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Change Healthcare Product Lead, Data Solutions (Life Sciences) in Boston, Massachusetts

Product Lead, Data Solutions (Life Science)

Overview of Position

Change Healthcare is looking for a visionary product leader to shape and drive the strategic vision for the future of the data driven life sciences industry. As the product leader, you will help driven the execution of the Data Science as a Service (DSaas) platform which enables life sciences customers to generate timely, high powered insights. Change Healthcare Data Solutions is a rapidly growing business unit focused on expanding the use cases for data in the life sciences industry. This team member will join the new Product Management function to develop the Data Science as a Service (DSaaS) offering for life sciences companies and use cases. This individual must have deep subject matter expertise in life sciences data products (experience in developing products in pharma, biotechnology, or related industries) and proven ability to design and drive effective growth strategies.

What will be my duties and responsibilities in this job?

Product Planning - Product planning, strategy, roadmaps and investments

  • Creates strategy/positioning, driving scalable, defensible product growth

  • Monitor competitive landscape and trends

  • Determines product & development priorities (road map)

  • Develops an effective product portfolio, considering risk, value and timing.

  • Gathers requirements from customers, market research, internal analysts & partners

  • Determines pricing, contract terms, positioning

  • Facilitates pilots & prototypes, in an agile manner, to incorporate market feedback,

  • Understands industry practices and company policies and procedures

  • Assess third party partnerships and licensing opportunities as well as potential acquisition

  • Identify product opportunities for innovation and new feature development

Product Delivery - Drive execution and impact, delivering products through the design, development, and testing process.

  • Gets things done. Out-executes alternatives.

  • Aligns requirements & sets expectations effectively with internal & external constituents. Organizes & manages accordingly.

  • Driving key cross-functional initiatives (CHNG teams, strategic partners)

Product Lifecycle Management - Accountable for financial performance & growth of products.

  • Accountable for revenue through partner platforms and through direct channels

  • Measures performance of products on platforms (understands what’s working & not; calibrates as necessary)

  • Captures best practices, synergies and strategies/strategic initiatives across assigned product(s)/solution line(s)

  • P&L input / responsibility and the core competence to understand the impact decisions have on the operational and financial metrics of the business

Teamwork, Partnerships – Contributes to the overall Change Healthcare ecosystem

  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

  • Provides coaching and mentoring to teammates and other members of cross-functional teams

What are the requirements needed for this position?

  • 5+ years new product development, launch, and support experience (Population level healthcare claims data background preferred)

  • 3+ years of experience with Product Market Analysis (experience with identifying customer needs, pain points, and requirements and translating that data into an effective product solution)

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering, Master’s preferred

What other skills/experience would be helpful to have?

  • Significant expertise in the life sciences (pharma, biotechnology, data brokers) data industry developing new products

  • Must have strong knowledge of healthcare data, analytics & workflows, excellent problem-solving & project management capabilities, and a proven ability to design & drive effective growth strategies.

  • Excellent business acumen, critical thinking, executive presence, and verbal and written communications skills

  • Ability to generalize product requirements from multiple custom solutions.

  • Competency in agile/scrum development methodologies

  • Competency in healthcare data science

  • Competency in healthcare regulatory environment

What are the working conditions and physical requirements of this job?

  • General office demands

How much should I expect to travel?

  • Less than 25%

  • Employees in roles that require travel will need to be able to qualify for a company credit card or be able to use their own personal credit card for travel expenses and submit for reimbursement.


Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!

COVID Mandate

As a federal contractor, Change Healthcare is adhering to the Executive Order which mandates vaccination. As such, we are requiring all U.S. new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment.

As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Change Healthcare. All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status. To read more about employment discrimination protections under federal law, read EEO is the Law at and the supplemental information at

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Change Healthcare maintains a drug free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug-testing, where applicable, in accordance with federal, state and local laws.

Change Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicant will reveive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, or veteran status.