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Clinical Product Development Consultant - Schaumburg or Chicago, IL or Irvine, CA

Job Location:
Irvine, CA
Metro Area:
CA - Los Angeles
Company Name: UnitedHealth Group
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UnitedHealth Group
No industry is moving faster than health care. And no organization is better positioned to lead health care forward. We need attention to every detail with an eye for the points no one has considered. You'll help improve the health of millions. And you'll do your life's best work.(sm) As a Clinical Product Development Consultant, you will be vital to our success and drive future growth. In this role you will provide leadership in the development of clinical products. You will be empowered to do your best to develop the strategy and vision for product roadmaps, establish collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders, gather accurate requirements and evaluate product performance to enhance our mission of helping people live healthier lives. As a part of the Clinical Product Business Development & Innovation team and working in collaboration with the Sr Mgr of Clinical Product Innovation, the Clinical Product Development Consultant is responsible for the strategy, business case presentation, design, development, and launch of new products, product enhancements, and / or market opportunities that cut across all channels that OptumRx serves. Reviews product performance of new / pilot programs against expectations and facilitates or influences changes to product innovations to improve performance. Primary Responsibilities: Product Development Ability to interpret competitive intelligence, industry and market trends, and customer feedback and devise strategies and plans for product development opportunities Adapt at developing sound development business cases and cost / benefit analyses to support product development efforts Ability to translate ideas into strategies, define plan for those strategies, and work cross-functionally to launch and execute on product development plans Think strategically, and creatively, about how the consumer experience should work translating a vision to processes and requirements Work directly across many departments and cross functional teams to design, develop and drive successful deployment of new and enhanced programs and services Support the development of market and sales strategies and value proposition Cross Functional Teaming & Relationship Performance Navigate and influence multiple cross - functional teams in a complex, matrix work environment, which may require working across Optum and UHG business units Collaborate with Clinical Product, Clinical Operations, Clinical Call Center, and several other Optum Operational teams to define supporting processes needed to pilot products and determine operational readiness Collaborates with multiple stakeholders across OptumRx and Optum to determine operational readiness Seamlessly transition product development projects to product manager Adaptable and flexible style of collaborating with key stakeholders in setting direction Project Management & Change Management Adapt departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges Manage cross - segment projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing Convenes and leads appropriate cross - functional project meetings Delegates tasks appropriately to partners and ensures timely, high - quality completion Documents product operations from product vision to detailed executional expectations in a manner that facilitates rapid implementation of pilots and product launches Works with leadership to determine appropriate success metrics with which pilots and / or general available products will be evaluated Develops strong quantitative and qualitative value proof for product innovations including but not limited to expected operational metrics, expected benefit expense metrics and financial business cases for OptumRx and potential clients


Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree in business, marketing or related field 4 years of Product Development and / or Product Management experience 4+ years of Project Management experience 3+ years health care experience Ability to showcase UHGs culture and values Proven ability to quickly gain credibility, influence and partner with employees, business leaders and customers High integrity with a reputation of a trusted confidential advisor and partner Naturally curious with the ability to navigate ambiguity and adjust strategies and plans accordingly Strong interpersonal skills that enable relationship building Effective oral and written communication skills Ability to analyze and monitor results of outcome measures and assist in creating solutions Ability to work independently with minimal supervisory oversight Strong business acumen, persuasion skills and demonstrated evidence of innovative thinking and program development to make the health care system work better Demonstrated analytical acumen including financial management Demonstrated experience managing change initiatives and moving organizations to new ways Ability to organize and thrive in a fast-paced environment, navigating in a highly - complex, matrix environment Preferred Qualifications: MBA PBM experience Careers with OptumRx. We're one of the largest and most innovative pharmacy benefits managers in the US, serving more than 12 million people nationwide. Here youll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, youre empowered to be your best and do whatever it takes to help each customer. You'll find unrivaled support and training as well as a wealth of growth and development opportunities driven by your performance and limited only by your imagination. Join us. There's no better place to help people live healthier lives while doing 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: Clinical Product Development Consultant, Product Development, Product Management, Project Management, Irvine, CA, California
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