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Director, Local Market Product Strategy Lead (Product Management Dir Sr)


  • New York, New York
  • Connecticut, Connecticut



Director, Local Market Product Strategy Lead (Product Management Dir Sr)

Location: Aligned to an Elevance Health office, but eligible to work remotely. Ideally the candidate would sit in Connecticut or New York, but willing to consider other locations for the best fit candidate.

We are searching for a Product Management Dir Sr responsible for leading the development and implementation of complex product strategies to complement current local market product teams in our Connecticut and New York markets. This individual will provide a new connection with local market leaders; working closely with senior leadership (ex. Plan Presidents) to turbo-charge growth.

How you will make an impact:

  • Developing competitive local market strategy across products and segments, and serve as the single point of strategic accountability at the local plan level across the Commercial portfolio of products and solutions

  • Providing insights to the local markets from the Products and Segments organization

  • Communicating local market insights to the Product and Segments organization

  • Partnering with product managers to achieve superior execution of product strategy in the marketplace 

  • Contributing to our RFP responses

  • Presenting Elevance Health solution strategy, either across all products or for a specific solution family, at client, broker, or consultant events

  • Creating Elevance Health responses to competitor activity in the state

  • Tracking individual product performance by benefit design, market segment, and sub-region

  • Identifying system needs to support short and long term product strategy

  • Leading efforts/managing project teams in the implementation of complex regional and companywide initiatives including portfolio repositioning in a market, legislative changes, network/provider changes/ medical management program and policy initiatives, etc.

Minimum Requirements: 

Requires a BA/BS degree and a minimum of 7 years of related experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred Skills, Capabilities, and Experiences:

  • Experience and knowledge in healthcare product management highly preferred.

  • Demonstrated results in three or more of the following areas: Product Development, Product Strategy, Product Sales, Market Strategy, or Market Research strongly preferred.  

  • Experience in sales or product marketing for commercial segments in health insurance.

  • Deep understanding of market trends and developments in commercial segments (Individual, Small Group, and Large Group).

  • Knowledge of commercial customers and customer needs in the segments.

  • Strong understanding of market-leading practices, competitive intelligence, and cutting-edge innovation in the market.

  • Experience in building strong internal and external relationships with key teams/stakeholders.

  • Excellent written, oral, presentation and interpersonal communication skills with the proven ability to negotiate expectations between multiple parties. 

  • Experience interacting confidently with senior management, as s subject matter expert and comfortable with influencing decision-making.

  • Mastery of Microsoft Office products, most notably Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Outlook, and Word.

  • MBA preferred.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $117,920 to $212,256

Locations:  California; Colorado; Nevada; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ; New York City, NY; Ithaca, NY and Westchester County, NY

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company.  The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws .

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Accordingly, Elevance Health is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Elevance Health. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Be part of an Extraordinary Team

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. A Fortune 20 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, we are looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve. You will thrive in a complex and collaborative environment where you take action and ownership to solve problems and lead change. Do you want to be part of a larger purpose and an evolving, high-performance culture that empowers you to make an impact?

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Elevance Health approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Elevance Health is able to reasonably accommodate. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Elevance Health has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2022, has been ranked for five years running as one of the 2023 World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune magazine, and is a growing Top 20 Fortune 500 Company. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Elevance Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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