Director, Product Management Vertafore, Inc.
This position will report directly to the VP of Product Management and will be a key contributor of the Product Leadership team through all stages of the Product Lifecycle.
This position is responsible for managing a team of Product Managers / Business Analysts and is accountable for delivering the following:
Product strategy and innovation ? Leads cross-functional team to deliver product strategy and product portfolio management, integrated product planning, and competitive differentiation.
Product roadmap ? Leads team in translating consumer needs into product features, works collaboratively with the development teams and develops innovative growth strategies.
Product P&L results - Leads team to build market share, positive brand awareness and profitability grounded in deep consumer, product, and market understanding.
Operational Excellence ? Leads team in execution of key assigned deliverables and executes challenging business plans on time, on budget, and on goal. Ensures that company best practices are utilized in pursuit of objectives.
WHO ARE YOU?
The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes:
Thrives on responsibility and displays a drive for results. Is able to manage a broad range of deliverables and is able to work collaboratively with others to accomplish goals. Has a proven track record of success in a wide variety of market conditions.
Demonstrates a flare for innovation and creativity. Is able to identify new opportunities in the marketplace and is able to communicate those ideas and bring them to market faster than the competition.
Is committed to delivering best in class customer satisfaction. Builds product requirements that are customer-centric and works closely with marketing areas to maintain a keen understanding of the market needs.
Has a passion for developing others. Works well in a team environment and takes pride in developing the skills of each team member. Can lead through both positional authority and inspirational leadership.
Enjoys working in a dynamic company environment and can lead teams in both structured and non-structured work processes.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Experience in Commercial and/or Personal Insurance products desired.
Experience working in commercial software development beneficial.
Excellent communication skills with an ability to represent the Company?s interests to independent insurance agents, software development teams and executive leadership team desired.
Excellent analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills with a proven ability to make and execute data-driven decisions.
Experience managing and developing high performing teams
Demonstrated ability to deliver results in alignment with organizational goals.
7+ years of SW Product Management or relevant discipline experience.
Master's degree and/or a Bachelor's degree in an analytical field of study or within the software development field.
Vertafore Company Overview
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions?powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.
Vertafore is privately held by TPG Capital, the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm with a long-standing global presence. Founded in 1992, TPG Capital has $48 billion of assets under management and has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings.
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