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Product Director / On Site Nutrition - NYC Based or Telecommute

UHG - New York, New York

Posted: 11/15/2018

As an On-Site Services Nutrition Product Manager, you will develop the strategy and vision for product roadmaps, establish collaborative relationships with key stakeholders both within the prevention business and across the enterprise, gather accurate requirements, evaluate product performance for enhancements and effectively manage all aspects of product definition through launch. As a Product Manager you will understand the product value proposition that is crafted to meet our client’s needs and expectations, as well as member experience, as it relates to the relevant products and services. You will need to understand these attributes at a very deep level, in order to translate market requirements to the downstream functions (clinical, marketing, sales, operations), as well as clients. This particular role will focus heavily on building out the Nutrition product needed to support business growth. Creating stronger connection between Nutrition and the well-being solution suite.  Integrating across all of On-Site Services’ capabilities. And partnering with like Optum solutions.


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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Define and own the nutrition product’s annual roadmap
  • Responsible for developing multi-year strategic plans for product development.
  • Anticipates customer needs for product enhancements and improvements; and proactively develops solutions to meet them
  • Articulates future state product vision and breaks down the steps to get there.
  • Provides nutrition subject matter expertise in areas including product development, end user experience, program specifications, and staffing projections
  • Prepares and communicates program level status reporting to key constituents, stakeholders, governance counsels and the executive team
  • Makes presentations to management on product updates, product status, and expected results
  • Works with matrix partners (finance, service delivery, implementation) to ensure the product development is effectively and efficiently delivering on the value promise of existing solutions
  • Engages professionally with leaders across various business divisions within the organization
  • Engages external partners in search of complimentary capabilities and partnership opportunities
  • Identifies and tracks Key Performance Metrics; accountable to ensure that KPIs are delivering the necessary business value
  • Provides product support/monitoring to address ongoing questions and known issues
  • Researches and identifies industry best practices and trends to increase effectiveness
  • Navigates and influences multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrixed work environment
  • Prepares benefits based nutrition for enterprise ready launch and U-channel sales
  • Experience and knowledge working with Optum and the United go to market process

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Licensed Dietitian (in states where licensure is applicable)
  • Knowledge of dietetic and nutrition standards and guidelines
  • Five years of product and/or project management experience within a matrix organization. 
  • Experience with budgets, metrics and reporting
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to communicate with all levels of employees
  • Excellent verbal, written and public speaking skills
  • Strong computer literacy: Word, Desktop publishing, Excel, PowerPoint; familiarity with Food Processor software preferred
  • Knowledge of safe handling of food practices
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and a creative approach to marketing
  • Should demonstrate passion and enthusiasm about helping individuals improve their lifestyle
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in nutrition or a health-related field.  National certification in health promotion. Knowledge and/or experience in corporate benefits
  • Two years of experience as a nutritionist or dietitian.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy


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