Disability Product Manager - Remote Opportunity

Guardian Life Insurance Company - Bethlehem, PA3.7

Disability Product Manager - Remote Opportunity - (19001314)

**Remote opportunity**


This position will develop, implement, and provide ongoing support for Group Life, Disability and Absence products and initiatives which are designed to maximize profitable growth and achieve revenue targets.


Actively monitor the competitive landscape and apply this knowledge to designing and implementing new products and enhancing existing products to position Guardian as a leader in the Group Life, Disability, and Absence Management Insurance industry.
Determines customers' needs and desires by specifying and participating in the research needed to obtain market information.
Brings new products to market by developing proposed product requirements and an implementation plan; prepares cost benefit analysis prior to implementation.
Increases product market share by working with sales leadership to develop product sales strategies.
Develop and execute plans to improve product positioning.
Work closely with Actuarial/Pricing, Underwriting, Legal/Compliance/State Filing, Marketing, Training, Project Management Office and BTS/Information Technology organizations to create and enhance our existing portfolio.

This position reports to the Director, Group Life, Disability and Absence Products, who in turn, reports to the Vice President, Group Products and Worksite Leaders.



Functional Skills

Marketplace understanding of market trends.
Knowledge and experience with the product development lifecycle.
Critical understanding of price, value, and network sensitivities related to the products.
Development and implementation of a “go to market” strategy.
Work with the broader organization to develop and execute on business strategies.
Help drive Guardian’s Group Life, Disability and Absence Thought Leadership activities.
Collaborate with Marketing and Training teams to create materials that educates, informs and drives sales.

Leadership Behaviours:
Continuously strives to provide superior products and customer service.
Expresses oneself in an open and honest manner.
Demonstrates self-awareness and embraces feedback.

Position Qualifications:
Broad knowledge of Group Life, Disability and Absence Management Distribution and Products.
Risk Management mindset.
Demonstrated ability to work with Distribution Organization.
Collaborative approach to achieving results.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Less than 25% Travel - travel to other Guardian offices and any applicable conferences.

About Guardian
Every day, Guardian provides Americans the security they deserve through our insurance and wealth management products and services. Since our founding in 1860, our long-term view has helped our customers prepare for whatever life brings whether starting a family, planning for the future or taking care of employees. Today, we’re a Fortune 250 mutual company and a leading provider of life, disability, dental, and other benefits for individuals, at the workplace and through government sponsored programs. The Guardian community of 9,500 employees and our network of over 2,700 financial representatives is committed to serving with expertise when, where and how our clients need us. Our commitments rest on a strong financial foundation, which at year-end 2018 included $8.5 billion in capital and $1.6 billion in operating income. For more information, please visit guardianlife.com or follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Guardian® is a registered trademark of the Guardian Life Insurance Company of America.

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Bethlehem
Job: Product
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Job Type: Standard
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting: Jun 19, 2019, 9:01:19 AM