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BI Product Portfolio Line Director

Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

Company SummaryTaking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That's 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 CategoryProduct Management/Pricing, Project ManagementTarget Openings1Job Description SummaryProgram/Portfolio Director role will be aligned to the BI Product Value Stream as an individual contributor. The Program/Portfolio Director may be aligned to one or more Product Lines as appropriate or span across the Product Value Stream to provide support throughout the Agile 2.0 governance practice. The Program/Portfolio Director will help in identifying connections related to the business outcomes across the Value Streams and Circles to the defined BI and Market Strategies. The Program/Portfolio Director may also be aligned to support mid to large scale projects in support of BI Strategic Initiatives.Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities--- 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.Drive Prioritization and Planning Forums--- Implement/adhere to Agile 2.0 governance forums, practices and processes--- Refine/define the governance practice as needed across Value Streams to ensure consistency across the BCO--- Support continued development of governance artifacts (e.g., Value Stream and Circle Narratives)Value Stream/Circle Engagement------ Drive discussions with Value Stream and or Circle Leads on execution against strategy------ Support in identifying gaps, dependencies that exist within a given Circle--- Development of Circle and Value Stream level roadmaps--- Support Value Stream and Circle Leads related to Capacity re-alignment- right number of teams to execute against priorities set within circles------ Support Value Stream and Circle Leads to ensure the right level of engagement across BI is represented within the Circle and Value Stream forums------ Act as a thought partner to challenge traditional means of driving work and champion the "discovery" mindset to partner on the problems we are trying to solve, the outcomes we are looking to achieve, and support the Product and Circle Lead against defined measures of success ---- Partner with Product and Circle lead in coordinating across disciplines (Market and Functional partners) to achieve maximized value delivery across initiatives (people, process, technology)--- Support Circle lead in creating and maintaining key artifacts that help drive prioritization conversations based on outcomes and business value delivery (i.e. Strategic roadmaps, Health of the Line, ect.)--- Support work that crosses the boundary of one Circle---/Value Stream--- Help identify and resolve dependencies across Circles and Value Streams--- Lead program management of initiatives that cross multiple Circles or Value StreamsMinimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5 years of project management experience required.Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
    • 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.Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
      • 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.Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.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 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/ .
        • Travelers has 30,000 employees in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil. > > Explore life at Travelers .
        • We have 8 diversity networks, employee-led organizations dedicated to fostering the development and success of our employees. > > Discover diversity and inclusion .
        • Employees and their eligible family members - including spouses, domestic partners and children - are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment. > > Explore benefits .
        • Travelers has been recognized by organizations such as Forbes, Human Rights Campaign Foundation, and Military Times. > > Read more about recognition .
        • Our employees are valuable assets to their hometowns, giving more than 100,000 hours of their time toward important causes each year. > > Learn about community involvement .

Keywords: The Travelers Companies, Inc., Hartford , BI Product Portfolio Line Director, Executive , Hartford, Connecticut

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