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Director of Technology and Application Development in Wakefield, Massachusetts at Tokio Marine HCC

Date Posted: 11/9/2018

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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. 

If you are currently at a manager or senior manager of IT level looking to take the next step in your career, we would like to hear from you!  

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Technology and Application Development in our Wakefield, MA office. We are looking for specialty insurance industry IT professional.

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. 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

  • DRIVE the development of an IT vision, strategy, and roadmap, and lead the TMHCC Specialty IT team and its business partners in effective execution.
  • REVIEW existing systems and determine a strategy and a prioritization to replace, update and consolidate them as necessary.
  • ASSUME responsibility for in flight IT initiatives at our Wakefield and Mt. Kisco, NY locations.
  • AUTOMATE the production of plan documents, policy issuance, ratings generations, bordereaux and data feeds to our reinsurance systems.
  • 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.
  • PARTICIPATE in determining capital investment parameters, priorities and risks for IT initiatives, to maximize the return on investment.
  • PREPARE and monitor IT operational budgets that meet prevailing objectives and constraints.
  • LEAD the hiring, development, evaluation, reward, and retention of a highly qualified team of IT professionals.
  • FACILITATE with the development of appropriate service levels and the processes to ensure that they are achieved.

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION 

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

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 individual to join our team of professionals. The Tokio Marine HCC Group of Companies are equal-opportunity employers. Please visit www.tokiomarinehcc.com for more information about our companies.

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