Assistant Product Manager

WHAT YOU GET:

CAQH recognizes that its most important asset is its growing team of smart, creative, collaborative, forward-thinking and passionate professionals – and that a comprehensive employee benefits package is an important factor for them in choosing where to work. CAQH offers competitive compensation along with an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, tuition assistance and a 401k. We offer full-time remote work to all staff from any location and maintain a physical office (with many amenities) in downtown Washington, D.C. 

Who we are:

Named one of the "Best Places to Work" by Modern Healthcare for five consecutive years, CAQH has helped nearly 1,000 health plans, 1.6 million providers, government entities and vendors connect, exchange information and operate more efficiently. CAQH technology-enabled solutions and its Committee on Operating Rules for Information Exchange (CORE) bring the healthcare industry together to make sharing business information more automated, predictable and consistent. CAQH Explorations researches opportunities to reduce the burden of manual processes in healthcare administration.

Position

Assistant Product Manager

Department
CAQH Solutions
Reports To

Product Manager

The Assistant Product Manager supports the team that is charged with delivering product line contribution for one or more innovative solutions that transform the healthcare system. This includes increasing sales and user adoption of existing products and helping maintain solutions based on industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects. A successful Assistant Product Manager must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that a reality.

The Assistant Product Manager will work with all areas of the company along with a development counterpart to define product release requirements and plans. They will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for their products. They will work with the Product Manager to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customer. They will work with the sales team to execute a repeatable sales process. The Assistant Product Manager reports to the Product Manager in the CAQH Solutions organization; the position is full time, exempt.

Specific Responsibilities
  • Product Champion – Act as the product champion for existing products; work with cross-functional teams to enhance existing products.
    • Support the entire product lifecycle and tactical activities.
    • Prioritize enhancement requests and contribute to a product roadmap that casts a vision both internally and externally of where the product is going.
    • Develop a deep understanding of target customer needs and represent the needs of the customer when defining, designing, building, and launching product.
    • Communicate customer needs and assigned product concepts internally and externally to obtain buy-in and drive industry adoption.
    • Support cross-functionally across matrix resources to execute product design reviews, changes, and implementations.
    • Utilize product management tools (Aha!/JIRA) and development practices (SAFE Agile) to support CAQH Solution development initiatives.
    • Lead the CAQH testing functions for COB portal solution feature development prior to release to production.
    • Support the development and retirement of assigned existing products.
    • Measure and report the actual results of specific product components.
  • Go-to-Market – Support the marketing team in the execution of a company-wide go-to-market plan, working with all departments to execute.
  • Requirements Leader – Create requirements and user stories for various product initiatives. Responsible for coordinating requirements activities with various functional teams.
  • Sales Enablement – Support sales teams by assisting with the deployment of a repeatable sales process, including sales materials and tools, conducting staff and end-user training, and contributing to short and long-term sales strategies for existing products.
Knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Ability to develop business cases, and design conceptual solutions.
  • Ability to document business or product requirements and create functional design specifications.
  • Ability to evaluate product ideas and requests from numerous sources and articulate a rationale for those that are worth pursuing.
  • Ability to make and defend decisions related to economic trade-offs and prioritization.
  • Ability to create written, graphic, and summary documents and presentations for internal and external use in communicating product goals and objectives.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with business and technical stakeholders using their terminology.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across matrix organizations in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
Experience
  • 1-3 years in product development or product management (preferably with a technology focus).
  • 2+ years supporting healthcare technology products.
  • SAFE/Agile development methodology experience preferred.
  • User Experience documentation and testing experience preferred.
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’s degree preferred.
  • Degrees in healthcare administration, public health, or technology disciplines preferred.
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Employment Type
FULL_TIME
Hiring Organization
CAQH