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Director Product Management - 2159351

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

At UnitedHealthcare, we're simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable, and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doingyour life's best work.(sm) UnitedHealthcare Commercial Product Team is focused on earning the trust of its consumers and customers, delivering on promises quickly and surpassing all health care experience expectations. To accomplish this, the team is focused on advancing the digital experience, creating broader opportunities for virtual health care, focusing on high performance providers, and ultimately creating innovative and affordable solutions. The Product Director role is important to the UHC Employer and Individual Product Team and part of the multi-disciplinary product management profession, one in which successful candidates must develop and demonstrate excellence in strategic and critical thinking, product design and development, consumer experience design, issue resolution and matrix leadership. The Product Director will play a pivotal role in achieving company blue chips, supporting the attainment of Clinical Transformation and Affordability goals and growing the complex care management solutions to meet the current market demands. The role will afford the opportunity to learn and engage with nearly all functions of the Employer and Individual organization, and possibility of pursuing numerous career paths down the road. Positions in this job family perform research, development and presentation of new or existing products. Reviews product performance against expectations and facilitates or influences changes to product portfolio to improve competitive position and optimal product performance. May work with internal or external business constituents to determine product future direction or respond to product inquiries. May be project-based and involve working within multiple product functions. You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the strategy, planning, prioritization, management and deployment of UnitedHealthcare, Optum and UnitedHealth Group or vendor-sourced products and programs in support of the UnitedHealthcare overall business strategy Understands customer and consumer needs, the marketplace in which their product(s) compete, the competitors against whom their product(s) compete, the distribution channels through which they are sold, the media through which they are experienced, and the enterprise operational and technology capabilities to design and develop solutions that provide value to our customers
  • Proactively collaborates across the enterprise to identify, deliver and support the best "Better Together" solution
  • Exemplifies the UnitedHealth Group culture in its words and its actions
  • Executes its work with operational discipline following project management best practices and holds its business partners to the same standards
  • Measures financial and growth goals towards defined organizational objectives
  • Manages products through their lifecycle including making recommendations to and/or taking steps to sunset products or programs deemed no longer strategic or successful
  • Support the on-going management of capabilities in the market
  • Assure the product is functioning in accordance with the standards
  • Support product sales, marketing and distribution
  • Support product/portfolio management
  • Report on and evaluate product performance relative to objectives
  • Complete product research and presentation of new or existing products to support the sale of products and/or services
  • Facilitates or influences changes to product portfolio to improve competitive position and optimal product performance
  • Monitor, understand consumer and customer needs and translate them into product requirements
  • Managing product lifecycle through supporting strategic product planning and execution including repositioning and sunset, as well as working with cross-functional partners including, but not limited to: Marketing, Actuary, Underwriting, Healthcare Economics, Operations, Finance, Market Research, Sales and Account Management, Clinical Services, Customer Service, and others
  • May be project-based and involve working within multiple product functions You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree
    • 10+ years of experience in product development and management
    • 5+ years of experience in managing and reporting health care data
    • Demonstrable experience in defining product strategies and product design in large health care insurance companies or health systems
    • Solid experience in leading and coordinating priorities and contributions from a highly matrixed cross functional team
    • Ability to travel up to 10% based on business need Careers at UnitedHealthcare Employer & Individual. We all want to make a difference with the work we do. Sometimes we're presented with an opportunity to make a difference on a scale we couldn't imagine. Here, you get that opportunity every day. As a member of one of our elite teams, you'll provide the ideas and solutions that help nearly 25 million customers live healthier lives. You'll help write the next chapter in the history of health care. And you'll find a wealth of open doors and career paths that will take you as far as you want to go. Go further. This is your life's best work.(sm) California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $118,000 to $226,800. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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