Portfolio Management Director
Company: Travelers Canada
Posted on: January 10, 2022
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 CategoryTechnologyTarget Openings1Job Description
SummaryTravelers is looking for a servant leader to manage the
Value Stream roadmap and portfolio through a period of
game-changing digital and agile change. They are the caretaker of
the value stream roadmap. They are responsible for maintaining line
of sight and coordination of all major milestones; implementing
both internal to the VS and inbound from other areas. Activities
include collaborating with neighbors and enterprise areas to align
capacity, facilitating annual planning, maintaining standards
around PI planning (before/after), and working with Change Lead,
Finance & Benefit Lead, and Circle leads to plan and coordinate
work to avoid collisions; optimally align sequencing.
This position may be based 100% remotely or in one of our
offices.Primary Job Duties & ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities
- Communication - Responsible for maintaining and publishing
aggregate capability roadmaps; pre and post program increment
priorities and output; post-release roll-ups. Aggregating and
elevating key decisions that must be made; by when and by who.
- Financial/Capacity Management - Monitoring monthly trends of
target vs actuals by work type (invest native/inbound/outbound,
enhancements, product defects, etc.) for both dollars and points;
reconciliation of any deviations and recommendations for
adjustments as necessary. Management of annual budget planning
process including schedule, forums, approach. Formulation and
proposals of funding options and choices. Aggregation of demand for
enterprise areas. Assist with facilitating through resource
collision / prioritization / planning for engagement of
chapter/center of excellence resources.
- Administration of value stream operating norms / forums -
Management and facilitation of recurring forums such as leadership
team and advisory council meetings; includes maintaining intent,
ensuring value, management of agenda, decisions and actions; own
maintenance of internal processes and documentation; identification
and establishment of new operating routines and improvements.
Oversight of monthly leadership review creation; elevation and
transparency into key risks and decision.
- Planning and sequencing - Focus on work that cuts across areas
within the value stream and/or impacts business areas such as
service. Maintain visibility of timing/capability roadmaps from
various sources (enterprise, other value streams) impacting our VS
and constituents. Identify need for sequencing of business design,
business planning, and overall planning for service technology
modernization originating within the value stream and from other
value streams impacting service operations.
- Identify strategic dependencies of success and plans toward
prioritization, management of collisions, decision making routines
and escalation solutions.
- Collaborate with technology resource managers to ensure
alignment between investment levels and resource allocationMinimum
- 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.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
- Travelers has 30,000 employees in the United States, Canada,
the United Kingdom, Ireland and Brazil. > > Explore life at
- 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 .
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