Cambia Health Solutions Technical Product Manager IV in Portland, Oregon


The Technical Product Manager job family is responsible for the capturing and articulating product strategy, vision, design, development and ongoing oversight of products that support the launch and growth of businesses within the Cambia family of companies. These roles are responsible for all phases of new product development and management from market analysis and ideation, through strategy creation and execution, and ongoing monitoring and communication of implementation tactics and results. Accountable the timely completion of product analyses, business case development, people and budget scheduling, user experience design and research, development of formal product plans, senior level presentations, implementation of product changes/new products, and coordinating development and launch activities with the engineering teams.

This position is based in Portland, Oregon, and successful candidate must be willing to relocate to Portland.

Responsibilities & Requirements

  • Produces product requirements for and interfaces and documents initiatives with marketing, UX, engineering and category management teams.

  • Understands the target market and primary user needs for a product.

  • Synthesizes business requirements from multiple sources including or may include customer segments, healthcare product experts, brokers, and sales teams into requirement documents and agile project plans.

  • Define the feature sets, and business requirements from multiple sources, focusing on measures of success, and product roadmap.

  • Contribute to the long term product vision.

  • May conduct market research by working with internal teams and visits to customers and other relevant companies

  • Manage a products life-cycle from planning to tactical activities to cross company go to market planning.

  • May specify product requirements in the form of functional requirements, user stories, wireframes, and their objectives.

  • Define and drives the solutions across all departments including the development of companywide go to market plans.

  • Collaborates with team to develop and deploy strategies for improving customer acquisition, engagement, and retention.

  • Writes accurate and useful functional specifications for multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Ensures that all issues are identified, reported, tracked and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Mentors others in the areas of domain, process, strategy, and communication within the organization.

  • Influences others across the company and aligns strategy across divisions.

  • Is viewed as an expert on most areas of the site and has a deep understanding of the processes behind flows.

  • Fully understands and aligns business needs with user and technical needs on all projects.

  • Represents the team externally to the press, local events, conferences, etc.

  • Sets product strategy for the entire company, and balances priorities continuously to ensure roadmap stays current and relevant.

Competencies Required:

  • Proven record of creating successful products based on a balance of user needs, business goals, and technical constraints.

  • Experience with Web analytics, forecasting, and experience developing business cases.

  • Strong understanding of web design/development concepts and processes, and industry best practices for ecommerce, if applicable to role.

  • Concrete experience managing complex digital products (preferably end customer facing) applications through multiple lifecycles, if applicable to role

  • Mobile / Desktop software experience across top-tier platforms or relevant consumer software experience, if applicable to role.

  • Effective communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to negotiate and resolve issues with diplomacy and persuasiveness.

  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to operate independently to navigate organizational complexities and to obtain resources needed to move initiatives forward.

  • Ability to write executive level documents and make executive level presentations.Knowledge of Agile methodology, project and product management best practices

  • Demonstrated excellent attention to detail including proven ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in parallel.

  • Ability to learn new technology concepts quickly.

  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is desired.Ability to mentor other junior team members in areas of domain, process, strategy, and communication within the organization

The Technical Product Manager IV BA/BS will have a degree in Business Administration or relevant field with 8+ years experience in a product management position in consumer-facing Internet, ecommerce, or other specialized technical field, or equivalent combination of education and experience. MBA preferred. PMP preferred. Healthcare/health plan experience highly preferred.

About Us

Regence employees are part of the larger Cambia family of companies, which seeks to drive innovative health solutions. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check is required.

Regence is 2.2 million members, here for our families, co-workers and neighbors, helping each other be and stay healthy and provide support in time of need. We've been here for members more than 90 years. Regence is a nonprofit health care company offering individual and group medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Medicare and other government programs as well as pharmacy benefit management. We are the largest health insurer in the Northwest/Intermountain Region, serving members as Regence BlueShield of Idaho, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and Regence BlueShield (in Washington). Each plan is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

If you’re seeking a career that affects change in the health care system, consider joining our team at Cambia Health Solutions. We advocate for transforming the health care system by making health care more affordable and accessible, increasing consumers’ engagement in their health care decisions, and offering a diverse range of products and services that promote the health and well-being of our members. Cambia's portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access and free-standing health and wellness solutions.

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Requisition ID2018-24114

Category (Portal Searching)Product Management/Project Management