Liberty Mutual Global Consumer Markets Innovation Domain Portfolio Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

  • Advance your Career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company *

The insurance industry is being transformed: self-driving cars, the Internet of Things, the Sharing Economy, and an ever-changing set of start-up competitors are all major contributors to the disruption of current business models. In response, Liberty Mutual has established Solaria Labs, an innovation center dedicated to testing new ideas, turning those ideas into products, and launching new companies. The Labs is also exploring emerging technologies like blockchain and machine learning: evaluating their current state and building products for the insurance industry and beyond. Liberty Mutual’s innovation efforts are gathering quite the buzz in Boston, having been named one of BostInno’s 50 on Fire and having been featured in the Boston Globe and TechCrunch. Solaria Labs is part of a community of innovation, partnering and co-developing with startups, several universities like MIT, and Smart Cities like Chicago and Singapore. We are looking for innovators who are passionate about making an impact, are entrepreneurial, and are willing to test and learn. Does building a new future for a Fortune 100 company like Liberty Mutual excite you? If so, join our team!

As our overall Global Consumer Markets Innovation Portfolio Manager, you will lead a team of 4-8 Innovation Product Owners and work with the Trends and Insights team to identify breakthrough concepts in the areas described above. You will identify the most promising concepts, create and validate a viable business plan, and then pitch that plan to the GCM Innovation leadership team. You will then provide overall leadership and guidance of multiple concurrent developments of the concepts into new products and services. You will partner with internal and external partners, such as other Liberty Mutual business units, other companies, municipal and state governments, and universities, throughout the lifecycle of the projects. Successful pilots will be scaled within our core brand or launched as new start-ups businesses outside of our core insurance operation.

Responsibilities

  • Reports directly to the VP of Innovation and leads a team of 4-8 Innovation Product Owners to launch new products and services to market

  • Creates and manages our overall domain portfolio strategy, including leading exploration within our areas of focus, concept creation, prioritization and execution in partnership with our Solaria Labs US and Singapore teams

  • Prioritizes ideation output in partnership with Trends and Insights and Concept Validation teams

  • Organizes and presents status reports to our executive sponsors and global leadership team

  • Qualifications: *

  • Bachelor's degree plus a minimum of 7-10 years of proven progressive experience and a minimum of five years of proven team management and leadership experience.

  • MBA or advanced degree required, management consulting or innovation experience strongly preferred.

  • Strong ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization.

  • Must possess strong analytical, strategic, project management, decision-making and problem-solving skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills required. Passion for research and technology. Ability to successfully manage in a test and learn, rapid iteration environment.

  • Ability to manage unstructured information and communicate/translate it to others in a more structure way. Ability to think past current constraints and influence others to gain buy-in and alignment

*Benefits:


We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:

  • 401K and Company paid pension plan

  • Medical coverage

  • Dental coverage

  • Paid time-off

  • Pay-for-Performance

  • Discounts on automobile and homeowner's insurance

  • Discount fitness memberships

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Vision care coverage

  • Work/Life resources

  • Credit Union membership

  • Employee and Dependent life insurance

  • Disability insurance

  • Accidental death & dismemberment insurance

Overview:

At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed.

We’re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.

Job: *Strategy & Planning

Title: Global Consumer Markets Innovation Domain Portfolio Manager

Location: MA-Boston

Requisition ID: 84487