BSP Life (Fiji) Limited

BSP Life, formerly Colonial Fiji Life Limited, is a leading provider of life and health insurance products in Fiji and has served the people of Fiji since 1876. It is wholly owned by BSP.

BSP, previously known as Bank of South Pacific Limited, is one of the largest and most successful banking organisations in the South Pacific. With a proud and established reputation in Papua New Guinea, and a long history of highly successful business in the region, BSP has become the most respected bank in the Pacific. In addition to being the largest bank in Papua New Guinea, BSP is represented in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu

BSP Life (Fiji) Limited Suva, Fiji
Feb 22, 2020
Full time
Assistant Manager Product Development Reference No:HRL08-20 Location:Suva Type:Full-Time Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced personnel for the above position reporting to the Manager Product Development and based at Level 5 BSP Life Centre, Thomson Street, Suva.   Job Summary   The purpose of the role is to assist the Manager Product Development in all product related matters including the design, development and management of products as well as to ensure continued compliance in accordance with legislative requirements and BSP Life's Vision, Mission and Values.   Responsibilities   Understand and manage the Product Development process to develop and review products for market viability. Manage Product Development Projects throughout the entire process from concept to post implementation. Draft and review Product Documentations. Prepare and review monthly Product Report and ensure it is submitted in a timely manner. Conduct regular monitoring and research of the market to analyse impact on BSP's product portfolio in order to anticipate changes and develop strategies. Maintain up to date information of product performance, competitor positioning and market movements. Analyse customer needs through research and analysis of market data. Assess the competition by comparing products and analyse the market gap and trends. Conduct Customer Profiling and Segmentation. 10.  Identify opportunities for Product Improvements and Innovation and present concepts to management with supporting feasibility analysis. 11.  Provide support and collaborate with colleagues, managers, head of departments and insurance sales advisors on product related matters and activities. 12.  Provide appropriate analysis and recommendations on product related matters. 13.  Coach and support subordinates, conduct regular performance reviews and identify training and development needs in order to generate a culture of continuous improvement. 14.  Assist and manage other key strategic initiatives as and when required. 15.  Undertake other duties assigned by the Manager Product Development.   Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications A Degree in Business Administration, Mathematics, Economics, Marketing or any other related discipline with an acceptable GPA and a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar position. Extensive understanding of life and medical insurance markets, risks, competitor activity and knowledge of products and services available in the market. Excellent Oral & Written English and ability to demonstrate strong writing, editing, documentation and verbal communication skills. Professional and result oriented with ability to work without any supervision and under pressure to meet deadlines. Strong analytical and data mining skills with ability to think conceptually and make recommendations. Commitment to quality and superior service delivery. Good planning, time management and organizing ability. Self-motivated, pro-active, logical thinker and willing to learn. Efficient with attention to detail. Ability to effectively work well within and across team and departments. Effective people management and development skills.   Competencies   Accountability Leading Others Planning and Organising Quality Focus Commercial Awareness Decision Making Initiative Teamwork Applications close at  4pm  on  Friday 28 February 2020  and  only shortlisted candidates  will be contacted.