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Project Director, Tech & Ops Finance

Company: Travelers
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Who Are We?Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. Thats 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.Job CategoryTechnologyCompensation OverviewThe annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.Salary Range$101,100.00 - $166,800.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?This position is the primary point of accountability to Business Partners and other parties for the management and implementation of the medium to large size Projects or small to medium sized Programs that support achievement of moderate to complex unit or corporate goals. This role will coordinate and oversee the execution of our strategic initiatives and be responsible for the governance and execution of each initiative as prioritized. This is an exciting opportunity to help evolve our capabilities and partner with key disciplines to drive transformation across the organization. Success in this role requires ability to influence and guide others to help set strategic direction with accountability for the execution, ensuring alignment to long-term strategy and essential business outcomes.What Will You Do?

  • The Project Director controls planning and execution of the Projects' or Program's activities and resources to ensure that established cost, time, and quality goals are met.
  • The Project Director works with minimal supervision and is responsible for applying advanced Project Management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to Project deliverables, processes, and systems in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations.
  • The Project Director operates within defined parameters using a proven Project Management Methodology with flexibility to merge different methodologies in accomplishing collective goals.
  • Manage a holistic, programmatic view of high priority initiatives and operational objectives
  • Define and document business requirements to support strategic initiatives and complex business and financial changes relating to financial reporting
  • Prioritization of financial and strategic tools and data governance (Fieldglass, Application TCO)
  • Manage and define the ongoing journey for agile costing and toolsets
  • Strong partnership with stakeholders to support data governance, reporting structure, and process
  • Simplify and modernize data, tools, and processes in support of overall data ecosystem
  • Assist with the design, creation, and governance of taxonomies and ensures its applicability to content and/or data
  • Develop future roadmap of major initiatives
  • Identify gaps and limitations in data sets and understand multiple layers of complexity with the ability to explain and recommend potential alternatives
  • Perform other duties as assigned.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.
    • 7 years of project management experience preferred.
    • 2 years of experience managing others and/or project teams preferred.
    • Manages team development, very active in the mentoring of members of the PM community, may have direct management responsibility of PMs.
    • Develops both IT and Non-IT Project budgets. Manages against them.What is a Must Have?
      • High School diploma or equivalent required.
      • 5 years of project management experience required.What Is in It for You?
        • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members including spouses, domestic partners, and children are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
        • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
        • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
        • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, youre eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
        • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.Employment PracticesTravelers 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 (4-ESU@travelers.com) 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.To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .

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