Product Specialist

Overview

The Product Development Specialist will report directly to the Product Manager and will be under the Product Development Team

Responsibilities

  • Support development of new product concepts through Customer & Distributor research (focus groups, online surveys, etc…) and competitor research
  • Support development of Product Specifications for new products
  • Support development of Gate 2 Product Approval Report
  • Provide support in the review of the Business Requirements Specifications (BRS) for new product implementation
  • Perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) support for the implementation of new products and initiatives
  • Assist Regulatory filing preparation
  • Assist in Gate 4 pre-launch preparation
  • Assist in the Gate 5 post-launch review
  • Other activities that may be assigned from time to time

Skills & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Management, or any related degrees
  • At least one to three years of product development  or marketing experience
  • Preferably with experience in both Individual (Variable and Traditional Life) and Group products
  • Experience in Life Insurance Industry required
  • Innovative thinker
  • Proven analytical skills and able to provide recommendations based on Customer insights, market and Distributor trends
  • Effective written & verbal communication skills (inc strong wordsmithing skills)
  • Effective negotiator & management of conflicting opinions & perspectives
  • Effective organisation & project management skills
  • Good teamwork and collaboration with other departments
  • Good computer skills in Microsoft applications
  • Developing knowledge & experience of the life insurance product development process, including the marketing, distribution, systems and regulatory interdependencies
  • Passionate about developing products that are relevant, intuitive and straightforward to Customers and Distributors
  • Comfortable working in an environment where processes, roles & responsibilities are evolving and willing to positively contribute to this evolution
  • Proactive in identifying & addressing potential improvements
  • A passion to dare to be different
  • Passionate about fair and respectful treatment of Customers & Colleagues
  • Proactive, passionate and progressive
  • Committed to doing the right thing the first time (rather than compromising quality for timeliness)
  • A team player
  • Willing to work in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig

Apply Now

Interested parties may send their full résumés with current and expected salary, education, and working experience to Human Resources Department.

Email: careers.ph@fwd.com

Address: Human Resources, 19/F W Fifth Avenue Building, 5th Avenue corner 32nd Street,

Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City 1634, Philippines