Watson Health- Product Manager – Social Programs

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Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM is seeking to hire a Senior Product Manager – Social Programs for the Watson Health group. You will be responsible for acting as an entrepreneur, strategist, technical visionary, cross-functional team leader, and client advocate. In this role, you will have two primary responsibilities: (1) defining the new offering; and (2) managing its development, launch, and ongoing improvement.
You will be responsible for leading a cross-functional team and for influencing the actions of a diverse cross-functional team as the market authority, acting as a "General Manager" for their scope of the business.
As part of the Watson Health division, focusing on social program solutions centered on changing the tools which affect the way clients are managed, the Product Manager will be responsible for:
  • Defining differentiated solutions which will be used by governments and providers for social programs by gathering market requirements and recommending differentiation strategy and value proposition
  • Partnering with the appropriate ecosystem to ensure they are providing data / solutions and consuming Watson Health services to ensure IBM is providing a one of a kind solution set to the marketplace and using data metrics to collect and analyze product feedback
  • Supporting key ecosystem and consortium initiatives in concert with Watson Health division leadership
  • Supporting key / strategic client engagements with a focus on developing references
  • Deliver initiatives from conception through completion in an iterative way
  • Readiness to travel 15% - 25% travel annually. Some international travel could be required.

Successful candidates will have ….
  • We are looking for someone with a proven ability to execute both strategically and tactically, and someone who is excited to take on new, ambitious projects that will be industry defining. This position requires a solid business and technical background, and you should be client-focused with a passion for delivering iconic client experiences in the social program domain.
  • Customer-driven with strength in aligning project outcomes with customer outcomes, taking responsibility for ensuring customer’s problems are both well understood and solved
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, problem solving skills, proven successful business judgment, and demonstrated experience leading cross-functional teams
  • Ability to lead large, diverse and geographically dispersed teams

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Discover what you can make of this moment. Embark on the journey with us at IBM Watson Health.
If you are hired into a Colorado work location, the anticipated compensation range for this position $110,000 to $204,000 is based on a full-time schedule. Your ultimate compensation may vary depending on your job-related skills and experience. For part time roles, the compensation will be adjusted appropriately.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 8+ years’ experience in IT related product management
  • 8 + years plus experience creating strategic product roadmap and successfully develop, launch and execute overall product life cycle
  • Strong understanding of Cloud market offering environment
  • Demonstrated abilities in presentation, written and verbal skills with the ability to influence others internally and externally
  • Proven ability to synthesize complex issues into stories
  • Skills in leading with influence across complex corporate organizations

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • MBA or MS in a technical field
  • Experience with Information Technology and leading teams
  • Experience with Human Centered Design and working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with Project Management
  • Experience in and working knowledge of the Health and Human Services, Social Program Management space

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  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

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