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Addison Group

PROD - Senior Technical Product Manager

3+ months agoBoston, MA

Do you want to be at the front line of transforming an industry? Would you like working with thousands of small businesses? Do you want to practice your craft in one of the fastest growth insuretechs in the UK & US? Then join our team. Our mission is "Insurance redefined - simpler, smarter and always on the side of small business." We are looking for a Sr. Product Manager who can help us realize that dream by leading the team that is at the heart of our quoting experience.

You will be a critical player in shaping how we deliver choice, value, and simplicity online to thousands of small businesses through the expansion of our quoting capabilities. You will be responsible for creating the product vision and an actionable plan to lead your team to clear, specific learnings and outcomes.

As a Senior Product Manager, you will:
  • Lead a cross-functional team through the full life­cycle of product development, from ideation to delivery to measuring success
  • Drive the evolution of our key systems architecture to be more flexible and component-based
  • Understand how existing and new insurance products are built and what is required from our client to sell and maintain those products
  • Partner closely with cross-functional business teams to test, deliver, and measure your solutions
  • Be a systems thinker who is strong in using continuous discovery experimentation to understand the needs of your customers
  • Challenge the existing approaches and ideas of others, as well as your own
  • Formulate the roadmap for your area, ensuring alignment to strategic priorities
  • Proactively engage stakeholders to keep them abreast of the latest learnings and results
  • Rapidly build knowledge of your domain and assess opportunities
  • Define KPIs to measure the success of your approach and your product
  • Manage relationships with any 3rd parties related to your product
  • Champion Build Measure Learn, creating a culture of innovation and continuous improvement within the product management discipline, especially in discovery methodologies
  • Suggest opportunities to improve our client's based on new technologies, competitors/like-minded businesses, future thinking, and more
  • Work closely with Tech lead and team to plan sprints, releases and coordinate across dependent products and teams
  • Prioritize and set the team direction, creating a sense of urgency and momentum
  • Break down your deliverables into smaller value chunks and iterate through delivery, releasing value early wherever possible
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders to launch features (both externally and internally)

What we are looking for:
  • Experience developing and launching complex technical products, including APIs
  • Excellent technical understanding - we don't expect you to code, but you understand how your products are technically architected and have an understanding of engineering and infrastructure best practices
  • Good experience gathering and analyzing customer pains/needs to implement commercially successful solutions
  • Influencing stakeholders with different objectives to align on a common solution
  • Demonstrable ability to rapidly gain in-depth knowledge of your product's domain
  • A love of collaboration and experience in leading varied groups to swift decisions
  • Excellent critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity
  • Experience working with Agile projects
  • Strong bias to action over deliberation

Job ID: AddisonGroup-488715