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Vice President, Product (REMOTE)

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Combine Fintech and Healthcare, 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 that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about providing advanced, state-of-the-art payment solutions to help those we serve be healthier, happier, and more productive. Solutran, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading Fintech company committed to creating game-changing, customer-friendly solutions. Solutran's success is grounded in S3 -, our proprietary financial network, which is used by the nation's largest health plans, employers, retailers, and government entities. As a FinTech industry leader, our Solutran S3 -platform helps members manage their supplemental benefits, products and services discounts, and rewards all in one place - through a single card, app, and website. - Solutran has established a reputation for delivering modern, advanced customer experiences through best-in-class payment solutions used by millions. Learn more about our latest innovations at . - - Solutran is seeking an engaging and passionate individual to serve as our Vice President of Product. - In this role, our VP of Product leads a team of Product Managers and Business Analsyt -in transforming consumer -payments. Candidates should have a deep understanding of -payments, and payment technologies. Having proven experience building great experiences for consumers, the Vice President, Product is comfortable partnering with business leaders across the company to define and design industry-leading solutions. - This expansive leadership -role will focus on building new products on a versatile payment platform (combining closed-loop and open-loop networks) while also partnering internally and externally to expand the payment network. This leader will work across our internal engineering teams along with sales, marketing, operations, finance, and legal to deliver transformative solutions. -The team member will ensure alignment across the business and product plans including capital/funding commitments, core requirements and capabilities, functional impacts, cross-functional roles, development cycles and more. If you are motivated by comoplexity, passionate about building and developiing a high-performing team, enjoy leading and executing strategy for an organization, are interested in diving into a fast-paced environment, and have the horsepower to blance mulitple priorities, we want to hear from you. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and direct a product vision and roadmap for multiple strategic products, including introduction of new products, new functionality, and services that materially expand market reach, delivering seamless, secure, and reliable payments experience that delight our clients and members
  • Understand the business objectives, challenges, and competitive pressures of key customers to create a product strategy that drives development efforts to solve needs
  • Impact the work of strategic business units within Optum, delivering healthcare payment solutions to the top health plans and employers in the U.S
  • Able to navigate through technical requirements while simultaneously distilling and communicating complex subject matter to all stakeholders
  • Collaborate with key internal customers across the organization to develop requirements, prioritize features, and translate to the roadmap while seeking to understand the voice of the customer
  • Identify and lead partnership efforts to expand payment network to support healthcare services payments across different service categories
  • Provide leadership to and be accountable for the work direction and success of senior-level professional staff
  • Ensure the final product is functional, well documented, operational, and meets design and feature specifications
  • Direct efforts with ongoing releases, partnering with engineering and software quality assurance teams to ensure capabilities and features continue to operate at or above all quality targets to deliver superior product performance
  • Direct efforts on complex, technical initiatives
  • Other duties as assigned An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 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 (BA or BS)
    • 7+ years of experience in a product development role successfully launching new market-leading payment products
    • 5+ years of experience working in an agile development environment
    • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence across a diverse team
    • 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 compliance Preferred Qualifcations:
      • MBA
      • Financial payment industry experience
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an innate ability to develop and deliver presentations to senior level executives
      • Ability to grasp technical processes quickly and migrate through a high degree of uncertainty, understanding new product development is ever changing
      • Ability to envision, direct, and execute product adaptations and product extensions to take advantage of market opportunities 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) *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 by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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