PL Assistant Product Manager - Smart Home

Job Description

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Job Summary 
This position will be on the Personal Lines Product Innovation and Integration Team supporting the research, development, and go-to-market for innovative products for the Home line of business with a specific focus on Smart Home technology. This position will conduct research and development activities regarding new personal lines insurance programs and coordinate their introduction with other departments. This position will focus on Customer Experience, User Experience, and product design to drive increased engagement with personal lines innovation offerings
Essential Job Functions 
  • Conducts research involving the development of new personal lines insurance products or programs that are to be underwritten by the company.
  • Coordinates with Underwriting, Actuarial, Claims, Customer Experience and Marketing to develop recommendations on new personal lines insurance products.
  • Originates and suggests appropriate areas for research and develops proposals and presentations for Senior Management review for changes to our existing product line.
  • Takes ownership of Customer Experience related to home innovations, working on closed loop feedback from customer surveys for connected home
  • Writes requirements for new features and programs, collaborating closely with stakeholders across the organization.
  • Works with third party vendors throughout the product lifecycle including QA for releases.
  • Assists the Sales/Agencies Departments in the development and preparation of materials interpreting or explaining newly created personal lines insurance products.
  • Performs other functions as assigned.
Physical Actions 
Besides some sedentary work, job duties require some or all of the following physical activities: Carrying up to 20 pounds Seeing Driving Speaking Hearing Standing Lifting up to 20 pounds Travelling Reaching Walking 
Physical Environment 
Required job duties are normally performed in a climate-controlled office environment, with occasional exposure to uncontrolled outside environmental conditions. 
Education Requirements 
Bachelor’s degree preferred.  
Experience Requirements 
  • 5 years of experience analyzing and designing products
  • Foundational understanding of smart home, technology, and digital
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with Excel 
  • Passion for customer experience
  • Strong organization and project management skills
  • Insurance Experience, a plus 
Special Skill Requirement 
Proficient PC Skills, including Word Processing. Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 
Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 04/16/2019