Full-Time

Head of Product for Claims

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Guidewire

Guidewire

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud-based solutions for P&C insurers

Data & Analytics
Fintech

Senior

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Sales
Communications
Management
Marketing
Requirements
  • 10+ years of increasingly responsible product management leadership experience at a commercial enterprise software company
  • 5+ years of experience in managing cloud-native business applications
  • Demonstrated ability to operate in a matrix environment, and lead with influence
  • Deep and demonstrated experience with highly configurable enterprise software products and solutions
  • Strong business acumen and ability to both plan and drive the achievement of revenue targets across the product portfolio
  • Keen understanding and appreciation for the business value of user-centered experience design and of design-oriented thinking overall
  • Solid aptitude and interest in understanding and exploring how new advances in technology, including Cloud, AI/ML, and LLM can help customers achieve their business objectives
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, especially the ability to make complex concepts simple and understandable, and present clearly and persuasively to customers, partners, colleagues and senior executives
  • Track record of successfully managing ambiguity and maintaining a focus on high leverage activities - i.e. taking in a lot of input and conflicting requests while still moving forward at a fast pace
  • Strong people management skills with proven success in motivating, mentoring and creating an environment where the best talent wants to be
  • BA/BS required. MBA preferred
Responsibilities
  • Own the overarching Claims business, including the strategy, roadmap and execution plan that will provide measurable results for customers
  • Drive business, financial, and operations planning required to ensure Claims product and features meet expectations for in-market performance and top-line revenue growth
  • Drive development of a cohesive, multi-year product strategy based on market needs and input from subject matter experts within and outside of Guidewire
  • Leverage the latest technologies in AI/ML, including LLM and Cloud delivery models to achieve the business objectives of Claims departments and Chief Claims Officers
  • Champion customer-centered, market-driven thinking throughout the Claims products team to ensure products are fully aligned with business needs
  • Collaborate with other members of the leadership team to define comprehensive programs for educating and enabling internal and external constituents on new Claims products and features
  • Work with Finance and Sales Leadership to set Claims yearly sales targets and track pipeline and quarterly target attainment
  • Assist the sales team in closing deals
  • Work with Alliances to evaluate partner offerings both to further Claims roadmap and provide value to customers
  • Work with Product Marketing to articulate and evangelize the business value proposition of Claims product vision, strategy, and roadmap and assist with Field/Partner enablement of new claims product and features
  • Evangelize Guidewire’s Claims cloud strategy and vision to internal and external stakeholders
  • Lead a globally distributed team of product managers, business analysts, domain experts, and other key contributors responsible for next-generation claims solutions in P&C
  • Recruit and mentor a high-performance product management team, ensuring members have the resources, skills, and capabilities needed to conceive, define, and deliver new Claims products, leveraging Cloud and AI/ML technologies
  • Engage as a key contributor and highly influential member of the product leadership team to drive alignment across a range of opinions, alternatives, and competing interests

Guidewire provides a platform for Property and Casualty (P&C) insurers, offering digital, core, analytics, and machine learning technologies delivered as a cloud service. With over 540 insurers in 40 countries relying on Guidewire, the platform supports the entire insurance lifecycle, enabling efficient growth and innovation.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$348.6M

Headquarters

San Mateo, California

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

2%

2 year growth

7%

Benefits

Financial: Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

Health & Wellness: Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

Flexible Working: Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

Downtime: Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer ample paid leave for all new parents.

Continual Development: We encourage self-directed learning, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.

Career Mobility: Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide locations.