The Associate Product Manager is responsible for product planning and execution through the product lifecycle as well as partnering with product management leadership to set the overarching strategy for the product. Listening to the market, the person gathers, prioritizes and communicates product requirements that drive the development of market-driven products and solutions that support the company's overall strategy and goals.
This individual will be responsible for having in-depth knowledge in the evolving environment of care quality management and value-based care programs administered by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as well as commercial health insurance plans. This individual will use this knowledge to analyze and understand market needs, develop product roadmaps and lead new product development from ideation through launch and beyond.
Guided by a mission to help, ABILITY, an Inovalon company, is a leading information technology company helping healthcare providers and payers simplify administrative and clinical complexity by enabling data-driven improvements in healthcare.
Through specialized, easy-to-use applications and data analytics that work together, customers of all types and sizes across the continuum of care rely on ABILITY to help optimize reimbursement, care quality and staffing.
Our employee philosophy is simple: We hire smart, talented people and trust them to do their thing. As part of ABILITY, you'll grow with a company that wants you to succeed. To support you, we provide the teams, the latitude, the support and the culture so you can try new things, broaden your experience, and grow and succeed with us. Join our team and help make ABILITY a great place to do great work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
In-depth knowledge of care quality management programs and/or value-based care programs
Manage the product life cycle from strategic planning (with assistance from leadership) to tactical activities
Define requirements; product market / product requirements documents.
Coordinate cross-functional team activities during the product release cycle
Coordinate cross-functional team activities during product launches
Play a key role in ideation and the development of business cases for new product concepts
Develop software release plans, schedules and project charters working closely with development to ensure customer needs, product quality standards and delivery deadlines are met
Manage to key milestones, provide risk analysis and risk avoidance insight
Understand and track dependencies and provide associated communications
Lay out feature roadmaps, based on a strategic vision, market research and value to the business
Assess product performance, manage to product management and operational metrics
Serve as a resource for sales in ensuring the success of the bookings plan which may include identifying key targets, product demos and technical calls as needed
Support marketing teams with go-to-market activities
Work closely with marketing managers to create a full suite of collateral, including: white papers, presentations, product datasheets, webinars and other sales support tools
Function as go-to domain expert for the organization on products managed
Provide training to internal constituencies on product capabilities and differentiators to ensure operational readiness
Conduct customer site visits to gather product feedback.
All candidates to comply with all security policies/procedures.
High School diploma or GED required
Experience in healthcare or healthcare technologies industry
Experience working with care quality management or value-based care programs
Experience leading and influencing cross functional teams
Experience presenting to executive leaders
Customer facing experience
Experience creating a full suite of collateral, including: white papers, presentations, product datasheets, webinars and other sales support tools
Experience in a software or information services
Experience in product management or business analysis
Experience launching new products
Experience with product release cycles
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to move around the work area; sit; perform manual tasks; operate tools and other office equipment such as computer, computer peripherals and telephones; extend arms; kneel; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.
Mental Demands: the employee must be able to follow directions, to get along with others, and handle stress.
Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.