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Director of Business of IT Solutions (Insurance Claims) - REMOTE

Company: National General
Location: Winston Salem
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Position/Title: Director of IT Business Solutions (Insurance Claims) - 100% Remote

NOTE: Must have prior experience working within the Claims area of a Insurance company to be considered.

Location: 100% Remote (anywhere in the US)

Primary Purpose:

Serve as the primary liaison between the assigned business division and NGIC application development. Lead Tester and Business Analyst teams and Project Managers toward the goal of maximizing business value delivery through application development. Seen as a trusted advisor by senior business and IT leadership with limited latitude to independently prioritize projects for assigned division.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Identify strategic objectives for an assigned business division and the application development projects necessary to execute on those objectives in conjunction with Business and IT executive leadership
  • Prioritize competing projects independently across the assigned business division based on their alignment with the strategic objectives, development timeline and costs, and opportunity costs with appropriate communication to Business and IT key stakeholders and executive sponsors
  • Lead Project Managers (agile and waterfall), Business Analysts/Business Systems Analysts, and Testers with the goal of clearly communicating Business objectives and maximizing business value creation through IT execution
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the assigned business division and NGIC application development
  • Ensure assigned business division's projects are delivered on-time and meet their stated business objectives
  • Drive team and IT areas toward continuous improvement to maximize value delivered to the business as well as maintain IT's ability to deliver on long term strategic objectives
  • Leverage key metrics of assigned business division to evaluate business value creation through current and proposed IT projects

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 10+ years of relevant experience
  • 5+ years of people management experience
  • 3+ years of experience working with a relevant business division with experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Previous experience in Insurance or Financial related industries
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Established track record of delivering business value through IT solutions.
  • Ability to work at a strategic level with key stakeholders and the executive management team
  • Ability to rely on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Ability to share knowledge and provide subject matter expertise within area of responsibility
  • Must be able to work in a dynamic environment and manage competing priorities
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to organize tasks and interact with development team
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Desired Skills:

  • Master's Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 3+ years of experience working directly with IT application development
  • 5+ years of experience working with a relevant business division with experience in strategic planning and execution
  • Experience with a range of technologies (Mainframe, Wintel, Oracle, Web, and Mobile)
  • Experience managing outsourced processes and working with testing partners in an onshore/offshore model
  • Project Management, Portfolio Management, or Agile certifications (e.g. PMP, PgMP, PfMP, CSPO, CSM, PAL, etc.)
  • Insurance industry certifications (e.g. CPCU, ACAS, FCAS, etc)

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National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Job Requirements

About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp., a member of the Allstate family of companies, is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A- (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

  • Paid Training
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
  • Wellness Programs
  • Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k w/ Company Match
  • Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
  • On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
  • On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
  • Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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