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UnitedHealth Group Product Manager - Dublin/ Letterkenny, Ireland in Dublin, Ireland

Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.

Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries – from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.

About the Role:

The Product Manager defines the product requirements and roadmap and is accountable for the product through the entire life cycle from concept to launch to end of life. The product manager is responsible for meeting the growth and revenue goals of their product.

This role is working within our Advanced Technology Collaborative who work very much like an R&D group. This is an exciting opportunity to get involved with both looking at what is possible with new product opportunities and also working out how we infuse AI into our existing product stack. If you’ve got a passion for AI and Machine learning, this role could be a great match for you!

The Product Manager will have the ability to:

  • Lead business initiatives to a successful result.

  • Work in complex, matrix organizations; knowing how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network.

  • Lead cross-functional teams.

  • Effectively deal with moderate levels of ambiguity—can effectively cope with change, can shift gears comfortably, can decide and act without having the total picture, comfortably handles risk and uncertainty.

  • Work independently and in a team environment in a positive and supportive manner.

  • Negotiate, problem solve and plan effectively and will have strong decision-making skills. Accurately scope out projects, set objectives and goals, develop schedules and resource assignments, measure performance against goals, and evaluate results.

  • Manage projects simultaneously and achieve goals.

  • Follow through, pay attention to detail, and have exemplary time management skills.

  • Work collaboratively with a wide range of individuals at all levels of the organization.

Role Responsibilities:

The Product Manager role is responsible for individual products within a portfolio. Their activities include working closely with the Strategic Product Director and business partners to develop a strategic vision and roadmap for their product and effectively managing all aspects of strategic planning, business case development, and launch activities to meet the desired goals and market needs. The role reports to the Strategic Product Director.

The Product Manager integrates the activities of product management, product development, marketing communications, services and consulting in the development, implementation and maintenance of products that align with the business strategy.

  • Establishes Product Roadmaps for market offerings, including, developing new products, expanding on existing solutions, and leveraging existing products to build platform-based solutions.

  • Responsible for communicating with stakeholders across the board, including customers, business managers, and the development team to make sure the goals are clear and the vision is aligned with business objectives.

  • Partner with product architects to develop new products, expand on existing solutions, and leverage existing products to define solutions

  • Interacts with the Product Development organization to translate product requirements into technical specifications.

  • Understands customer workflow, as it relates to the relevant products and services, at a very deep level, in order to translate market requirements to Product Development and the value proposition to downstream functions.

  • Rationalizes product requirements across market segments.

  • Constantly collect and analyze performance data (e.g., market, financial, and operational) in order to identify new opportunities for the business.

  • Synthesizes competitive analysis and market assessments to establish go-to-market strategies that capitalize on market trends, customer needs and competitive positioning. Clearly understands the competitive landscape – competitor strategies, positioning, strengths and weaknesses

  • Segments markets, identifies target customers and uncovers market needs; Understands market trends and competitive threats

  • Responsible for go to market strategy, value proposition definition and key differentiation messaging

  • Conducts buy/build/partner analysis as part of investment planning and develops Business Cases to support this planning.

  • This role reports to the Strategic Product Director

Required Experience:

  • Proven experience in managing a diverse product portfolio

  • Bachelors degree level or higher in business, healthcare, or technology (or equivalent experience).

  • Extensive knowledge of software development process, experience with requirements management, project management, and complex projects and activities.

Preferred Experience:

  • AIPMM or PDMA Certification desired

  • MBA

  • Previous experience with AI and/or Machine Learning

  • Business process experience is desirable.

Please note you must currently be eligible to work and remain indefinitely without any restrictions in the country to which you are making an application. Proof will be required to support your application.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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.