Product Manager

  • 37691
  • Non-Life - Underwriting
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  • British Columbia, Canada
  • |
  • Jul 7, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Brings new products to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development programs; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules.
  • Introduces and markets new products by developing time-integrated plans with distribution & marketing.
  • Collaborates with Pricing by utilizing market research data; reviewing sales costs; and, anticipating volume.
  • Reviews product specifications and requirements.
  • Interfaces frequently with Business Development, Actuarial, Underwriting, and Regulators.
  • Develops profitable product solutions and offerings.
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines.
  • Assesses market competition by comparing the company’s product to competitors’ products.
  • Assesses product market data by calling on customers with salesforce.
  • Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports.
  • Maintains project management practices throughout product life-cycle.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Post-secondary education in Business Administration or related discipline.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a marketing and product development role.
  • Exposure to F&I related products in the automotive industry an asset.
  • Demonstrated success in product development, implementation and pilot programs.
  • Demonstrated success in marketing strategy, management and implementation.
  • Proven ability to work with & influence cross-functional departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - work prioritization and planning.
  • Ability to prepare executive level business cases, presentations, marketing strategies, launch plans and risk assessment.
  • Ability to analyze markets and competitors and react to changes which impact the current product plan.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong analytical skills and be detail oriented.