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Position in this function is responsible for Contract Negotiation and Maintenance. Preparing, negotiating, and administering customer contract work for the UHC Shared Services Contract Team (“Contracts Team”).

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

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Draft contract amendments for customers.  Respond to internal and external questions on contract amendments and explain the company's position on contract terms (legal, business, and financial). Develop appropriate compromises in contract language while complying with legal and business requirements, relevant policies, and laws/regulations
  • Manage multiple contract priorities for assigned customer caseload
  • Produce contractual documents that meet expectations of timeliness and quality
  • Clearly explain contract language and terminology to sales and other business partners
  • Apply systems and technology to administer the contracting process
  • Participate in special projects/assignments as required


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:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of experience in health care insurance with proficiency in business operations
  • Proven ability to handle high volumes of work
  • Demonstrated project management, analysis, and teamwork skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in customer-facing contracting 
  • Ability and desire to work in a highly dynamic fast-paced environment within tight deadlines, while quickly shifting priorities, serving multiple customers, and managing multiple assignments
  • Ability to work independently utilizing good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated ability in expressing ideas to build consensus among many stakeholders
  • Clear and honest communication practices; ability to communicate and work well with people at all levels
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentations skills


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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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Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $66,100 to $118,300. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $72,800 to $129,900. 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 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.


Job country: United States

City: Philadelphia

Category: Business Operations Specialists, All Other

Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States

Job posted 2022-06-04

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