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Oscar Health // health insurance
New York City    Posted: Thursday, September 24, 2020
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Hi, were Oscar. Were a fully licensed health insurer. Our goal is to make healthcare simple, transparent, & human. Were changing how health insurance works by creating a healthcare experience thats intuitive & puts people, not cost or workflows, first. Were using a consumer-focused & tech-driven approach to do so. This positions us uniquely in this space & creates one of the biggest opportunities in healthcare.

We brought together leaders from top technology, service & healthcare companies to deliver on our promise & to seize this opportunity. We all work side by side in a collaborative, energetic, & creative environment. The result: better people, better ideas, & better healthcare.

About the role:

We are looking for a VP, Insurance Portfolio Development in our New York office who will be responsible for managing the end-to-end development of the insurance product portfolio for all our insurance companies.  As the VP of Insurance Portfolio Development, you understand Oscars vision & business goals, the health insurance & health tech industry, the emerging trends, & the importance & best-practice of insurance rules & regulations. In addition, the VP will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of insurance product developments in alignment with Oscars vision & long term strategy, building out core functions & staff, & driving cross-functional innovations & opportunities. 

You will report to the SVP of Commercial Finance. 


  • Lead development & innovation of Oscars new & existing health & wellness products & service offerings for Oscars insurance programs to provide best-in-class innovative, affordable, accessible care 

    • Oversee insurance plan design, benefit design, coverage & cost-sharing strategy, & pricing teams focusing on speed to market & quality

    • Identify new opportunities or enhancements to existing products & benefit designs, & product bundles based on rules, regulations, market trends, evolving needs of current & potential new customers

  • Support innovation & new program initiatives with new or redesign of current insurance product portfolio 

    • Lead new insurance product development efforts, working closely with Oscar stakeholders & cross-functional teams (across insurance, legal & technology) to continue to reshape insurance product portfolio 

    • Closely engage in the development of business & digital strategy for Oscars existing & new markets

  • Lead the robust capacity building & continuous improvements 

    • Generate data-driven insights of insurance product performance & outcomes, connect strategy across network, sales, data & tech, operations to make recommendations for program improvements

    • Continue built & enhance core capacity while formalize & streamline operational processes & integrations to enable scaling


  • A Bachelors Degree or graduate degree required; 

  • 10+ years of professional experience in the insurance industry, & a strong leadership & business relationship skills to build trust & respect 

  • Has built & managed growing insurance product development related teams in a fast-moving, complicated environment

  • Results oriented, capable of navigating ambiguity, distilling analyses into actionable business insights with seasoned judgment & experience, & clearly translating strategic objectives into implementable processes that drive outcomes

  • Willingness to roll-up sleeves to understand details, grow with the teams, & get the job done

  • Strong collaboration skills to ensure effective alignment among diverse teams

  • Excellent financial & organizational systems acumen; practical experience in insurance product development, pricing, data-driven decision making strongly preferred

  • Executive presence & ability to communicate with, influence, & manage stakeholders, including C-level executives

Life at Oscar: 

At Oscar, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves & find both belonging & support. We're on a mission to change health care -- an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds & perspectives.

We encourage our members to care for their whole selves, & we encourage our employees to do the same with comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, stocked kitchens, wellness programs, & volunteer opportunities.

Reasonable Accommodation:

Oscar applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicants disability or need for accommodation. Any Oscar applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Oscar Benefits Team ( to make the need for an accommodation known.

Pay Transparency Policy:

Oscar ensures that you won't be discharged or discriminated against based on whether you've inquired about, discussed, or disclosed your pay. Read the full policy here.

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