Aetna Account Director - National Accounts (Self-Funded) in Denver, Colorado

Req ID: 42693BR

POSITION SUMMARY

The Account Director develops and executes effective account management strategies for larger, more complex accounts to meet profitable growth and cross-selling objectives.

Fundamental Components:

*Act as senior strategic business partner to constituents (producers, plan sponsors, customers) to optimize the positioning of Aetnas products and services and to attain profitability and membership objectives. *Develops and executes the renewal process ensuring appropriate margins and customer/membership retention targets are achieved. Prepares client for renewal by explaining cost drivers of benefit plan, offers solutions to reduce costs, delivers renewal to client and producer. Formulates complex financial decision recommendations and presents them to management. *Assesses the competitive environment and develops sales strategies to capitalize on market opportunities and drive a competitive advantage. *Accountable for establishing and maintaining relationships with appropriate internal partners, (underwriting, plan sponsor services, medical management, etc.). *Ensure clients are kept informed of any regulatory issues and/or developing healthcare trends potentially impacting their benefits program strategy. Works with clients to make certain that any changes resulting from this activity are appropriately addressed within the context of their business needs and employee benefits strategy. *Leads finalist presentations related to either new business or growth/cross sell opportunities on designated customers.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:

8-10 years industry or customer service experience *College degree or equivalent experience *Licensure as required by state.

EDUCATION

The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Insurance/ is desired

FUNCTIONAL EXPERIENCES

Functional - Sales & Service/Account Management/7-10 Years

Functional - Sales & Service/Complex negotiations/7-10 Years

TECHNOLOGY EXPERIENCES

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Outlook/7-10 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft PowerPoint/7-10 Years/End User

Technical - Desktop Tools/Microsoft Word/7-10 Years/End User

Telework Specifications:

Position is to be a WAH located in Central or Western US

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION

Meritain Health is an aggressively growing division within Aetna and the Account Director is a leading position within the National Accounts team.

Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

Benefit eligibility may vary by position. Click here to review the benefits associated with this position.

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Job Function: Sales and Service