Company :Highmark Inc.
Job Description :
The Product Manager is responsible for product portfolio management, including analyzing market needs, sales requests, corporate goals, and financial performance - ensuring alignment with short-term and long-term corporate vision. Responsibilities include ongoing review of the portfolio and managing the product lifecycle, including recommendations for enhancements to or retirement of existing products and services. The Product Manager is responsible for activities ranging from long-term product strategy to the day-to-day tactical decisions necessary to execute that vision.
Duties Note: The following is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties required of this position.
E1. Through frequent interaction with sales, communications, and competitive intelligence, identify market risks and opportunities; support communications in development of marketing materials, launch packages, website design/content.
E2. Develop strategies to improve current products and services and generate ideas on new products; develop the market requirements document and capture the requirements deemed critical for market acceptance; adapt to evolving requirements, trends, and competitive benchmarking and analysis.
E3. Evaluate current product offerings to maximize profitability, minimize cost, rationalize portfolio and standardize when appropriate; assist in preparation of thorough product assessments, routine product performance reports and analysis for future trends.
E4. Work with Finance/Actuarial to monitor financial product performance.
E5. Partner at a strategic and tactical level with business operations, technology and healthcare services.
E6. Stay abreast of industry, regulatory, and market developments to maintain corporation’s product competitiveness.
Bachelors Degree: Business Admin., Finance, Marketing
Three (3) years product, project management, or related healthcare discipline experience preferred. Experience working within a wide variety of health care, financial, research, administrative and communication disciplines.
1. Demonstrated problem prevention/problem solving abilities including: • Identifying issues and problems – Recognizing major issues; identifying key facts & trends; separating relevant from irrelevant data • Seek information – Identify/recognize knowledge gaps or the need for additional information, obtaining information by clearly describing needs/goals • Recognize relationships – Organizing information and data to identify/explain trends, problems and their causes; comparing & contrasting, and combining information, seeing associations between seemingly independent problems or events, recognize trends, problems and possible cause-effect relationships • Perform data analysis – Organizing and manipulating quantitative data to identify/explain trend, problems and their causes
2. Excellent time management skills
3. Outstanding project management skills with an action/results orientation
4. Excellent oral, written and public presentation skills
5. Strong analytical skills
6. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
7. Strategic thinking/planning skills
8. High energy level and ability to project enthusiasm
9. Persuasive communication style
10. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access – Intermediate
11. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with daily work processing deadlines
12. Must be able to effectively utilize various office equipment (phone, computer, fax machine, printer, copier, filing cabinet, etc.)
13. Must be able to effectively use a computer with all its components for prolonged periods of time for the majority of required tasks
Does this Position have Supervisory Responsibility? No
Number of Emps Supervised:
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Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
* Must be able to accommodate regional/national travel (auto or air)
* Must be able to accommodate local travel. Valid drivers license and acceptable driving history required due to travel involved with this position (DMV check will be conducted to review candidate's driving record)
Referral Level Payout 1
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