Design and manage personal lines insurance products at a
national level. Includes development, implementation, monitoring
and supporting functional alignment of product strategies to
achieve consistent profitable growth. Makes recommendations to
improve current products (rating and coverage offering) and systems
to improve efficiency as well as effectiveness.
Strategic Planning: Develop and manage programs that are both
competitive and profitable, including rates, forms and potential
entry or exit strategies.
Regularly develop and communicate current and planned
information to company.
Inter-department Leadership: Train marketing, underwriting,
sales/service and claims on all new national program revisions.
Work with sales to communicate program changes to agency
Participate in company-wide projects and problem-solving.
Design national Programs and Products: Perform intense analysis
of internal data to develop rates
Analyze all pertinent information and develop programs,
products, and revisions to move achieve countrywide goals.
Create new or improved processes, tools, and product innovations
using countrywide information.
Work with other Product Managers to implement at the state
Competitor Tracking: Closely monitor and analyze competitor
changes and develop responsive and proactive strategies.
Communicate regularly with independent agents, marketing and
underwriting to understand competitor and business issues.
Perform intense analysis of external data (such as regulatory,
demographic, and market information.
Perform competitor product rate and rule comparisons.
Serves as primary contact between IS and business functions for
systems changes to ensure all Personal Lines Rating System issues
and the proper interpretations of rules are considered in program
designs, reviews business requirements for completeness, accuracy
and ratemaking fundamentals.
Provides project time estimates. Provides input into system
design for the implementation of new programs as they relate to the
rating, underwriting, claims, Sales/service and the Personal Lines
Develops and maintains rating algorithms, rate tables and policy
May serve as Project Lead; coordinate the research and
development of business requirements for new and existing
applications. Provides guidance, direction and technical expertise
to other project members.
Responds to inquiries from state managers and aids in the
development of state specific solutions. Regional offices, IFG
business units, IS, and outside rate vendors regarding rating
procedures or interpretations of ISO or company manuals. Can
determine the origin and scope of the problem and make necessary
All other duties as assigned by supervisor or Product Management
College degree required; Math, Statistics, Insurance or Business
preferred; graduate degree a plus
8+ years of progressive insurance experience preferably in
Pricing, Product Implementation, Operations, or Underwriting, or
the equivalent in related work experience.
Excellent problem-solving capability, leadership and analytical
Excellent computer skills with a strong knowledge of
spreadsheets and databases
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including
the ability to effectively interface all levels of management and
Excellent organizational, time management and project management
skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects in a
dynamic work environment
Ability to work effectively both independently and with others
in a team environment
Ability to effectively lead teams and manage staff
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About Us Kemper at a Glance
The Kemper family of companies is one of the nation’s leading
specialized insurers. With over $12 billion in assets, Kemper is
improving the world of insurance by providing affordable and
easy-to-use personalized solutions to individuals, families and
businesses through its Auto, Personal Insurance, Life and Health
brands. Kemper serves over 6.4 million policies, is represented by
more than 30,000 agents and brokers, and has over 8,300 associates
dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of its customers.
*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An
Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V
Our employees enjoy great benefits:
• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending
Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid
certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and business
• Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through