Product Management (Director)

  • London, UK
  • Full-time
  • Verisk Business: AIR Worldwide

Company Description

AIR Worldwide (AIR), a Verisk business, provides risk modeling solutions that make individuals, businesses, and society more resilient to extreme events. In 1987, AIR Worldwide founded the catastrophe modeling industry and today models the risk from natural catastrophes, terrorism, pandemics, casualty catastrophes, and cyber attacks, globally. Insurance, reinsurance, financial, corporate, and government clients rely on AIR’s advanced science, software, and consulting services for catastrophe risk management, insurance-linked securities, site-specific engineering analyses, and agricultural risk management. AIR Worldwide, is headquartered in Boston with additional offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. To learn more about AIR, please visit us at: www.air-worldwide.com. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   

 Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.   

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.   

It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.  

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.  

Job Description

Arium, part of AIR Worldwide, is looking for a highly passionate analytical mind to join the team in our Boston or London office. Arium provides new and cutting-edge modelling capabilities of complex commercial liability accumulation risks to the global insurance and reinsurance community.

We are looking expand our team as we take the product to the next level. The successful candidate will be given real responsibility to gather requirements and manage delivery of products to serve Arium.  You will be responsible for communicating and developing Arium’s vision of the market and product roadmap. Merging business experience with product, ideate on product definition, create feature overviews and help with the design, development and quality of product, the successful individual will be key to developing use cases within this fast-evolving new market.

About the Day to Day Responsibilities of the Role

·       Help create a long-term vision and strategy for Arium

·       Create and maintain the product roadmap

·       Be a connector and facilitator between internal teams that span software development, data science, customer success, marketing, and business development and translate between business and product

·       Serve as advocate for Arium’s products/features to clients as well as internal stakeholders

·       Work directly with internal / external stakeholders and external customers to understand client needs, workflows, product needs and become the voice of the customer (internal and external)

·       Perform market research and review the competitive landscape to identify product gaps as well as opportunities to improve product position in the market and identify strategic partners

·       Keep on top of technology and other industry trends relating to liability in the insurance market

·       Participate in user conferences, seminars, webinars and client meetings

·       Advocate for product management best practices and process improvements

·       Contribute to product and model requirements documentation

Qualifications

·       Excellent knowledge of the global insurance and reinsurance industry, with 5-10 years in an analytical function such as actuarial or cat modelling.

·       Ideally, a focus on casualty / liability / specialty lines.

·       Proven track record of managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders.

·       Have demonstrated business experience in the insurance industry in liability related areas, a blend of business and technical skills, and the ability to manage features from start to finish.

·       Strong analytical skills, quantitative and problem-solving ability; 

·       Experience of stochastic modelling and/or Machine Learning a plus.

·       Product management experience particularly in a SaaS context a plus.

·       Good presentation and written communication skills

·       Self-motivated and quick learner, with good organization and time management skills; can work independently

Additional Information

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

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