Product Manager

Job Title: Product Manager

Salary: Competitive (depending on experience)

Location: Brightside Park, Severn Bridge, Aust, Bristol, BS35 4BL

About the team

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to join the team on a full time permanent basis. Reporting into the Head of Commercial you will play a key role in providing governance support for our core and ancillary products and services.

This is a centralised function based at our Head Office in Bristol. You will be providing support across multiple sites so it is essential that you have the flexibility to travel to our other locations on an ad-hoc basis.

About the role

You will connect the dots between the insurance needs of our customers and the products and services available from insurers in the market. Once identified, you will influence their distribution and manage the governance process throughout the product lifecycle.

The key elements of your role will include:

• Ensure Brightside product proposition is customer focused, identifying potential customer improvements
• Develop plans to review our products in line with our business strategy
• Using data from multiple sources to generate the insight needed to spot development opportunities, inform prioritisation and drive product change initiatives
• Develop plans for the short, medium and longer term and review product features and cover levels
• Assess the most optimal way to promote these products across our distribution channels
• Take the lead on product development projects as a Brightside insurance product subject matter expert to develop new and existing products
• Embed a Product Governance Framework which is compliant with key regulatory requirements
• To develop and manage Brightside’s existing partnerships to ensure that positive outcomes are achieved
• Ensure our products comply with all relevant legislative and legal requirements
• Demonstrate behaviours that promote Brightside values
• Undertake any other duties as reasonably requested to support the Head of Commercial

About you

• You have a clear understanding of a product lifecycle from research, through design, to launch, development and ultimately retiring or replacement of that product
• You love collaboration, can present relevant information concisely, can compromise in the right way and lead groups to swift decisions
• You have a strong commercial acumen and analytical ability enabling you to spot viable opportunities
• Have previous product management experience
• Strong technical and product knowledge of core General Insurance products and associated added value products and services
• Display an excellent knowledge and experience of insurance sales processes and platforms
• Excellent understanding of insurance regulatory frameworks and product governance
• Excellent communication and good relationship building skills

What’s in it for you?

• Life Assurance to the value of 4 times your basic salary
• Company pension scheme
• Health Cash Plan (includes wellbeing, optical and dentistry allowance)
• 22 days (FTE) plus bank holidays per annum plus birthday day off
• Additional holiday allowance increased in line with length of service
• A buy and sell holiday scheme of up to 3 days (FTE)
• On-site parking
• Exclusive employee discount and rewards at many major brands including health & wellbeing, retail, restaurants and mobile technology providers


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