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Product Owner - General Insurance Claims software (USA market)

Company: Verisk Analytics, Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Job Description:

Product Owner - General Insurance Claims software (USA market)

  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: Sequel Business Solutions Ltd
  • Department: Information Technology
  • Is this an Analytics Req?: No Company Description
    • For the past 25 years,---Sequel Business Solutions---has grown to becoming a---leading insurance and reinsurance software specialist. With our headquarters based in the City of--London ,--and our development hub in Malaga, Spain, we employ talented insurance and technical experts who understand the market and our clients' business. To learn more about Sequel, please visit us at:---https://sequel.com/ . We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies!-- At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions. Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues. But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger. It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems. At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.-- At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.--We have received the Great Place to Work-- Certification for the fourth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work. Job Description Responsible for managing a new USA-focused #Claims product--targeted at the US general insurance market, including roadmap development, and taking--an active role in client engagement. Direct / indirect management of the team responsible for delivering that product. Main responsibilities Delivery
      • Own the product backlog to ensure all deliverables are prioritized.
      • Ensure that releases adhere to the concept of Minimum Viable Product to reduce the breadth of business change, whilst ensuring sufficient functionality is delivered.
      • Support Project Managers on client delivery projects as required to achieve a successful delivery outcome.
      • Signs off on the deliverables before they move to production.
      • Accountable for the Vanilla configuration and ensures that new functionality is embedded within the Vanilla configuration.--
      • Responsible for ensuring Client variations to the Vanilla configuration are understood, reduced and documented.
      • Accountable for improving implementation and upgraded process, client experience and costs.
      • Supports Account Management and Sales teams where detailed product knowledge is required.
      • Acts as escalation point for Support and Account Management when required to ensure Client's concerns and/or requirements are fully understood and assessed from a Product perspective.
      • Supports Project Managers and the other Product Owner(s) on client delivery projects as required to achieve a successful delivery outcome.
      • Accountable for ensuring the supportability of the product, including training and internal processes.
      • Accountable for ensuring the product is appropriately documented, for both internal and external audiences. Roadmap and Development
        • Accountable for translating the business vision into a well-defined product roadmap.
        • Prioritisation and assessment of client issues requiring application fixes.
        • Responsibility, with the other Product Owner(s) and Head of Product, for feature definition/elaboration to adequately prepare the roadmap for Product Team progression.Understanding of market initiatives and factors impacting the product.
        • Responsible for creating user stories and ensuring they are documented to a sufficient level to enable delivery.
        • Responsible for the product refinement ceremony where the team work together to ensure the deliverables can be estimated.
        • Provides--strong leadership to the development team.
        • Accountable for the story map which outlines which deliverables are planned in the upcoming releases.
        • Participates in feature reviews with responsibility to confirm acceptance of Product enhancements against the expected 'value' previously agreed in conjunction with the Head of Product Line during roadmap planning.
        • Signs off on the release before they move to delivery. Client Engagement
          • Co-Chair and drives client engagement workshops to ensure the roadmap meets the client needs.
          • Collaborates with clients to assess the priority of new features and help shape the product vision.
          • Collaborates with clients to understand Clients' experience, feedback and issues of the application to help shape the product roadmap.
          • Attends/supports market events, as required in support of the Head of Product. Team Support
            • Provides support to the Head of Product Line and the Product Delivery Manager with continuous improvement processes for the Sequel product where agreed with the team.
            • Identifies--knowledge deficiencies in the team and propose/execute remediation plans to solve.
            • Provides support to the Head of Product Line with identifying key application/business knowledge deficiencies within the Support team and create knowledge upskilling plans. Subject Matter Expertise (USA general insurance, Claims lifecycle AND software development)
              • Provides specific Product Line with deep domain and client practitioner knowledge.
              • Provides SME--input and generates presentation material for future Sequel Innovation forums. Any other duties commensurate to the grade of the role. Qualifications
                • Formal, structured learning (related degree or other qualifications).
                • Critical : A compelling progression of experience within a software development organisation.
                • A strong background working within a software vendor environment, in the scoping and development of software products.
                • Prior experience as an analyst- developer, or business analyst, qualifying high level software requirements as well as defining detailed functional and technical requirements specifications.
                • Commercial view and ability to weigh investment considerations alongside technical and functional implications.
                • Experienced in working within an Agile-development environment.
                • Domain expertise: this role calls for acquired understanding of the (USA) General insurance Claims Lifecycle - and is a non-negotiable requirement
                • Network within the USA--general insurance market
                • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence internal and external customers through credibility and professionalism.
                • A high degree of passion for enhancing existing products and bringing new products to life.
                • Capacity to lead as well as to support the team. NB: Eligibility to work in the USA, alongside current residency (or intention to relocate to the USA) are prerequisites for the role.Where such information is not clarified on the CV, we will assume this criterion has not been met. Additional Information Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability. Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Product Owner - General Insurance Claims software (USA market)

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