Job # R616. Salary Range: $99,380‏‏‎ ‎-‏‏‎ ‎$165,630/year. Application closing date: June 17, 2024.

Job Description

Are you a visionary in the software development space, eager to create strategies that guide the future of innovative software products? SAIF is on the lookout for a Product Manager III who can steer our software solutions portfolios towards success, advocating for the intricate needs of both internal and external customers and partners.

Product managers serve as the voice of the customer responsible for clearly capturing and communicating the “what and the why” behind the desired business outcomes and value-added features comprising a strategic product roadmap.

Three positions are available, each with a different focus specific to workers’ compensation insurance: policy management, claims management, and regulatory reporting.

Communication and leadership skills are a must for this job, along with a strategic, forward-thinking mindset. If you’re ready to embrace this challenging yet fulfilling role and discover why SAIF is an exceptional workplace, we invite you to apply. Please note: Flexible workers may be required to travel to SAIF’s offices in Salem on occasion.


  • Partner with cross-divisional stakeholders and development team members to define business requirements/user stories and acceptance criteria for all features with customer/user experience (CX/UX) impact.
  • Prioritize the product development backlog considering both CX/UX and technical criteria, working with director and Solution Delivery Managers as appropriate.
  • Create and maintain product roadmap and strategy, reflecting and incorporating program, division and corporate strategies.
  • Partner with enterprise stakeholders to solicit and incorporate other feedback from customers and external partners to inform product roadmap planning.
  • Collaborate closely with Solution Delivery Managers to ensure the product and technical strategies are in alignment.
  • Ensure that product development strategy supports corporate and IT strategy and objectives.
  • Support the program lead in the business analysis for build vs. buy decisions, ensuring that the product roadmap optimizes decisions around internal development vs. licensing.
  • Work with business partners across all divisions to incorporate goals and objectives of each division, and to meet the needs of SAIF customers and partners.
  • Analyze the impact of new solutions on existing operations and provide recommendations on potential operational and organizational changes.
  • Support the program lead in exploration of partnerships and emerging technologies to optimize value for SAIF’s business strategy.
  • Analyze usage data, customer feedback, and usability testing to recommend improvements to the user experience.
  • Keep apprised of the latest industry standards and trends in the areas of application development, process automation, and operational innovation in delivering software solutions.
  • Explore diverse perspectives and consistently behave sensitively toward differences in cultural norms, expectations, and ways of communicating. Work effectively with others who have different perspectives, backgrounds, and/or work styles.
  • Continually sustain the Inclusive Leadership Competencies (ILC) through the Explorer level on an annual basis.

The following qualifications are recommended:

  • Experience:  Five or more years of experience with progressively increased responsibility in software product management or related field; experience in insurance industry a plus.  Proven experience leading and/or influencing teams that drive innovation in software product development.
  • Education: A bachelor’s degree in business management, computer science, or a related field is preferred.
  • Other combinations of skills and experience may be considered.

Next step: To receive consideration, please submit your resume with a cover letter by the close of this recruitment. We want your submission to count, so be sure it’s complete.

This recruitment will close on Monday June 17, 2024.

If a sufficient number of qualified applications are received this recruitment may close early.

Compensation & Benefits: Typical hiring range:‏‏‎ ‎$112,629‏‏‎ ‎-‏‏‎ ‎$132,505.‏‏‎ ‎The pay range for this position is annually based on a full-time schedule. Actual compensation will be determined using factors such as experience, skills, training, certifications & education. 

SAIF provides a wide range of benefits to employees who work at least 20 hours per week, including health care, retirement savings plans, paid time off, and more. For additional information about SAIF’s total rewards, visit our website at: Total rewards (

*Note that eligibility and cost of benefits can vary depending on the number of regularly scheduled hours, and job status such as regular full-time, regular part-time, seasonal, or temporary employment.Full salary range:‏‏‎‏‏‎ ‎$99,380‏‏‎ ‎-‏‏‎ ‎$165,630


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About us

Since 1914, SAIF has been taking care of injured workers, helping people get back to work, and keeping rates low by focusing on workplace safety. Together with our partners, we strive to make Oregon the safest and healthiest place to work.

SAIF is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in its workplace.

SAIF participates in E-Verify and is an EEO employer and all applicants have rights under state and federal employment laws. If you have questions or are a person with a disability and need assistance, feel free to contact us at or 503.373.8040.

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