Account Executive - UnitedHealth Group

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota US


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 209463

Position Title: Account Executive V

External Description:


Location: Minneapolis, MN

The Account Executive (AE) is responsible for direct sales and insuring client value realization supporting specific Health Insurance account(s) in the Central region as part of the strategic named-accounts organization. The person is responsible for the profitable sale of the Teradata analytic solution portfolio including Cloud solutions, Infrastructure & Analytical Consulting Services, Managed Services, Teradata data warehouse software and platforms, Customer Services. The AE is expected to work as part of the overall Healthcare Account team.

Key Responsibilities 
• Understand the needs, goals and challenges of all business functions of each client 
• Support client to develop their analytical and predictive capabilities with the goal of integrating Teradata solutions and services into the fabric of business decision-making. 
• Develop healthcare industry knowledge shaped by analytics exposure; continually increase knowledge of the clients business (and industry) often serving as the clients first line consultant. 
• Engage with senior level client contacts across all areas of the client’s business on a regular basis, delivering a continuous flow of business-building ideas (hypothesis), while securing relationship and performance/feedback. 
• Develop and drive business value centric account plans, processes, and strategies that improve results for clients first, while growing the portfolio of Teradata solutions and services. 
• Build, manage and foster an extended customer focused team-oriented environment. 
• Lead complex multi-dimensional consulting services and data management engagements. 
• Explain complex concepts in non-technical language to a variety of stakeholders. 
• Drive C-suite relationship internally (Teradata R&D) and with the client. 
• Prepare and deliver presentations to convey technology and business value propositions. 
• Leverage knowledge of advanced analytics (machine learning, data mining, etc.) in a team centric client problem solving environment. 
• Utilize data visualization and data management comprehension/skills. 
• Apply excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills to convey value based messages to the client and internal team members. 
• Continuous learning about open source and analytical solution trend strengths and issues. 
• Develop an internal network of SMEs, stay current on other Teradata customer’s success stories and apply them in client situations. 

Work Environment 
This position is working in a virtual office environment, including home office & customer site. A combination of independent work and team collaboration will be required. 
Travel up to 50% is also possible. The candidate must be based in the Midwest and be able to be onsite at customer locations up to 4 days per week. 

Skills & Attributes 
A successful candidate should be driven, creative, a self-starter and strategic thinker. The candidate must possess the ability to lead, advise and advocate for customers. The candidate must also be curious about a customer’s business needs/challenges, new solutions, new technologies, new types of services and have the personal drive to want to explore how they can be applied to a customer. Strong story telling skills is a must. Ability to be a calm but action oriented leader in time sensitive situations.

Basic Qualifications 
• Bachelor’s Degree 
• Minimum of 10+ years’ experience in selling enterprise software or consulting services specific to data management and analytical solutions. 
• Demonstrated success in sales. 75%+ success record for making sales goals. 
• Demonstrated success managing large or strategic account relationships. 

Preferred Qualifications 
• Master’s Degree 
• The ideal candidate has experience working with large healthcare organizations like Anthem, Cigna, United Health Group, or others and understands the business and technology needs of these organizations. 
• Experience and proves success developing account strategies, leading a team, taking on individual goals to drive new relationships and client value within targeted large or strategic accounts. 
• Industry knowledge pertains to one’s ability to understand the current business problems that face customers in the industry, staying on top of industry trends, predicting/forecasting possible business problems, and being able to articulate how Teradata solutions can help the customer. 
• Quantitative background/proven problem-solving skills. 
• Previous experience selling consulting services, business intelligence & analytics solutions. 
• Awareness and comprehension of the latest advanced analytics techniques and how they apply to business decisions. 

*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. 

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City: Minneapolis

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Account Executive - UnitedHealth Group

Job Category: Sales

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