Posted on 04/28/2021GuideStone - TX Remote

Position Description

Experience GuideStone!

We are an innovative organization that invests in the spiritual, relational, financial, physical and professional development of our employees. We have a culture that values excellence, teamwork, humility, integrity, compassion and stewardship.

 

What We Offer You!

We offer employees a generous benefits package, flexible work schedules, the opportunity to be involved in community outreach and tuition reimbursement.

 

 

Retirement Product Management Consultant

 

What you will do:

  • Assist with Product Line Strategy

    • Proactively gather feedback from Business & Marketing regarding customer and prospect needs.
    • Work with key stakeholders to define desired state for the product line over a 3-5 year timeframe and document product line road maps.
    • Evaluate existing product/service ideas and identify new product/service opportunities based on feedback from Business & Marketing, industry experience/research and research with customers and prospects.
    • Understand customer needs and specify market requirements for current and future products by overseeing market research and customer experience tracking efforts.
    • Solicit input from key stakeholders and provide regular updates on product line strategy and product development efforts. Integrate operational units into the product development process.
    • Product Management Measure and enhance success, competitiveness and profitability of current product suite. Manage entire product life cycle.
    • Other duties may be assigned.

       

    Managerial Responsibilities and/or Relationships

    • Carry out managerial responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

     

    What you will need:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Five years experience in industry research is required.
    • Extensive knowledge of retirement plan products and services.
    • Strong internal and external research and networking skills.
    • Project planning and management skills.
    • Strong financial, communication and analytical skills.
    • Strong knowledge of products, services and markets in a particular GuideStone product line (eg. health insurance, other insurance, retirement, investments, property and casualty).
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills; team oriented mindset.
    • Project planning and management skills.
    • Strong negotiation and mediation skills.
    • Strong oral and written communication, facilitation and presentation skills.
    • Resourcefulness in acquiring industry and competitor information.
    • Ability to “anticipate” the needs of the groups being supported (project teams, councils, and executive staff).
    • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities so that all areas of responsibility receive appropriate and timely attention.
    • Understanding of GuideStone strategic planning process and strategic objectives.
    • Ability to use industry knowledge and analysis to provide practical solutions that address concrete needs and are sustainable.
    • Strong proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
    • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Experience working with vendors
    • Must have complete confidentiality regarding GuideStone business matters.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
    • Graduate degree (MBA) preferred.
    • Travel up to 5% annually.
    • Highly proficient PC skills in MS Office and appropriate GuideStone system applications.

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