Product Director, Women's Health - Eden Prairie, MN (874039)

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.
    Eden prairie, MN

    Job Description

    Position Description

    As Product Director, Women's Health you will be vital to our success and drive future growth. In this product role you will develop and execute new product strategies that reach broad and diverse audiences and realize accelerated growth potential. This role will be responsible to work across the Women's Health portfolio to influence and execute on a new product strategy for partnerships and reseller models. The role will coordinate across Women's Health product leads to identify areas of opportunity, research potential partnerships and opportunities with niche companies in the market, and outline new approaches to hitting growth targets (new revenue channels, new products, and new go to market approaches) for new business opportunities. This role will also be responsible for execution on Women's Health strategic initiatives tied to enhancing existing products and building out new and exciting digital products that are best-in-market.

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

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Work closely with cross-organizational stakeholders, including limited interaction with executive leadership, on strategic priorities. Translate strategic priorities into actionable project plans
    • Research the competitive environment and effectively consult and execute on strategic long range plan goals for the Women's Health lines of business
    • Work with stakeholders to hit growth accelerators in both the internal and external environments tied to new product partnerships, reseller models, and digital build enhancements
    • Deliver on strategic recommendations to build an enhanced digital solution that is engaging and delivers value, navigating ambiguity to build a path forward through the ideate and define phases, and support and guide agile development teams throughout the build and launch phases
    • Build out a direct to consumer channel to execute on growth
    • Inform and influence the strategic direction across multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrix work environment
    • Drive product and program enhancements that deliver an end-to-end value story that is better than the competition for outcomes, savings, and satisfaction, delivering a minimum of 2.5:1 ROI for customers
    • Lead cross-business segment projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and collaboration to achieve optimal results and financial outcomes
    • Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business, operational, and vendor challenges or limitations
    • Partner with CX and tech teams to oversee and influence all digital build activities across multiple platforms and digital assets (apps, webpages, etc.) to ensure a good user experience
    • Influence innovation across teams to ensure aligned; cohesive progress across multiple areas including technology, marketing, and service operations
    • Connects and listens to Key stakeholders. Leverages the total company resources available to achieve targets and consumer satisfaction
    • Demonstrated ability to navigate ambiguity and translate strategic direction into plans to drive ideas forward and produce optimal results
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt plans as needed to achieve goals in a matrix environment
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and influence others
    • Effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
    • Builds relationships with multiple influencers and advocates, adjusts the approach based on behavioral styles. Encourages deep dialogue to understand the client's needs
    • Ability to understand customer needs and effectively work with product management teams to ensure customers' needs are met
    • Experiences with driving digital product builds across cross-functional teams
    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 Degree or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ years of Product Management/ Product development experience including implementation of innovative, digital products
    • Proven ability to create and execute on strategic plans to build new products and exceed growth targets in a highly competitive and changing environment
    • Experience in new product development (accelerate process)
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively message, position and present information for client impact and influence
    • Proven ability to operate and effectively navigate in a highly complex, matrix environment
    • Ability to successfully negotiate complex internal operating environments with a high level of collaboration
    • Demonstrated track record of active collaboration, engagement, oversight and strategy development of key growth opportunities
    • Excellent presentation skills with the expertise and sophistication needed to credibly represent Optum in the context of the company's values and quality commitments
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications (minimum of 5 years' experience)
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Graduate degree preferred (e.g., MBA, MHA)
    • Consultation background preferred
    • Experience with digital products, user experience, and app development
    • Experience working collaboratively at all levels and across business lines using influencing skills
    • Expertise in Women's Health programs such as Maternity, Infertility, or OB Homecare, and Neonatal
    Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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

    *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.

    Posting ID: 558253698Posted: 2020-05-21