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Sr Director, Actuarial - Remote - 2185940

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Genoa Telepsychiatry

Plymouth, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

Optum is seeking an experienced health care professional who can leverage broad industry experience and expertise to develop, sell, and deliver pharmacy consulting services grounded in Optum’s unique actuarially-focused approach. The Senior Director will sell and execute across our Payer, PBM, Life Sciences, and Specialty Pharmacy client segments. This role requires sales and consulting expertise and the ability to lead other subject matter experts. Critical to this role is the ability to communicate effectively with our clients’ mid- and senior-level executives and to develop market-differentiating client relationships.

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


Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Achieve major business objectives, including Business Development, Team Contribution, Role Competency, and Utilization
  • Lead growth and innovation of service offerings that lead to client satisfaction
  • Develop and sell actuarial/pharmacy consulting opportunities regarding education, analytics, business strategy and tactics
  • Work with and direct others to identify and solve relevant business problems and opportunities
  • Provide thought leadership on healthcare topics
  • Identify emerging market topics and their impact to clients
  • Lead the delivery of consulting projects that may include healthcare cost analysis, optimization of performance, quality measures, coverage strategies, treatment outcomes, financial assessments, total cost of care, and policy analyses
  • Assure high quality client deliverables
  • Provide coaching and mentoring to less senior consultants and analysts


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: 

  • Pharmacy degree and licensure
  • 15+/- years of hands-on experience working in the pharmacy field
  • Staff management experience
  • P&L experience and/or significant benefit design and contracting strategy
  • Proven excellent client management and relationship development expertise
  • Demonstrated agility across multiple lines of business and proven ability to solve complex business challenges
  • Proven ability to speak publicly on current industry issues
  • Willing to travel at least 10% of the time (few nights a month on average)    

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $142,300 to $273,200. 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. 

*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy 

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.    



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. 


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