Senior Director Strategic Initiatives ( Digital Enablement )

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Job Description

Company Summary

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

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Job Description Summary
The Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives partners with leaders across primary business and multiple lines of business across Travelers to drive holistic strategic planning efforts ensuring alignment and integration across Strategy & Business Planning activities. This leader will be responsible leading macro business analysis, development & refinement of strategies, articulation of future capabilities needs and assessment of conceptual ideas that feed into strategic execution.

Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain strong relationship within the Digital Enablement leadership team
  • Partner with other organizations, inclusive of other Strategic Planning & Execution organizations (SP&E), to ensure alignment on purpose, progress, and resource requirements needed to achieve business objectives.
  • Establish engagement model with Business Units to drive more holistic and robust planning, initiative prioritization, resource planning and strategic roadmap development.
  • Partner closely with Agile/Delivery practices to evolve organizational operating and governance model to align with agile best practices and processes.
  • Build out management information reporting & planning function for Digital Enablement to inform departmental planning, strategic decision making and demonstrate organizational impact and value delivery.
  • Develop strategic planning process and infrastructure business leadership, providing guidance and effective direction to ensure operating divisions are aligned to overall goals and vision.
  • Provides strong strategic leadership, direction, and execution focus to Strategy, Planning and Operations team, leading with a diverse and inclusive mindset and proactively engaging team members so they reach their full potential.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree.
  • 7 years business experience.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred.
  • 7 years of Strategy, Planning & Execution (SP&E) experience preferred.
  • Experience managing Agile project teams preferred.
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience developing multi-year technology strategies and roadmaps

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
  • Strong organization and communication skills.
  • Experience working with advanced project-management methodologies and Agile principles.
  • Experience in developing strong, trusted partnerships with senior executives and constituent partners.
  • Ability to lead and inspire team members to achieve optimal results in a highly collaborative and matrixed organization.
  • Systemic thinker with strategic planning expertise, readily sees patterns and connections in a complicated environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to put strategic plans into action.
  • Strong facilitation and conflict resolution skillset.
  • Experience managing multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Deep understanding and appreciation for business, business intelligence/analytics, and technology components of program/portfolio management.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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Company Information

Dice Id : 10121034
Position Id : R-12256
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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