• Senior Product Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Exton
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/8/2018 3:27 PM)
    ID
    2018-5567
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry. Through our SaaS solutions, we accelerate and simplify insurance sales, compliance, operations, and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration between every participant in the life insurance industry including carriers, agents (such as financial advisors and independent insurance agents), distributors (such as banks, broker-dealers, and general agencies) and consumers. Our innovative solutions enable automated processing for pre-sales, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, reporting, consumer delivery and agency management.

     

    iPipeline makes it easier for people to purchase investment and insurance products that secure their financial future. With headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, iPipeline has locations in Cheltenham (UK), Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Ontario (CA), Philadelphia, and Salt Lake City. Visit www.ipipeline.com.

     

    We are currently looking for a Senior Product Manager in the Exton, PA office.

    Responsibilities

    Job Description:  Senior Product Manager
     

    As a senior product manager for iPipeline, you will be responsible for leading the strategic direction and definition of specific applications on our SaaS solution. Working closely with corporate strategy, user experience and product engineering  counterparts, this individual will be responsible for shaping roadmaps and championing product requirements from conception through product delivery. You will also serve as a conduit to sales, marketing, support, professional services and the broader iPipeline ecosystem.

     

    You will communicate the product strategy and roadmap both internally and externally. This position represents a key role within the iPipeline product team and reports to the EVP of Product Management. 

     

    Ideal Candidate:

     

    • You wake up every morning thinking about new product ideas that will delight your customers.
    • You enjoy developing quick proofs of concepts, sharing those concepts with your customers, and shaping those ideas into actual products
    • You track technology trends, and have an uncanny ability leverage new technology to change the status quo
    • You love engineers, and you are excited to work collaboratively with them to build amazing products.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

     

    • Define and communicate the strategic direction and roadmap for specific iPipeline products to the marketplace and internal stakeholders, including senior executives.
    • Develop business plans for new product introduction, including market analysis, product definition, pricing, competitive positioning, sales strategy and financial projections. 
    • Identify the product requirements through market review and requirements definition, including customer workgroups, design partners, and product advisory councils.
    • Educate engineering and architecture teams on product requirements.

    Qualifications

    Required Experience: 

    • 5-10 years of experience working in a product management and/or product/corporate strategy role for a software company selling to large enterprises
    • Experience with agile software development methodologies
    • BS in computer science or business degree required. 
    • Exceptionally strong product conceptualization skills
    • Exceptional oral and written skills and strong client-facing, consultative selling skills
    • Strong project management skills with the ability to juggle multiple projects and consistently meet deadlines and objectives
    • Familiarity with the latest product management, software as a service, technology trends and best practices
    • Comfortable working with multiple enterprise stakeholders, including senior sales, marketing, customer success, professional services, finance, and operations executives

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience in the financial services market is a plus
    • Previous experience as a software developer or product UI designer a plus
    • Global product requirement definition a plus
    • MBA or similar degree a plus

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