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Product Strategist I/II (Debit Cards)

Location: VA Vienna - Headquarters Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

Employee Perks

Why You Will Love Being Part of the Navy Federal Team:

*Competitive compensation with opportunities for annual raises, promotions, and bonus potential
*Best-in-Class Benefits! (7% 401k match / Pension plan / Tuition reimbursement / Great insurance options)
*On-site amenities include fitness center, wellness center, cafeteria, etc. at Pensacola, FL; Vienna, VA and Winchester, VA campuses
*Consistently Awarded Top Workplace
*Nationally recognized training department by TRAINING Magazine IND123
*An employee-focused, diverse, and service-oriented workplace environment

Basic Purpose

To assist business unit management in developing action plans, department policies, standards, and processes to optimize resources. Work with internal and external stakeholders to plan, deploy, and measure the effectiveness of marketing. Monitor industry shifts and evaluate the portfolio to identify opportunities to improve Navy Federal programs, products, and services. Apply functional knowledge and experience to improve the performance of product campaigns and initiatives. Identify training needs for department staff and business partners. Work on issues requiring working knowledge of organizational objectives and priorities.

Responsibilities:

• Contribute to the development and participate in the implementation of the business unit’s strategic plan that supports and aligns with corporate and departmental goals
• Analyze overall product/program effectiveness; identify and address areas of opportunity and make recommendations
• Ensure effective initiative management from inception through implementation 
• Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis using analytical techniques, tools, models, simulation, etc.
• Build financial forecasts, cost analyses, and Front Office reports to support and facilitate business decisions
• Collaborate with key partners in development and delivery of solutions 
• Participates in complex interdepartmental initiatives of significant business risk & impact 
• Lead small initiatives or participate in portions of large/complex scoped marketing projects with guidance from senior staff and/or management 
• Serve on teams and task groups for projects/initiatives within the business unit &/or across the organization
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Level I:
• Working knowledge of products, services, processes, requirements, and systems related to Debit Cards
• Basic skill in strategic thinking to write/develop comprehensive marketing plan 
• Exposure to collaborating across organizational boundaries and building partnerships across various functions 
• Experience in managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals 
• Basic skill influencing and building consensus with business partners 
• Effective skill identifying and analyzing business requirements and recommending solutions 
• Working knowledge of state and Federal laws; industry regulations, principles, and practices; and company policies that govern the business unit’s products/services 
• Working knowledge of banking/financial industry trends, products and services 
• Experience in leading projects and/or initiatives of small to medium scope 
• Skill in producing desired results and achieving goals and objectives 
• Skill using innovative thinking to solve problems and facilitate the decision-making process 
• Effective verbal and written communication skills 
• Effective skill interacting with staff, management, vendors and members diplomatically and tactfully 
• Effective skill in the use of PCs and related software packages 
• Desired – Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or related field 
• Desired – Working knowledge of NCUA regulations that govern the activities, products and services of the business unit 
• Desired – Working knowledge of Navy Federal's functions, philosophy, operations and organizational objectives 
• Desired – Exposure to working with leadership and management in diverse and complex operational environments 

Level II:
• Advanced knowledge of products, services, processes, requirements, and systems related to Debit Cards 
• Effective skill in strategic thinking to write/develop comprehensive marketing plans 
• Experience in collaborating across organizational boundaries and building partnerships across various functions 
• Ability to synthesize results of analyses, develop and make recommendations and presents results to solve unique and complex problems 
• Experience in Demonstrated track record of managing multiple initiatives and meeting changing requirements and priorities to accomplish objective 
• Basic skill in building strategic and execution-focused plans and alliances with partner leadership 
• Advanced knowledge of state and Federal laws; industry regulations, principles, and practices; and company policies that govern the business unit’s products/services 
• Advanced knowledge of banking/financial industry trends, products and services 
• Experience in leading large projects/initiatives which have business risk and impact 
• Skill in producing desired results and achieving goals and objectives 
• Skill using innovative thinking to solve problems and facilitate the decision-making process 
• Effective verbal and written communication skills 
• Effective skill interacting with staff, management, vendors and members diplomatically and tactfully 
• Effective skill to influence, negotiate and persuade to reach agreeable exchange and positive outcomes 
• Effective skill in the use of PCs and related software packages 
• Desired – Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, or related field 
• Desired – Advanced knowledge of NCUA regulations that govern the activities, products and services of the business unit 
• Desired – Advanced knowledge of Navy Federal's functions, philosophy, operations and organizational objectives 
• Desired – Experience in working with leadership and management in diverse and complex operational environments 

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability