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Health Plan Strategy Associate


GoHealth Intro: As a leading health insurance marketplace, Go Health’s mission is to improve access to healthcare in America. For customers, enrolling in a health insurance plan is confusing and difficult, and seemingly small differences between plans can lead to significant out-of-pocket costs or lack of access to critical medicines and even providers. We use our technology, agents, and expertise to cut through the confusion and get customers enrolled in a plan with the right coverage and benefits.

Why Apply: GoHealth has established a culture where our employees feel empowered, engaged and inspired. We are looking for builders who will contribute to the long-term health of the company. We also understand that you may not check every box in our requirements list, most applicants don’t! In fact, frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. GoHealth encourages you to break that statistic and to apply today!

About the role:  The Encompass Commercial team at GoHealth partners with leading health plans that will give consumers the right health insurance coverage for their needs. As a Health Plan Strategy Associate, you will play a key role in building and maintaining relationships with new and existing health plans. In this role, you will collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders to drive long-term, strategic growth for GoHealth.

This is an individual contributor role and will be based out of GoHealth’s corporate office.

What you’ll do:

  • Enable GoHealth to fulfill day-to-day health plan relationship needs through internal and external communication and coordination
  • Work across the Encompass business unit to drive strategic health plan initiatives from ideation through completion, and continue to be engaged in ongoing relationship optimization
  • Draft presentations that drive corporate strategy and insights to both external and internal stakeholders, and provide management with updates on key health plan developments
  • Lead and presenting in client facing meetings, with proficiency in key business skills including financial analysis, critical thinking, and business communication
  • Project manage relevant technology implementations and/or pilot initiatives both internally and externally
  • Research, design, and implement process improvement initiatives to create efficiencies and accountability
  • Collaborate across the enterprise to conduct health plan market research and competitive analysis
  • Ability to critically think and put together business cases for potential go-to-market strategies and opportunities

What we’re looking for:

  • BA or BS degree with 2-4 years of work experience, preferably in management consulting, client relations, or business/sales operations
  • Ability to work with cross-functional stakeholders at all levels
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet changing deadlines and priorities
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong analytical capabilities with a passion for providing innovative solutions driven through research and data analysis
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of or experience in the Healthcare industry is a bonus but not required

Location: Chicago, IL 

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy because work life balance is important
  • 401k program with company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Work from Home Stipend