Assistant Product Manager in Milwaukee, WI at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 8/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Primary Purpose:

Provide expertise and support for specific product line initiatives related to product development, compliance, operational and process improvements, claims management, vendor management, product documentation, fulfillment, and/or system releases. Proactively identifies problems, analyzes them, recommends solution alternatives, and leads projects for specific product line initiatives.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Lead product line initiatives including plan development, scheduling and coordinating team member deliverables, monitoring implementation progress, and adjusting when goals are not being met
  • Anticipate potential problems, develop contingencies and solution alternatives, and recommend a solution with consideration of resources, prioritization and financial impact
  • Communicate effectively throughout the organization to successfully influence project scope, design and outcome
  • Ensure all products developed for marketing are filed and approved to comply with all applicable laws and regulations at the state and federal levels
  • Construct persuasive arguments and/or revise contract language to overcome objections and secure prompt regulatory approvals
  • Inform, influence, and drive key product and operational initiatives that make for a better user experience and create meaningful business value
  • Use a well-rounded approach to determine how changing business and industry needs will affect systems and business processes; provide ideas and recommendations regarding the evolution of the Rent Manager software
  • Participate in discussions and interact with product users to fully understand their business processes and work environment
  • Identify and prioritize technical and functional requirements and build consensus to move the product forward
  • Work with the technical team to drive, challenge, and ensure the technical solution is a quality solution that will meet the needs of our customers
  • Influence and build relationships with people across all levels of the organization, internally and externally

 

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 5+ years of experience in the  insurance industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrates strong problem solving skills including the ability to analyze problems and create effective recommendations
  • Possess very strong verbal and written communication skills to interact with business and technical resources
  • Ability to learn new applications and systems
  • Ability to process complex data from multiple sources
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail, organization skills, and timeliness in order to meet business expectations
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure, adhere to aggressive project deadlines, and adapt to change
  • Works independently with little supervision but also a good team player
  • Problem solving ability
  • Ability to manage projects
  • Ability to manage and develop others

 

Desired Skills:

  • Health Insurance Experience

Job Requirements

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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