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Senior Product Manager, Optum Life Sciences - Remote

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

Job Description:

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Optum Life Sciences is a growing business that combines data, analytics, and expertise to power the next generation of Real World Evidence on behalf of life science customers. Leveraging our market leading data asset, we help turn data into action.

As part of the Optum Life Sciences Product team, the Senior Product Manager will be responsible for developing and managing the product strategy and roadmap for new analytics platforms, tools, and services that leverage our RWD asset. In this role, you will be responsible for building on existing solutions and developing new solutions for life sciences customers that allow users to interact with the data and drive to better, faster decisions. You will identify top areas of opportunity for Life Sciences clients based on market trends and the competitive landscape. You will then apply strategic lenses to vet and prioritize opportunities. For targeted new product opportunities, you will lead the work to develop the product concept working with a cross-functional team including Finance, Operations, Technology, Marketing, and Sales. This work entails designing and building scalable products with robust economic models and clearly defined requirements. Finally, you will lead efforts to pilot new products and features in market to ensure they deliver the intended value to customers.

The candidate must have demonstrated business success and a proven track record of solid product management, leading to the creation of growth generating opportunities and sustainable, scalable solutions.

You'll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the product lead for new analytics platforms, tools, and services, including all functional aspects of concept development, in concert with subject matter experts
  • Develop and direct product vision and roadmaps
  • Navigate through technical requirements while simultaneously distilling and communicating complex subject matter to all stakeholders
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop requirements, prioritize features, and translate to the roadmap while seeking to understand the voice of the customer
  • Build investment case for new businesses/opportunities to secure funding
  • Oversee market analysis, including market testing and competitive landscape
  • Support the development of market and sales strategies and value proposition
  • Ensure that business, products, capabilities meet established short and long-range goals
  • Recruit client innovation partners and support sales and delivery of early solution pilots
  • Inform partnerships and M&A strategies and activities
  • Think strategically, and creatively, about how the life science experience should work-translating a vision to processes and requirements
  • Navigate and influence multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrix work environment

    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
    • 6+ years of product management/product development experience
    • Experience working with clients in a consultative role - comfort engaging senior level people in back-and-forth conversation, and ability to develop solid relationships through each interaction
    • Experience building BI/analytics products
    • Experience successfully navigating cross-functional teams
    • Client and executive presentation experience
    • Experience with solution-focused problem solving and thinking through problems creatively
    • Strategy consulting or engineering/product design background
    • Self-directed individual with the ability to prioritize one's work
    • Proven excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Proven solid critical thinking skills to arrive at solutions
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt but be persistent in achieving desired outcomes
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with ambiguity - can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment in a positive and supportive manner
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others
    • Demonstrated ability to manage projects simultaneously and achieve goals
    • Travel is minimal, but may be up to 25% as needed

      Preferred Qualification:

      • Experience in healthcare and/or life sciences product development

        Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges

        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 $101,200 to $184,000. 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.

        Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

        UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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