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Director, Product - Telecommute

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)At Optum, our Transparent Network Product team is focused on delivering solutions that resolve problems for both Payers and Providers. This Product Director role will be focused on defining and leading product vision, strategy, and execution for EDI transaction delivery between healthcare providers and OptumCare Care Delivery Organizations (CDO) as part of an EDI Managed Gateway initiative. -In this role, you must be able to effectively manage the evaluation and communication of complex EDI concepts between CDO's and the teams needed to drive execution and delivery of both new product work and enhancements to the existing product. -This role needs to be able to manage and communicate with management and co-workers, both verbally and in writing. You must balance a self-motivated, independent work ethic with the desire to educate and assist others. Organization, prioritization, attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure are all crucial. -Must have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Defines, manages, and communicates the Product strategy and roadmap
  • Collaborates with cross functional partners to define new connectivity and alignment of EDI transactions delivery between OptumCare Care Delivery Organizations and the dedicated gateway -
  • Seeks feedback from clients to identify new opportunities and make adjustments to the current product offerings
  • Responsible for the full product lifecycle management, including: strategy, design, development, management and end of life of new, existing or acquisition products
  • Accountable for delivering product performance against expectations and updates changes to a product portfolio to improve competitive position, and optimal product performance to meet customer and market needs
  • Accountable to and/or own the Product P&L
  • Partner with internal or external stakeholders (key customers, product partnerships, etc.) to define and drive future product directionYou'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 inRequired Qualifications:
    • 5+ years of experience with EDI with an emphasis on claims responsible for defining detailed requirements, working with trading partners and delivering on commitments
    • 5+ years of experience managing product strategy or delivery teams, responsible for managing or delivering products with commercial accountability
    • 5+ years of deep healthcare data knowledge and understanding
    • 5+ years of experience interfacing with business leaders and strategic partners to develop strategic business plans and roadmaps
    • 3+ years of experience with market sizing, financial modeling, business case development, championing alignment, and securing funding
    • 5+ years of experience leading and influencing cross-matrixed team members and stakeholders, and delivering quantifiable results with large-scale, cross-functional teams
    • 25% travel -
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationPreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience bringing a new product to market
      • Experience with Change Management
      • Experience preparing and presenting value cases and strategic frameworks
      • Knowledge of the Payer and / or Provider market
      • Excellent problem-solving abilities
      • Solid written, verbal, and presentation skills
      • Best in class collaboration skills, ability to be a team player and flex as needed -To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $113,500 to $218,100. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $113,500 to $218,100. 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 Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.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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