Business Contract Analyst

Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 17, 2022
Jun 15, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 600,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 12 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Work Location: Work from home, in the office or hybrid (in the office 3 or more days per week)

The health and safety of our employees, members, providers, and our community is our highest priority. Therefore, all new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting at UCare, subject to limited exceptions such as for a sincerely held religious belief or for medical reasons.

Position Description

This position is responsible to facilitate business contract activities for the organization. Activities include partnering with business owners, purchasing, vendor management office, legal and other identified departments to facilitate the contracting review process in close partnership with Legal to ensure consistent and robust business terms and conditions. You will coordinate the preliminary agreement reviews for business edits, Information Technology (IT) requirements and compliance related language, as needed, in collaboration with the business owner(s), IT, Compliance and Privacy Subject Matter Expert's (SMEs) as appropriate. Upon completion of the preliminary review, handoff final redlined draft document to Legal for review process.

• Partner with business owners, purchasing, vendor management office, legal, IT/security, and accounting to facilitate the preliminary contracting review process for all new, renewals, amendments and other contracting documents requiring review by the Legal department.

• Review and edit contracts to ensure business terms and conditions are consistent with UCare needs.

• Provide analysis, facilitation and assist with identification of contract process review optimization in close partnership with Legal department and other departments based on feedback.

• Work with legal department to revise contract language to reflect business objectives.

• Assist with monitoring of contract renewals/expirations and notifications process.

• Collaborate with Vendor Management Office, Accounting Operations and Purchasing to ensure onboarding activities are complete upon contract initiation and once execution are complete including vendor setup, exclusion search, vendor submission into Compliance360 and corresponding purchase order issued.

• Assist with off-boarding activities upon contract termination, as needed.

• Work collaboratively and effectively with a highly matrixed team, including members of Legal, IT, Compliance and the Business, to meet compressed timelines.

• Document processes and maintain contract data, as applicable.

• Serve as resource in a collaborative function with other departments.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

At least two years' experience working in contracting in a highly regulated industry. Experience working in vendor management and a matrixed environment.

Preferred Experience

Experience in Health Care setting preferred. Experience with Compliance360.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

JOB POST DATE: 05/16/2022

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