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Insurance Innovation Consultant

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Thornhill, ON, CA, L3T 7P7

Company: CAA Club Group

About Us

Who we are

As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe-- whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad. Meeting the diverse needs of our two-million Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward. Life at CAA Club Group is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development-- and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results. CAA Club Group (CCG) is known for providing stellar emergency roadside assistance to our motoring Members and non-Members.

 

We work hard and play hard.

 

We're about doing what's right and feeling good about it.

Position Details

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify insights, ideas and benefits  into verifiable concepts based on consumer value and commercial potential to Manager and other stakeholders; ability to site value of the idea/concept by stating the benefits for the viability of the business
  • Identify niche concepts and ideas and what value and benefit they could bring to CAA Insurance
  • Monitor new concepts /technologies from competitors locally and in other markets to maintain a solid new product/concept pipeline for potential internal use
  • Influencing and directing the ideation phase of the strategic innovation process with project teams and other stakeholder groups
  • Produce and pitch disruptive ideas related to innovation in technology, product or process to stakeholder groups through business proposals, to seek buy-in from leadership
  • Align all new ideation with the vision and overall company strategy and instill capabilities required to drive more innovative processes
  • Contribute to and deliver through the robust process for delivering each stage of innovation development with key stakeholder sign off, prioritization, delivery and ultimate hand off to the business
  • Continuous incubation of new ideas and concepts
  • Be the SME on newly launched insurance concepts, specifically marketing and product development areas
  • Responsible for managing various ongoing projects, while collaborating effectively in cross-functional project teams. Accountable for results driven outcomes

 

Job Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in Marketing, Business or Economics 
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in Product Development and/or Technology Innovation, Business Development, Building and Executing Strategy 
  • Strategic mindset coupled with exceptional analytical skills and ability to develop new ideas from concept to implementation 
  • Ability to multi-task and think “outside the box” looking for creative solutions and opportunities
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills, confident to present to senior leadership 
  • Experience using MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), MS Visio and MS Project
  • CIP designation or working towards it will be considered a strong asset

Our Commitment

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). CCG will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.