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Clinical Product Manager - Schaumburg, IL or Irvine, CA

UnitedHealth Group

Schaumburg, IL
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738477 Clinical Product Manager Schaumburg IL or Irvine CA

Clinical Product Manager - Schaumburg, IL or Irvine, CA (738477)

Position Description

Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at OptumRx and help us reinvent the health system. As one of the largest pharmacy benefits managers in the United States, you'll be working in a professional culture where you can use your talent and our resources to make an impact on a huge scale. When you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. Join us. Take this opportunity to start doing your life's best work.


As a Clinical Product Manager, you will conduct research and maintain or enhance clinical pharmacy programs. This is your opportunity to join a team with a joint focus on clinical and business collaboration. You will find an incredible team culture that provides opportunities to learn and evolve every day.


In this role you will also provide leadership in the development, management and relationships of our Network Pharmacies. As a part of the Clinical Programs, the Clinical Product Manager, is responsible for the strategy, development and maintenance of the OptumRx clinical product retail network relationship. You will be empowered to develop the strategy and vision for delivering OptumRx clinical products and services at the retail pharmacy level, product roadmaps, establishing collaborative relationships with external and internal stakeholders, gathering accurate requirements and evaluating product performance to enhance our mission of helping people live healthier lives.


Primary Responsibilities



  • Lead the relationship of our retail pharmacies (chain & PSAO) from a clinical program perspective
  • Implement new clinical programs at retail pharmacies
  • Monitor the performance of our retail pharmacies from a clinical program perspective
  • Oversee our retail pharmacy clinical program help desk
  • Assess and interpret pharmacy needs and requirements
  • Identify solutions to non - standard requests and problems
  • Coach, provide feedback and guide others; acts as a resource for others with less experience
  • Work with pharmacists and product managers to support clinical utilization programs

Program Management:

  • Ability to translate ideas into strategies, define plan for those strategies, and work cross-functionally to launch and execute on product development plans
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Works with leadership to determine appropriate success metrics with which available products will be evaluated

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of Product Management / Product Development
  • Knowledge of retail pharmacy industry
  • Ability to navigate MS Office and a Windows based environment and the ability to create, edit, save, and send documents utilizing Microsoft Word
  • Ability to navigate Outlook and conduct Internet searches
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access
  • Experience conducting research and analysis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PharmD or Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy
  • PBM experience 
  • Pharmacy residency experience
  • Managed Care experience
  • Experience working with Pharmacy claims


  • Ability to showcase UHG’s culture and values
  • 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 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
  • Ability to organize and thrive in a fast-paced environment, navigating in a highly - complex, matrix environment

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 you'll fill far more than prescriptions. As a member of one of our pharmacy teams, you're 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 Manager, Schaumburg, IL, Illinois

Job Details

  • Contest Number738477
  • Job TitleClinical Product Manager - Schaumburg, IL or Irvine, CA
  • Job FamilyProduct
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Schaumburg, IL
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • 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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