Expanding access to affordable, high quality health care starts here. This is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. This is where bold people with big ideas are writing the next chapter in health care. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) The Associate Director of MAC Pricing & Performance drives business performance using quantitative data analytics and methodologies, optimizing MAC price points for our clients while assisting in the development of future pharmacy network strategies. Primary Responsibilities:Work directly with internal business partners at the senior leadership level to develop, implement and monitor strategies to maximize the accuracy and completeness of OptumRx MAC pricing operations for our customers and pharmacies Forecast / project financial performance of price lists interpreting complex data sets and aggregated performance information Lead development of new tools, applications that will advance abilities to drive intelligent pricing strategies and deploy pricing strategies rapidly Leverage best - in - class data visualization and analytic tools to elucidate pricing opportunities and develop insight-focused dashboards Identify current and future pricing trends using statistical analysis, analytic modeling, and data visualization techniques Advise pricing strategies that best meet the needs of OptumRx customers and maximize performance against network pharmacy and customer guarantees Promote best practice standards (e.g., pricing, methodology, tools, technologies, etc.) to applicable stakeholders (e.g., within Network Pricing team, within Network Management; peers; markets; regions) Engage with internal partners to explain financial analysis, reconcile models, and/or participate in negotiation with key business partners Work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet business timelines Direct others to resolve business problems that affect multiple functional areas
Required QualificationsBachelor's degree in Finance, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics Professional experience Experience in financial services, or pricing function Demonstrated ability to work well and collaboratively, with multiple teams or departments for business growth or profitability goals Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to speak clearly and concisely, conveying complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information Understanding of data visualization and analytics tools (ex. Tableau, SAS, SQL, Microsoft Excel) Data visualization techniques based on deep understanding of client needs Understanding of financial modeling analytics Understanding of transaction pricing and financial performancePreferred QualificationsAdvanced degree in relevant field of study (ex. accounting, mathematics, statistics) Healthcare business experience Financial performance analytics experience People management experienceCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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) 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. Job Keywords: MAC, Maximum Allowable Cost, Pricing, Pricing and Performance, Finance, optum, Dublin, Ireland
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.