Product Development Director- Remote

Employer
Assurant
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Nov 05, 2020
Closes
Jan 04, 2021
Ref
R-87458#GIJ--Assurant.2
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

Job Description

Reporting to the VP, Product Management Leader, the Product Development Director will lead and manage the Voluntary Homeowners Product Team through ownership of key States HO3 filings, along with evaluating new products, endorsements, and services within the product pipeline. The Director will play a key role in the new product development and growth of the HO3 products under the Voluntary Homeowners Team. The Product Development Director position requires high energy, a positive attitude and a team player mentality. Strong communication skills, project management, research, organizational and analytical problem-solving skills are essential.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Leads development and execution of HO3 product and programs
  • Develops and implements short-term and long-term product roadmaps for developed solutions
  • Facilitates market sizing and research; competitive benchmarking and assessments
  • Lead voice of customer research voice of client / voice of customer efforts to inform and support product development efforts
  • Leads cross functional team to define new product / program requirements and execute on these requirements
  • Builds and communicates business cases to secure needed resources and support for product development initiatives
  • Assists in the review and evaluation of growth initiatives that will complement/expand existing product offerings
  • Leads contract negotiations and implementation with product support vendors
  • Partners with Sales, Account Management, Operations, IT, Finance, Actuarial, Underwriting, Legal, and Claims to support business development efforts to drive insights, promotion and adoption of Assurants HO3 product

Basic Qualifications

  • 7 years of experience working with Personal Lines, specifically HO3 Homeowners Insurance, including but not limited to Product Development, Actuarial, State Filings, or Underwriting related work
  • Bachelors degree in related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated track record of driving and achieving results
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Proven ability to build business cases; strong analytical skillset
  • Experience assessing and evaluating growth opportunities
  • Ability to lead and influence cross function teams; works well in a team environment
  • Strong problem solver; demonstrated track record of resourcefulness
  • Strong communication skills; experience presenting to C-Suite
  • Adaptability; ability to adjust and pivot based on changing business and market needs
  • Creativity and curiosity; proactively asks questions to lead to better outcomes while creatively seeking and developing answers and solutions to questions

Travel Requirement: 15%

Benefits and Value Proposition

  • We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to full time and part time employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), generous paid time off and much more.
  • We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our employees.

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