Principal Product Manager (hybrid or remote)

Date Opened: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Belfast, GB

Company: Allstate Insurance Company

About Us

 

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

 

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

 

Allstate operate a very flexible hybrid working policy that will allow you to design your working week in collaboration with your manager with a blend of remote and office working for NI based employees as well as condensed working patterns (4 day week/9 day fortnight). Employees based in GB will be employed on a permanent remote working contract.

 

Join our team and you’ll find challenge and reward in a culture of innovation, support and balance. 

 

 

Location

 

 

Belfast/ Derry-Londonderry/ Strabane/ Remote GB

 

 

Your role in the team

 

 

We are delighted to be offering an exciting opportunity to join an existing and experienced Product team as a Principal Product Manager in Claims Tech Solutions. 

 

 

The Team

 

 

In Claims Tech Solutions, we build life-changing digital products which support and protect our customers through challenging and difficult times. We pride ourselves in creating cutting-edge technology solutions, whilst crafting amazing customer interactions across all channels.

 

Our amazing Product Managers are the glue which connects business, technology and customer value. They go above and beyond to drive product development, innovate and refine customer experiences and deliver measurable outcomes.

 

We are collaborative. We are passionate about our customers. We love what we do, and we have a lot of fun…

 

If you’d like to join us, we would love to hear from you!

 

 

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

 

 

  • Provide coaching & mentoring to other Product Managers in the team and be a role model others can aspire to
  • Define and articulate product vision and roadmaps
  • Create and refine the product team backlog using detailed persona-driven stories, supporting a full-stack XP agile team
  • Translate complex topics into a set of independent, small, testable stories
  • Work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making and influence product strategy
  • Work closely with product leadership in order to align product roadmap with portfolio-level goals & objectives
  • Care about the ‘why’ and use data analysis and customer research in order to make informed data-driven decisions (for example: frame a build vs. buy decision and use KPIs to evaluate a direction)
  • Partner with UX design in order to form a deep understanding our customer needs, and prototype and iterate on solutions
  • Able to define and use metrics as a basis for future product related decisions and measuring product success
  • Promote team culture and health through regular retrospectives and open discussion
  • Be an advocate for improvement and share new and alternative methods for product delivery – We love creativity
  • Work directly with product leadership on a portfolio level to assist with resourcing & prioritization, so we’re always focused on the right thing, at the right time

 

 

 

So, what are the essential criteria to apply?

 

  • All candidates must evidence an existing right to work in the UK
  • At minimum 5 years' relevant experience involving product owner/manager focused role 
  • At minimum 2 years' team management/leadership experience 

 

 

The ideal candidate must also demonstrate competency in:

 

  • Be able to demonstrate a passion for learning and learning agility; and
  • Excellent communications skills; and
  • Ability to be self-directed and to proactively anticipate problems and seek opportunities
  • Ability to lead other Product Managers

 

 

 

What we offer

 

As Digital DNA’s Workplace of the Year 2020 & 2022 winners, we offer a generous benefits package that includes flexible annual leave entitlement, dental and healthcare insurance, an attractive pension package and discounts on gym memberships, public transport and parking.

 

Allstate invests heavily in your development, as an employee you will have access to multiple world-class learning platforms and courses from our award-winning in-house Learning & Development team.

 

We pride ourselves in providing clear career paths and opportunities for internal mobility allowing you to further develop within the organisation.

 

We encourage a better work life balance and you’ll have the opportunity to apply for various flexible working arrangements.

 

 

Statement on Fair Employment and Equal Opportunities

 

Allstate NI wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all job applicants.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of race, gender (including gender reassignment status), sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, as women are currently under-represented in our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from women. All appointments will be made on merit.

 

Applicants should note Allstate NI complete AccessNI background checks on all candidates offered a position.

 

 

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 26th August 2022. 

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