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Product Innovation Operations Specialist

Company: Munich Reinsurance America, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Are you excited about insurance and passionate about Project Management? Would you like to quickly expand your insurance knowledge through your love of Project Management?Here at HSB/Munich Re we strive to empower employees to Build their career, Manage their life, Make a difference, and Help shape the future of our Company.If this all sounds great, this job may be for you!We currently have an opening in our Global Innovation Group as a Product Innovation Operations Specialist.You may ask....what is this?It's an opportunity for you to combine project management with business process improvement while gaining insurance knowledge by working with all levels of management.This position plays a key role in establishing the Global Innovation Group's new processes, templates, tools, etc. and maintaining a culture of continuous improvement for existing process to maximize efficiencies and deliver improved results.As the Product Innovation Operations Specialist, you will be responsible for managing the operational processes of the Global Innovation Group's product lifecycle stages for new products and product iterations and ensure that these processes deliver desired business outcomes.You will work across many functional teams and work with the New Product Innovation Lead, New product Architects, and Global Product Owners to ensure multiple projects are organized, documented, on task and on track. You will lead and support the Global Innovation Group's new product and product iteration work throughthe application of Agilemethods using the Kanban framework, and use of Azure DevOps software. You will also work with many HSB disciplines to ensure consistent, efficient and holistic processes across the product lifecycle.You will help shape the future of our Company! Qualifications Education and Experience:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required5+ years' experience in Process Improvement, Project ManagementExperience in Agile tooling (Azure DevOps tool) and Agile knowledge, specifically around the Kanban Method, a plus3+ years' experience in Insurance industry (P industry a plus)Knowledge and Skills:Self-starter with ability to work independently and within a team environment through strong collaboration and influencing skillsLeadership skillsdemonstrates courage in difficult situationsmarshals resources to get things donepersuades others to win supportdemonstrates organizational savvysees conflict as opportunities to make things betterdrives results and accomplishes objectivesCritical and systematic thinkerHigh level problem solvingStrong written and verbal communication skillsStrong analytical skillsStrong time management and organizational skillsProficiency in Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)Ability to work independently and within a team environmentAt The Hartford Steam Boiler, a subsidiary of Munich Re, we see Diversity and Inclusion as a solution to the challenges and opportunities all around us. Our goal is to foster an inclusive culture and build a workforce that reflects the customers we serve and the communities in which we live and work. We strive to provide a workplace where all of our colleagues feel respected, valued and empowered to achieve their very best every day. We recruit and develop talent with a focus on providing our customers the most innovative products and services. We are an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Additional Information We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. The work environment characteristics, and any physical and mental requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Munich Reinsurance America, Inc., Hartford , Product Innovation Operations Specialist, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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