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Description Bring us your experience, your head for strategy, your strength with relationships and your eye for opportunity. In return we offer an unmatched place to grow and develop your career among a richly diverse group of businesses driven by the power and stability of a leading health care organization. Come help us heal and strengthen the health care system as you do your life's 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: Provide legal advice and services on issues concerning the rights, obligations, risks and privileges of the organization Protect the organization's rights in contract negotiations, settlements and litigation Acquire deep knowledge of the industry and the specific business practices of the State Government business within UnitedHealth Group so as to best advise senior business leaders This position will provides a full range of legal advice and services... with an emphasis on providing support to Optum's state government business Advise business units in various government contracting related issues and other public sector business matters Draft and negotiate complex transaction agreements and associated documents with customers, vendors, subcontractors and strategic partners Support day-to-day operation of Optum's state government business unit Frequently interact with Optum senior leadership team and outside counsel on legal issues Work with business clients to resolve legal issues with company-wide significance Ability to provide lead legal support for strategic product solution offering 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 6+ years of legal experience 4+ years of government contracting experience Experience providing advice to senior business leaders Experience with state and/or federal procurements, including RFP review, proposal preparation and review, drafting and negotiating resulting prime and subcontracts and bid protests Experience providing legal advice in a government contracting environment Experience collaborating across a matrixed business and legal environment Understanding of business problems related to assigned legal projects Experience evaluating and determining appropriate legal course of action to meet business unit needs Experience building and maintaining rapport with superiors, peers, subordinates, and external company contacts Preferred Qualifications: Health care legal experience and/or information technology legal experience Strong understanding of health care and/or information technology industry Experience with bid protests Knowledge of legal principles underlying organizational conflicts of interest 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. *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 Information Job ID: 55582152 Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States Position Title: Associate General Counsel Company Name: UnitedHealth Group Job Type: Full-Time Jobs You May Like UG Associate General Counsel - Privacy UnitedHealth Group UG Senior Associate General Counsel - Telecommute UnitedHealth Group UG Associate General Counsel Litigation - Telecommute UnitedHealth Group UG Associate General Counsel Litigation - Telecommute

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