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Payments Product Manager II

Woodland Hills, California; Phoenix, Arizona; Austin, Texas; Olathe, Kansas; Grand Rapids, Michigan
Operations


Job Description

Requisition ID: 190000EB
  
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Job Summary 
  
Leads the complete design of Farmers payment experience and supporting processes. Ensures integration of billing and payment-related touch points and systems within the context of the Farmers enterprise strategy. Leads and collaborates cross-functionally while leveraging industry, customer, and competitive research, along with data analytics to bring payment products to market that meet Farmers' goals and objectives. Provides strategic oversight, direction, and leadership to direct reports and is relied upon for strategic leadership within the Personal Lines Billing and Payments function and across the enterprise. 
  
Essential Job Functions 
  
Be the voice of the customer through research and data to inform and prioritize product needs for Farmers. Partners with various business lines to understand product development plans and take action in reflecting content within the payment experience. Acts as a subject matter expert and consultant on applications within assigned business unit. Participates in strategic, operational and tactical planning of complex projects with enterprise scope and impact. Leads the effort in defining our vision and strategy to ensure action is aligned with the strategic imperatives of the business. Performs and understands in-depth of unique business and system process. Designs, executes and negotiates/gains support for projects and ideas maximizing results, efficiency, effectiveness and customer service driving line of business alignment and coordination. Partners closely with assigned business unit and determines which emerging issues are relevant to the organization and its future needs. Works closely with delivery team to ensure product is being delivered in alignment with design. Conducts research and evolve Farmers’ understanding of the competitive landscape to guide product development and market strategy. Oversees direct reports and supports the department overall for the professional development and management of the team; ensures employee engagement and continual improvement within the team. Perform other duties as assigned. 
  
Physical Actions 
  
Physical Environment 
  
Education Requirements 
  
Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience.
  
Experience Requirements 
  
7-10 years product management experience preferred. 5-7 years leadership experience preferred. 
  
Special Skill Requirement 
  
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to providing high level of customer service.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possesses strong technical aptitude.
  • Advanced PC skills including use of word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Strong PowerPoint skills.
  

Candidate qualifications may be reviewed against the requirements for the associated levels of this position's core function.

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
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Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 01/18/2019

Other Locations: United States, Michigan, Grand Rapids,United States, Kansas, Olathe,United States, Texas, Austin,United States, Arizona, Phoenix