Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Job Post: Mobile Health (mHealth) Product Development Leader

Job Post: Mobile Health (mHealth) Product Development Leader

This position will be responsible for leading a group of >10 product management staff in the development, piloting, and launch of Company’s' mHealth services.

* Oversee the development and management of the mHealth product strategy, roadmap and launch plans, including new products, new solutions, new features, as well as product retirement and technology evolution
* Oversee the successful development of new products and solutions
* Provide guidance to the product management team on how to determine customer needs, wants, and jobs-to-get done. Ensure that that information is used to define products and solutions.
* Ensure the development of grounded business cases for new product and solution development
* Lead, at the Director level, business and technology stakeholder teams through the full product development cycle
* Ensure the tracking of mHealth revenue, margin, and technical performance of the product portfolio, and instigate remedial action where necessary
* Collaborate with peers in development of an overall mHealth ROI tool that spans all mHealth solutions
* Represent Company mHealth solution at events, conferences and tradeshows to support the solution's goals and to generate leads
* Represent the mHealth solutions at Company and vendor executive briefings
* Participate in sales webinars to drive product awareness
* Ensure collaboration with the healthcare solution team to create integrated solutions as appropriate
* Ensure that the product managers conduct regular, recurring assessment of customer needs, market sensing, business drivers, and emerging technology trends to guide ongoing solution evolution and execution
* Lead coordination, as needed, of 3rd-party business relationships /discussions with solution and component vendors
* Ensure proper communication of legal & regulatory requirements for solutions so offer maintains necessary compliance (i.e. HIPAA, FDA)
* Ensure a good understanding of competitors and competitive offerings and substitutes and reflect that understanding in the product strategy
* Lead the establishment of key vendor relationships

* Eight plus years leading product management, product marketing, or performance improvement experience with a company providing tele-care, tele-health, video conferencing, remote disease management, or sophisticated hardware-software solutions to providers or payers, or
* Eight plus years’ experience in a Provider (hospital) setting treating diabetes or heart disease, administering programs for these diseases, and/or implementing remote care as a physician, a licensed nurse, or similar, or
* Eight plus years Payer (Health insurance) experience, with at least 5 years’ experience in decision-making with respect to tele-health or remote disease management solutions
* 2+ years Principal-level (8+ years overall) experience in a major healthcare management consulting practice
* Must be comfortable with conveying the value of new and emerging products, technologies or applications to senior level management and across a diverse product team
* Product launch and lifecycle management experience; 3+ years leading a group of >7 product managers would be ideal
* Demonstrated ability to influence peers in other functional areas without a direct reporting relationship
* Strong analytic and fact-based decision-making skills
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and operate in a fast-paced, high-growth professional environment
* Highly self-motivated
* Executive presence
* Outstanding written and oral communication skills
* Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams toward common goals and objectives
* Able to teach others key product management skills such as requirements generation, business case assumptions, definition of features and benefits, and contract negotiations
* General knowledge of medical device industry practices, techniques and standards (e.g., role of clinical trials, reimbursement landscape)
* mHealth expert ideally
* BS or BA in a relevant field. Masters, MBA, PHD preferred

COMPANY / INDUSTRY – Confidential Fortune 50 co. / Communications
LOCATION – Morristown, NJ
SALARY - $350k+ (Total Compensation)
CONTACT – Sam Ojofeitimi ( / 816-291-4504)

J. Anderson & Associates is an executive search firm with ten years of experience, dedicated to connecting Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies with top executive candidates.
(Updated October 2011)

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