Permanent General Companies, Inc.

  • Product Development Manager

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2018 2:15 PM)
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Product - Management
  • Overview

    This position will be responsible and accountable for coordination, competitive intelligence, execution and measurement of assigned strategic planning to tactical initiatives within the product development group. The role requires a unique blend of initiative and interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively work cross-functionally and coordinate the product development life cycle throughout the organization.

    Responsibilities

    • Work with leadership to manage the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities to ensure effective execution and completion of initiatives
    • Assist in development of new approaches and solutions to solve company product and pricing challenges and complete research and development activities in evaluation of strategic product opportunities
    • Conduct market research to become familiar with requirements for current and future products supported by on-going evaluation of customers, products and competitors
    • Research the non-standard product marketplace in order to gain advanced knowledge of the competition’s strengths, weaknesses and products in order to analyze the company’s ability to compete within the market
    • Collaborate with all departments to assist in effective & efficient execution of product development initiatives
    • Analyze potential partner relationships
    • May perform people management functions to include, but not limited to: hire, coach, develop, motivate, train, evaluate, reward, discipline and terminate. Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the day-to-day operations of the department.
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a Business related field required (Business Administration, Marketing, Information Technology, etc.)
    • 4+ years of demonstrated proficiency as a product manager preferably with product development experience and extensive insurance knowledge; extensive knowledge of the non-standard product is preferred
    • Project management knowledge and working knowledge of project management software required
    • Professional oral and written communication skills
    • Strong organization and analytical skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Windows, Excel)
    • Ability to perform basic and advance mathematical calculations
    • Ability to effectively organize and present an agenda to large internal and external customer meetings
    • Ability to research and interpret information which requires refining and improving existing methods of analysis and or developing new ideas

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