Senior Product Owner for a Top Ten US Insurance Carrier

Our Client is one of the United States’ largest insurers, providing a wide range of insurance and financial services products with gross written premiums well over US$25 Billion (P&C). They proudly serve more than 10 million U.S. households with more than 19 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 48,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 18,500 employees. Finally, our Client is part of one the largest Insurance Groups in the world.

Capgemini is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented Senior Product Owner to join our team to work for a top 10 US Insurance Carrier.

Locations: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and India

Takes a fully independent lead in several areas of product development by following the principles of Agile to manage the team backlog, anticipate and prioritize needs, oversee development stages, act as a primary liaison and evaluate product progress. Serves as the customer proxy; works collaboratively with business owners and other stakeholders to accomplish these tasks with little to no support with a high volume of work and increased complexity. Utilizes strong understanding of the business vision to to regularly contribute and manage execution. Heavily influences the business owner’s requirements, the Product Manager’s program vision and roadmap while introducing new and useful tools and practices to drive continuous improvement. Provides overall leadership to Product Owner team through mentorship and guidance and provides back up to Product Manager, as needed.

Requirements

Experience Requirements: 3+ years experience in an Agile environment. 3+ years experience in Product Owner role or minimum 1 year as a Product Owner experineced. Demonstrated leadership experience.

Special Skill Requirements: Ability to lead/manage others. Performs work independently with minimal supervision. Possesses strong product knowledge. Possesses strong business and functional knowledge in the supported value.

EST time zone work schedule.

Essential Job Functions

  • Applies scientific practice within iterations
  • Manages team backlog items and prioritizes based on business value
  • Outlines dependencies and informs stakeholders of necessary development sequence
  • Acts as primary team member for quality control
  • Utilizes advanced business knowledge and communication skills to anticipate and address problems
  • Works cross-functionally
  • Leads processes and procedure changes identified by teams
  • Applies critical thinking to determine development flexibility
  • Acts as primary communicator between stakeholders, end users, and teams
  • Takes ownership for each stage of the process and final product
  • Drives mitigation of program risks
  • Leads meetings and workshops to define and implement improvement stories
  • Defines iteration goals and drives execution and delivery
  • Partners with business owner to understand needs and manage scope
  • Communicates requirements to Agile Team in a clear and collaborative manner
  • Regularly interacts with the Product Manager to discuss goals and vision of the business
  • Heavily involved in Program Increment (PI) planning and story definition
  • Assists team with story estimates and sequencing
  • Organizes steps required for next iteration with stakeholders
  • Participates in ceremonies within the team to refine the process
  • Keeps end-user needs in mind based on business acumen
  • Represents business owners’ interest and prioritizes user stories
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to Product Owner Junior or experienced
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information technology
  • Knowledge in Lean Six Sigma methodology
  • Possess knowledge of Power BI, Pega, and databases

Benefits

This position comes with competitive compensation and benefits package:

  1. Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses
  2. Comprehensive benefits package
  3. Career development and training opportunities
  4. Flexible work arrangements (remote and/or office-based)
  5. Dynamic and inclusive work culture within a globally renowned group
  6. Private Health Insurance
  7. Pension Plan
  8. Paid Time Off
  9. Training & Development
  10. Performance Bonus

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group €22.5 billion in revenues in 2023.

https://www.capgemini.com/us-en/about-us/who-we-are/