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Concept Validation Analyst

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Company :
Liberty Mutual Insurance

Location :
Boston, Massachusetts

Expiry Date :
Sat, 05 Dec 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
The insurance industry is being transformed: self-driving cars, the Internet of Things, the Sharing Economy, and an ever-changing set of start-up competitors are all major contributors to the disruption of current business models. In response, Liberty Mutual has established Solaria Labs, an innovation center dedicated to testing new ideas, turning those ideas into products, and launching new companies. Liberty Mutual’s innovation efforts are gathering quite the buzz in Boston, having been named one of BostInno’s 50 on Fire and having been featured in the Boston Globe and TechCrunch. We are looking for innovators who are passionate about making an impact, are entrepreneurial, and are willing to test and learn. Does building new businesses and a new future for a Fortune 100 company like Liberty Mutual excite you? If so, join our team! About The Role As a Concept Validation Analyst, you will help to shape the Solaria Labs portfolio at the front end of the innovation funnel. You’ll participate on cross-functional teams to identify consumer needs, develop concepts, and validate and prioritize those concepts for rapid prototyping. Key activities include a diverse mix of designing quantitative surveys, conducting small-scale consumer experiments, performing secondary research, and modeling to estimate market size. This is a great opportunity to help play a role in shaping the vision for ideas that eventually get built into real-world products in the hands of users. Responsibilities – Participate in the consumer exploration process, using advanced consumer research methodologies like design thinking and outcome-driven innovation to uncover consumer insights and develop concepts. – Work cross functionally with key Innovation partners to identify hypotheses to test, define experiment plan, and build test stimuli. – Help design and program surveys. Analyze, interpret, and present key results and recommendations. – Perform secondary research to assess competitive landscape for new innovation ideas – Conduct interviews with internal/external experts and consumers. Write discussion guides to inform interviews. – Research to find inputs for quantitative models to estimate size of opportunities. – Provide analysis of test results and market trends to help drive and support business decisions – Provide input to recommendations based on analysis completed. – Lead special projects to help drive a culture of innovation across Liberty. Qualifications – Bachelor`s degree in business, economics, innovation or similar field plus minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. – Solid analytical, organization, communication and presentation skills. – Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and analysis. – Creative thinker, intellectually curious, and interested in emerging technologies and innovation trends. – Positive attitude, willingness to operate in a start-up environment and wear multiple hats. – Highly collaborative and strong interpersonal skills. Benefits We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to positive change. In return for your service, it’s our privilege to offer you benefits and rewards that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: Overview At Liberty Mutual, we give motivated, accomplished professionals the opportunity to help us redefine what insurance means; to work for a global leader with a deep sense of humanity and a focus on improving and protecting everyday lives. We create an inspired, collaborative environment, where people can take ownership of their work; push breakthrough ideas; and feel confident that their contributions will be valued and their growth championed. We’re dedicated to doing the right thing for our employees, because we know that their fulfillment and success leads us to great places. Life. Happiness. Innovation. Impact. Advancement. Whatever their pursuit, talented people find their path at Liberty Mutual.