Job Information

Kaiser Permanente Account Manager II - Large Group in Portland, Oregon

Note: Work location is the remote workplace (e.g. home address) per KP’s Authorized States Policy - Employees may be required to travel to a KP or customer site. Residence required in the primary location state – Oregon

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


TITLE: Account Manager II - Large Group

LOCATION: Portland, Oregon

REQNUMBER: 1278714

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.