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With ownership and responsibility for a credit solutions product, the Product Owner will establish product vision and develop a long-term product strategy. The role will collaborate with current and prospective clients, portfolio director, and CGI credit senior leadership and experts to define strategy and ensure product roadmap alignment with CGI overall strategy for credit solutions. This role will also be responsible for creating a return on investment plan, presenting the strategy to the executive leadership and obtaining internal investment for product enhancements. The Product Owner will help drive development of marketing materials, market the product to external insurance clients to create demand while also nurturing long-term client relationships. Experience in the credit market is required.
Your future duties and responsibilities
- Set product vision and develop long-term product strategy to grow and maintain leadership position based on changing client needs and market trends in insurance industry.
- Establish and maintain regular, direct interaction and communication with the full range of client business stakeholders from analysts to C-level as well as CGI senior management and manage these relationships effectively.
- Create and manage the roadmap in order to continually enhance and distinguish product placement in competitive arena
- Understand the functional components of the system and be able to articulate to the customer and facilitate requirement gathering and definitions
- Provide lead Subject Matter expertise on billable assignments where the Product features are extended, customized or integrated for customers, as required
- Work within a global team organization and manage business partners with varied agendas and attention spans while accepting responsibility for outcomes.
- Prioritize backlog and work with product development, solutions engineering, and sales to develop new products/enhancements and to grow product line.
- Influence CGI executive leadership in the development and approval of Product Investment requests (or similar capital request processes). Champion for the product with internal/external and global/domestic stakeholders
- Demonstrate an adaptive style that is flexible and effective in gaining cooperation of others in order to maintain effective partnerships across the CGI and client organizations.
- Stay current with marketing trends and utilizing that experience and knowledge to create marketing material for the products and communicate product benefits to client.
- Assist with market research and monitors competitive activities and identifies key customer needs
- Develop pricing based on CGI IP pricing strategies and methods
- Provide support to sales and marketing teams and preparation of related information with respect to Third Party due diligence (and related procurement processing) for partners who are part of the Product ecosystem
- Able travel up to 50%.
- Role can be located anywhere in proximity to a CGI US office.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
- Subject matter expert in credit solutions operations and product development practices
- Previous experience in a client facing role, in the credit solutions market
- Experience in managing client expectations and competing demands for enhancements to the product.
- High level of self-confidence and insurance knowledge to gain client credibility.
- Demonstrated lifelong dedication to learning - new technologies, applications, and business areas
- Experience working with a global team
- Sound analytical and diagnostic skills to deal with complex issues
- Ability to recognize issues requiring escalation
- Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
- Ability to perform work in tight scheduled time frames
- Superior verbal and written communication skills
- Strategic thinking
- SAFe and Agile experience, a plus
- Pragmatic Marketing, a plus
- Product Management
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