Deputy General Counsel Manager at UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth Group

Full-Time

Washington, DC, USA

Not defined

23 Nov → 23 Dec

Job Description

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry thats improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isnt about another gadget, its about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. Theres no room for error. Join us and start doingyour lifes 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:
• Proactively lead a team of legal professionals responsible for providing OptumRx business leaders with effective advice and counsel on regulatory and transactional matters, as well as business strategies, with a focus on OptumRx’s relationships with its supply chain
• Operate in a strategic and pro-active manner to assist our internal business clients in managing their relationships with pharmaceutical and network partners while managing the legal and regulatory risk related to prescription drug programs
• Solid conflict management skills, as well as comfort with ambiguity and uncertainty
• Skills that will be utilized to advise business leaders on potential liability and exposure and resolving disputes related to supply chain relationships, as well as client relationships where supply chain issues are implicated
• Solid organizational agility to effectively navigate cross-functionally across key business and legal stakeholders to help drive business solutions and results
• Function as part of a high performing, collegial team
• As a member of the OptumRx legal team, close collaboration with colleagues is expected, as well as a willingness to adapt to the changing legal support requirements of our growing business
• Provide ongoing education and training on best practices related to relationships with the supply chain
• Participate in occasional business travel to meet with supply chain partners and business teams

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:
• Juris Doctorate degree
• 10+ years legal experience in health care regulatory and transactional practices
• Solid technical and functional skills including transactional negotiation and drafting skills and the applicable regulatory frameworks
• Solid business acumen, prioritize ongoing education in the relevant business practices and trends
• Skilled in reading and understanding individuals and interpersonal agility to support building and maintaining rapport, trust and respect among superiors, peers, subordinates and external company contacts
• Ability to motivate and engage people to excel and work together collaboratively to drive results

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working with the pharmaceutical and/or pharmacy benefits management industries
• Solid verbal and written communication skills,presentation creation and delivery skills
• Solid customer service and interpersonal communication skills

Careers with Optum.Heres 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 worlds 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 doyour lifes best work.(sm)
• All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $174,600 to $332,200. 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 Responsibilities

  • Proactively lead a team of legal professionals responsible for providing OptumRx business leaders with effective advice and counsel on regulatory and transactional matters, as well as business strategies, with a focus on OptumRx’s relationships with its supply chain
  • Operate in a strategic and pro-active manner to assist our internal business clients in managing their relationships with pharmaceutical and network partners while managing the legal and regulatory risk related to prescription drug programs
  • Solid conflict management skills, as well as comfort with ambiguity and uncertainty
  • Skills that will be utilized to advise business leaders on potential liability and exposure and resolving disputes related to supply chain relationships, as well as client relationships where supply chain issues are implicated
  • Solid organizational agility to effectively navigate cross-functionally across key business and legal stakeholders to help drive business solutions and results
  • Function as part of a high performing, collegial team
  • As a member of the OptumRx legal team, close collaboration with colleagues is expected, as well as a willingness to adapt to the changing legal support requirements of our growing business
  • Provide ongoing education and training on best practices related to relationships with the supply chain
  • Participate in occasional business travel to meet with supply chain partners and business teams
  • 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

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Juris Doctorate degree

  • 10+ years legal experience in health care regulatory and transactional practices

  • Solid technical and functional skills including transactional negotiation and drafting skills and the applicable regulatory frameworks

  • Solid business acumen, prioritize ongoing education in the relevant business practices and trends

  • Skilled in reading and understanding individuals and interpersonal agility to support building and maintaining rapport, trust and respect among superiors, peers, subordinates and external company contacts

  • Ability to motivate and engage people to excel and work together collaboratively to drive results

  • Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

Benefits/What We offer

  • Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado/Connecticut/Nevada residents is $174,600 to $332,200

  • 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

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