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Director, Market Management - Telecommute

Employer
UnitedHealth Group
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Finance
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

This Director role within the OptumRx Product and Strategy team will be responsible for the market management and profitable growth of assigned product suites in the OptumRx product portfolio with focus on specific client groups. Scope of work includes developing market-specific expertise and the design, development, management, and sun-setting of new, existing and acquisition products.

This role is focused on OptumRx Market Solutions, broad PBM offerings that are designed meet the specific needs of clients in multiple markets, with particular focus on understanding market conditions and anticipating client needs.

This role will interface with OptumRx functional partners, customers, sales, and client management teams to design, develop and commercially launch product solutions for new and existing customers across multiple market segments. This role with also interact with client and consultant partners. Skills the role must leverage include strategic thinking, understanding patient and client needs, quantitative analysis, collaboration, decision-making, and leadership.

This role is expected to partner effectively with business leadership, sales, marketing, finance, and other functional areas; and lead cross-functional teams to develop and launch new or enhanced products. The intent of this work will be to improve client satisfaction, drive affordability and differentiate OptumRx products with a focus on Government Programs, Medicare and Medicaid

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

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Development of the go-to-market and sales strategies for new products, with a focus on the health plans and the Government segment
  • Manage client pipeline and roadmap for strategic product launches and growth initiatives
  • Manage market results and communicate the value of products for internal and external stakeholders, including client and prospective client presentations
  • Lead creation of go-to-market materials in collaboration with marketing, product owners, and segment-focused partners
  • Lead market research to help define product positioning, strengths, and opportunities
  • Navigate and build relationships across multiple cross-functional teams in a complex, matrix work environment
  • Manage cross-segment projects and initiatives that require problem solving, relationship building, influencing and analyzing


You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 4+ years of product management/product development experience and/or sales or client management experience with strong interest in product
  • 3+ years of Pharmacy/PBM experience
  • Government Programs (Medicare and Medicaid) and/or highly regulated programs experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications including PowerPoint presentation skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA
  • Sales, client management or product experience
  • Flexibility in location - open to telecommuting or office-based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota
  • Superior written and verbal communicate skills for internal and external audiences
  • Demonstrated project management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and lead through influence
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt but be persistent in achieving desired outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a matrix environment


To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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)

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $79,700 to $142,600. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $87,900 to $156,900. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.
Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $94,500 to $171,700. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $94,500 to $171,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*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 bylower 48 law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Director, Market Management, Remote, Telecommute, WFH, Work From Home, WAH, Work At Home
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