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Managing Director of the Life Technology Services Department in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Lincoln, RI
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  • Experience:
    At least 10 year(s)
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Job Description

Location: Lincoln, RI (Life Technology Services Department)

Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?

Our office located in Lincoln, RI is seeking a Managing Director of the Life Technology Services Department.

This position requires experience in the Life Insurance Industry with an overall responsibility for the functions of the Life Technology Services Department. This includes planning and implementation of all projects, as well as coordinating a broad range of operational resources in order to meet corporate and departmental goals.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Oversees the planning and activities of Systems, Project, and Vendor Management teams.
• Actively supports and promotes the strategic and tactical objectives of the department and organization.
• Responsible for all elements associated with the advancement of core departmental initiatives.
• Facilitate communication between staff, management, vendors, and other technology resources within the organization.
• Responsible for defining and implementing project management principles and discipline.
• Responsible for the management of multiple IT and organizational projects.
• Defines enterprise technology architecture objectives and sets the associated policies, standards and guidelines in cooperation with Corporate Information Services (CIS).
• Coordinate technical activities, including hardware, software, and other system enhancements, within the Life company business units, across the Amica enterprise, and with external vendors.
• Oversees system testing coordination.
• Manage external relationships with 3rd party service providers.
• Defines the information systems portion of the business recovery and contingency planning process.
• Operates Amica Life's Technology Services functions within budget.
• Attends relevant conferences/seminars and encourages the development of direct reports.
• Proactively confront and address adversity and issues with determination and solutions.
• May be called upon to handle other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

• Life Insurance management experience.
• Master’s degree or equivalent experience.
• Exceptional project management skills.
• Business process management experience.
• Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
• Excellent written and oral communications.
• Ability to work outside of normal business hours.
• 10+ years of experience managing an IT focused department.
• Demonstrates strong leadership, interpersonal communication skills and performance evaluation skills necessary to work well in cooperation with others for the benefit of the organization.
• Pursue additional insurance designations

With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of auto, homeowners, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.

We are recognized as a leader in customer service and credit this success to our 3,800 employees in 44 offices across the country. Our benefits package includes high-quality medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance and more.

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.