Description:UnitedHealth Group is where some of the most innovative ideas in health care are created every day. At UnitedHealth Group, you will be part of Optum – the actuarial consulting leader in health care innovation. Being an Associate Director within the Provider Risk Advisory actuarial consulting division is about far more than numbers. It’s about partnering with our internal and external customers, driving innovation and being a critical part of a broad holistic solution that healthcare stakeholders need in today’s demanding and rapidly changing environment. You’ll use innovative tools including the largest database of health care information in the world to answer the key questions that healthcare providers and ACOs are pursuing. You’ll work with an elite provider-focused actuarial team along with our clinical counterparts to interpret the intersection of actuarial modeling and population health management. This role fosters strong, ongoing client relationships due to the ability to manage high value initiatives that impact the delivery of products and services for our customers and provides the opportunity to provide continuous coaching, direction, feedback and development for other consultants. This is an extraordinary position that will provide you the skills to open countless new career opportunities. The work is as challenging as it is rewarding. Join us. There’s never been a better time to do your life’s best work.(sm)   Primary Responsibilities: Develop and manage provider focused solutions for internal and external customers Evaluate population health programs Design and develop processes for reporting and analytics to meet customer objectives Perform financial projections and pro-formas for value based care contracts Develop provider distribution compensation models Consult on value based care contracts and term definitions Perform financial feasibility analyses Design new programs and products in collaboration with clinical partners Lead negotiations and presentations Perform quantitative analysis of Actuarial, financial, utilization and costs data Pursue and support new business development activities Analyze forecasts and trends Deploy strong project management and organizational skills Manage multiple clients and projects at a time Balance growth and profitability goals to maximum resultsQualifications:Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree 6+ years of Actuarial experience Intermediate level of proficiency working with MS Excel including formulas, calculations, charts, graphs, etc.   ASA or FSA designation Ability to travel 25-35% of the timePreferred Qualifications: Prior provider actuarial focused consulting experience  ACO and value based care experience Basic level of proficiency with SAS and/or SQLCareers 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)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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. Job Keywords: ASA, FSA, SAS, SQL, Actuary, Consulting, Denver, Colorado, COTravel: Yes, 25 % of the Time CitizenshipStatus: Other Visa Accepted Function: Actuarial ConsultingBusinessSegment: OptumInsight Division: Ops Consulting DeliveryModel: Platinum ContestNumber: 634948 Shift: Day Job OvertimeStatus: Exempt