2VP, Business Intelligence – BI IM&A

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  • Post Date: June 18, 2020
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Job Description

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

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Job Description Summary

This key role within the Business Insurance Information Management & Analytics (BI IM&A) Business Engagement Services team will have responsibility for driving information consumption consistency across BI and enhancing user experience for management and analysts when consuming analytic tools. This role will partner with Finance, Actuarial, Product Management, etc. to create common consumption and experience patterns.

The 2VP, Business Intelligence position is a senior role within the organization. The position leads solution design and execution teams across multiple parallel projects and initiatives. The 2VP manages multiple assigned customer relationships, partnering with business intelligence peers to deliver solutions from Data Discovery to Business Intelligence application development. The 2VP position leads strategic planning and execution engaging with Senior Leadership on a regular basis. Candidates will have an advanced working knowledge of analytics, Insurance operations and core functions. This role is a manager.


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures the implementation of operational plans within areas of accountability.
  • Ensures quality controls and process improvements are on-going process within areas of accountability.
  • Partners with peers and leaders across organization in implementing strategic initiatives to ensure alignment with Travelers objectives.
  • Accountable for all aspects of the project life cycle for delivery of analytic and reporting solutions aligned to defined business requirements.
  • Lead solution design within assigned tasks and validates that developed solutions align with defined business requirements.
  • Lead prototyping and validate prototypes before production build.
  • Manages the production process and support for Information Delivery assets
  • Designs integrated information delivery strategies to meet the business objectives in alignment with organizational strategies for assigned areas.
  • Works with other divisional and enterprise areas on tool selection, best practices, alignment with technologies and approaches. Leads complex initiatives and projects and/or oversees projects lead by team members.
  • Contributes significantly to the development of the strategic plan for Information Delivery including identification appropriate infrastructures, tools and performance requirements
  • Develop an understanding of all data contained within multiple data marts and source systems
  • Accountable for the recruitment and development of needed talent for meeting long-term business goals.
  • Utilizes strong leadership skills to drive organizational effectiveness and oversee the cost effective implementation of the operating plan.
  • Recognizes, initiates and manages change that impacts the work group/department.
  • May manage Business Intelligence vendors.
  • Leads multiple development teams. May lead multi-disciplinary or cross-functional work teams.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Mathematics, Economics, Finance or other quantitative degrees.
  • 10 years experience in data and analytics experience required.
  • 5 years experience managing people
  • Advanced knowledge of analytics tools


Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge

  • Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Mathematics, Economics, Finance or other quantitative degrees.
  • 12 years of general business experience.
  • 10 years experience working with MS Office Suite with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • 10 years experience coding SQL
  • Experience with modern data visualization tools. These may include, but are not limited to Qlik, MicroStrategy, Power BI and Tableau
  • Experience with industry standard statistical programming languages. These may include, but are not limited to R, Python or SAS.
  • Understanding of database structures
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with others
  • Must be a team player and able to effectively work with team members located in different locations
  • Demonstrate an ability to tell a story using data
  • Problem solving and issue resolution skills necessary
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate independently to design, develop, and prepare reports
  • Demonstrated experience leading multi-function teams


Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies

  • Core Technical Competencies: MS Office especially Excel with VBA, SQL Server, Qlik, Cognos, TM1, Data Knowledge: Data Acquisition, Preparation and Exploration
  • Experience working with industry standard data platforms. These may include, but are not limited to Teradata, SQL, Big Data, NoSQL, etc., Development techniques (Visualizations, Geospatial, etc.), Web Development approach and skills in support of Modern Business Intelligence platforms,
  • Intermediate analytics and diagnostic skills, Intermediate project management skills.
  • Lead Solution Design and Development: Demonstrated ability to see results to completion. Demonstrate ability to think strategically. Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills. Ability to think strategically.
  • Listening/Influencing: Intermediate interpersonal, communications and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to influence others. Ability to interact effectively with other functions. Build and maintain credibility with others
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills
  • Creativity/Innovation: Seeks opportunities to learn and to influence others. Ability to consider others ideas seriously and accept feedback.
  • Teams: Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Intermediate leadership skills including ability to: Leverage Differences, Manage in participative manner, Develop employees, Manage change effectively, Inspire others and promote a vision, Understand and navigate organization.


Environmental / Work Schedules / Other

  • Operates standard office equipment.
  • Requires extended periods of computer use.
  • Requires extended periods of sitting.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

 

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