Product Owner Specialist in Lenexa, KS at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 8/2/2022

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    10101 Renner Boulevard
    Lenexa, KS
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Job Description

Product Owner Specialist - Lenexa, KS - Monday-Friday  

Summary: This position will play a key value creation role in sustaining profitable business growth of existing and new products within the Employer Population Health product portfolio, as a means of driving product improvement, and managing the continuous improvement of existing solutions  

The incumbent will have day-to-day accountability for supporting new and existing products and capabilities, and improvements to existing solutions as assigned by the Commercial Product Manager, Employer Population Health within established budget and timeline parameters.  This includes supporting client and consumer research requirements, conducting competitive product and pricing analysis to make appropriate recommendations, reviewing product pipelines, supporting sales and client engagement teams to drive business opportunities, collaborating with Medical and cross-functional partners to design and implement solutions and to identify and resolve issues that surface regarding them, reporting against key metrics, and managing third parties as required to support the delivery of products and capabilities to Employer Population Health participants on behalf of the brand and its clients. 

The incumbent will be a product resource, well-versed both technically and functionally in the creation and delivery of products and capabilities.  The Product Specialist will also play a role in external training, requirements gathering, and product management.  This individual consults directly product management leadership, and with the field sales team to continually advance clients’ programs, drive sales, and keep abreast of market conditions and competitive technologies with potential application for our business.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Product Manager in the development and execution of new and existing capabilities for the category of Employer Population Health solutions, with the critical objective of leveraging biometric screening results to drive health improvement among individual participants and clients’ populations, within timeline and budget parameters to help ensure achievement of sales targets.  
  • Is a key contact for Sales, and Client Engagement for product related questions and guidance. Assists with continuous improvement of existing product solutions as issues and opportunities are identified, by evaluating and documenting the scope of improvement needed to optimize them, identifying functional and resource support needed to address them, and completing and managing work plans to implement them.
  • Supports product and partner integration and manages client implementation reporting and ongoing maintenance of reports.
  • Serves as lead and collaborates with internal stakeholders to manage product audits and invoice approvals
  • Contributes to planning and development efforts associated with annual product and capabilities roadmap discussions.
  • Serves as a key resource to Product Managers for questions raised by leadership, Sales and internal partners.
  • Other duties as assigned required to support Product Management



Required Work Experience:
Worked 2+ years the Wellness industry.
Brand management, product development or commercial operations experience preferred, ideally in the IT, healthcare or related services industries.

Physical and Mental Requirements:
Ability to lift less than 25 pounds.
Ability to work sitting at a computer for long periods of time.
Effective written and verbal communication skills across multiple formats: formal presentations, meetings, conference calls, e-mails, and memos.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Ability to prepare and persuasively present clear and concise written communications, both in report and presentation formats
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Power Point, Word and Excel.
Strong team orientation and ability to work effectively across disciplines to gain the expertise of a highly matrixed organization.
Strong analytical skills.
Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities to achieve quarterly objectives.
Ability to travel via commercial airline or car, to distant locations meetings.Some overnight travel required.
Ability to present clearly and effectively to large and small groups, including internal teams and clients.

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Required Education: Bachelor's degree required or equivalent

Preferred Education:  Advanced degree / MBA preferred