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Director, Strategic Initiatives, Cybersecurity & Business Resiliency

Company: The Travelers Indemnity Company
Location: Hartford
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

Who Are We?Taking 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.Compensation 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?The Director, Strategic Initiatives leads planning functions with accountability to drive effective and updated plans and solutioning designing Cybersecurity and Resiliency projects and initiatives enabling successful achievement of the teams' directions and roadmaps. This role will be responsible vetting various strategic initiatives against strategic criteria and cost, benefit analysis, and will play an integral role in multi-year plan refresh and annual plan development with business area teams.Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility. #LI-HybridWhat Will You Do?

  • Build and maintain strong relationship within business leadership team
  • Partners with other organizations, inclusive of other Strategic Planning & Program organizations (SP&P), to ensure alignment on purpose, progress, and resource requirements needed to achieve business objectives.
  • Partners closely with Cybersecurity and Business Resiliency leadership to drive the alignment to strategy/planning for execution of strategic priorities including multi-year planning, resource planning, initiative prioritization and strategic roadmap development.
  • Partners closely with Portfolio lead to drive effective management and support execution of ongoing investment portfolio, close gaps between strategy development, solution development and execution and ensure strategy and budget alignment across.
  • Lead or support the design of strategic planning infrastructure and ensure clear processes, documentation and operating model to drive effective direction and ensure alignment of organization to overall goals and vision.
  • Establish and implement departmental reporting framework including reporting packages and regular analysis & report out of results, ensuring stakeholders are informed and support leadership in making key decisions.
  • Provides strong strategic leadership, direction , and design focus to Strategy, Planning and Portfolio team, leading with a diverse and inclusive mindset and proactively engaging team members so they reach their full potential.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • 5 years of strategic planning and project management experience.
    • Strong strategic acumen and facilitation skill. Experience in developing trusted partnerships with senior executives and constituent partners.
    • Strong understanding of insurance industry and market dynamics.
    • Solid understanding of technology, cybersecurity, business continuity, and risk management fundamentals.
    • Strong organization and communication skills.
    • Experience working with project-management methodologies and Agile principles.
    • Experience with process mapping and engineering.
    • Ability to lead and inspire team members to achieve optimal results in a highly collaborative and matrixed organization.
    • Systemic thinker with strategic planning expertise, readily sees patterns and connections in a complicated environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to put strategic plans into action.
    • Strong facilitation and conflict resolution skillset.
    • Experience managing multiple complex projects simultaneously.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Understanding and appreciation for business, business intelligence/analytics, and technology components of program/portfolio management.What is a Must Have?
      • Bachelors degree.
      • 5 years business experience.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, you're 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 believe that we can deliver the very best products and services when our workforce reflects the diverse customers and communities we serve. We are committed to recruiting, retaining and developing the diverse talent of all of our employees and fostering an inclusive workplace, where we celebrate differences, promote belonging, and work together to deliver extraordinary results.If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an 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 .

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