Assistant Director, Product Management

  • 37061
  • Life - Other
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  • Malaysia
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  • Mar 16, 2020
  • Drive and manage the end-to-end delivery of the assigned product and/or project implementation within the agreed parameters pre-determined by superior, to ensure an efficient product deliveries program which are aligned with the company’s key objectives.
  • Initiate and engage key stakeholders to plan, formulize and execute collectively agreed strategies for product/project implementation.
  • To provide leadership to cross functional teams to improve the product development and implementation process/cycle.
  • Plan, chair and drive Product Implementation Committee to manage the end-to-end product implementation cycles, capacity planning, communication and launch plan for all distribution channel with the objective of successful implementation of assigned project/product within the targeted launch timeline.
  • Initiate issues-resolution arising from the assigned project to expedite the entire implementation cycle.
  • Manage, communicates and collate collectively agreed product related issues/decisions for the upwards escalation to superior as and when required and/or Product Steering Committee for endorsement, if applicable.
  • Identify risks to deliverables; develop and implement mitigation actions and/or plans.
  • To provide support and guidance to subordinate/s for development of succession plan.
  • Performs any ad-hoc assignment/projects as assigned by superior.
  • Degree from a recognized University preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, Insurance Studies, Actuarial Science, etc.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, systematic and analytical thinking.
  • Ability to guide and influence others to gain support & commitment to the Company’s goals.
  • Ability to provide quality coaching and mentoring to facilitate the development and progression of the team.
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work minimum supervision.
  • Must be meticulous with the ability to work under pressure.
  • A self-starter, responsible and good team player.
  • A minimum of 7 to 10 years working experience.
  • Experience in Life Insurance Industry with basic operational knowledge in Life Administration, Insurance Products, Agency Administration & Finance would be an added advantage.
  • Strong analytical thinking, business and financial acumen, strategic orientation and results oriented.
  • Good understanding of the life insurance business and products.
  • Must be meticulous with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to work under minimum supervision.