The Product Owner is accountable and responsible for the quality and timely release of one or more of hCentive's Health IT Software Product Solutions. The Product Owner takes complete ownership of product management and engineering functions for one or more products based on defined product and market strategy that addresses specific market opportunities and furthers the product roadmap. The Product Owner provides execution leadership to cross-functional and distributed teams led by Product Managers and Engineering Managers. The Product Owner also manages the product marketing function and ensures that the product stays ahead of competitors' in terms of capabilities and customer value it can create. The Product Owner works with current and prospective customers to develop a product roadmap and prioritizes product capabilities.Major Job Responsibilities: Product Management Leadership: Responsible for the quality and timely delivery of initial and on-going product management deliverables that include Product Capability Roadmap, Product Requirements, and User Experience Design working with Product Manager(s) and Prospective Customers.Product Development Leadership: Responsible for developing product release plans for the defined roadmap and ensuring a quality and timely release of demo and GA versions with Engineering Manager(s)Product Marketing Support: Establish market leading competitive advantage for the product, operationalize and lead a process for maintaining the product capabilities and richness ahead of competitors', Develop and maintain comparative capability matrixSales Advisory: Function as the highest level of Product SME Advisor to the Sales support team in managing customer opportunities Key Competencies: Core ExpertiseStrong team leadership skills and sound judgment skillsStrong interpersonal and management skillsGreat problem solving and situation analysis skillsStrong team collaborator and motivatorHighly detail oriented and a great task masterHands-on, entrepreneurial individualExperience in managing distributed teams that include Offshore; Experience in working with and managing offshore teams is a MUST.Capable of analyzing and providing leadership to business and technical issuesExperience in interfacing with customers of all sizesExcellent client communicator at all levels Executive, Senior and Mid-level ManagersAbility to conduct customer workshops with Business and IT stakeholders to validate product direction and requirementsOutstanding presentation skills, strong storyboarding and Power point skillsExperience in product marketing, product competitive intelligence and analysisExperience in product planning, resource planning, product release management with an ability to identify and mitigate risks and issues early on Industry ExpertiseHealthcare Industry expertise, thought leadership on industry direction and innovationA good understanding of Healthcare (Health Plan and/or Health Systems) business processes is requiredIndustry certification (e.g. AHIP) would be a PLUSExperience and understanding of Healthcare Reform Act and Health Insurance Exchange Domain with Public and Private Exchanges would be a plusIndustry authorship would be a plus Technology ExpertiseStrong understanding and experience in Business Application Software Product Development, preferably in a Health IT environment.Experience in designing SAAS, enterprise software and consumer web applications with flexibility and high degree of maintainabilityThorough understanding and expertise in the Service Oriented ArchitecturesA general understanding of various technology options and how to apply them to the product's advantageExperience in having led the development and release management of complex SAAS software products and solutionsExperience in integration architectures of healthcare transactions, business processesExperience in HIPAA EDI transactions and other Industry standards EducationBachelor's degree in a related field (Business, IT, Computer Engineering etc.)MBA or MHA will be a plus hCentive is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Keywords: Healthcare, Healthcare IT, AHIP, HIPAA, EDI, Product Owner, Health Plans, Health Exchange, Affordable Care Act, ACA
hCentive - 11 months ago