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Associate Director, Digital Products - Eden Prairie, MN

UHG - Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted: 12/13/2018

Optum is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders within the health care system. Optum 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, elite teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)
This Associate Director, Digital Products position will be responsible for defining and owning the product strategy and lead the deployment of digital Mobile application products/services we provide to our clients and members. 
As Associate Director, Digital Products you will be responsible for the long term strategy and vision for a product, or set of products as part of a broader portfolio. Product Managers collaborate heavily across other products, and with business stakeholders to prioritize and sequence work in order to optimize the customer experience.
Associate Director, Digital Products are accountable to ensuring the product roadmap is in line with customer and stakeholder expectations, and has measurable KPIs. They are also accountable to ensure that business outcomes and KPIs are achieved. 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the long term product roadmap as part of a larger business strategy
  • Anticipates customer needs and proactively develops solutions to meet them
  • Consistently and iteratively ensure that business strategies are being executed through product roadmaps
  • Lead team collaboration to manage and prioritize product roadmap and releases across multiple products
  • Accountable to ensure that product teams understand the business outcomes needed, and that business outcomes are tied to a broader business goal or objective
  • Actively engage in daily scrum standups, backlog grooming sessions, weekly product management council (PMC) meetings and other required Agile Scrum meetings
  • Ensure Agile scrum team(s) have a full, prioritized backlog to enable development and delivery on-time and on budget
  • Identify and track Key Performance Metrics; accountable to ensure that KPIs are delivering the necessary business value 
  • Collaborate across product teams to develop and roll out operational plans
  • Provide product support/monitoring to address ongoing questions and known issues
  • Research and identify industry best practices and trends to increase effectiveness
  • Navigate and influence multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrixed work environmen

Required Skills / Experience: 
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+years of direct management of consumer facing digital products that support key business operations
  • Intermediate or higher level of proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience leveraging analytical data to synthesize key trends and extract relevant data
  • Strong communicator and communication ability to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organization
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working with native mobile applications
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Healthcare, retail or finance services experience
  • Experience working in matrix environment a plus

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.


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.

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