Product Development Manager

  • Business Support Departments
  • Product
  • Role Type
  • Permanent
  • Location
  • Richmond VA (Glen Allen Headquarters)
  • Salary
  • Based on experience
  • Job Advert Description
  • Product Development Manager

    Position Overview:

    The Product Development Manager is a senior strategic leader with responsibility for Elephant’s product management including IT systems development, data vendor integrations and regulatory compliance. Manage a team of 20+ product professionals, including business analysts and project managers, who lead enterprise wide product, billing, claims, underwriting and process improvement initiatives. This is a high impact position that offers an outstanding opportunity at Elephant Insurance Services, LLC.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Provide input into business product strategy including new auto insurance benefits/features and ancillary product ideas/concepts.
    • Lead research and analysis of new product ideas including competitive positioning and data vendor integrations. Evaluate the cost/benefit of market opportunities and new initiatives.
    • Complete detailed business requirements and project manage new product implementations following a disciplined, systematic process.
    • Work with Pricing, Compliance, IT, Operations, and other support departments in determining business requirements and to reduce system defects.
    • Responsible for auto insurance state filing process with the departments of insurance through SERFF. Maintain positive relationships with the departments of insurance to influence timeliness of product approvals. 
    • Update and maintain policy rating engine. Maintain the product filings database, rate/rule manuals, underwriting manuals, vehicle manuals, etc. and communicate changes as needed to business stakeholders. Maintain current product information and training materials.
    • Responsible for testing all system and/or business process changes including rating. 


    • Bachelor's degree required.
    • Auto insurance industry experience required.   
    • Experience with Excel and Word required.
    • Experience with SQL Server, MS Access or other relational databases preferred.
    • Proven skills in data management and data extraction working with large data sets preferred.
    • Must have an aptitude for critical thinking and problem resolution and outstanding communication skills.
    • Experience with Ratabase, auto insurance rating, and systems testing a plus.  
    • Must have strong people management and influencing skills.

    About Elephant:

    We are a direct to consumer automobile insurance company, based in Richmond, VA. We believe people who like what they do, do it better. We pride ourselves on a relaxed and friendly company culture. We encourage a climate of individual contribution, long-term commitment, and profitable growth.
    Elephant Insurance is a wholly owned subsidiary of Admiral Group, PLC. Admiral Group is the largest auto insurer in the UK with subsidiaries in France, Italy, and Spain.

  • Closing Date
  • 07/06/2018