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VP of Product Development

Brentwood, TN, USA Req #8
Friday, March 13, 2020

Job Summary:

The VP, Product Development is responsible for providing leadership, planning, strategic direction and financial oversight for new and existing products. You will leverage existing ideas, your industry and government experience, and input from customers and prospects to improve and build new products. You will work with sales, account management, IT and finance to develop product business cases and business requirements. You will work with legal to develop products that are compliant with legal and regulatory requirements. You will work with marketing to define and develop the go to market strategy, helping them understand the products value proposition and target market. You will also serve as the internal and external expert for the product offering, working with sales and account management. You will oversee the entire life cycle of a product from concept and design to development and deployment. You will work with the Health Plans to encourage market adoption of new concepts and changes.  You will monitor and analyze product performance and make recommendations on modifications and enhancements.  The VP must leverage a combination of technical and government experience, big picture vision, and drive to be successful. 



  • Lead, define, represent and communicate product strategy and vision in line with the businesses long-term goals
  • Define business requirements and provide oversight for successful implementation
  • Develop and own the product roadmap
  • Oversee competitive research and technology assessment
  • Assess product development and enhancement opportunities
  • Evaluate and establish program priorities in alignment with business objectives
  • Define pricing and competitive positioning
  • Develop budgets, forecasts, metrics and measures. Monitor and evaluate the results
  • Analyze build, buy, partnership opportunities in relation to existing and new products
  • Develop business cases and maintain business case
  • Collaborate with senior management to ensure market strategy success
  • Strategize with clients
  • Work with customer schedules to ensure a smooth launch of products/services and enhancements
  • Define and develop strategy for training materials and documentation
  • Other duties as assigned



Professional Responsibilities:

  • Completes all compliance related training and demonstrates compliance on the job; completes all annual training requirements
  • Adheres to all company policies
  • Maintains confidentiality of all private information related to patients or employees.
  • Attends meetings, prepared and participates accordingly
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Expert level knowledge in Medicaid and Medicare managed care
  • Visionary with Implementation skills
  • Project Management
  • Outstanding verbal & written communication
  • Microsoft Office, particularly with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Education and Experience

  • BS/BA in Public Health, Healthcare Administration, Business, Finance or a related field
  • MBA preferred
  • 10+ years government health plan experience with Medicaid.  Multi-state knowledge required
  • Clinical background preferred

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Brentwood, TN, USA