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Product Program Manager - Waltham, MA

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

naviHealth, part of Optum and the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, combines the talents of our dedicated staff and leading-edge technology to deliver compassionate care to seniors nationwide. With millions of lives touched, we are innovating the way health care is delivered from hospital to home so seniors can lead more fulfilling lives. A career with us means making an impact in the lives of those we serve, including vulnerable populations who benefit from care that is more efficient, more effective and more human. Our environment empowers our team members to elevate our interactions with each other and the experiences we deliver to our patients, giving them more days at home. Join our team, it's your chance to improve the lives of millions while doing your life's best work.(sm)The Product Program Manager acts as the nexus between the product team and the rest of the organization, driving software-based initiatives from initiation through to delivery.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and drive software-related initiatives to completion working with teams including Product, Marketing, Account Management, Clinical, and Customer Support to take software initiatives from concept through delivery
  • Define, coordinate, and execute beta program implementations and end-of-life feature/product sunsetting
  • Manage User Acceptance Testing working groups for beta and other programs that align with initiatives. -
  • Define priorities, ensure adherence to our product development process, and provide overall direction for the delivery of go-to-market components
  • Track and provide working group status, manage risks, and keep leadership informed of key issues that may impact project completion
  • Develop and enforce program delivery standards and ensure adherence to the organization's approach to the Agile lifecycle of projects from discovery to delivery and go-to-marketYou'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 in a related discipline required -
    • 4+ years of experience defining priorities, tracking work status and developing and enforcing delivery standards in Agile lifecycle environment
    • Experience working closely with customers in the healthcare space
    • Travel required - one to two trips per year -
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Experience handling and managing moderately complex issues
      • Experience making moderate to significant process or systems improvements systems -
      • Proven ability to work with minimal supervision
      • Proven communication, presentation, and collaboration skills, interacting with a wide audience -To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 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)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.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, New Bedford , Product Program Manager - Waltham, MA, Executive , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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