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Monday, October 29, 2007

Assistant Product Manager - Travelers (Hartford, CT)

At Travelers, we’re interested in building a force of talent. A workforce of top achievers committed to the company’s success – and theirs. We are one of the leading insurance companies in the United States, driving to be the best – a force to be reckoned with.

Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy with unlimited rewards if you are driven and passionate about what you do.

The Assistant Product Manager/Market Director works across the Travelers Companies to develop the most effective pricing plans for the territory they cover. The “MD” is also very technically oriented and has a strong foundation in math and statistics. As the “owner” of initiatives, s/he also has strong leadership skills, including influencing skills, management experience and presentation abilities. Market Directors most often come from our competitors. However, we do hire from other industries, and the military, when we find professionals with the right qualities.

What we are looking for:

This Director-level position will develop and implement Pricing, Filing, and Product strategies. This position will be responsible for the following:

  • Leadership of the development and communication of national strategy and business plan.
  • Superior technical consultation on products and underwriting issues.
  • Effective management of resources to respond to customer needs.
  • Project management for national and state product development.
  • Analysis of competitor and industry data, production costs, loss data, competitive positions, underwriting/marketing programs, claim data.
  • Response to and coordination of state insurance and department inquiries.
  • Collaboration with regional marketing team, travel the territory and build expertise in assigned states.
  • Development of pro forma cost benefit analysis.
  • Recommend improvements to pricing policies, procedures and workflow.

  • Ability to develop solid knowledge of Personal Insurance products and systems.
  • Global understanding of competitive analysis tools, how to extract and analyze data and forecast financials.
  • Draws conclusions from Travelers and industry management information (M.I.) and makes strategic changes.
  • Improves workflow, M.I. communication and handoffs with claim, business centers, call centers, and I.T.
  • Self-directed with the potential to coach and mentor others.
  • Solid knowledge of Excel, Access, and Word.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

E-mail cover letter and resume to SALLMEND@travelers.com

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