Position Summary :
The manager of Product Development is responsible for coordinating for assisting superior to manage the product development work including conducting market research and analysis, propose product solution, on new product development and product enhancements.
Evaluates the potential and practicality of insurance products in local market and relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
This position requires exercising independent judgment to perform the responsibilities described herein.
Main Responsibilities :
Originate new products to cope with business partners, customer needs and business models
Selects correct design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products or improvement for existing ones
Coordinate the end-to-end product development process including liaison with stakeholders to fulfil the requirements of governance, pricing, product features and policy wording
To oversee product development projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis relating to product development
Negotiation with third parties to perform research or other applicable studies to support business
Plan and provide product training materials to internal stakeholders distribution, call-centre team, etc., to facilitate understanding of product knowledge for sales and service
Ad hoc project requests from the management to accommodate business needs
Support the review of policy wording for products
Incumbent Requirements :
University graduate with a minimum of five years in product development of general insurance products and insurance-related qualification would be an advantage
Process orientation; demonstrated ability to develop repeatable processes or improve existing processes in and out of product development
Project management skills; will have demonstrated the ability to push projects over the finish line with sound planning and persistent execution;
will understand how to align resources, seek the input of key constituents, and manage others to achieve desired results;
Open and collaborative style; must be comfortable working in an environment where ideas are shared and challenged;
Proficient in spoken and written English, Chinese and be competent in MS Office applications