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Sr. Director Technology Strategic Planning & Execution

Dice.com

This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted May 11, 2020.

Company Information Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities.

That’s Travelers.

Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers
– and opportunities for our employees.

You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Target Openings 1 Job Description Summary This position reports to the CIO and is responsible for planning and execution of the Technology portfolio.

In addition, this individual will operationalize our Technology strategy and establish metrics to tangibly measuring results.

This role will be help drive operational excellence within the Technology organization and drive a continuous improvement culture by identify areas of opportunity.

With a strong background on agile and lean project methodologies, this individual will lead the organizational adoption of the agile methodology and help evolve it to be fit for purpose.

Primary Job Duties Responsibilities Works across lines of business and functions to understand key strategic initiatives and business issues to create a strategic delivery approach and align a prioritized demand to Technology resources and capabilities.

Track and monitor the Technology budget (analyze infrastructure costs) to ensure efficient use of resources and allocation of costs.

Identify areas of opportunities to drive cost efficiencies across the Technology portfolio.

Lead the annual planningbudget process for Technology by establishing a consistent strategic planning process that will align Technology investments to the organization’s mission and strategic objectives.

Manage, expand and track technology KPIs to establish a data driven approach to decision-making.

Manage and deliver a portfolio of technology currency initiatives and modernization initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications Minimum 5 years of portfolio management experience or equivalent leadership experience Financial acumen with experience managing a Technology investment portfolio.

Experience with Agile and Lean methodologies Experience with Technology project delivery Experience leading change management, risk mitigation, andor Technology project implementation Excellent communication skills and an ability to drive consensus Education, Work Experience, Knowledge Insurance andor financial services industry experience a plus Experience managing projects and programs that include highly matrixed environment Proven record of working collaboratively with management and employees at all levels of a large organization Proven track record in building strong teams that fosters a winning spirit, partnership focus, financial discipline, teamwork, and a high sense of integrity Environmental Work Schedules Other Travel Requirements Travel Occasionally Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities.

If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities.

If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.