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Associate Product Director, Payment Integrity - Telecommute U.S.

UnitedHealth Group

Eden Prairie, MN
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749502 Associate Product Director Payment Integrity Telecommute US

Associate Product Director, Payment Integrity - Telecommute U.S. (749502)

Position Description

You can be a better guide than any map or navigation system. 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)


As an Associate Product Director, you will develop the strategy and vision for Payment Integrity product roadmaps, evaluate product performance for enhancements and manage large cross product programs. You will strategically and creatively think about how the consumer experience should work and translating a vision to processes and requirements that impacts millions of lives and helps health the health care system.


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


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage cross - segment projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing
  • Influence innovation across teams to ensure aligned; cohesive progress across highly matrixed areas including technology, marketing, and operations
  • Manage business unit capital portfolio and analyze business cases for funding consideration
  • Meet with customers to understand pain points and help guide roadmap priorities; map releases to customer and market needs
  • Forecast revenue or savings opportunities associated with product development initiatives
  • Builds effective relationships with customers, product partners across Optum, development, front office and other internal stakeholder groups
  • Empower customer implementation teams and sales partners through guidance and training
  • Keep content up - to - date in areas of product ownership
  • Provide guidance during customer (and prospective customer) visits and during the RFP process as the functional and feature expert
  • Strong analytic skills and ability to evaluate alternatives and make compelling recommendations based on solid business case analysis


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Knowledge of product development process, experience with requirements management, project management, and complex projects and activities
  • 4+ years of product management / marketing experience, business strategy or equivalent
  • 4+ years Healthcare industry experience
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrix environment
  • Ability to navigate an ambiguous environment can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture
  • Effective formal presentation and facilitation skills in a variety of settings
  • Strong initiative and self - motivation
  • Accurately scopes out projects, sets objectives and goals, develops schedules, measures performance against goals, and evaluates results
  • Ability to Travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with healthcare claims data or payment integrity
  • Experience with management and/or execution of multi - million dollar capital programs
  • Product certification or MBA
  • Ability to develop and deliver a business plan that can effectively organize, plan, direct, manage, and maintain profitable products throughout their life cycle

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, 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 teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)


*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.



Job Keywords: Product, Product development, Eden Prairie, MN, Minnesota, Franklin, TN, Tennessee, Telecommute


Job Details

  • Contest Number749502
  • Job TitleAssociate Product Director, Payment Integrity - Telecommute U.S.
  • Job FamilyProduct
  • Business SegmentOptumInsight

Job Location Information

  • Eden Prairie, MN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsFranklin, TN

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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