Job Description

Job Title: Product Development Specialist Associate
Job ID: 733222
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Health Plan
Department: HPLAN - Product Development
Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219


UPMC Health Plan is seeking a Product Development Specialist Associate for its downtown Pittsburgh location at the U.S. Steel Tower. The Associate will assist with the development of market insights leading to business plan proposals and implementation of new products. In addition, he/she will also be expected to participate in various workgroups and product innovation initiatives, and work as a cross-functional member of the Product team.


  • Actively participate in development and deployment of product implementation plans.
  • Assist Product Innovation team with development of business plans, reports, and other collateral.
  • Assist/take lead in development and presentation of training materials.
  • Evaluate product performance reports to identify issues and/or trends, and offer product enhancement ideas.
  • Follow up on all responsibilities in a timely manner or as set forth by established turnaround times. Communicate accordingly when timeframes are outside reasonable expectations.
  • Participate positively in various workgroups by offering valuable input, taking action on relevant items, and coordinating between departments as requested by leadership.
  • Perform market research via trade publications, internet, professional organizations and external contacts.
  • Remain current on all departmental policies and procedures.
  • Work with a variety of functional areas within the organization to assist in the creation and implementation of new products.



  • Bachelor's degree required, prefer Business, Health Management or related field.
  • Two (2) years of experience in health care insurance and/or industry required.
  • Knowledge of Commercial Insurance products preferred.
  • Experience in product development a plus, but not required.
  • Good project management skills with proven ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Strong computer skills required, with proficiency in Outlook, Excel, Word and Internet Explorer.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels and all departments.
  • Positive, professional attitude and enthusiastic demeanor.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no direction from leadership.
  • Preferred/Desired: Knowledge of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).
  • Presentation and public speaking skills/experience.
  • Consumer products marketing and/or sales experience.

    Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
    UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities


Salary Range: $22.60 to $39.11

Union Position: No

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