Berkley

Director of Product Management

Location Name VA, Manassas
ID
2022-8113
Date Posted
2 weeks ago(11/14/2022 1:46 PM)
Company
Berkley Technology Services LLC
Primary Location
US-VA-Manassas
Category
Information Technology

Company Details

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Berkley Technology Services (BTS) is a dynamic company committed to providing world class IT services. We offer a unique culture, enabling our team members to be on the cutting edge of technology while delivering high quality solutions. We are looking for outstanding individuals who will bring unique perspectives, insight and innovation to our teams. BTS, a member company of W. R. Berkley Corporation, has facilities located in Des Moines, Iowa and Wilmington, Delaware.


Our functions include working with various third parties to develop, integrate, and support insurance systems of WRBC's operating units. BTS strives to provide these functions in a holistic manner including helpdesk support, system connectivity, and operational support. Additional responsibilities include coordinating communications regarding best practices in the use of our supported systems and researching new technology. At BTS, there are opportunities associated with being a part of an established and empowering corporation while maintaining a positive personal working environment. Additionally, we provide a competitive compensation and benefits package including a casual dress code. BTS is constantly growing and expanding to meet the changing demands of one of the most successful insurance organizations in the world. Visit us at berkley-bts.com to learn more information.

 

The Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. 

Responsibilities

As a Director of Product Management, you will oversee multiple teams of Product Managers. Your chief responsibility is to build and communicate an inspiring product vision and a pragmatic product strategy. You will focus on providing context that empowers our teams to make their own decisions on how best to serve the vision.

 

Beyond that, we’re looking for someone with a high degree of ownership. And the way we tend to define ownership is in terms of your willingness to look critically at yourself and make changes. Problems are inevitable, and you are going to fail a lot. We are looking for people who will take responsibility for failures, learn from them, and reinvest that learning in their work.

 

Key functions include but are not limited to:

  • Creating Context. You will dedicate a large portion of your energy to making sure our teams have clarity about their objectives and where they should focus their time.
  • Building Consensus. You will understand business needs, imagine how best to serve them, and get buy-in on the best path forward.
  • Focusing on the Data. You will establish OKRs that define our goals and quantify our results. You will regularly review your indicators for actionable insights and you will host OKR Reviews to create cross-functional alignment.
  • Understanding Our Customers. You will keep yourself and our team highly exposed to customer feedback. You will use this exposure to anticipate customer needs and constantly improve their experiences.
  • Saying No. You will help us choose the right problem to solve next. You will consistently weigh short and long term trade-offs while keeping a healthy bias toward the long term.
  • Challenging Status Quo. For various processes, you will understand what we do and why we do it. Then you will work across Business, Operations, Design, Data, and Engineering teams to reimagine how.

Qualifications

  • A degree in computer science, engineering, product management or equivalent experience (preferred)
  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience driving product vision, go-to-market strategy, and design discussions
  • Experience with product discovery techniques, such as A/B testing and canary releases
  • Experiences setting objectives and key results
  • Experience serving as the product owner for an agile team
  • Demonstrated ability to empower teams with context
  • Proven record building strong stakeholder relationships
  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and computing fundamentals (preferred)
  • Must be fully vaccinated and remain fully vaccinated against COVID-19. *, unless prohibited by law.

Additional Company Details

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiting agencies or firms.

The company offers a competitive compensation plan and robust benefits package for full time regular employees.

Additional Requirements

*Per the CDC, fully vaccinated means at least 2 weeks after (1) a second dose in a 2-dose series, or (2) a single-dose vaccine, and this status and definition applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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