Product Manager Rent and Legal Protection

Barbon Insurance Group
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for a brilliant, dynamic Product Manager to join our team of Insurance Underwriting Experts propelling change across Barbon’s product portfolio.
To ensure that the company’s Rent and Legal Protection propositions meet the Group’s objectives in terms of reputation, revenue and profitability.

  • Develop and drive the strategy for the Rent and Legal Protection product sets.
  • Lead the development of product plans for the Rent and Legal Protection product set. Manage the delivery of product plans ensuring delivery to timescales and that products meet requirements.
  • Work with the Insurers, Compliance, Legal and Claims, Underwriting, Sales, Marketing and Finance teams as well as external providers to manage specific products and develop new products within specific sectors.
  • Ensure effective monitoring and measurement of product performance, recommending improvements or remedial actions where necessary.
  • Analyse external trends and identify opportunities within specific product sectors.
  • Comply with the product development process ensuring that products meet customer needs.
  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements.
  • Build and manage third party relationships to support a specific product portfolio and to achieve positive business outcomes, including management of contractual agreements.
  • Project Manage, the Rent and Legal Protection product rationalisation exercise across all the Groups products and brands including the development and removal of superfluous products and introduction of new products.
  • Optimise the proposition delivery across the Barbon brands

    Within the Rent and Legal Protection Product sector:

  • Product development plans delivered.
  • Product set delivers target KPI’s for volume and margin.
  • Product performance is accurately and effectively monitored.
  • Positive relationships maintained with internal and external providers with effective relationship management process.
  • No regulatory breaches.


    Education / Qualifications GCSE C or above or equivalent
    GCSE’s/O Level and A Level education.
    CII Progression.
    Desirable - Degree

    Experience / Knowledge
    At least 5 years general insurance expertise working at a senior level managing and maintaining product development projects and portfolios.
    Strong communication, presentation and negotiation skills.
    Analytic/numerically competent.
    Familiarity with Insurer contracts, trading agreements and Product Governance.

    Desirable : Captive management experience
    Understanding of a variety of insurance systems / databases and the extrapolation of relevant data.
    Sound legal knowledge and understanding of legislative process.

    Skills / Aptitudes
    Highly focussed and creative self motivator, a desire to drive a business forward and anticipate and overcome problems.
    Good/effective communicator.
    Attention to detail and ability to interpret trends.
    Ability to understand complex data and produce technical in depth and summarised reports.

    Personal Attributes
    Positive and intelligent, have a ‘can do’ attitude, ability to work within a team and on own.

    Other package benefits:

    25 Days’ Holiday + Bank Holiday

    Employer Pension Contribution

    Health Shield Cash Plan

    Discounted gym flex

    Childcare benefits

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