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MPCI Product Manager

Company: ProAg
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Grow With Confidence, Grow With Us Are you passionate about bringing new and different product solutions to agents, farmers, and ranchers? - Do you want to work for a company and in an industry that is meeting the most basic human need of food? ProAg is seeking an MPCI Product Manager which is responsible for managing the product portfolio by communicating the product's value to agents and growers related to Multi-peril Crop Insurance (MPCI), Livestock Programs or ProAg Private Products. - As ProAg's MPCI Product Manager, you will play a critical role in developing and executing go-to-market strategies that drive product adoption and profitability. You will possess a spirit of discovery and be eager to dive deep into the details of crop insurance programs. We are seeking someone who has a track record of success in product management and agile thinking. This role requires an individual who can balance discipline, expertise in crop insurance with a product mindset and the ability to think strategically. The position will play a critical role in developing and executing go-to-market strategies that drive product adoption and profitability. In this Exciting Opportunity You Will:

  • Vision Creation: build an understanding and cultivate the portfolio's (domain) vision, both within and outside of the product organization; evaluate the quality of the user experience and ensure outcomes developed are linked to business drivers
  • Business Case Development: responsible for the analysis of information and formulations of product solutions and strategies for overall strategy alignment
  • Portfolio Lifecycle Analysis: responsible for developing, defining, and overseeing the product's roadmap and managing it as required for the purpose of meeting deliverables for the business
  • Go-To-Market Strategy: works closely with the marketing department to develop go-to-market strategies as well as the sales department to build on sales and implementation strategies; work with the education department to infuse value proposition and make sure updates are included in external training
  • Research and Analysis: tasked with conducting relevant product research; establishing competitive intelligence and various market analyses that supplement and compliment analyses already conducted by product owners, customer experience and various other cross-functional players.
  • Product Evangelism: tasked with representing the business and promoting the product by advocating for its value and benefits at executive briefings, marketing events, online consumer platforms, etc..
  • Strong sense of team: ability to work cross-functionally, influence up and down the organization, have a product mindset and utilize data to help persuade inside an organization with shallow roots in the product management discipline. What You'll Bring: The ideal candidate for the MPCI Product Manager position will have demonstrated success in the primary areas of focus and responsibility. Experience
    • Minimum of seven years of relevant experience in general management or product management experience in digital technologies.
    • Scrum/Agile experience
    • Prior P&L experience
    • Preferred to have in-depth understanding of the agriculture and/or crop insurance industry - Competencies
      • Communicate both horizontally and vertically throughout the organization to leverage internal resources as needed.
      • Enjoy creative solutions and pushing the boundaries while being analytical and data driven in all decisions.
      • Proven success as a decision-maker in a collaborative, highly matrixed environment with multiple direct and indirect reporting structures throughout the organization.
      • Experience in both B2B and B2B2C digital product delivery Educational requirements -
        • Bachelor's degree in Product Management, Agriculture, Business, a related field, or the equivalent education and/or experience.
        • Proficiency and experience using Microsoft Office package (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word).
        • Pragmatic Certified Product Manager (PMC) or New Product Development (NPD) or Product Manager Certification--- preferred What We Believe In:
          • Ensures Accountability. Takes personal responsibility and ownership of successes and challenges
          • Communicates Effectively. Actively seeks out and communicates with key stakeholders in all situations
          • Resourcefulness. -Determines how to meet customer and employee needs and finds the resources to get it done.
          • Customer Focus. Every interaction is a customer and is handled with empathy and seriousness
          • Instills Trust. Makes intentions clear and meets shared challenges together, showing respect for the relationship and the team ProAg, a member of the Tokio Marine HCC group of companies and is a financially strong and well-capitalized insurer with an AM Best rating of A++. With more than 90 years of service to our agents & insureds, we stand committed to continuing the principles that ProAg was founded on: Integrity, Loyalty and Customer Service. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offers a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies is an equal-opportunity employer. Please visit -www.tokiomarinehcc.com -for more information about our companies.


Keywords: ProAg, West Des Moines , MPCI Product Manager, Executive , West Des Moines, Iowa

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