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Boston, MA, US

Head Distribution Solutions Delivery


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role

You will be SVP Head of Solutions & Strategic Initiatives within the Marketing & Sales team and will be responsible for defining the why, when, and what of the different Solutions for the Distribution team. The Head of Solutions leads cross-functional Tech and Ops teams from conception through execution and launch. The leader is responsible for setting the Solutions/Platform vision, strategy, and roadmap in addition to optimizing the Solution's market position and financial returns consistent with the iptiQ strategy. Coordinating projects and strategic initiatives across the different Product Managers/Product Owners within the Distribution team and across other parts of the business, is another important part of the role.


The Solutions you will own within the Distribution pillar include advanced technologies to sell insurance products through Distribution Partners in an omni-channel approach (self-serve and agent-assisted). iptiQ integrates with Distribution Partners through web and APIs and has rich data, marketing & analytics capabilities.


Given the established market position of the iptiQ business and its existing distribution footprint, you will be able to immediately serve millions of consumers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Developing the Solutions vision, strategy & roadmap for the mid / long-term
  • Managing the full lifecycle of the solutions including commercializing and releasing the solutions / capabilities
  • Coordinating all large initiatives (Tech and non-Tech) across the Distribution team
  • Supporting the business (MT) with making decisions about priorities, identifying business value and impact of certain solutions, and cross-product/pillar coordination
  • Engaging with internal and external partners on a regular basis via multiple channels
  • Researching and analyzing the marketing automation market, end-users, competitors, and regulatory environment
  • Building and managing project plans to ensure solutions and/or capabilities include all the resources needed to get they get done on time
  • Distilling, specifying (“Why”, “When”, and “What”), and prioritizing product/feature requirements through Epics and Features.
  • Managing bi-directional solution communications with internal and external customers
  • Documenting (or ensure documenting) solution capabilities
  • Defining KPIs and setting targets that move the team toward success

About You

  • BA / BS required
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Strong technological foundation
  • Strong program management track record and experience
  • Product management experience with SaaS products
  • Experience in insurance Distribution, Marketing and/or Sales
  • Experience in working with agile practices and methodologies


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 98546 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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