APL Product Analyst (Remote Option)

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Posted 4 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description


*PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT/MANAGEMENT: This position will assist Life, Supplemental Health, Disability, Managers and Directors in the design, development and management of individual and group products.

*PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Facilitate the phases of the product development process to get product to market on a timely basis primarily by working with appropriate SBU's and applicable support divisions in the development and maintenance of new and existing products.

*PRODUCT SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Provide product specific subject matter expertise in the design, development, placement, position, maintenance, and administration of Life, Supplemental Health, Disability Products by providing value added Research, Education, Analysis and Communication and in depth knowledge of systems including but not limited to enrollment systems, policy administration systems, and claims systems.

*PRODUCT PRICING RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS: Serve as an expert on actual or proposed regulatory, state, federal, economic or other internal or external factors that will affect pricing or plan design for all products in the short or long term. Monitor changes in competitive landscape at the state level that may necessitate change in product pricing or plan design or sales or administrative processes.

Job Requirements:


  • Proficient in Life, Supplemental Health, Disability products
  • Project management, strong presentation skills and organizational familiarity of the front and back end of product development as well as a thorough understanding of each stage of product development process and the systems impacted
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, Essbase and data mining skills
  • Strong communication skills including oral, written and presentation
  • Strong analysis, problem solving, and interpretive skills
  • Strong business writing skills with an emphasis on documentation of process or business rules or requirements
  • Ability to work under pressure of deadlines and manage multiple projects at once
  • Ability to direct and manage individuals of varying levels and skill sets in the project development activities
  • Competent knowledge of distribution methods, market niches, and the appropriate enrollment process
  • Basic technical knowledge to facilitate ability to program business rules
  • High knowledge of integration of worksite product, services, sales, delivery and administration in the context AFA Product Division business model
  • High knowledge of products including product provisions, contracts, plan design, pricing, contractual benefits and compliance and AF value-added services
  • High knowledge of risk principles associated with group insurance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry and marketplace trends within the local marketplace
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work professionally and effectively with co-workers, clients, claimants, vendors and others
  • Well organized and able to handle multiple priorities
  • Demonstrates ability of negotiating acceptable outcomes for Company and client
  • Creative problem solving
  • Strong mentoring and coaching skills
  • Strong quantitative and reasoning skills
  • Ability to work independently and address problems through own initiative and creativity
  • Strong computer skills, proficient in a PC environment and Microsoft Office applications
  • Exhibits a thorough understanding of organizational goals and procedures
  • Demonstrates a high level of administrative competence and excels in analyzing and adjusting organization procedures for maximum efficiency
  • Demonstrates proficiency with complex technical situations including underwriting