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Job ID :
102080
Location :
Northbrook, IL US
Level :
Manager
Job Category :
Product
Description :

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Job Description

Job Family Summary

This job family is housed within the Encompass Product Operations department and leads the development of analytical data and execution of state strategy in support of business goals. Responsibilities include interfacing with several internal customers in areas such as State Managers, Line Management, Underwriting, Sales, Technology, and other teams within Encompass Product Operations.

 

Job Summary

This experienced level associate product manager’s role will recommend, coordinate and complete projects, analysis and analytics that include but are not limited to: measurement of minor and major initiatives, underwriting revisions, compliance projects, system inquiries, profitability analysis, call logs, competitive intelligence and other assignments of moderate to high complexity.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage and develop a team of analysts responsible for providing product and underwriting support on a state/regional level.
  • Leverages familiarity with and utilizes available data sources/tools and measurement processes to design, create and maintain analytical support for state product teams with an appreciation for state-specific nuances; 
  • Owns and creates documents, procedures and communication vehicles to be used by state managers (e.g. task-specific job aids and checklists) to influence product design, business strategy, and underwriting philosophy.
  • Develops familiarity with traditional/non-traditional sources of competitive intelligence and utilizes information from these sources to inform impacted AORs (i.e. Introduction/changes to state-specific discounts or rating plans and new rate/rule/underwriting filings)
  • Determines and executes on comprehensive work plans to coordinate product-related aspects of moderate- to high-complexity projects across various disciplines (e.g. Product/Contract), including formal documentation of requirements, processes, workflow analysis and communication to interested parties; Creates post-implementation measurement and management summaries
  • Understands P&L and finance report data ability to identify potential pressure points or emerging trends for state product teams
  • Familiarity with state regulatory environments and specific regulations in order to provide analytical support to recommend decisions to state managers about the implementation of Pricing/Product changes (including, but not limited to, rate/rule changes and minor/major initiatives)
  • Understands the business of Insurance in order to improve outreach to other Areas Of Responsibility; Understands auto and home insurance, coverage(s) included and excluded, contracts of adhesion and claims settlement practices

Job Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Experience

  • 3-5 years of related experience; college degree preferred
  • Insurance and/or pricing knowledge and experience in P&C industry is preferred
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels
  • High-level organizational and project management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner and to monitor processes throughout a team or department
  • Strong decision-making and problem- solving skills
  • Works effectively in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail; can analyze data and review analysis from others and identify and resolve data issues of basic to moderate complexity


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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