We’re hiring a Director of Product, Pricing in Columbus, OH

The Position.

Root stands for fairness in the insurance industry, and providing customers with a fair rate base on how they drive (not who they are) is at the core of everything we do. We’re taking the outdated, $250-billion insurance industry and challenging everything about it. With our delightful app, rich telematics, and innovative data science, Root has become one of the fastest-growing tech companies with no end in sight. Our talented team of technologists, data scientists and industry experts challenge the status quo daily, pushing the limits of what our data can do and delighting customers in the process. 

As the Director of Product Management - Pricing you’ll be responsible for pushing the limits of our pricing technology even further. You’ll work with our CTO and VP of Pricing to build a product strategy, wielding technology to become the best in the world at pricing. Working cross-functionally, you’ll drive alignment between engineering, marketing, data science, actuarial, the C-suite, and other key stakeholders to deliver on your strategy. You’ll be responsible for product performance, the growth and success of your product management team, the development of a product roadmap, and execution of strategic initiatives.

Reports to the Senior Director of Product 

What you’ll be doing

  • Define the long term Vision and Strategy for our Pricing Products, drive buy-in with cross-functional partners, and aligns team initiatives to company-wide objectives
  • Be an expert on our customers, our business, and the competitive landscape; own your domain to drive product innovation, capture market opportunities, and mitigate risks
  • Manage a portfolio of Pricing Products, driving common goals and metrics across teams
  • Lead planning and delivery for Root’s most complex product initiatives
  • Work with your team of product managers to build and maintain product roadmaps in tight alignment with Root’s strategic initiatives
  • Understand the technologies used in your product space and effectively assess tradeoffs and risks of potential solutions
  • Build business cases and provide recommendations for new product investments beyond established initiatives
  • Identify process and organizational bottlenecks, and provide solutions to exploit them

What we’re looking for.

  • 6+ years of technology or insurance product experience during which you have managed product managers and/or multiple products 
  • 2+ years of experience in insurance and/or financial products
  • Exceptional leadership skills; naturally collaborative and able to work directly with a team as well as cross functionally without direct managerial authority
  • Strong analytical capabilities, excels at leveraging quantitative data to drive product decisions
  • Strong technology background with experience owning technology-based products and or working directly with engineering teams
  • Product domain expertise spanning the customer discovery, planning, and product development process
  • Ability to mentor and develop product excellence and leadership skills in others
  • Proven ability to thrive in a results-driven, fast-pace work environment

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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Who we are.
Root Insurance is the nation’s first licensed insurance carrier powered entirely by mobile. We were founded on the belief that the services you need for everyday life should serve you better. That’s why we base insurance coverage on you, not your demographic. It’s the way insurance should be. And it’s all conveniently in an app.

What draws people to Root.
We’re a venture-backed technology company. Our early success is in large part due to our unwavering standards in hiring. We recognize that our product is only as good as the people building and promoting it. We look for individuals who find solutions by going through the cycle of ideation to implementation with curiosity, rigor, and a highly analytical lens. Ask anyone who works here and you’ll hear similar reasons for why they joined:

Autonomy. For assertive self-starters, the opportunities to contribute are limitless.

Impact. By challenging the way it’s always been done, we solve problems that have a big impact on our business.

Collaboration. We encourage rich discussion and civil debate at every turn.

People. We are inspired by the collection of crazy-smart people around us.

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at jobs@inc.joinroot.com.