Product Manager

United States · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

Are you creative by nature, with a passion for building products that customers love and solve real problems? Do you geek out on the latest and greatest technology and are the first in line when the newest gadget hits the market? Fuel that passion as a Product Manager at Novidea. Novideans (plural noun: employees of Novidea) are empowered to innovate using the latest and greatest technology and with the autonomy to do great things!

With a blend of technical and business skills, the ideal candidate is an insurance billing and accounting guru with a knack for engaging multiple stakeholders to effectively capture, challenge, and ultimately translate business needs into clear and concise requirements for development.

Novidea is an insurance technology company solving the toughest challenges faced by insurance brokers, agencies, MGAs and cover holders. Our innovative, data-driven insurance software platform allows users to manage the entire policy lifecycle across all lines of business, using data to inform every business decision, cross-sell and up-sell. Novidea delivers a 360-degree business view and a powerful competitive advantage.

What’s the Job?

The Product Manager is an essential member of the product team, providing guidance to an Agile team that designs, develops, and maintains cross-regional and cross-functional applications for insurance brokers and agents around the world.

The PM designs, builds, launches, and optimizes an end-to-end insurance policy management system that delivers both customer requirements and the company’s vision and strategy. This is achieved by effectively capturing, challenging, and translating business needs into clear and concise requirements for development teams.

The PM is the Subject Matter Expert for Accounting and Billing processes managed by US insurance agencies. This drives the software development team to support all these processes, through Novidea's technology, thus, offering clients advanced and full support of those needs.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead and own the Accounting and Billing road map
  • Instruct Product Owners in executing the roadmap and sprint content
  • Work with Product Owners to create and refine user stories in collaboration with the global product and development teams
  • Ascertain if business requirements are clear when going into technical specifications
  • Define business scenarios with real-life examples
  • Create user journeys with attention to user experience on different aspects of the product
  • Use feedback from customers, the product team, and internal stakeholders to feed functional requirements to the development team
  • Communicate key new developments to relevant stakeholders to get approval and introduce into the road map.

What You Bring

  • Considerable experience in the insurance or insurtech industries a must
  • Considerable experience working on product teams in Product Manager roles
  • Considerable experience working directly with POs and software development teams
  • Experience researching and leading product requirements (Initiatives and Epics)
  • Strong business understanding of US Insurance agencies’ Accounting and Billing to include: full set of needs; workflows; data structure; and third-party integration and APIs
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to understand system data models
  • Passion for product
  • A team player mindset
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Experience working with global disparate teams and cultures

If You Bring These, Even Better!

  • Experience with US insurance integrations, such as Ivans
  • AMS or Salesforce experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • U/I or U/X experience
  • Experience working with Atlassian products, specifically Jira and Confluence

Life at Novidea

We hire people, not just skills. We encourage you to apply if you think this role is a great fit for you, even if you don’t meet 100% of the requirements.

Novidea is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity is integral to our success, and we are proud of and committed to providing equal opportunity employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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