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Munich Re America Services
New York City, NY, United States (on-site)
4 days ago
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New York City, NY, United States (on-site)
21 days ago
Munich Re America Services
New York City, New York, United States (on-site)
4 days ago

Description

Cofounder (Product & Tech Focus) 
We're adding to our diverse team of experts and are looking to hire those who are committed to building a culture that enables the creation of innovative solutions for our business units and clients.  
  
The Company 
As a member of Munich Re's US operations, the Incubator offers the financial strength and stability that comes with being part of the world's preeminent insurance and reinsurance brand. Our risk experts work together to assemble the right mix of products and services to help our clients stay competitive from traditional reinsurance coverages to niche and specialty reinsurance and insurance products.  
  
The Opportunity 
Future focused and always one step ahead 
Munich Re US Incubator is looking for an experienced, passionate entrepreneur / intrapreneur with a focus on emerging technology and new product development to join an existing venture team working on a net new business. Cofounders of more advanced Ventures are responsible for co-leading a specific Venture team in launching and scaling a new business to accelerate our enterprise growth initiatives. Cofounders use their entrepreneurial skills and experience along with an experimental mindset, to get to the commercial truth to build out ventures. You can expect a test-and-learn environment, with rapid experimentation to drive progress. 
 
This will be a high profile, high impact opportunity that's exciting and professionally rewarding. 
 
The ideal candidates will be: 

  • Hands-on doers, with experience in building and scaling new businesses 

  • Self-starters, adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity and change 

  • Driven by results to build commercially viable ventures 

  • Passionate about the user/customer needs 

  • Experienced in creating and executing a vision and gaining senior leadership buy-in 

  • Inquisitive and curious, excited about testing out new ideas and concepts using a rigorous, test-and-learn approach 

  • Able to lead through influence and drive business results in an environment with competing priorities 

  • Able to drive progress over perfection but with calculated risk-taking 

  • Analytical thinkers, with the ability to synthesize and simplify complex information to drive progress 

  • Highly adaptable to new methods and ways of working, highly collaborative putting team results over personal gain 

  • Able to navigate organizational matrix, challenging the status quo to drive speed to learning 

  • Passionate about role modelling the entrepreneurial mindset and approach 

Responsibilities: 

  • Share responsibility with another co-founder to oversee extended team of 5+, including the engineering team.  

  • Lead the venture's product strategy and execution of enterprise technology and software development efforts  

  • Collaborate closely with our co-creation beta partners in understanding and addressing their primary pain points, collecting product requirements, mapping our feature development and documenting customer needs. 

  • Develop and execute a product strategy, aligning to the overarching product roadmap, while prioritizing across releases in ensuring a cohesive and consistent user experience. 

  • Collaborate with developers, designers and project managers in translating the product strategy into targeted outcomes, working with the team in achieving those outcomes. 

  • Be a champion for the innovation process and clearly and effectively role model entrepreneurial behaviors 

  • Report to key Munich Re stakeholders on progress and hurdles of the venture's growth 

  • Passionate about applying technology to solve customer needs and create valuable new businesses 

  • Support the development of strategies to create a scalable business 



Job Information

  • Job ID: 65755608
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    New York City, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Product Tech Cofounder
  • Company Name For Job: Munich Re America Services
  • Industry: Other
  • Job Function: Adjuster
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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