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Cigna Managing Counsel - Global Health Benefits in St. Louis, Missouri

The candidate will support Cigna Global Health Benefits, the leading provider of expatriate and cross-border health solutions for multinational companies, government agencies, intergovernmental and nongovernmental organizations, and globally mobile individuals. As a key member of the GHB extended leadership team, the candidate will:

  • collaborate with internal stakeholders on the design of compliant health strategies and solutions for our global clients and customers;

  • manage a team of compliance professionals;

  • participate in presentations to current and prospective clients;

  • draft and negotiate service agreements, data processing agreements, and network participation agreements, among others;

  • advise clinical and operations teams on coverage positions; and

  • interface with domestic and foreign regulators as needed.


  • Juris Doctor from an accredited law school and an active license to practice law

  • 10+ years of legal experience in positions of increasing responsibility, with a minimum of 5 years in healthcare or a health-related field a must.

  • Unequivocal commitment to ethical business practices

  • Judgment to evaluate and mitigate legal and compliance risks

  • Comfort analyzing complex fact patterns involving overlapping and ambiguous legal regimes

  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills, both oral and written

  • Respect and appreciation for cultural differences

  • Ability to independently balance competing priorities

  • Familiarity with influencing stakeholders in a matrixed environment


  • International commercial contract drafting and negotiation

  • Some or all of the following laws, regulations, and topics:

  • Employee Retirement Income Security Act

  • Health Information Portability and Accountability Act

  • Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

  • Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

  • Office of Foreign Assets Control

  • European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation

  • Knowledge of state insurance regulation is a plus.

  • Knowledge of tax and legal issues related to globally mobile populations is a plus.

*We are looking for someone in one of the following locations: DE, PA, CT, TN and MO. This will be an office based role.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.