Wolters Kluwer Director, International Product Strategy in Indianapolis, Indiana
Director, International Product Strategy
Requisition Number: 16-15751
Shift: Not Applicable
Job Description: Wolters Kluwer Health’s Clinical Effectiveness (CE) organization is a fast-growing and innovation-driven healthcare information technology (HIT) provider working on the front lines of clinical care. Its industry-leading solutions include UpToDate and a suite of offerings provided by Clinical Drug Information. UpToDate clinical decision support is trusted by over 1 million clinicians in more than 170 countries to help them strengthen point-of-care decision making.
This position is responsible for managing the international product management activities for the Clinical Drug Information (CDI) business. These activities include working cross-functionally to ensure that our solutions are meeting customer needs, are prioritized appropriately, are launched effectively, provide appropriate return on investment and support the strategic direction of CDI. This position can be based from a remote office.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•Develop data-driven (e.g. customer problems/needs analysis, market segmentation, competitive analysis) strategy and execution plans to achieve business objectives.
•Manage the development and execution of comprehensive, strategic product development and partnership plans aimed at delivering innovative, effective, and highly competitive products and solutions driving positive and meaningful business growth.
•Identify market problems - capture "Voice of the Customer" and employ Design Thinking principles to create new products and design product enhancements.
•Work with Product Owners to ensure that projects are prioritized appropriately and business cases are developed.
•Working in conjunction with Finance, Content, and Technology, evaluate resources invested in supporting product lines to ensure appropriate resource allocation that drive business performance.
•Collaborate with Marketing to ensure that product launches are effective and follow repeatable processes.
•Oversee lifecycle of products to ensure that they are managed effectively from launch to sunset.
•Support innovation needs as requested from CDI iLab.
•Participate in all relevant meetings and assume a leadership role in these meetings as needed.
•Participate in all corporate training, company initiatives and performance planning exercises.
•Other duties and special projects as assigned.
Qualifications: Education: A Bachelors degree is required. MBA preferred.
•7+ years of technology product management experience
•Experience with Agile development processes
•Experience in developing and launching products globally.
•Healthcare experience preferred.
Other Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Certifications:
•Demonstrated written, listening, and verbal communication skills required
•Demonstrated presentation skills required
•Demonstrated leadership skill are required
•Strong problem solving skills
•Ability to build relationships with internal and external customers
•Team building and innovative attitude
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications
•Ability to “self motivate” in a fast paced, high growth environment
•Ability to work independently
•The ideal candidate will be:
oHigh sense of urgency
oCapable of collaborating with others in CDI, CE and across divisions within WK Health
oCapable of learning and growing with the company
oComfortable with visibility in a fast paced environment
oDemonstrate objectivity in their evaluation of a business problem
•The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
•While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
•The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
•The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
•The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds and up to 25 pounds.
•The vision requirements include: close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
•Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The individual may be exposed to private and confidential information, including personal health information, and is expected to adhere to company policies and all relevant laws regarding handling of such information.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They’re not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities and requirements.
About Wolters Kluwer
Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.
Wolters Kluwer reported 2016 annual revenues of €4.3 billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide.
Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.
For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Wolters Kluwer U. S. Corporation and all of its subsidiaries, divisions and customer/business units is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
For any assistance with your application for this job opening, please call the HR Source at (888) 495-4772 or email HRSource@WoltersKluwer.com. TTY is also available at (888) 495-4771