Product Director/Manager

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Full-time; Remote

Company

HighRoads is the industry leader in sales-enabling health plan product management. Our cloud-based technology empowers our health plan clients to quickly configure and sell innovative compliant products that meet customer needs and differentiate them from the competition.

Position Summary/Scope

Product Director/Manager is a leadership role to help drive planning and execution of a Product Module at the strategic direction of the Head of Product. A critical leader to the growth of the company, the Product Director/Manager is responsible for driving end-to-end discovery; roadmap; functional and non-functional requirements elaboration; functional design, delivery, and adoption of the module and its capabilities for the target market. Depending on the stage of the product module, the Product Director/Manager may have Product Owner(s) reporting to him/her. The Product Director/Manager will collaborate with a cross-functional team to define, design, and deliver the capabilities.

This leadership role requires the ideal candidate to have SaaS Application focus combined with solid product and technical acumen to articulate application capabilities at the business operations levels. A successful candidate is comfortable taking a hands-on approach to problem-solving and is able to work collaboratively with Product Management, Engineering, and other cross-functional leaders.

Responsibilities/Success Factors

Specifically, the Product Director/Manager is a lead role and will be expected to:

  • Own & drive planning and execution of module capabilities with consideration for cross-module dependencies across discovery, roadmap planning and execution, and all stages of the product development life cycle.
  • Clearly communicate the “what” and the “why” at multiple levels to multiple audiences.
  • Be experienced with planning and articulating a wide range of solutions built around product capabilities that meet market needs.
  • Leverage past experience to improve prioritization, planning, estimation, and delivery.
  • Work closely with engineering teams, quickly iterating and refining features and products that will redefine an industry.
  • Support go-to-market needs of a growing market.

Ideal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years of product, SaaS, and modern tech stack experience
  • Ability to work with development teams in different time zones
  • Healthcare Payer IT experience preferred
  • Rapid-growth company experience is highly preferred
  • Self-motivated, scrappy, proactive, and able to work well under pressure with competing priorities
  • Commitment to producing high-quality work in a fast-paced environment with minimal supervision
  • A self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity and who can work in a fast-moving and dynamic environment
  • Ability to work remotely and independently

Ideal Personal Characteristics

  • A Focus on Execution. A self-starter with a bias for action. A non-political team player who can quickly establish himself/herself as a trusted member of the team and can be relied upon to get things done.
  • Company Focused. Someone who identifies closely with and is committed to the achievement of the Company’s mission while working in concert with other groups internally and externally.
  • Adaptable to changes. A hands-on team player. Grounded/pragmatic; someone who naturally adjusts to changing internal/external dynamics, priorities and challenges. Optimist / “can-do” attitude; values people and focuses on “doing the right thing”.
  • Energetic and Optimistic. HighRoads is a dynamic, innovative company with a “can-do” culture. It wants leaders at every level who continue to build on this culture.
  • “Ownership” Mindset. The successful candidate will have a proven ability to pursue his/her objectives passionately with an ownership mentality and a focus on the overall success of the Company.
  • Maturity and Independence. Someone who speaks with confidence and leads rather than follows. A highly ethical and intelligent professional. A thoroughly honest and forthright individual who is up-front and direct with subordinates, peers and top management executives.

Location

Hiring for Remote

Questions? Please email careers@highroads.com

Ready to Apply? Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@highroads.com

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