NJ Employer Director, Product Innovation / Auto Physical Damage (APD) Strategy Leader in Jersey City, New Jersey

Job ID: 20170808-9801-EF Company Name: Verisk Analytics Description: Verisk Analytics has an amazing story to tell. In 2016, Forbes magazine named Verisk Analytics to its World s Most Innovative Companies list and to its America s Best Large Employers list. If you re looking for a career that transforms, inspires, challenges, and rewards you, then come join us. At Verisk, you can build a rewarding career with challenging and meaningful work; create a positive, lasting impact on the business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. Our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business will be heard. As key contributors to our success, our team members enjoy working in a business-casual, collaborative environment that offers state-of-the-art resources, advanced technologies, and an excellent benefits package. Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, and financial services. We ve been delivering data, analytics, and decision support services to our customers for more than 45 years. At Verisk, you ll be part of an organization that s committed to serving the long-term interests of our stakeholders, including the communities where we operate. Our VIS-Claims Analytics unit in Jersey City is looking for a Director, Product Innovation / Auto Physical Damage (APD) Strategy Leader to work with our P&C customers in support our APD product. Responsibilities: * Product Management - Manages assigned products. This includes managing all aspects. i.e. technical / strategic direction, market positioning, pricing, contract structures, packaging and bundling and enhancement strategies. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing the development of client materials, user guides, and training documents. The incumbent will also define and develop robust analytical metrics to understand and manage sales, revenue, and customer satisfaction (with assigned products). * Sales Support - Support sales organization with materials, training, meeting support (SME), proposals, insights, customer conference management, competitive information, etc. The incumbent will also be involved with monitoring new client testing and onboarding process. This will vary from customer to customer working closely with the ClaimSearch operations team. * Product Development - Responsible for developing and maintaining a steady pipeline of new products and existing product enhancements related to assigned product groups. Defines key operational measures, including benchmarks and drives the company s data visualization strategy to ensure that data is presented to customers in an engaging and highly interactive manner to facilitate the identification of business trends quickly relative to benchmarks. * Product Innovation - The incumbent is expected to be an expert in the Auto Physical Damage insurance space. This will require ongoing participation in industry events and conferences, competitive research, collaboration with business partners, and engagement with customers. He/she will interact with customers to fully understand their end-user experience and ensure that all product systems / screens seamlessly interact with each other and create a unified product strategy and solution set for our customers and the marketplace, leveraging the Verisk assets as well as other forward-focused technologies. Requirements: * Bachelor s degree. Advanced degree and/or insurance designations (e.g. CPCU, SCLA) a plus. * 5 to 10 years experience in Auto Physical Damage (APD) claims or product management role with insurance company or Auto Physical Damage Estimatics vendor, or related. * Knowledge of auto appraisal process, digital appraising process and auto appraisal estimating systems. * Strong go-to-market experience. Proven track record innovating,