P&C Strategy and Product Innovation Leader

Atlanta, Georgia
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Oct 14, 2016
Dec 13, 2016
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The P&C Strategy and Product Development Leader will be responsible for leading and managing key P&C product strategies to support Assurant P&C growth initiatives

Primary Job Responsibility:

  • Thinks innovatively with willingness to adapt, change, and leverage technology to more effectively deliver results
  • Strategically leads a cross-functional team that includes Product Development and Management function, Legal, Compliance, Actuarial, Forms/Filings, Claims, Customer Service, Marketing, and IT to co-design, negotiate issues and make decisions
  • Develops underwriting strategies to effectively manage product profitability
  • Oversees sales and marketing plans for new products, including business to business client service and customer service including customer acquisition, underwriting process, and ongoing customer support
  • Ensures the monitoring of programs post- launch against key metrics (ex. financial, regulatory, customer service) and makes recommendations for enhancements
  • Communicates product performance with key stakeholders including cross functional support leaders
  • Support new product strategies, analysis, and business approval
  • Stay abreast of new product innovation in markets of interest
  • Responsibility of Work for Others
  • The individual in this role will be expected to hire a team as we grow

Qualifications Required - Experience, Skill, Knowledge

  • 8 years of Financial Services or Insurance industry business experience
  • 6 years of experience in insurance underwriting, product management, and technology
  • B.S./B.A. Degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • M.B.A. or equivalent advanced degree
  • 6 years of experience in leading teams
  • P&C Insurance Experience including small commercial and underwriting
  • Proven ability to think innovatively, develop processes, and execute
  • Broad based P&C industry knowledge including small commercial and personal lines
  • Strong project management organizational skills to effectively manage cross functional teams and complete multiple complex tasks in a timely fashion
  • Ability to draw upon a broad base of technical skills to creatively solve complex product development challenges
  • Experience delivering innovative technology solutions to the P&C market including the use of data to more effectively underwrite
  • Experience successfully implementing customer acquisition strategies involving underwriting a product
  • Experience successfully communicating with, selling to, and obtaining the support of senior leadership on new initiatives
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively communicate product implementation strategy and corresponding operating procedures to all levels within the company
  • Experience in the US and Latin America
  • Spanish language skills