Project Manager – Implementation

Description

The ideal candidate needs to be passionate about taking ownership and getting things done, as we create new products and use technology to make life better for consumers. Afficiency is growing quickly and offers a fast-paced working environment with opportunity to grow and accumulate responsibilities. Join us as we transform an old industry!

Responsibilities

You will take responsibility for implementation projects with our distribution partners. This means taking products from our portfolio and rolling them out to consumers via novel digital channels. You will become a subject matter expert in our products & digital strategy; not just managing projects but also championing & advising on our solution. You will have the opportunity to work unsupervised with life insurance carriers, distributors, reinsurers and technology partners. You will work in our Operations team, but partner with all areas of the business, including Sales, Technology, and Product teams, to ‘go live’. Expect a fast-paced variety of projects, with frequent turn over and new opportunities.

About Afficiency

Afficiency was founded with the goal of providing life insurance to everyone on the platforms they already trust. We’ve launched with great success and are growing fast.

Afficiency has developed a digital life insurance platform that allows new products to be digitized and made available for distribution rapidly, completely via API. Headquartered in New York, the company has been partnering with insurance carriers and reinsurers since 2018 to bring new innovative products to market. All of Afficiency’s life insurance products are completely digital, provide instant coverage and are accessible via the many platforms with whom we partner.

Afficiency is comprised of proven start-up entrepreneurs and life insurance innovators. We have a growing team and are excited about changing a $600B industry. We are making life insurance accessible to millions of people who would otherwise not have access these important products that protect their families.

Responsibilities

Our launch associates:

  • Own a portfolio of implementation projects, managing our partners and internal resources through all components of a roll-out
  • Manage (then learn and deliver!) the timely input of expert advice on integration issues including digital Ux, technology, product specifications, marketing roll-out, licensing and appointments  
  • Manage testing, sign-off and final production go-live
  • Document detailed business requirements, project reporting, and advice as needed
  • Be the face of Afficiency to our distributor partners (many of whom are sophisticated tech startups themselves) delivering a professional and smooth experience through a fast-paced technology rollout.

Requirements

  • 2-5 years of experience as a business analyst, project manager, or similar job function
  • Life insurance experience preferred.
  • Experience in start-ups, consulting, or similar fast-paced, self-starter environment preferred.
  • Proven business and technical experience to enable "translation" across groups
  • Pattern of being self-started, self-taught, and self-directed.
  • Organized, detailed oriented, and able to prioritize and communicate status to stakeholders.
  • Ability to proactively track and drive progress on tasks, keeping peers and senior leaders on task and on time
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams, using email, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint (or Google-equivalent Applications).
  • Bachelor/Master's degree

What we offer
  • Competitive package with benefits and equity
  • Flexible vacation and working from home (continuing post-pandemic)
  • Work at a supportive and fast-growing startup with a fantastic team.
  • Opportunity to make an impact in the lives of tens of millions of consumers.
  • Environment to learn from other team members, grow a business from the ground up and quickly assume additional responsibility
  • Support in developing your skills and accelerating your career quickly  

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Please email careers@afficiency.com with 'Project Manager - Implementation' in the subject.

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