Senior Director, Product Management - Telecommute

Careers at UnitedHealth Group

We're creating opportunities in every corner of the health care marketplace to improve lives while we're building careers. At UnitedHealth Group, we support you with the latest tools, advanced training and the combined strength of high caliber co-workers who share your passion, your energy and your commitment to quality. Join us and start doing your life's best work. SM

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Compassion. It's the starting point for health care providers like you and it's what drives us every day as we put our exceptional skills together with a real feeling of caring for others. This is a place where your impact goes beyond providing care one patient at a time. Because here, every day, you're also providing leadership and contributing in ways that can affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work. SM

Our teams are helping people from around the world. We can bring out your best as you put your listening, analytical and problem solving skills to work in a setting that is geared to helping improve lives and enhance health care for millions. Here, you'll discover a wealth of pathways for professional growth within Customer Service, Billing, Claims, Enrollment & Eligibility and across our global economy. Join us and find out why this is the place to do your life's best work. SM

UnitedHealth Group is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Optum Labs serves as United Health Group's innovation and advanced product hub. Our team conducts cutting-edge research in the health care space and incubates data-driven digital solutions which aim to improve patients' health outcomes, clinicians' experience, and reduce health care costs. Our teams leverage clinical expertise, applied research and advanced data analytics technologies such as AI and Machine Learning to enhance business products and specific services.

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Gain deep understanding of customer experience, business needs, and existing internal and/or competitive products relevant to the domain
  • Identify product gaps and generate new ideas to enhance customer experience, improve market share, and drive growth
  • Define Product strategies, identify risks and create product roadmaps for consistent messaging across teams
  • Translate Product vision and strategy into detailed requirement documents and prototypes
  • Create buy-in for the product vision with key internal and external partners
  • Work with multiple teams to prioritize activities based on business and customer impact
  • Continuously evaluate metrics to ensure all activities are in line with overall product strategy
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics
  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and continuously solicit feedback to improve customer satisfaction
  • Apply domain knowledge to invent, evolve, improve, and simplify products and experiences

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 in a technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 7+ years of relevant product management experience with modern system and/or infrastructure solutions
  • Experience with managing successful product lifecycles including product vision, market analysis, go-to-market strategy, prototyping, delivery, and post-delivery optimization
  • Solid communication skills and experience with communicating product strategies with executive management
  • Experience in working with cross-functional teams (e.g. engineering, UI/UX, Program Management, etc.) across large organizations

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in engineering/business field or equivalent practical experience
  • 10+ years of relevant product management experience
  • Demonstratable experience in creating and managing product roadmaps from conception to launch
  • Demonstratable experience with leading and influencing cross functional technical, scientific and business teams
  • Demonstratable experience in product management or related disciplines within the Healthcare domain
  • Demonstratable experience in communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units
  • Experience working with large amounts of data for cost/benefit analysis, market analysis and cohort analysis
  • Experience communicating with and briefing senior executives
  • Technical knowledge of modern technologies such as cloud computing, data science and applied machine learning
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative and fluid work environment


Inclusive Team Culture
Here at Optum Labs, we embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. Connected Communities are UnitedHealth Group's enterprise-wide employee resource groups (ERG) and are a key component of our inclusion and diversity strategy that helps our employees be part of 8 different communities. UnitedHealth Group supports local, regional and national organizations throughout the year. We fortify the efforts of a wide range of organizations that share our commitment to inclusion and diversity, through joint development of initiatives, event and program participation, volunteerism and giving. Our culture of inclusion is reinforced within our Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe that striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, work reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign work based on what will help each team member contribute to the common goal and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Careers at UnitedHealth Group. We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these select few, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you're empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks. And we offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. We believe the most important is the opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $130,300 to $250,200. 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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