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Product Team Lead

Business Role Type
Business Support Role
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Veygo
Location
Cardiff
External Closing Date
21/11/2018

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Veygo Product Team Lead

This is a unique opportunity to join the team of Veygo, a new and ambitious InsureTech venture backed by the Admiral Group.

Veygo has been created in order to provide great insurance and mobility products in a world where people don’t own cars anymore. Our first 2 products - Car Sharing Insurance and Learner Driver Insurance - allow drivers who don’t own a car to be insured whilst they borrow someone else’s car for any duration between 1h and 30 days. We are working to release new products in 2018, and beyond.

As a start-up owned by a FTSE 100 Company, our goal is to get the best of both worlds:

We are setup as a separate business with our own Profit & Loss, IT systems built and owned by Veygo and teams that are able to cover all key missions (marketing, IT, customer service, claims handling).

We have all the financial backing of Admiral and access to all their great pricing, claims and data experience.

The Product Team Lead will take ownership for the people management of the Product team, delivery of the product teams core goals and effectively manage the product lifecycle. You will ensure that the product strategy is maintained and that the product roadmap is delivered efficiently to all internal stakeholders and external customers. You will join a dynamic, successful and growing product team that focus on delivering cutting-edge product solutions for an impressive portfolio of clients.

In this role you will play a pivotal role within the Product team, helping to develop, train and support the product teams career development as well working directly with the Head of Product Development to deliver outstanding products.


The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

1. Product Management & Controls

  • A proven track record of successfully working within a Product team
  • Experience in product delivery and keeping to deadlines
  • Evidence in working with moving timeframes and agile methodologies
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Experience using different software delivery models including Agile Scrum
  • Support any subsequent project activity to deliver existing product enhancements to ensure successful deployment of changes
  • Ensure all changes are appropriately documented and agreed with key stakeholders including legal, compliance, operational risk and operations
  • Responsibility for appropriate internal product governance
  • Lead regular product forums to provide the product team with support and guidance, as well as enforcing wider team principles and successes

2. People Management

  • Experience in managing people and working as a team lead
  • Provides encouragement to team members, including communicating team goals and identifying areas for new training or skill checks
  • Great team communication
  • Assists management with hiring processes and new team member training
  • Delivering monthly 1-2-1’s, appraisals as well as continued mentoring and training of your team
  • Generates and shares comprehensive and detailed reports about team performance, product team success criteria, objectives, and deadlines

 

This position offers a competitive salary plus excellent scope for career progression. The company has a relaxed and friendly working environment plus a benefits package that include:

  • Share options
  • Professional development days once a month
  • Training opportunities
  • Regular team away days
  • Flexible working
  • Admiral’s buy a book scheme

 

About Admiral:

We're Wales’ only FTSE 100 company with forward-thinking approaches and endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There's a reason we've been named a best place to work: Our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion has created a working environment where people share ideas, aren’t afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, are felt valued.

Based on innovation and organic growth Admiral has grown from being a small start-up into one of the largest car insurance providers in the UK. The company is constantly investigating new products, services and markets and is now in seven countries with a diverse product portfolio.

Admiral’s success goes hand-in-hand with having a strong people focussed culture. We believe that happy people make happy customers and happy customers help increase profits. Our philosophy is a simple yet effective one: people who enjoy what they do, do it better. 

We truly care about our customers, they are at the heart of every decision we make. We’re very proud of the innovative products we offer and level of service we provide. Everything we do acknowledges the needs of our customers and by recruiting the right people, we can continue to provide great service and ensure an excellent experience for our customers.

Admiral people work hard to keep us at the top of our industry, and are rewarded for it—with competitive pay, great benefits, a share package based on company performance, work-life balance opportunities, nearby fitness and health centres, and other special perks.

The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is Charlotte Daniels. If you’d like to know any more about the position, please feel free to drop her an email charlotte.daniels@admiralgroup.co.uk or give her a call on the Recruitment Line - 0800 118 1619.

 

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