Manager, Lending Product Management

  • Company: Baxter
  • Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois
  • Posted: October 19, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1700095H

Support growth and profitability of BCU's direct consumer loan products, including auto, credit card, unsecured, student and specialty products. Responsibilities include: development and execution of strategic plan for product positioning, market segmentation, pricing, new product and feature development, and ad-hoc projects that support lending initiatives and sponsor requests. Maintain high-level perspective while interacting across multiple business functions (Sales, Service Centers, Marketing, Credit Risk, Digital Services, IS, Loan Operations and Business Development).

  • Research, summarize and analyze competitive environment to determine industry best practices and market growth opportunities

  • Identify needs for enhancements and modifications to existing products, including features, pricing, term changes, and channel management

  • Develop comprehensive overview of current member segments, loan products and consumer markets served

  • Identify gaps where new product development should be pursued and develop execution strategy for those with highest growth potential

  • Perform analysis and develop proposals for product changes and/or introductions to appropriate BCU committees

  • Co-manage campaign planning with Marketing and provide support for creative development, QA and proofing of marketing initiatives.

  • Provide ongoing product training to ensure member-facing staff is well-versed on all aspects of BCU's consumer loan products.


  • Review Member survey feedback; develop responses and action plans as appropriate

  • Manage external vendor partners to maintain ongoing business operations and to implement special projects.

  • Direct miscellaneous lending initiatives for unique Sponsor needs

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • 3-5 years in financial services product management/marketing at mid to large scale institution

  • Prior consumer lending experience at mid to large scale financial institution preferred

  • Strong project leadership/management and organizational skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal and leadership skills; demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

  • Strong financial analytical skills (quantitative/qualitative); demonstrated ability to perform detailed analysis to support new product and promotional pricing recommendations; Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Creative and proactive mindset, with strong attention to detail; Ability to work independently while maintaining clear lines of communication with internal partners and business line management

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