Specialty Pharmacy Account Executive, Health Plans – Telecommute

at UnitedHealth Group
Location Michigan City, IN
Date Posted November 19, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


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

The Specialty Pharmacy Account Executive, Health Plans manages various clients and will be focused on implementation of products and services. It will also include quarterly business reviews, data file management, escalated issue resolution, acting as specialty pharmacy SME and consultative services for clients and internal partners. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manages ongoing contract relationships and service delivery to payers for multiple accounts
  • Acts as outward - facing, dedicated resource for assigned accounts, typically with direct payer contact (not call center) and large - size accounts
  • Builds relationships with payers
  • Represents client internally and coordinates with other functions to implement client systems, complete projects, and address ongoing service needs
  • May travel to client site to provide consultative services and recommendations
  • Analyzes reports to determine client trends, recommendations, and implements programs appropriate for the client
  • Works with other departments to develop operational solutions and recommendations
  • Sells the specialty pharmacy value proposition to internal partners and external clients

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:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher or equivalent years of experience
  • 3+ years of Specialty and /or Infusion Operational Experience
  • 3+ years of managing client/payer relationships
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time 
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnithedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM / Account Management) setting
  • Excel experience
  • Presentation skills
  • Project Management related experience
  • Previous experience customizing presentation to the audience and working with various teams within the organization
  • Ability to multitask to resolution/completion
  • Lead and develop others within a team environment
  • Ability to problem solve/formulate solutions from experience or research
  • Prior experience managing a large Health Plan
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnithedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

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.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600.  The salary range for Connecticut/Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. 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

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.   

Job Keywords: Specialty Pharmacy Account Manager, Account Executive, PBM Client Management, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote 

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