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Resp & Qualifications

Want to be a part of a start-up department at CareFirst?  If so, join the Diversified Benefits team!

Diversified Benefits is a new department at CareFirst with a focus on providing Life, Disability, Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity insurance coverage in addition to our current portfolio of medical and dental/vision products. 

Diversified Benefits is responsible for the initial rollout of these products as well as the on-going operational maintenance and sales. We have a lot of work to do to launch and shape this product line – from market research to understanding how to ingrate these products into our pre-sale and post-sale processes. You could be involved in researching how to launch new product features, competitive analyses, baselining current operational processes, marketing, contract generation, broker compensation, service standards, etc. You name it – we’re building it!

We’re looking for students who are interested in learning about new products and markets as well as developing their leadership and professional skills. It’s an exciting time to be at CareFirst!

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

 

  • Coordinates and conducts research and, from findings, develops appropriate recommendations and/or procedures.
    • Researches and analyzes industry and competitor trends.
    • Develops and documents processes and procedures in support of Diversified Benefits. 
    • Analyzes existing processes and future processes and makes recommendations for future state. 
    • Works with Key Stakeholders and supports the Diversified Benefits Operations Manager with the transition of operational activities to the appropriate business areas with the appropriate support (i.e. developing standard operating procedures, training materials, educational sessions, etc.).
  • Creates and maintains documentation that tracks progress; responsible for submitting status to internal stakeholders and external business partners.
    • Coordinates the collection of data from resources across the organization. 
    • Enters and retrieves data, analyzes data, ensures all data is subjected to quality reviews to ensure accuracy; uses data to identify problems and improve procedures.  
    • Creates and produces custom reports as requested. 
    • Monitors progress by tracking activity, resolving problems, and publishing progress reports.
    • Responsible for supporting the ongoing operational activities of the Diversified Benefits Operational team as assigned.
    • May serve as a business project manager on specific work streams or areas within the Diversified Benefits operations team. Establishes and publishes clear priorities among project activities. Coordinates team activities to meet project milestones.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required This position requires an individual working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in an accredited college or university.  Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.  We are looking for students seeking degrees in business, business administration, management, entrepreneurship, leadership, organizational change, and other related programs.

We are looking for students who can work up to 15 -20 hours during the academic year and 40 hours during the summer. 

Required Abilities/Skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with and maintain effective working relationships with internal staff.
  • Attention to detail and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to synthesize information quickly and set priorities.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to manage multiple assignments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Well-developed PC skills including Microsoft office software such as Excel, Word, OneNote, Visio and PowerPoint
  • An independent means of transportation. Local travel may be necessary.

Preferred:

  • Experience developing operating procedures and training materials
  • Project management experience or focused curriculum 

 

Department

Department: Large Group - Diversified Benefits

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

The hire range posted is an annual rate. All intern positions will be paid hourly.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 4/30/2018

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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