Business Innovation Product Owner at Milliman (Dallas, TX)

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BASIC FUNCTION

The Business Innovation Product Owner is an important role within our Employee Benefits Administration Practice, which provides employee benefit administration and consulting services to employers of all types. The Business Innovation Product Owner partners with business stakeholders to define competitive enhancements to our suite of total benefits outsourcing products and services, then prioritizes and leads technology development to ensure the highest value, best functionality, and timely delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION

  • Serve as the technology expert to consult with business stakeholders in the definition, development, and implementation of technology solutions that support our growing suite of innovative benefit outsourcing solutions.
  • Research and provide information regarding industry trends, marketplace demands, and competitive technology to assist the business in developing and prioritizing Business Innovation projects.
  • Analyze the Business Innovation needs proposed by the business stakeholders and align product roadmap to strategic goals.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product.
  • Own the product roadmap to assure timely delivery; maintain appropriate and timely communication with the business sponsors and key stakeholders.
  • Solve product-related problems, make decisions, complete trade-off analysis to stay on track towards business deliverable commitments.
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end user experience integration and dependencies.
  • Develop scope and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories to guide the technology development team implementation.


REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Leadership Skills. Ability to gain approval of product vision with business users and communicate this to technology professionals.
  • Communication Skills. Ability to articulate detailed requirements and technical design documents that are understandable both to the business sponsor and the technology professionals (written, verbal, and visual forms).
  • Education/Experience. Bachelor's degree or equivalent; experience or knowledge of employee benefit industry strongly preferred.
  • Continuing Education: Current understanding of relevant trends in employee benefits and application development through conferences, magazines, books, and internet research.
  • Important Qualities: Compatibility with Milliman Professionals, Analytical and Problem Solving Skills, Sensitive to Quality, Flexibility, Priority Identification, and Project Management.


PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Must demonstrate Milliman's core values which include:

  • Integrity - Must be honest, fair, active listener, open communicator, and accountable.
  • Teamwork - Work cooperatively and treat clients and coworkers with respect and dignity while valuing individual differences, encouraging new ideas, and sharing information.
  • Commitment to excellence - Demonstrate commitment to being creative, innovative, flexible, and adaptable, focusing on quality solutions, continually improving, and being a winner.


COMPENSATION

A competitive base salary, plus a performance-based incentives bonus tied to the overall business performance. The firm offers an outstanding and comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage for employees and their families, including eligible domestic partners.
  • A 401(k) plan with matching program
  • Paid Parental Leave up to 12 weeks
  • Profit sharing as a discretionary contribution to employees' retirement accounts
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) starts accruing on the first day of work and can be used for any reason.
  • Adoption assistance
  • Milliman covers 100% of the premiums for life insurance, AD&D, and both short term and long term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts allow employees to set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for dependent care, transportation, and applicable medical needs


ABOUT MILLIMAN

Milliman employs more than 3,500 people working in employee benefits, healthcare, life insurance/financial services, and property and casualty insurance. For more than 70 years, the firm has quietly earned a reputation for exceptional services, innovation, and quality. Today Milliman is one of the nation's most highly regarded providers of retirement plan services to the full spectrum of business, financial, government and union organizations.

HIRING PRACTICES

Our company, with the full support of our Chief Executive Officer, is fully committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goals of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. We recruit, hire, train, promote, and consider qualified applicants for employment, in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, familial status, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political ideology, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as an individual with a disability, or veteran status, including qualified disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans; and shall not discriminate against any individual, or any other characteristic protected by law. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the HR department.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
More Information on Milliman
Milliman operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Seattle, WA, Portland, OR, Boise, ID, Salt Lake City, UT, San Francisco, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, Irvine, CA, Pasadena, CA, San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO, Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Omaha, NE, Minneapolis, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Appleton, WI, Brookfield, WI, Chicago, IL, St. Louis, MO, Indianapolis, IN, Atlanta, GA, Tampa, FL, Suite 710, VA, Wayne, PA, Little Falls, NJ, New York, NY, Windsor, CT, Albany, NY, Wakefield, MA, Portland, ME and South Burlington, VT. Milliman was founded in 1947. It has 3644 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 32 open jobs at Milliman, click here.
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