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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Digital Product Manager - Contract - Minnetonka, MN

UHG - Minnetonka, Minnesota

Posted: 12/17/2018

Health care leaders turn to Optum Advisory Services (OAS) for guidance, insights and practical strategies to help assert control over their organization’s future. We are more than just consultants. We are also operators with real - world health care experience, which helps clients hardwire and sustain more meaningful results that would otherwise not be achievable. As integrators across Optum, we deliver unique client - focused strategies and impact. Our proven track record driving success across the entire health care continuum empowers clients to grow, thrive and disrupt.


As part of our elite team, you will play a pivotal role in the system development cycle and consult with end users to evaluate business requirements into design specifications. You will work with all levels of the business, ensuring IT deliverables align with business requirements, with measurable results. There's never been a more exciting time to work in health care where performance and innovation can fuel your life's best work.(sm)


The Digital Product Manager will lead and / or collaborate with business partners on Digital products and projects from ideation through delivery and optimization. The focus of the Digital Product Manager will be building relationships with all UHC business partners to improve communications, collaboration and coordination to realize UHC business goals.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build collaborative relationship with UHC business partners including Sales, Marketing, Business Operations, Product, Networks, Clinical Services, Shared Services, Rally and Optum
  • Develop and manage the backlog of all ideas and features impacting the product including those sponsored by UHC business partners and by other UHC, Rally or Optum partners
  • Engage and collaborate with business sponsors to jointly define emerging initiatives and shepherd them through the digital development process
  • Clearly articulate reach, impact, cost and effort of product ideas and features, communicate value of each enhancement and product optimization
  • Lead Product Analysts and Program Managers to ensure successful delivery of product ideas and features, from planning through delivery
  • Develop and maintain regular communications to support leadership and business partner team communications, including coordination of updates for a monthly product review
  • Coordinate product updates with UHC stakeholders including the Go - To - Market and Operations teams
  • Work with stakeholders to build a process to identify new product features that will impact digital with the goal of capturing requirements for digital products
  • Work closely with experience design, operations, marketing and delivery partners to ensure effective 'team - of - teams' execution
  • Represent UHC Digital for internal partner or external client presentations as needed
  • Lead ad hoc projects with cross functional teams supporting key business goals

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience working with clients (managing expectations, managing delivery dates)
  • 2+ years of experience working in the digital space, working on both web and mobile apps
  • 2+ years of demonstrated portfolio of user - centric digital experiences with proven, positive impacts to engagement and KPIs
  • 2+ years of applied agile and scrum experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of product organization operations
  • Experience working with multi - disciplinary teams comprising product managers, project managers, marketers, IT teams and engineering
  • Strong ability to absorb and make sense of large amounts of data, information and perspectives to direct decision making
  • Ability to turn complicated inputs into a clear, communicable vision
  • Results - oriented individual with strong influencing, problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Outstanding communication skills for all audience types including executives
  • Knowledge of current digital web and application standards
  • Adobe Suite
  • Content marketing and management
  • Digital marketing and commerce
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Developing solutions with technical teams
  • Knowledge of security, privacy, and PHI / PII concerns
  • Knowledge or experience with digital accessibility standards
  • Knowledgeable in industry standard patterns, practices and technologies (e.g. SaaS, Web Services, API buildout, Big Data technologies, Mobile, Reporting, etc.)

Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do 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: Digital Product Manager, Minnetonka, Minnesota, MN, marketing, Agile, KPI, web, mobile, healthcare

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