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Product Innovation Manager in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

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Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2016 and 2017, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and to its America’s Best Large Employers list. If you’re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us.

At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package.

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We’ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. At Verisk, you’ll be part of an organization that’s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate.

ISO ClaimSearch® Solutions group, a product suite of Verisk Insurance Solutions, is looking for a highly-motivated candidate. The position involves working closely with product, technology, marketing, design, finance, program management, legal, and internal and external customers to deliver products. Title: Product Owner Organizational Unit: VIS- Claims / ISO Claims Analytics.

Title: Product Innovation Manager

Organizational Unit: VIS- Claims / ISO Claims Analytics

Principal Responsibilities and Essential Duties:
  • Work with senior Product Leadership to evolve high-level strategic vision into actionable tactics that provide ClaimSearch users with a positive, seamless, personalized experience. 
  • Serve as the product owner for one or more development teams, leading sprint backlog grooming, prioritization, and definition efforts.
  • Define and manage the product roadmap, setting expectations with relevant stakeholders including the senior leadership team.
  • Leverage data and analytics to make decisions on the priority of the stories in the product backlog.  Data and analytics may come in the following forms: ROI analysis, revenue generation analysis, customer sentiment analysis and gathering of customer feedback, user behavior log analysis, and known software bugs.
  • Proactively research and understand the latest trends. Know our users as well as our competition.
  • Proactively identify and resolve issues that may impair the organization’s ability to meet its strategic, financial, and technical goals.
  • Be the subject matter expert for ClaimSearch products and services.

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree in CS, Business, or a related digital discipline preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in product management with increasing responsibility.  Multi-tiered software preferred.
  • Detail-oriented with a strong ability to manage and execute simultaneous projects and tasks. 
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative.  Comfortable working both independently and with a team.   
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills.
  • A firm understanding of LEAN and Agile methodologies.
  • Demonstrated record of partnering with teams across the organization and influencing to achieve business results across multiple teams who may have competing goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, schedule trade-offs and/or new opportunities with technical and non-technical employees.
  • Prior product innovation experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of software development tools such as Wiki and JIRA a plus.
  • 2+ years of experience in insurance claims, special investigations or equivalent a plus.

We offer a competitive salary, benefits package which includes full health care options, a 401(k) plan, and generous Paid-Time-Off program.

Verisk Analytics is and Equal Opportunity Employer