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Account Manager II

Primary Location Oakland, California Job Number 1250644 Date posted 01/18/2024
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Job Summary:

Implements standard sales and retention strategy for health insurance or workers compensation accounts with guidance from a supervisor. Utilizes opportunities, resources, technology tools, and customer performance data (e.g., cost utilization, financial, clinical) to meet competitive revenue and growth targets with coaching from a supervisor. Builds and maintains relationships with customers, consultants, brokers, and/or channel partners, including providing information and foundational product knowledge, and resolving or escalating concerns. Builds foundational knowledge of customer businesses and develops account strategies in alignment with customer goals. Collaborates internally and externally to develop account strategy, including supporting communication, and recommending solutions to customers. Follows best practices and established timelines to execute sales and renewals, including administration, negotiations, presentations, rate, product and benefits with guidance from a supervisor. Is accountable for Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to support the sustained growth and competitive position of KP in the market.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Pursues effective relationships with others by sharing resources, information, and knowledge with coworkers and members. Listens to, addresses, and seeks performance feedback. Pursues self-development; acknowledges strengths and weaknesses based on career goals and takes appropriate development action to leverage / improve them. Adapts to and learns from change, challenges, and feedback; demonstrates flexibility in approaches to work. Assesses and responds to the needs of others to support a business outcome.

  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date knowledge in subject area to meet deadlines; follows procedures and policies, and applies data and resources to support projects or initiatives with limited guidance and/or sponsorship. Collaborates with others to solve business problems; escalates issues or risks as appropriate; communicates progress and information. Supports the completion of priorities, deadlines, and expectations. Identifies and speaks up for ways to address improvement opportunities.

  • Provides a positive customer experience within market turnaround expectations by: building and maintaining strategic relationships with customers, consultants, brokers, and/or channels while acting as the KP representative to monitor contract, benefit/service, and renewal activities; demonstrating foundational product knowledge when educating customers, consultants, brokers, and/or channel partners, resolving any questions or concerns; building a working understanding of prospect or customer business to ensure that Request for Renewal (RFR) response and engagement strategies are in alignment with customer goals; partnering with engagement team/specialist to coordinate engagement programs (e.g., member wellness) with coaching from a supervisor; and providing accurate information including recommendations for new products, benefits/services offerings, and pricing models to address customer, consultant, broker, and/or channel needs with coaching from a supervisor.

  • Demonstrates commitment to KP sales and retention goals by: implementing standard strategies to meet or exceed targets for retention and growth for accounts in the Book of Business; documenting progress on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and maintaining updated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) platform with coaching from a supervisor; and supporting the sustained growth and competitive position of KP in the market.

  • Contributes to the execution of sales and renewals by: supporting the RFR process end-to-end, following established timelines and best practices; supporting standard sales and renewals including administration, negotiations, and presentations and rate product and benefit/service validation; following up on contracts, pricing, and membership accounting to implement the negotiated terms for sales and renewals; and identifying cross-sell and upsell opportunities to increase growth and retention.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Marketing, Finance, Business Administration, or a directly related field OR minimum three (3) years of experience in sales, customer service, telemarketing, account management, health plan administration, insurance, or a directly related field.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs): Customer Experience; Member Service; Benefits/Services; Benefits/Services Presentations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year of experience in group health care benefits sales, account management, and/or implementation, or a directly related field.
  • Health Insurance License in state(s) where applicable.
Primary Location: California,Oakland,1800 Harrison Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: Account Management Department: MSSA Admin Offices - Grp Reltn-Sales-Lrg Grps Div1 - 7016 Pay Range: $79000 - $102190 / year The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest