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Manager Proposal Development Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm)

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with sales, product, legal, pricing, and other functional areas to develop solutions for State and County Medicaid proposals
  • Facilities pre- and post- proposal activities, including Solutioning meetings prior to the drop of an RFP and finalist meetings after the RFP response has been submitted
  • Manages and coordinates proposal development activities, including working with proposal writers and SMEs to develop proposals for new and existing Medicaid opportunities
  • Ensure proposals are developed in a professional manner as efficiently as possible, in compliance with procedural requirements
  • Develop and display knowledge of the Medicaid Behavioral Health market in order to assist in the growth of public sector business for OptumHealth
  • Demonstrate outstanding project management skills in order to keep proposal response teams on target for on-time delivery of proposals
  • Lead group proposal reviews and direct approach to incorporating changes
  • Ensure final document is compliant with RFP requirements, including all direct, derived and implied requirements
  • Collaborate with the proposal production team to address proposal layout and publishing issues, and to provide concepts for creating supporting graphics for proposals
  • Escalate conflicts and issues to the VP Proposal Management as required
  • Ensure that work by the team is completed according to defined deadlines
  • Adhere to established Optum proposal process, including use of required tools and documents
  • Demonstrate flexibility when timelines and requirements dictate
  • Participate in ongoing continuous improvement of the Optum proposal development process
  • Other duties as assigned

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 or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing responses to Medicaid RFP / RFR / RFA requests
  • 3+ years of experience in professional and management roles within a Medicaid behavioral health and/or care management service delivery organization
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to multi-task and direct project outcomes based on business objectives
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Capable of managing a variety of complex projects while driving momentum on key projects
  • Strong organizational, planning, coordination and project management skills
  • Is a change agent / self-starter; able to adapt to rapidly changing priorities; continually seek ways to improve processes; demonstrate creative solutions; generate ideas with confidence and is persuasive in selling ideas
  • Able to work evenings and weekends as proposal schedule requires
  • 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.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.SM

Colorado Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600 (add additional reference for sales and physicians). 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.

  • All Telecommuters 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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Eden Prairie , Manager Proposal Development Telecommute, Other , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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