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Associate General Counsel - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: saint paul
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)The Optum Legal, Compliance, and Regulatory Affairs department is seeking an Associate General Counsel (AGC) to join its Growth Legal Team to provide contracting and transactional support to the Optum Growth and Customer office. The position will primarily provide legal guidance and contracting services to Optum Insight and Optum Health sales leaders focused on the payer-facing business. The AGC will become part of an innovative and experienced team of attorneys and legal professionals that operate in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment. The candidate must be able to prioritize multiple competing priorities, communicate effectively with colleagues, clients, and customers, and have desire to develop a deep knowledge of Optum product offerings. Significant contracting drafting experience is a requirement, and experience working in an in-house environment will be strongly considered. The AGC will be expected to handle contracting matters from beginning to end with minimal supervision. You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities: Review contract language to ensure consistency/eliminate conflicts (e.g., in terminology/language) Draft/update standard language for contract templates Draft non-standard contract language based on negotiations Review counterparty (e.g., client, vendor, provider) forms/contract templates to ensure inclusion of necessary terms and conditions for the transaction Identify issues in contracts/proposals/documents that require escalation and engage senior legal counsel as appropriate Communicate risks and explain contract language and terminology (e.g., limits of liability, indemnifications, audits, etc.) appropriately for a given audience Defend the company's position and rationale on contract terms Meet with appropriate areas (e.g., internal/external parties, vendors, outside counsel) to discuss and negotiate non-standard terms Identify/recommend/engage relevant internal/external parties to involve in the contract process to resolve issues and approve non-standard terms Manage multiple contract priorities (e.g., assigned cases/accounts, projects, tasks) and remain focused on key/appropriate priorities in the contracting process Identify/participate in projects to suggest contract process or customer service improvements Search and maintain contract records and data Track and report contract status, exceptions or non-standard approvals Operate proficiently within a paperless contracting process/environment 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: JD and bar admission in at least 1 U.S. state 4+ years of legal experience, with specific, documented experience in contracting drafting and negotiation Experience working with sales clients is a plus, as is experience working as part of a large in-house legal team If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter PolicyDiversity 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: Associate General Counsel, Law, Legal, Compliance, JD, Legal Counsel, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Remote, work from home

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