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Consultant, New Product Development - Advisory Board Research - Washington, DC

Washington, DC 20004
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Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)


New Product Development is responsible for driving the Advisory Board's growth strategy by organically developing new products and services, as well as sourcing and supporting acquisitions and investments. In helping to fuel the growth engine of a high-growth division of Optum and UHG, the team enjoys close partnership with executive leadership across the business. Unparalleled access to the executives of leading healthcare organizations and industry-leading marketing capabilities offers motivated, entrepreneurial candidates a unique opportunity to quickly affect systemic change.


The successful individual will possess the following characteristics: comfort with ambiguity, ability to work in a matrix environment, ability to work collaboratively across teams.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage and serve as a thought partner in the research, development, and launch of new product or partnership opportunities
  • Own the evaluation and contribute to the ideation of new opportunities and products that align with the Advisory Board portfolio
  • Provide analytical direction and guidance throughout the NPD research cycle, working through primary and secondary research, solution concept generation and testing, rigorous analysis of findings, and recommendations for product development:
  • Identify and size market opportunities -
  • Conduct rigorous market and customer testing-
  • Assess competitive pressures-
  • Guide pro-forma analyses-
  • Support product development, alpha/beta partnerships and testing, and product launch:
  • Manage internal approval process
  • Partner with product lead on the development of the marketing and sales strategy
  • Develop sales collateral and conduct sales calls with appropriate leads
  • Manage execution of initial product delivery
  • Work cross-functionally, including with sales, marketing, and corporate strategy teams
  • Mentor junior staff on NPD team
  • Participate in the ideation, and manage the development, and execution of events supporting early product development and subsequent product launch
  • Seed, develop, and maintain lasting relationships with leaders across Advisory Board and Optum, and with research, vendor, and future client partners
  • Responsible for project management for assigned NPD product team

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.



Posted: 2020-10-15 Expires: 2020-11-14

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Consultant, New Product Development - Advisory Board Research - Washington, DC

UnitedHealth Group
Washington, DC 20004

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