Senior Manager, Product Strategy & Operations

Cohere Health

  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Industry: Health Care
  • Post Date: 03/15/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: 239 Causeway St, Second Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, US
  • Salary Range: $50,000 - $150,000

About Cohere Health

Cohere Health is a clinical intelligence company that provides intelligent prior authorization as a springboard to better quality outcomes by aligning physicians and health plans on evidence-based care paths for the patient's entire care journey.

Job Description

Cohere Health is illuminating healthcare for patients, their doctors, and all those who are important in a patient’s healthcare experience, both in and out of the doctors office.  Founded in August, 2019, we are obsessed with eliminating wasteful friction patients and doctors experience in areas that have nothing to do with health and treatment, particularly for diagnoses that require expensive procedures or medications.  To that end, we build software that is expressly designed to ensure the appropriate plan of care is understood and expeditiously approved, so that patients and doctors can focus on health, rather than payment or administrative hassles.

Opportunity Overview:

We are looking for a Senior Manager, Product Strategy & Operations to play a key role in scalings and growing our Intelligent Prior Auth Business.  Reporting into the VP & General Manager, you will be responsible for driving key cross-functional projects critical to our growth and success.  Your role will have both client facing and internal execution responsibilities and cover a wide range of functional areas.  Ultimately, the work you do will have a direct impact on the growth of the company and our ability to impact more patients at a time in their healthcare journey when they need help most

You should apply for this role if you are a leader who brings an entrepreneurial mindset to solving problems and thinks outside the box to bring innovative solutions to the market.  You love working in the market to understand new product opportunities and can think on your feet in front of clients.  You love getting into data, building models and analyses that give you clarity on what is happening, so that you understand the problem well and can craft a strong strategy and plan to address it.  You value rapid execution, and can quickly iterate based on feedback.  You are great at communicating, highly value simplicity, and are constantly coming up with new ideas and constantly have new ideas on things that could be better in the world.

Last but not least: People who succeed here are empathetic teammates who are candid, kind, caring, and embody our core values and principles. We believe that diverse, inclusive teams make the most impactful work. Cohere is deeply invested in ensuring that we have a supportive, growth-oriented environment that works for everyone.

What will you do:

  • Deeply understand how Cohere’s product and client solutions work from a quantitative perspective; actively identify opportunities to drive efficiencies and improve the value prop with clients
  • Work cross-functionally with clinical, compliance, operations, data science, and engineering teams to solve complex problems; drive the problem definition, solution, implementation and measurement from beginning to end
  • Develop new product and solution ideas that expand the value Cohere delivers to customers and patients
  • Develop client facing materials, customer facing analyses, and present to internal and external audiences
  • Develop ad-hoc analyses to inform the product roadmap, internal investments, and support the executive team in key strategic business decisions
  • Manage timelines, resources, and operational dependencies for projects you own, ensuring seamless execution from start to finish
  • Work closely with subject matter experts (e.g., clinical specialists) to deeply understand a specific area of the industry and distill this knowledge into clear opportunities
  • Superb communicator; capable of distilling complex ideas into simple concepts that are easily explainable to others
  • Customer-facing, capable of thinking on your feet and taking a consultative approach with clients
  • Entrepreneurial by heart; strong intuition for what is going to actually work;  your hypothesis are often correct
  • Detail oriented in analyses, but equally capable to pull up and see the big picture
  • Understand how to work with data quickly.  You are an excel wizard, understand relational data sets, and optionally have experience with BI tools
  • Strong grasp of business finance and business strategy; practical by nature
  • Self-directed, confident, and thrive working in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Experienced with data and technology; strong understanding of how technology businesses operate and ability to communicate them simply to others
  • Excellent at distilling signal from noise;  Capable of quickly synthesizing large amounts of information to the root of what is actually going on
  • Superb leadership, active listening, and communication skills (writing, speaking, presenting); humble, credible and influential with a wide variety of stakeholders including team, users, prospects/customers and partners

Your background:

  • 5+ years of experience working in top-tier consulting firm, big-tech, health-tech, startup, or similar environment
  • Remote, occasional travel
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, STEM, or equivalent professional experience
  • Passionate about improving the U.S. healthcare system and helping ensure every patient receives the best care possible

Equal Opportunity Statement: 

Cohere Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all.  To us, it’s personal.

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