Director, Product Management

at Cardinal Health in

Job Description

Rooted in the pharmacist\-patient relationship, our Outcomes™ business brings together the relationships and capabilities of several existing Cardinal Health businesses including OutcomesMTM™, mscripts™, and TelePharm™ and helps pharmacies, payers and pharmaceutical companies address challenges like medication adherence and close other critical gaps in healthcare\.

The Outcomes™ digital ecosystem currently supports a network of 23 million patients and 60,000\+ pharmacy sites nationwide to streamline pharmacy workflows, enhance patient engagement and deliver clear insights\.OutcomesMTM contracts with more than 50 U\.S\. health plans\-\-including Medicare plan sponsors, commercial plans, employers, Medicaid and other state programs\-\-to provide MTM coverage to more than 5 million patients\. The company links contracted plans with more than 100,000 local chain, independent and health\-system pharmacy providers\.

We are looking for a Director of Product Management to lead our pharma offering who is excited to help imagine, define, and build the future of healthcare\. You will enjoy this role if you are naturally curious and enjoy working with customers and cross\-functional teams to develop and deliver new value propositions for the pharmaceutical market\. You will gain an understanding of market needs, opportunities, patient engagement priorities, and competitors already in the market\. You will drive multiple elements of the product development lifecycle, from identifying and defining opportunities to socialization and execution of the new value proposition across business stakeholders, development teams, and customers\.


Directors of Product Management are responsible for researching, developing, and launching new products for the company\. This role will also be responsible for putting together product and investment roadmaps and strategies to help the company further build out our pharma offering\.

+ Responds to company initiatives by driving new products to meet customer needs
+ Analyzes market research, trends, projections and innovations to formulate new product concepts and designs
+ Define and communicate a compelling vision for your product\(s\)
+ Define and implement key measures for overall commercial product health, communicate those measures regularly, and optimize based on results
+ Demonstrates the knowledge to define the business dynamics necessary to consider portfolio expansion including market size, barriers to entry, differentiated value, regulatory assessment and existing portfolio alignment
+ Leads the product development effort with key stakeholders such as Information Technology, Sales, Operations, Pricing and customers
+ Possesses the expertise to establish and/or coordinate a commercialization strategy to include product proforma, branding and sales strategies, communication vehicles, training and pilot site deployment\.
+ Be hands\-on with internal and external stakeholders to build a deep understanding of how value is derived from our commercial products
+ Continually update stakeholders on the commercial product development work as it unfolds-weighing costs and benefits with a focus on always delivering value
+ Build trust and strong relationships at all levels
+ Consults with vendor/supplier partners as required for product development\.
+ Operationalizes product launch with coordination of broader customer engagement\.
+ Uses project management skills to manage projects from initiation through closing to successfully meet project objectives and deliver on timeline commitments


+ Bachelors and Advanced degree in related field, or equivalent work experience, preferred\.12\+ years experience in related field, preferred\.
+ An understanding of strategy, marketing, and finance principles\.
+ Deep understanding of pharmaceutical company brand patient engagement needs
+ Have proven experience product managing or performing product management\-like activities within a B2B or B2B2C space
+ Have experience developing and communicating compelling value propositions to earn stakeholder buy\-in
+ Have a balance of technical confidence and business experience within a complex industry

Skills and Desirable Qualities

+ Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
+ Ability to communicate across all levels of an organization, demonstrating professionalism and good judgment at all times
+ Must be able to work autonomously \(with minimal direction\) while also being part of an integrated team
+ Strong organizational and time management skills
+ Must be able to manage competing demands and multiple priorities, while maintaining a strong attention to detail
+ Superior project management skills
+ Seek the knowledge and expertise of others-team, stakeholders, users, customers-to better manage your commercial products
+ Adopt a team mentality; be willing to do what needs to be done regardless of title or role and grab a shovel to solve a problem
+ Be highly analytical and curious about data; use data\-driven insights to improve your commercial products
+ Adopt a mentality of continuous learning through iterative feedback from users/customers to evaluate your path forward

What is expected of you and others at this level

+ Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
+ Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
+ Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
+ Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
+ Projects may have significant and long\-term impact
+ Provides solutions which may set precedent
+ Independently determines method for completion of new projects
+ Receives guidance on overall project objectives
+ Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues


Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background\. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day\. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer\. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law\.

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Cardinal Health 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\.

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Job Posting: JC188513997

Posted On: Jul 24, 2021

Updated On: Sep 23, 2021