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Humana Strategy & Product Development Lead, Pharmacy in Davenport, Iowa


The Lead Product Manager Conceives of, develops, delivers, and manages products for customer use. The Lead Product Manager works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.


Location: work at home anywhere

The Strategy & Product Development Lead in the pharmacy space defines, evaluates and develops new products, enhancements to existing products or strategic product extensions, and translate research into usable and marketable products. Leads, plans and tracks all phases of the product life cycle, from inception to introduction into the marketplace. Develops design briefs for new product ideas, including specifications, sketches and/or models to present a clear, focused concept for strategic consideration. Accountable for the full end-to-end experience for consumers and stakeholders including product lifecycle management, strategic product planning, pricing, roadmap development and execution of an integrated clinical product portfolio specific to cohort(s)

  • Owns the end to end strategy, design and execution of innovation solutions rooted in solving complex problems resulting in iterative test & learns

  • Defines stage-gate criteria and makes decisions throughout product development process

  • Requires independent judgement and exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives, approaches and leading cross-functional teams, which will include nurses, pharmacists and regional medical directors, etc.

  • Influences product strategy and roadmap rooted in consumer insights and analysis of market findings

  • Makes executive level recommendations in regards to investments, development life cycle and personas prioritization

  • Accountable for analysis, development and evaluation of new product ideas, enhancements to existing products or strategic product extensions and translates research discoveries into concepts to test

  • Leads across the enterprise (i.e. operations, external partners, markets) to drive the development of a new multi-disciplinary care team product, transforming how Humana delivers clinical services to our members and providers

  • Accountable for managing investment and partner relationships in development phase

  • Organize results, derive actionable insights and communicate with stakeholders and executive level leadership

Role Essentials

  • Bachelor's degree in any field

  • 7 or more years product management experience and/or ownership of business growth objectives.

  • Minimum of 2 years of health care experience

  • Ability to drive significant transformation

  • Solid track record managing integrated experiences or clinical products that achieved clinical and financial outcomes

  • Competence working on very large and most complex assignments.

  • Strong ability to drive cross functional teams to alignment in the midst of ambiguity

  • Ability to adapt quickly and juggle multiple competing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to comfortably and effectively communicate with a variety of business leaders

  • Both quantitative and qualitative analysis experience, with the ability to drive to trend identification and actionable insights

Role Desirables

  • Pharmacy Benefit Management experience

  • Pharmacy and/or Specialty Pharmacy experience

Additional Information

Humana is an organization with careers that change lives-including yours. As an innovator in the fast-paced industry of healthcare, we offer our associates careers that challenge, support and inspire them to use their passion for helping others and to lead their best lives. If you're ready to help people achieve lifelong well-being, and be a part of an organization that is growing and poised to make an impact on the future of healthcare, Humana has the right opportunity for you.

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