Oct 07, 2021

Group Product Manager

  • HealthStream, Inc
  • Manassas City, VA

✍🏾Job Description

Company Details: Berkley Alternative Markets Tech is in the business of insurtech. Were a technology company that blends startup culture with a mission to drive forward five insurance brands within one of the nations premier insurance holding companies, W. R. Berkley. We promote the idea of best idea wins, through a process of build, break, and rebuild better. People think insurance is too complex, we dont. Help us make it simpler.We started in early 2019 as a small group of technologists with a passion for making insurance better. Today we are working with a team of industry experts who run five different insurance brands and collectively control $1 billion in annual premiums.But we are not your average insurance industry tech team. Our value proposition is not the ability to churn. Rather, it is our capacity to care deeply about the products we build and convert that caring into meaningful progress.We are creating an idea and execution meritocracy. In other words, a place where the best ideas win and the people who deliver the most value get the most opportunities.We are not in the business of blindly taking orders. We are in the business of debating ideas, learning from mistakes, and always asking why. We try to pick the right problems to solve and the best ways to solve them.As we grow our team, we are looking for talented people excited to reimagine the insurance industry.Insurance is too complex. Help us make it better. Responsibilities: As a Group Product Manager, you will lead a small team of Product Managers and Analysts while also doing your own product work. Your chief responsibility is to coach your team and to help them to realize their potential as Product Managers. Specifically, you will coach them on how to own the vision, strategy, design, and execution of their product, and how to build consensus across their stakeholders and teammates.Beyond that, were looking for someone with a high degree of ownership. And the way we tend to define ownership is in terms of your willingness to look critically at yourself and make changes. Problems are inevitable, and you are going to fail a lot. We are looking for people who will take responsibility for failures, learn from them, and reinvest that learning in their work.Creating Context. You will invest a lot of your energy in making sure your team members have clarity about our objectives and where they should focus their time.Delivering Results. You will curate the best ideas, hypothesize their value, and implement the most promising of them. You will constantly re-assess what we have built to make sure we are realizing actual value.Focusing on the Data. You will establish OKRs that define our goals and quantify our results. You will regularly review your indicators for actionable insights and you will host OKR Reviews to create cross-functional alignment.Understanding Our Customers. You will keep yourself and our team highly exposed to customer feedback. You will use this exposure to anticipate customer needs and constantly improve their experiences.Saying No. You will help us choose the right problem to solve next. Sometimes you will have to say no to things. You will consistently weigh short- and long-term trade-offs while keeping a healthy bias toward the long term.Challenging Status Quo. For various processes, you will understand what we do and why we do it. Then you will work across Business, Operations, Design, Data, and Engineering teams to reimagine how. Qualifications: A degree in computer science, engineering, product management or equivalent experience (preferred) Experience driving product vision, go-to-market strategy, and design discussionsExperience with product discovery techniques, such as A/B testing and canary releasesExperiences setting objectives and key resultsExperience serving as the product owner for an agile teamDemonstrated ability to empower teams with contextProven record building strong stakeholder relationshipsKnowledge of data structures, algorithms, and computing fundamentals (preferred)Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Additional Company Details: The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. Additional Requirements: Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.