UPMC Product Specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Purpose:UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Product Specialist to help support the MA Long Term Service SupportDepartment for its downtown Pittsburgh location at the US Steel Tower. This is a Monday through Friday daylight position. The successful candidate will assist in the coordination of benefit updates to members and groups, competitive analysis, product analysis, work group coordination, and interface with a variety of functional areas throughout the UPMC Health Plan and System.Responsibilities:

Assist on coordinating the cost benefit analysis on proposed initiatives. Assist on the analysis and reporting of product financials, product costs trends, and key performance indicators. Attend continuous education classes to increase knowledge in the health care industry. Communicate all market intelligence information to Marketing Staff to ensure the understanding of competitive threats and issues on a weekly basis. Communicate effectively all issues that impact daily and ongoing operations. Coordinate all regulatory mailings, sales tools, summary of benefits, schedule of benefits, product and rate filings and handbooks. Evaluate the impact new Federal and States mandates have on new and existing products. Evaluate the impact of new federal state mandates. Input on group contract write-ups and initiatives. Meet deadline as set by executive staff. Solicit and update additional members within the healthy rewards program. Submit weekly report to Manager Product Management & Development that outlines all activities and meetings. Track and document all Market Intelligence and Competitive Information. Update the Healthy Living Rewards vendor directory semi-annually. Work with a variety of functional areas within Health Plan and System to assist in the creation and implementation of new products.


B.S. degree. 2-5 years experience in insurance or medical environment. Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office including: Outlook, Internet Explorer, Word, Excel and Access Software packages. Self-starter with the ability to work independently. Ability to work with various levels of staff throughout the corporation and be multi-task oriented. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills required. Ability to supervise and direct projects as needed. Team player.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities REQNUMBER: 524217