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Pricing Analyst - Eden Prairie, MN, Schaumburg, IL, Irvine, CA, Cypress, CA - 931599

Irvine, CA 92606
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    931599

OptumRx is looking for a curious and self-motivated pricing analyst to be part of our Pricing and Underwriting team. This is an entry-level analytics role where you will learn the business fundamentals of client pricing, the underlying data flows, and the tools and systems used in this type of analysis.

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This role will grow and leverage your analytical, critical, and strategic thinking skills in a collaborative, fast-paced environment. Through participation in the pricing activities of RFPs (Requests for Proposals) you will acquire a breadth of knowledge in all financial/operational aspects of our business.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Determine pricing for the various products and services we offer, customized for each individual case using a variety of forecast models
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  • Leverage business knowledge to propose solutions to business problems regularly in a dynamic work environment
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  • Build and maintain financial models to assist in the economic analysis of market alternatives
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  • Evaluate and recommend alternative pricing options and plan design changes based on economic analyses and trends
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  • Collaborate with the Sales, Proposals and Legal teams to project pricing and profit for a range of services and products the company offers
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  • Participatein the development of business strategy
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  • Leadlarge, complex projects to achieve key business objectives
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Required Qualifications:

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  • An undergraduate degree. Majors in finance, math, business, data analytic or other analytically-oriented discipline preferred, but those from other disciplines encouraged to apply (critical thinkers from liberal arts or other programs welcome).
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  • Proficiency with desktop tools: Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word.
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  • Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills in academic or professional setting.
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  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence across a matrix environment.
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations.
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  • Employees are 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 prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. 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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  • Basic understanding of structured data/databases and the use of SQL-based tools.
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  • Experience working with large datasets, including ability to write simple functions in Excel.
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  • Healthcare or pharmaceutical background
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  • Financial analysis or Pricing experience
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  • Good communication skills- verbal and written
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At UnitedHealth Group, we're making a difference in the lives of millions of people. That's a lot of responsibility and a chance to do your life's best work.SM
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"UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.
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"Already Fortune 7, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.
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"Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.
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"Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

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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: pricing, analyst, OptumRx, Irvine, CA, California

Posted: 2021-06-03 Expires: 2021-07-03

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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