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Mgr, App Portfolio & Soft Dev - Group Benefits

Company Name:
Liberty Mutual
Title: Mgr, App Portfolio & Soft Dev - Group Benefits
Location: NH-Dover
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Advance your Information Technology (IT) career at Liberty Mutual Insurance - A Fortune 100 Company.
At Liberty Mutual Insurance, doing the right thing is essential to all that we do. Our commitment to building and sustaining a talented and diverse workforce has helped us to become a global leader in property and casualty insurance. Our financial strength and profitability rely on the skills, knowledge, and creativity of more than 50,000 employees worldwide. As number 81 on Fortune Magazine's list of the 100 largest corporations in the U.S., we have the resources and training our employees need to drive our business forward and be successful in an ever-evolving, complex world.
Liberty MutualCommercial Insurance ITis actively searching for aManager, Application Portfolio & Software DevelopmentinGroup Benefits.
Liberty MutualGroup Benefitsoffers group life and disability insurance to large and national companies. Employers sponsor the plans to provide coverage to their employees as part of the employee benefits package. Group Disability plans are designed to provide reasonable income replacement to employees in the event of a disabling injury or illness. Group Life plans are designed to reduce financial hardship in the event of an employee's death. Group Benefits offers group term life insurance, which is the most common form of group insurance.
Summary:
Manages staff and provides technical guidance related to software development and related projects and/or a portfolio of applications. May oversee the development, implementation and execution of project plans for product maintenance, enhancements and vendor releases; ensure scope and schedule are established for projects and assignments. Oversees operating plan and resource allocation for the unit, including prioritization and staff deployment. Ensures team adheres to applicable department and enterprise policies and processes. Manages teams which are generally each composed of 6-14 people.
Responsibilities:
o Manages an application, software development unit and/or portfolio of applications and ensures system, technical and product architectures are aligned with business objectives.
o Ensures application or portfolio of applications are enhanced and maintained to meet business functional need and vendor product maintenance remains current.
o Oversees the development, implementation and execution of project plans; ensures scope and schedule are established for projects and assignments.
o Works with customers and technical staff to ensure service level agreements are met, problems are resolved in a timely manner, application enhancements are completed and process and technical improvements are identified and implemented to improve overall operational efficiency.
o Hires and manages individual contributors; coaches and counsels team members. Defines individual performance objectives and development plans and ensures alignment with organizational objectives. Appraises and evaluates team and individual performance and makes compensation recommendations. Facilitates or provides mentoring experiences.
o Responsible for unit''s workforce and talent management plans, including skills forecasting, staff development, training and succession planning.
o May establishes financial plan for the application, portfolio or overall unit and manages to plan
o Initiates and fosters collaborative partnerships with current and potential clients, IT and business managers, vendors and IT executives; develops relationships that support increasing efficiency and effectiveness.
o May lead efforts to evaluate, select and implement new technologies to enhance application, until or portfolio.
o Participates in the development of business and/or IT vision, strategies, critical success factors and operating plans for application, unit or portfolio.
Qualifications:
Bachelors or Master's Degree in technical or business discipline or related experience required. At least five years and typically eight or more years of experience with 3 years in a leadership role preferred. Requires excellent analytical ability, consultative, communication, presentation and management skills, strong judgment and ability to work effectively with clients, IT management and staff. Requires strong negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills; In-depth knowledge of project planning methodologies and tools and IT standards and guidelines; knowledge of
Required steps:
You are required to complete an assessment as part of the application process for this position. Once you review your candidate profile and click submit, a link to an assessment will be provided. After clicking the link, you will also receive a direct link by e-mail that will allow you to take the assessment later if you choose. Depending on the job, the assessment may take between 30 and 60 minutes and it must be completed to be considered for the position.
Benefits:
We recognize that talented people are attracted to companies that provide competitive pay, comprehensive benefits packages and outstanding advancement opportunities. For this reason we offer a Comprehensive Benefits Plan that includes the following:
401K and Company paid pension plan
Medical coverage
Dental coverage
Paid time-off
Pay-for-Performance
Discounts on automobile and homeowner''s insurance
Discount fitness memberships
Flexible spending accounts
Tuition reimbursement
Vision care coverage
Work/Life resources
Credit Union membership
Employee and Dependent life insurance
Disability insurance
Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
Overview:
We believe strongly that commercial success can be achieved in a manner consistent with principles and ideals that bind us together as one company, that set us apart from our competitors, and that in the end will allow us to say we have succeeded commercially by doing the right thing the right way.
We believe that the Company''s success is inextricably linked to our employees'' satisfaction and success: satisfaction that they work for an industry leader committed to improving safety, satisfaction that they work for a company that does the right thing, and satisfaction that the company will reward them for their contributions and provide opportunities for personal growth and success.
We believe our employees take pride in knowing that they help people live safer more secure lives everyday.
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