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

UnitedHealth Group

Irvine, CA
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Clinical Product Development Consultant - Schaumburg or Chicago, IL or Irvine, CA(Job Number:715860)

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


Job Product Development & Mgmt
Primary Location US-CA-Irvine
Other Location US-IL-Schaumburg, US-IL-Chicago
Organization OptumRx Pharmacy Svcs
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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