Oct 29, 2018

Senior Product Manager, VSP Vision Care

  • VSP Global
  • Sacramento, CA, USA
Full time Business Development Insurance Management

Job Description

VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/

General Summary

Under minimal supervision, lead the development and delivery of products and/or services that are market-leading, and that maximize value for VSP Global and its customers

Essential Functions

Define overall product/service vision and strategy, and create business plans, Make recommendations to management and executive team, and communicate plans both internally and externally.

 

Effectively lead a cross-functional and/or cross LOB team to ensure successful delivery of product initiatives, including creating Product Requirements Documents, market positioning or strategy documents.  May act as a lead for Associate Product Managers or other team members.

 

Work with business partners and provide direction regarding market positioning, training and communications by public for assigned product portfolio.

 

Serve as central resource and decision maker for all assigned products and initiatives, and coordinate with business partners to address and resolve product and/or client specific issues and business rules.

 

Conduct ongoing market and portfolio evaluation to ensure products remain competitive and meet operational, financial and market success goals.

Job Specifications

Typically has the following skills or abilities:

 

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience, graduate degree in business (MBA) is strongly desired.

 

Eight to Ten years of experience in product management, marketing or customer focused health care

 

Minimum of eight years of experience with project or program management and proven leadership skills

 

Demonstrated ability to analyze market research and financial information, evaluate profitability and identify trends

 

Demonstrated ability to handle broad, complex and unstructured tasks ranging from analytical to strategic in nature

 

Superior knowledge of product and/or service development methodologies

 

Highly skilled at managing products across operational divisions

 

Highly skilled at effectively accomplishing objectives through others via influencing, delegating and strong working relationships

 

Proven ability to effectively communicate information to a wide variety of technical and non-technical individuals or groups at all levels of the organization

 

Thorough understanding of business implications, project interdependencies and system interfaces

 

Proficient at facilitating meetings, and negotiating across all levels of the organization

 

Ability to regularly exercises discretion and independent judgment the in performance of his/her job duties.

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

The working environment is generally favorable.  Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.

 

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

The above information in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Nearest Major Market: Sacramento 

Job Segment: Ophthalmic, Manager, Program Manager, Marketing Manager, Marketing, Healthcare, Management

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