Digital Project Manager

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
Richmond, VA
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/27/18
  • Company Information:

    What we look for
    Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of

    customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.


    Markel Style


    The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.


    If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.

    Job Summary:

    The Digital Project Manager is responsible for the full product lifecycle, including the oversight and deployment of the development, implementation and post-launch optimization of new digital insurance products/programs or other investment opportunities for the Digital Strategy team at MKL. The role includes requirement gathering, implementing the product/program development processes and policies, and requires collaboration with Underwriting, Actuarial, IT and Compliance leaders (both internal and external) to develop projects to support MKL’s digital growth and profitability. The Digital Product Manager will provide technical assistance in the research, development, compliance analysis, IT resource allocation, implementation and maintenance for new opportunities and existing products. The role may have to coordinate with third-party vendors as determined by project and will work directly with InsurTech partners.

    Acts as a change agent by identifying risks or issues that hinder progress toward initiative goals.

    Collaborates and communicates with Underwriting, Actuarial, IT and Compliance to balance the ultimate product/service with business and resource goals.

    Executes on a plan of action within the expected time-frame and delivers expected results.

    Demonstrates commitment, responsiveness, and competence to the team and Initiative Owner.

    Leads communication, tracks progress weekly and reports weekly to the Initiative Owner.

    Maintains up-to-date knowledge in area of expertise through proactive research and continuing education so as to achieve functional objectives.

    Prepares regular status reports, identifying opportunities, hypothesis, concerns and forward paths.

    Escalates project risks and issues as applicable.

    Provides expertise, knowledge and insight to help the project improve project delivery and grow by solving problems and finding new and better ways of doing things.

    Understands project needs and provides relevant information and insight to support.  Analyzes variables to identify trends, opportunities, issues and risks, and/or probable solutions to problems/situations for specific project area.

    “Why work for us?”

    Diversity and inclusion
    Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people’s differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation. We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world.

    Community involvement
    Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future. Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising.

    Commitment to open doors

    Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce. Challenging management is a component of the Markel Style—some of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee.

    Entrepreneurial spirit

    As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.

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