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Account Manager-National Accounts

Bloomfield, CT 06002
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Role Summary

The National Account Manager (NAM) will have responsibility of overall operational performance strategy and execution for Cigna clients with 3,000+ employee lives. Primary responsibilities include development and execution of broad service strategy in support of large client global benefit programs, wellness, and employee relation goals; as well as Cigna persistency, membership growth, and earnings targets. The NAM effectively manages business relationships, collaborates, and communicates across all product/operational lines to ensure that systems and processes are in place to meet client/customer needs, and drive efficiency for the organization, segment, and team.

Role Components

  • Support the organization to achieve net medical membership growth, profitability and persistency objectives through effective service oversight, account retention and management strategies
  • Effectively collaborates with Advocacy partners on benefit, service, and relational strategies targeting enhanced customer and client experience
  • Maintains market/competitive knowledge on service trends and differentiators - can "sell" Cigna service & tools in a retail setting and/or client discussion
  • Effectively collaborates with National Account Executive (NAE) on broad account retention, growth, and satisfaction strategies (multi-product/operational collaboration for operations, network, marketing, product, Health Care Reform etc.) drives inclusion of case installation, product and service partners where appropriate
  • Collaborates with National Account Executive on renewal activities, to include RFP involvement, geo access reporting/analysis, etc.
  • Develop/maintain "trusted-advisor" relationships with clients and consultants; by proactively engaging in needs and goals discussions, and then leverages Cigna's capabilities and services to differentiate Cigna from the competition
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of Cigna products/services across all product lines (HealthCare, Dental, Behavioral, Cigna Group Insurance, Pharmacy, Medical and Condition/Disease Management, Lifestyle Management Programs, Incentive Programs, Cigna Global, etc.)
  • Maintains current knowledge of Health Care Reform (legislation/compliance rules) and can confidently and effectively articulate impacts for the client, and Cigna
  • Lead in managing dental reporting requests to include analytics and presentation
  • Develop/implement consumerism strategies for target accounts to drive enrollment growth and facilitate meaningful customer behavior change and through health advocacy& cost transparency. Includes detailed communication campaigns and event participation as applicable
  • Maintains basic understanding and conceptual application of underwriting principals
  • Effectively leverages resources to fulfill client onsite needs, offers creative and effective solutions to drive optimal client outcomes and satisfaction while balancing Cigna cost
  • Represents Cigna well in market based events (client & consultant forums, annual enrollment, etc.)
  • Lead in managing health care provider (HCP) network and client specific network (CSN) activities and communication


  • College Degree or a minimum of 5+ years equivalent related experience
  • Proficient knowledge (min of 3+ years) in healthcare / managed care business; to include many or all of the following: product knowledge, underwriting principals, risk and financial analysis skills, marketing processes, sales practices, account management and knowledge of administrative operations
  • Ability to travel within the United States as needed, could be as high as 25%.
  • Ability to obtain appropriate license.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, influencing skills; exhibits courage
  • Strategic and financial savvy; ability to partner with NAE to grow book of business
  • Demonstrated planning/organizational skills; ability to plan for both the long and short term; drive priorities and results
  • Demonstrated ability to foster strong working relationships; demonstrates leadership within a heavily matrixed environment

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of 73,200 - 122,000 USD / yearly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That's why you'll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at Cigna .

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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