If you get excited
about the life transforming potential of bringing health care information to
the right place, at the right time, to support crucial decisions, welcome to United
We're one of the largest and fastest growing health information companies and the only organization in our industry with the information, technology and expertise to solve the most significant challenges in health and human services.
As a vital member of the UnitedHealth Group family, we serve customers in every segment of the health care field and, of course, the diverse business divisions of UnitedHealth Group.
Our Product Management groups are vital to our success and are leaders in driving the future growth of UnitedHealth Group. Success in these careers relies on many factors: your ability to deal with ambiguity, your ability to adapt and embrace change, and a long-term commitment to making health care better for everyone.
The Senior Product Manager is responsible for the ongoing management, enhancement and development of several products within the United Clinical Services Portfolio. He/she will work with various business/market groups across the organization to review existing analytic processes, facilitate the gathering of requirements and influence the future direction of the Analytic platform to improve customer satisfaction, operational efficiency, and optimize product performance.
The Senior Product Manager will provide product leadership and expertise to drive the development activities within the technology engineering organization and handle cross-functional interaction with informatics, IT and operations groups within UCS.
Key responsibilities would include:
General product management – defining market requirements, product roadmaps, and packaging the features into product releases for the assigned product capabilities
Have firm grounding in healthcare technology data standards like HL7, X12, etc.
Use Healthcare and/or Strategy Subject Matter Knowledge to drive Clinical functions like UM, CM, DM, etc.
Define the business case for new or enhanced product capabilities to ensure the proposed capabilities are aligned with the strategic business goals
Analyze the competitive landscape and client requests for market needs that current products and capabilities do not meet; define user personas, write product requirements and use scenario, and create/maintain prioritized product backlogs
Work with engineering to conduct technology assessments and ensure that technical designs are aligned with industry trends and evolving market needs
Monitor product releases to ensure high quality and on-time delivery, and coordinate launch activities to drive commercial success
Build strong working relationships across UHG to determine future product direction and assist in the successful design and launch of new capabilities
Serve as a subject matter expert on products and processes within the scope of responsibilities
Potentially manage one or more Product Owners, Business Analysts; sets team direction, resolves problems and provides guidance to members of own team.
- Demonstrate strong project leadership and communication skills
Identify and recruit best talent for the product or portfolio of products.
Senior Product Manager Characteristics:
Outcome-oriented analytical thinking - can interpret data and draw meaningful conclusions that benefit constituents and drive decisions.
Problem solving - can leverage creative thinking/innovation to drive solutions through logical, well-structured thought processes
Root-cause analysis - experienced and can identify, understand, and communicate drivers in analyses.
- Knowledge of US and offshore talent sources would be a plus.
Product lifecycle management - responsible for the design, development, and management of new and existing product capabilities.
Extremely strong communication and relationship management skills; uses appropriate communication vehicles; understands audience and uses the best method of conveying a message; can negotiate with and influence other leaders.
Self-starter with a 'can-do' attitude, willing to demonstrate initiative.
- Develops innovative approaches.
- Sought out as expert.
Bring your talent to an industry leader with the information, technology, and consulting expertise to help transform health and human services. No matter what your role, you'll be empowered to ask more questions, develop better solutions and help make the health care system greater than ever.
Bachelors Degree in technical, business or health care related field required; Master's degree in Business Administration or related field is a plus
Knowledge of one of the Healthcare areas like Utilization Management, Claims, etc.
At least 10 years of health care or IT business experience or related background with proven track record in product/program management; any formal training or certification is a plus
Proven consultation and relationship management skills at the technical and business leadership level
Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation and decision-making skills
Demonstrated ability to set strategic direction as well as develop tactical plans.
- Solid knowledge of the healthcare industry, products and services
- Demonstrated process improvement/change management skills
- Strong financial analysis skills
- Able to travel (up to 25%)
As the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group, we're used to setting the pace for change. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like. Join us today and start doing your life's best work.SM
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.SM
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CitizenshipStatus: Other Visa Accepted
Function: Business Analysis
BusinessSegment: UHC Clinical Services
Division: Clinical Data Services & Tech
DeliveryModel: Platinum Plus
Shift: Day Job