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Associate Product Manager

Company: Aflac
Location: Columbus
Posted on: September 8, 2019

Job Description:

Spread Your Wings - * We are the Duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community and, most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all - The Aflac Way. Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years, one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2015 (the inaugural year of the award) and one of America's Most Admired Companies for 18 years. Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself: Are you the Duck? If so, there is a home and a flourishing career for you at Aflac. The Company Aflac - * The Location Columbus, GA The Division U.S. Sales Distribution The Opportunity Associate Product Manager Job Summary Under general supervision of leadership, manages product lines for a portfolio of products through the entire product life cycle. - * Principal Duties & Responsibilities Assists in directing the process for new product and revisions to existing products, including product research and design, headquarters support issues and design; responsible for overall implementation of product development and communicates plan to management responsible for marketing strategies to ensure the product maintains its marketability and profitability. Assists in the development of sales strategies to support and stimulate sales among the field force and alternative distribution channels; assists in managing product line design, market competitiveness, and potential new market segments; reports to Senior Manager on product performance; initiates research on identified trends and reports results and suggestions to management; monitors field force attitudes and needs about Aflac products. Assists Product Managers in driving key business decisions and strategies by using market and business intelligence data; recommends new ideas for growth, understanding competitive actions and market trends; works with assigned lines of business to translate research results into clear business strategies; aligns existing strategic/business plans and go forward with strategic position to identify gaps and/or areas of opportunity. Participates in the development of product metrics to track sales performance and patterns, adherence to design assumptions, market or niche penetration and other pertinent performance data; understand the distribution, sale and promotion of the products, and understand gathering intelligence on product performance and taking action to enhance or discontinue product benefits or lines of business; leverages the skills within the Insights department to gather and report critical data. Assists in developing and maintaining project plans with key milestones based on coordination with all project stakeholders; ability to present to field force sales, trainers and others regarding implementation of products/processes; facilitates project team meetings to ensure all objectives and status updates are effectively communicated to team members; ability to lead and garner support with limited supervision. Coordinates a variety of complex market development projects, including new product development; coordinates the formulation, preparation, and implementation of product plans and strategies for product group, working with various stakeholders such as the business unit management; may serve as a project leader, monitoring and managing the progress and evaluation of assigned products through the product life cycle; coordinates with various departments to identify technical and procedural requirements needed for implementing and administering existing products; prepares requirements defining product scope. features, functionality, and output; assists in the coordination of all activities relative to the development of potentially profitable products; prepares proposals for management action. Coordinates the development and implementation of the assigned product designs and sales initiatives to support and increase product sales among the field force and alternative distribution channels; monitors implementation performance and processes, adherence to design assumptions, and other pertinent performance data; may lead an ad hoc team(s) on specific product initiatives; evaluates market innovation and technology advancements; makes recommendations for technology and process improvements related to product administration and implementation; analyzes data and information to determine Aflac's strategy to remain competitive. With assistance from Product Manager, ensures all business requirements are accurately captured including state variations and SCR's; acts as product/technical subject matter expert; Perform JAD session for product and manage completed product launch plan execution; reviews administrative guideline; schedule product introductions and answer product questions. Participates in the development of GOC presentations and reviews; Supports the Business Rules, and Exception request committee With assistance from Product Manager/Sr. Product Manager, acts as product/technical subject matter expert; Perform JAD session for product and ideas testing, insights, qualitative and quantitative analysis; review administrative guidelines; schedule product introductions and answer product questions; participate on exception request committee as technical liaison. - * Education & Experience Bachelor's Degree in business administration, six years of professional job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Familiarity with managing product lines to include development and implementation process; Basic understanding of products, market, competition. - * Job Knowledge & Skills Aptitude for conceptualizing, communicating and selling new concepts while also being able to take an analytic approach to problem solving and strategic development Demonstrated relationship building skills Strong project management, leadership, and practice development skill Ability to work well in a dynamic group environment and under deadline pressures Thorough knowledge of Aflac products and systems Strong personal computer skills with experience with Windows-based software to include Microsoft Word and Excel - * Core Organizational Competencies Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust Functional Competencies Business and Financial Acumen, Innovation Management, Perseverance, Problem Solving, Organizing - * The Benefits Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we are able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more. Title: Associate Product Manager Location: null Requisition ID: ********

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