Home, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Highmark Health

**Job Description :**

**JOB SUMMARY**

This job is accountable for the development and management of a service and or analytic product with a unique focus on the applicable business unit. Represents the customer to a large cross functional team of indirect reports that are assigned to fully support the product and business strategy. The incumbent is accountable for the product's short and long term business success. Creates, orders and validates the work that is required in order to deliver the product which requires a deep understanding of the product, the market, business strategy and operating model. Accountable for the development and management of the product's vision, strategy, roadmap, day to day execution, and ensures ongoing alignment with executive leadership and primary business objectives for the organization.

**ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Lead a cross functional team of indirect reports with a product portfolio of less than 3 key initiatives to develop and deliver the work.Identify success metrics and determines methodology to achieve product outcomes.Empower team to manage their work by setting clear priorities from the product development and enhancement backlog.

+ Create and communicate the product vision, strategy and roadmap. Incorporate stakeholder feedback and clearly articulates product backlog items and acceptance criteria to the team to avoid any yield loss.Represent the product in all governance meetings.Clearly sets and communicates roadmaps, priorities, experiments, and decisions across a wide spectrum of audiences, from product team to executive leadership.

+ Form the product backlog containing all of the work to be performed.Proactively identify new initiatives/themes and builds out backlog items under these new initiatives or themes based upon value.Own the product backlog and uses multi-directional input to refresh and reprioritize the backlog to drive business value. Mitigate impediments impacting successful team completion of product development goals.

+ Works with customers to review releases and adjust development accordingly.Maintains a clear vision on the highest value product backlog items and makes trade-offs and negotiates based on team capacity to determine the backlog.

+ Actively updates the business regarding progress and performance metrics.Monitors outcomes, customizes and adds metrics to continuously provide stakeholders with an updated view of the product's success.Identifies success metrics and determines methodologies to deliver against outcomes.Actively anticipates future needs and utilizes product health metrics to identify improvement opportunities.

+ Generates a high-level release plan.Continually re-prioritizes team's tasks based upon new information, discussions with stakeholders, and probability to drive business outcomes.

+ Other duties as assigned or requested.

**EDUCATION**

**Required**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Healthcare Discipline, or Information Management

**Substitutions**

+ None

**Preferred**

+ Master's Degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Healthcare Discipline, or Information Management

**EXPERIENCE**

**Required**

(Any of the Following)

+ 3 years Product Ownership

+ 3 years Product Development & Management

+ 3 years Design Thinking

+ 3 years Project/Program Management

+ 3 years Strategic Consulting

+ 3 years Analytic Consulting

Preferred

+ 3 years Analytic Consulting

**LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS**

**Required**

+ None

**Preferred**

+ None

**SKILLS**

+ Leadership of cross functional teams

+ Empowered problem solving capabilities, focusing on the customer and business needs

+ Effective decision making competencies taking into consideration business value, market commitments and strategic importance

+ Strong understanding of the healthcare industry, consumer engagement and customer design

+ Effective communicator to all levels of the organization including but not limited to Executive Leadership

**Languages (Other than English)**

None

**Travel Required**

None

**PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS**

**Position Type**

Office Based

Teaches / trains others regularly

Occasionally

Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)

Rarely

Physical work site required

No

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Does Not Apply

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Does Not Apply

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Does Not Apply

**_Disclaimer:_** _The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job._

**_Compliance Requirement:_** _This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies._

_As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy._

_Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements._

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

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Req ID: J185972

Home, Pennsylvania

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