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UnitedHealth Group

Federal Health Plan Consultant - Remote in DC or Minneapolis


Home Health


Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Federal Health Plan Consultant will serve as a core member of UnitedHealthcare Retiree Solution’s team focused on federal retiree benefits. This critical position is responsible for developing relationships with local HR contacts at federal agencies around the country. The Federal Health Plan Consultant is responsible for both the direct agency relationship as well as, presenting to members and must quickly transitions between being a strategic partner to local agency HR leads and delivering presentations to large groups of potential members.

The position is a combination of external relationship buidling and strategic sales support, and the successful candidate will be working to ensure the sales and account management team meets growth targets.

If you are located in the DC or Minneapolis areas, you will have the flexibility to work remotely* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 50% - Relationship development and educational meetings
  • Develop relationships with federal agencies around the country through outbound calls and in person visits. Establish yourself as a strategic partner for agency HR teams. Schedule and deliver educational meetings to educate retirees and soon-to-be-retirees about the UnitedHealthcare plans available through the FEHB program. Support conference marketing and follow-up activities
  • 25% - Market analysis
  • Conduct extensive research to thoroughly understand the options available to our target audience
  • 25% - Technical/Operational/Executive Level Support
  • Provide high level technical/executive support for FEHBP sales lead and leadership team including assisting with preparation for internal and external presentations. Manage special projects on an as needed basis

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:

  • Bachelors Degree or experience working with FEHB plans
  • Hold an active health insurance license or be in the process of earning one (must commit to holding the license within 3 months of hire)
  • Experience speaking in front of crowds of 100+ people
  • Willingness and ability to travel 50% with increased travel (up to 75% between October and December)
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds (required for transporting materials to retiree events)
  • Reside within commutable distance of a major hub airport

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience balancing customer/member requests and the needs of the business
  • Computer literacy, including expertise leveraging Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated track record in building relationships internally and externally
  • Proven organizational skills
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Appropriate sense of urgency and ownership for resolving issues
  • Ability to navigate a complex business environment

Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Work with a Fortune 5 organization that’s serving millions of people as we transform health care with bold ideas. Bring your energy for driving change for the better. Help us improve health access and outcomes for everyone, as we work to advance health equity, connecting people with the care they need to feel their best. As an industry leader, our commitment to improving lives is second to none.

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $82,100 to $146,900. 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

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.