Product Director, Digital Therapeutics

UnitedHealth Group - Minnetonka, MN

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This role will be the go-to expert for all aspects of the Digital Therapeutics & UHC Motion product and market strategy within UHC E&I. This individual will forge, foster, and maintain strong relationship with key external partners. Additionally, this individual will partner with other key internal functions such as UHG R&D, Optum and others to develop and oversee the strategy and capabilities required to effectively launch a portfolio of Digital Therapeutics products & services to the market.

A key dimension of this role will be the extension and evolution of the current UHC Motion product. The UHC Motion product will serve as both a product and technical foundation supporting the overall Digital Therapeutics strategy. Initially, this role will focus on the overall simplification (e.g. cost structure, member experience, & systems) as a means to foundational development and future evolution.

Primary Responsibilities:
Work closely with both internal & external affiliates and key partner functions to craft a Digital Therapeutics strategy for UHC E&I that drives value creation
Identify and resolve capabilities gaps to build, launch and scale Digital Therapeutics offerings aligned to the UHC portfolio, with a focus on commercial go-to-market capabilities
Establish and drive digital therapeutics business models that enhance E&I’s ability to create value; define path to refine and deploy business models in both pipeline and on-market settings throughout the lifecycle of a tool
Build industry partnerships & relationships to amplify impact
In partnership with affiliates, lead the deployment of E&I’s Digital Therapeutics tools by:
Ensuring member experience is central to designing, developing, scaling and deploying new solutions and services
Ensuring digital health tools and their outputs can be integrated to deliver better outcomes and care delivery for members
Ensuring go-to-market strategy and execution of Digital Therapeutics tools are completely aligned to deliver a seamless, high quality overall experience
Driving market adoption of Digital Therapeutics tools

In combination with other key internal functional leaders, establish governance mechanisms to prioritize, fund, and manage a digital health portfolio, including decisions regarding internal build vs. external (partnerships or acquisition)
Build and lead direct and cross-functional teams that operate at pace and who will:
Cultivate a high-performing, agile, one-team culture within the UHG matrix structure
Empower the team towards autonomous delivery, while exercising appropriate balance of control
Work collaboratively and effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment to achieve the best outcomes for members in a sustainable manner for UHC

Execute with Excellence
Align resources to achieve key business priorities, including working with external partners

Identify, prioritize, and conduct thorough due diligence on business opportunities for strategic partnerships
Provide expert guidance to all functional areas, including product, analytics, growth marketing, and account management
Regularly report updates to corporate stakeholders regarding progress on strategic priorities, and collaborate internally and externally to accelerate progress
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 Degree or equivalent work experience

7+ years of commercial product management / product development experience

Proficiency with MS Office applications

Expertise in developing products through a structured product development process

Expertise with analyzing and communicating market characteristics and needs

Expertise in developing and implementing product and releases

Preferred Qualifications


Healthcare industry experience

People management experience

Demonstrated change management experience, helping an organization understand and adopt new ideas and new ways of operating, including innovation and speed to market

Collaborate effectively within a large dynamic organization, across multiple stakeholders

Ability to work with IT to ensure necessary technology/software application are available to support the delivery of the programs/products

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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.