We’re hiring a Senior Product Manager - Pricing Group Lead in Columbus, OH

The position.

Pricing and telematics are the bedrock of what we do at Root. Our ability to quickly find and deploy meaningful insights from our vast data set is what separates us from our competitors. As the Pricing Group Lead, you will work to build a product strategy, wielding technology to become the best in the world at pricing. Working cross-functionally, you’ll work closely with our VP of Pricing, engineering, marketing, data science, actuarial, and other key stakeholders to identify pain points in the research process, build innovative solutions at scale, and deliver on your strategy. You will need to build a strong vision for how research and deployment should occur while executing toward key objectives in the short- and long-term. Your work will help Root unlock the true potential of its world class research team and the incredible data we collect.

What you’ll be doing.

  • Work with key stakeholders to build strategy from the ground up for your area of focus
  • Work with your team of product managers to build and maintain product roadmaps in tight alignment with Root’s strategic initiatives
  • Create, manage, and adapt product roadmap to meet quarterly objectives/KPIs 
  • Lead a team of engineers, actuaries and data scientists to drive the full product life cycle, spanning ideation, design, implementation, testing, and iteration
  • Drive operational excellence for your team, helping them break down work into weekly sprints and ensuring they meet their execution goals
  • Build out analytics capabilities and perform ongoing and ad-hoc analysis to assess product performance and extract new product insights
  • Collaborate with key business stakeholders in actuarial and data science to identify and solve pain points
  • Produce professional oral and written summaries on performance, delivery, and wins in your area of the business for a multitude of audiences, including our executive team

What we’re looking for.

  • 5 years insurance pricing experience, 2+ years of product experience
  • People management experience preferred
  • Business experience in insurance, financial services, data driven technology companies, or similar preferred
  • Product domain expertise spanning the discovery, planning, and product development process; deep understanding of customer-centric or insurance product practices
  • Strong technology background with experience owning technology-based products and or working directly with engineering teams a plus
  • Highly analytical; excel at leveraging customer research and analytics to drive product decisions
  • Superior problem-solving skills with ability to think strategically and innovatively
  • Detail oriented; ability to multitask and prioritize projects
  • Roll-up-the sleeves work ethic and “do-what-it takes” attitude to efficiently execute and drive for results in a fast-pace work environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to thrive in a results-driven, fast-pace work environment
  • Exceptional leadership skills; naturally collaborative, excel at influencing without direct authority

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 coverages 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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