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Director of IT in Wakefield, Massachusetts at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

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Job Description

Tokio Marine HCC - Specialty Group, a member of the Tokio Marine group of companies, is a market leader in providing specialized insurance products for the sports, entertainment and promotional industries. We provide an unmatched portfolio of products including event cancellation, high limit disability, kidnap and ransom, weather, travel, event liability and much more. We cover major sports and entertainment events, professional athletes and entertainers and other unique assets.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of IT in our Wakefield, MA office.

The ideal candidate will be a hands on manager, with an understanding of software, hardware and insurance products. The goal of this role is to ensure that the company has state of the art online insurance platforms and insurance policy administration tools that enable the company to operate effectively, and meet our clients’ needs. The position will collaborate with the management team in setting TMHCC Specialty Group’s strategic direction for IT operations, technology and digital innovation. You will be responsible for managing the execution of this strategy in a timely and cost efficient manner. The position will manage a team of IT professionals and vendors, and the director will employ a hands on approach as needed to meet required goals.


  1. Drive the development of an IT vision, strategy, and roadmap, and lead the HCC Specialty IT team and its business partners in effective execution.
  2. Review existing systems and determine a strategy and a prioritization to replace, update and consolidate them as necessary.
  3. Assume responsibility for in flight IT initiatives at our Wakefield and Mt. Kisco locations
  4. Automate the production of plan documents, policy issuance, ratings generations, bordereauxs and data feeds to our reinsurance systems
  5. Develop a strong and detailed understanding of different business groups issues, challenges and opportunities and work with leaders to develop appropriate and effective IT organizational design to streamline workflow.
  6. Help determine capital investment parameters, priorities and risks for IT initiatives, to maximize the return on investment.
  7. Prepare and monitor IT operational budgets that meet prevailing objectives and constraints.
  8. Drive the hiring, development, evaluation, reward, and retention of a highly qualified team of IT professionals.
  9. Assist with the development of appropriate service levels and the processes to ensure that they are achieved.

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, business administration, a related field, or equivalent education and/or experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of ten years or relevant and progressive experience in IT
  • Minimum of five years of leadership experience
  • Five or more years in insurance business/industry, managing multiple, large, cross-functional teams or projects, and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders

If your experience matches these requirements, please apply WITH A COVER LETTER INCLUDING SALARY RANGE REQUIREMENTS.

The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies offer a competitive salary and employee benefit package. We are a successful, dynamic organization experiencing rapid growth and are seeking an energetic and confident individuals to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies are equal-opportunity employers.

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