing experience
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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. 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: Proposal Director, Proposal Writer, RFP, Proposal Manager, Solutioning, Writer, Project Manager, Editor, Writing, Medicaid, Healthcare, Federal, Proposal, Minneapolis, MN, Minnesota, Chicago, IL, Illinois, New York, NY, Atlanta, GA, Georgia, Charlotte, NC, North Carolina, Los Angeles, CA, California, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote

Posted: 2021-05-26 Expires: 2021-06-25

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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