Arbella Insurance Group is one of the leading insurance insurers in the Northeast. In order to achieve this, we work hard to attract and retain the best people to serve our customers. We developed our Total Rewards package for this reason, as well as to set us apart from other organizations. It not only includes competitive salaries, generous benefits, and incentive programs, but also work/life programs, personal and professional learning and development opportunities, flexible work arrangements, and a free shuttle service to the Quincy Adams T station.
At Arbella, we know that the happiest and most productive employees are those who work in a great environment with people who share a common goal/vision, while maintaining a healthy life outside of work. We believe in investing in our employees and encourage our people to grow and expand their knowledge and skills so that we, too, may continue to grow as a company.
It’s no wonder that we were recently awarded one of the Best Place to Work by the Boston Business Journal .
This position is a leadership role (directly managing a team of Developers, Business Analysts, Project Mangers and QA Testers) facilitating the installation for three new transitional systems.
Leading a team of 8-12 direct reports, the IT Manager in the Project Management Office manages and oversees multiple projects including program management, defined as a collection of projects with a common objective. In addition to having responsibility for all aspects of the project/program over the entire project life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close), assembling project/program team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely and high quality completion of assigned projects, takes projects from original concept through final implementation, interacts with all areas across the organization as well as external vendors involved in or impacted by the project. The successful candidate ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables, communicates with all levels of management regarding the status of specific projects.
The IT Manager must have a considerable track record of building and managing project/program teams that have consistently achieved results with a wide scope. They must demonstrate advanced planning and organizational skills and able to build collaborative relationships across all levels of the business and the IT organization. The IT Manager must possess analytic and problem-solving skills and have the ability to synthesize complex information and develop cohesive plans of action. The right candidate must have proven to be technically proficient in IT disciplines, or have relevant business experience or knowledge combined with a strong technical acumen.
Bachelors degree with 8 plus years of progressive IT Project Management experience with 2 years of leadership experience.
Insurance industry experience required.
Property and Casualty Insurance experience preferred.
Exemplary leadership skills with experience developing and mentoring direct reports.
Must have experience working on multiyear implementations of third party technology with multi shareholders.
Expert customer service, communication and collaboration skills required.
Experience with budgeting and tracking project finances.
Experience implementing claims, billing or policy systems preferred.
Experience with vendor management is preferred.
Arbella Insurance Group - 19 months ago