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UnitedHealth Group

Key Accounts Account Executive - Portland, ME (112133946)


Account Director



Portland, Maine, United States

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)

When you're working to make the health care system better for everyone, you do things on a human level. Here at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual, a part of the growing UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we're creating transformative change that affects millions of people. But it all comes down to building relationships– one person at a time. As a Sr. Account Executive for Key Accounts, you'll be responsible for selling new, fully insured, and self-insured business in the 100+ employee segment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Sales representative for UHC Key Accounts is responsible for broker and direct sales to customers in the 100 – 5,000 employee range. The principle focus is the sale of new fully insured business, ASO business (both TPA and bundled) with indirect responsibility for the retention of existing accounts
  • New Business Sales:
    • Accountable for prospect from presale to implementation with extensive experience managing complex RFPs
    • Ability to develop complex sales solutions: ASO, TPA, Network, High Performing Networks, Pharmacy, etc
    • Proactive pipeline management with a focus on 1000+ opportunities
    • Leads cross-functional team to achieve positive sales results
    • Identifies opportunities for ancillary/Enterprise products on all new sales
    • Travel as required
  • Relationship Building:
    • Collaborate with and develop key broker/consultant relationships.
    • Develop and maintain internal relationships across a matrixed organization.
    • Understand customer and broker needs and provide value-added consultation
    • Identifies key brokers/consultants for management development
    • Present a positive image of UHG in the marketplace
    • Community involvement through professional organizations, associations and local organization
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Maintain current knowledge of all UHC products, services, and underwriting practices and principles
    • Effectively communicate UHG/UHC strategies and mission to the marketplace
    • Maintain knowledge of competitor products and services and how UHC can effectively differentiate ourselves

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience
  • Sales insurance license must be maintained as required by state law or ability to obtain upon hire
  • 2+ years of insurance sales/account management experience, including selling or managing
  • 2+ years of experience selling health care products through direct sales or brokers
  • 2+ years of experience obtaining and exceeding sales goals
  • 2+ years of experience building and maintaining positive, constructive working relationships with senior level executives both internally and externally
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Detailed experience selling 1000+ EE complex opportunities
  • Detailed knowledge of ASO self-funding arrangements and TPA platforms
  • Detailed knowledge of network constructs, including discounts and High Performing Networks
  • Detailed knowledge of pharmacy solutions

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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 where ever 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)

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.