Manager, Actuarial Consulting Services – Health Net, Inc. – Woodland Hills, CA

Job Summary

The Manager of Actuarial Services is responsible for managing the actuarial support for Medicare Advantage products for assigned states. Support includes an advisory role for all aspects of products.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Apply knowledge of mathematics, probability, statistics, principles of finance and business for pricing and modeling of new Medicare Advantage products.

Support the Medicare Advantage bid process

Conduct product experience studies.

Perform product budgeting and forecasting.

Oversee the financial and actuarial analysis of staff


BS or BA in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance or Economics or related field

Certification/Licensure Required

Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA)

Government Clearance & US Citizenship Requirement


Experience Required

Minimum of five years actuarial experience in health care or closely related industry

Medicare and/or Medicaid actuarial experience preferred

OR, any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of actuarial modeling including rating, and budgeting. IBNR knowledge a plus.

Knowledge of regulatory requirements for Medicare and understanding of Medicare bid process

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written and presentation communication skills

Strong technical, analytical and computer systems skills including proficiency in MS Excel and Access

Knowledge of actuarial principles including, but not limited to, rate-setting and rate review, actuarial soundness, pricing, trends, and forecasts

Ability to work independently, as well as work collaboratively with areas including Sales, Finance, Legal, Provider Network Management, Medical Management and other internal and external partners

Working Conditions

The following section describes the general physical requirements for this position. Please note that constant refers to more than 81% of time; significant refers to 40-80%; and moderate refers to 20-40% of the time.

Operates personal computers, printers, facsimile, telephones, copy machines and other commonly used office accessories/equipment.

Exposed to confidential information and expected to maintain confidentiality at all times; must adhere to HIPAA rules and regulations.

May be required to work outside of normally scheduled hours as mandated by the client, project and/or workload (e.g. evenings, weekends, and/or holidays).

May be required to maintain established work pace, meet deadlines; may have last minute urgent requests.

Physical activity may include: twisting, reaching, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, grasping, grabbing, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, climbing, etc.

Required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Required to have hearing ability to receive detailed information through oral communication.

Required to have speaking ability to express or exchange ideas.

Constant computer usage including typing and/or eye strain.

Significant repetitive arm, wrist, hand and finger motions — making repetitive movements (e.g. key boarding, filing, data entry).

Significant phone usage; headsets may be required.

Constant sedentary work (desk bound or seated).

Constant reading is required via computer screen and/or bound printed materials.

Constant concentration may be required on various subjects by listening, reading and thinking clearly.

Constant interaction with others may be required. May need to listen, think, and speak in order to interact with others. Business interactions and behavior between coworkers and/or external customers are required. This may require face-to-face or telephone interactions.

Constant thinking at work may include listening, learning, analyzing, evaluating, and the ability to interpret what is seen and/or heard, or to link information from one or several things to the next.


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Location: Woodland Hills, CA

Health Net and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability

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