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Vice President, Strategic Product Management (Home Delivery) - Eden Prairie, MN more...
Location:Hopkins (Eden Prairie), MN
First posted:May 22, 2017

Great sales are the result of strong purpose, conviction and pride - pride in your ability and your product. UnitedHealth Group offers a portfolio of products that are greatly improving the life of others. Bring along your passion and do your life's best work.(sm)

OptumRx is transitioning the organization to have a much stronger product and service mindset in terms of how we develop our offerings and sell in the marketplace. The Vice President of OptumRx Strategic Product Management (Home Delivery) manages the home delivery product portfolio; including, but not limited to, overall performance of the product, strategy development, and lifecycle management. To successfully lead product management across the home delivery portfolio, this leader will partner closely home delivery service, marketing, finance, and sales. The VP of Strategic Product Management has a deep understanding of the business strategy and translates market trends and customer needs into a client and member focused Product Strategy that ensures that business growth and revenue goals are achieved.

The role is responsible for all Strategic Product Management activities of the Home Delivery product portfolio. This includes working closely with key capability partners to develop a strategic vision for the product portfolio and effectively managing all portfolio assets to meet the organizations goals and market needs. The role reports to the SVP of Strategic Product Management for OptumRx

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for ensuring that the portfolio of solutions meets or exceeds revenue and market share goals
Synthesizes competitive analysis and market assessments to inform the product strategy, prioritize investments, and establish go - to - market strategies that capitalize on market trends, customer needs and competitive positioning
Clearly understands the competitive landscape competitor strategies, positioning, strengths and weaknesses
Establishes a Strategic Roadmap for the portfolio, including New Product concepts, extensions of existing solutions, and M / A activities
Segments markets, identifies target customers and champions Market Intimacy to uncover market needs
Understands and documents macro / micro market trends and competitive threats to drive the Business capabilitys strategy
Constantly collects and analyzes performance data (e.g., market, financial, and operational) in order to identify new opportunities for the business
Engages key clients for strategic discussions on market trend impact, current issues, and new product concepts
Cross OptumRx product value proposition development
Coordination of Optum Innovation activities, including cross enterprise coordination (including technology and UHG) and working with the businesses to identify new areas of innovation
Support Sales for Key Client activities
Creation of a product culture across the enterprise including talent development, training, career pathing, and culture

Product Strategies Establishes a vision for the portfolio and crafts a path to the future (which markets to address, which capabilities to bring to market and prioritizes the investment). Aligns the product strategy with the business strategy
Product Investment model and business case for organic and M / A growth
Portfolio Scorecard reviewed quarterly to gauge profitability of existing products
Portfolio Forecast forecast volumes, market share, and revenue for portfolio
Mature Home Delivery product team and development of a cross - Optum product culture

Required Qualifications:

Four - year degree in business, healthcare or technology (or equivalent)
5+ years of experience managing a diverse product portfolio and a deep understanding of product strategy, portfolio management and product development
Proven success in developing complex product strategies and plans
Cross - functional team development
Experience in product development process, project management, and complex projects and activities
Preferred Qualifications:

Strong demonstrated ability to lead business initiatives to a successful result
Team building and culture building experience
Business process experience
Experience in complex, matrix organizations; knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network
Demonstrated leadership ability with cross - functional teams and consensus builder
Ability to effectively deal with levels of ambiguity - can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, comfortably handles risk and uncertainty
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Effective formal presentation and facilitation skills in a variety of settings
Ability to work independently and in a team environment in a positive and supportive manner
Strong analytical abilities, organization and project / process management skills
Good negotiation, problem solving, planning and decision - making skills. Accurately scopes out projects, sets objectives and goals, develops schedules and resource assignments, measures performance against goals, and evaluates results
Strong initiative and self - motivation
Ability to manage projects simultaneously and achieve goals. Uses resources effectively and efficiently
Excellent follow through, attention to detail, and time management skills
Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of individuals at all levels of the organization
Knowledge of healthcare
Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) and Sales / Client Management experience
Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here youll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, youre empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

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.

Job Keywords: Strategic Product Management, Product, Product Management, Product Development, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota

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