Experian is the leading global information services company, which helps organizations to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, provide data security and automate decision making. And we are thrilled to tell you that just this year, FORTUNE has named Experian one of the 100 Best Companies to work for. In addition, for the last five years we’ve been name in the 100 “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes Magazine. With operations stretching globally, Experian is 17,000 people strong, supporting clients and operations in more than 80 countries. Generating nearly $5 billion in revenue annually, Experian is primed for growth and searching for the most talented and innovative people to join our family and take us to new heights.
Product Management Director - Commercial Insurance Job Duties:
Be the voice of the client internally to ensure client specifications are met during development and manage the development of product definitions and functional requirements.
Serve as an Experian insurance/insuretech resource in the areas of competitive intelligence, market knowledge and go-to-market strategies and manage our bulk data product line.
Develop and execute new insurance product initiatives and projects, primarily focused on the product lifecycle for Experian’s commercial insurance solutions.
Sponsor compliance with Experian data security and privacy requirements. In addition, you will stay current with evolving governmental data privacy requirements such as GDPR as they may apply to the Insurance product roadmap(s).
Support ongoing relationships and strategic alignment with product stakeholders for key customer accounts.
Present, or support presentation of, key concepts of Experian insurance products to industry groups such as Summits, Roundtables, etc. as needed.
Works with the BU leaders to understand the innovation strategy and work with the leaders to bring the top strategy initiatives to the Data Lab
Collaborates with key stakeholders across business units and Data Lab, including product managers, marketing operations, technology and engineering, data scientists, sales, legal and compliance to ensure proper coordination and execution of Innovation projects
Partner with the Data Lab and the Business Unit on client partnership and outreach to define needs and value including identification of consumer & client needs, trends, new product concepts, marketing plans and Go to Market strategies
Collaborate within a scrum team and other cross-functional team members.
Ability/willingness to travel ~10-20%.
Gather market feedback around product positioning, pricing and revenue, competitor products, and translate into the launch of compelling product offerings that meet market needs
Be a self-starter when it comes to determining product priorities, including new features & initiatives that drive your product line forward
Evangelize your product internally and externally through new sales opportunities, high impact presentations, demos and development of relevant collateral (e.g. online demos, promotions, white papers, case studies, etc.)
Successful Candidates Are:
Market Facing – externally focused with demonstrated client/partner engagement, proposal development, follow-up, project management experience and skills with business and analytic leaders
Hypotheses driven – ability to credibly frame problems and articulate possible solution paths for complex data solutions and advanced analytics for commercial application
Collaborators – strong partnering skills with others including fellow team members, peers, key stake holders; builds relationships & connects ideas across silos
Curious – willing to take calculated risks, challenges traditional approaches, inquisitive with a penchant for seeking new experiences, knowledge; asks questions; demonstrates an appetite to learn new things
Adaptable – remains calm and optimistic under pressure and adapts well to unexpected situations; comfortable dealing with ambiguity and uncertainty
Bold/Courageous – not afraid to make quick decisions with limited info, decisive; sets direction and priorities without fear; is not afraid to fail or go against popular opinion; acts with a real sense of urgency to move others to action; sets a high bar
Determined –achievement oriented; optimistic about what can be; persistent, can persevere, resilient to setbacks; seeks high levels of activity, fast-paced environment; demonstrates a fierce commitment to challenging goals; a strong bias for action
Requires a minimum of 10+ years of relevant product management and insurance industry experience
Deep knowledge of commercial insurance underwriting and the data used for risk assessment
General knowledge of the insurance industry and practices including Property & Casualty, Life & Annuity, Health, and Reinsurance
Previous hands-on experience working with data-driven solutions required
Previous experience modeling insurance industry key outcomes, e.g., actuarial risk, prospecting, pricing, etc.
Proven track record in utilizing analytical tools & metrics for both managing product portfolios and creating product road maps
Familiar, based on previous hands-on experience, with major technological elements of our industry such as workflows, processing platforms, data warehouses, programming languages, data communications (expecially APIs) and, software development technologies
Fundamental understanding of core Agile principles including: writing user stories, managing a backlog while articulating the product vision to the scrum team
Prior experience working with JIRA and Confluence a plus
Bachelor degree required
MBA preferred but not required
Position is located in Costa Mesa, CA
Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Anyone needing accommodation to complete the interview process should notify the talent acquisition partner. The word "Experian" is a registered trademark in the EU and other countries and is owned by Experian Ltd. and/or its associated companies.
EOE including Disability/Veterans
Internal Number: 202449
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