Job Location: Aurora, IL or Tampa, FL, Oriskany NY,
This position will reside in the Group Program Management Office, a consolidated organization in Group Benefits Operations responsible for execution of the Group Benefits project portfolio. The Manager - Technology Liaisons will lead a team of Business Analysts providing solution based business requirements and process maps for Sales, Underwriting, and Workflow projects. The manager will also be a member of the Group PMO and Business Analysis extended leadership teams.
- Full people management responsibilities (including hiring, firing, and performance management) overseeing a team involved in writing requirements/process maps for projects of all sizes, spanning various parts of the organization and lines of business.
- Coach team members on requirements gathering, process mapping analysis.
- Drive operational excellence and customer focus in business requirements and process designs, streamlining and simplifying as appropriate to deliver optimal solutions.
- Be a solutions provider and consultant to business sponsors. Analyze and design solutions to solve varied business needs working with partners.
- Translate senior management vision and develop department vision, strategy, service levels, and business objectives working with the Director, Business analysis. Communicates vision and strategy to staff.
- Partner with IT and other operational areas. Manage relationships to build strong working partnerships.
- Determine specific application software requirements and operational process needs to address complex and varied business needs.
- Conduct research and analysis to quantify business opportunities and issues and develop formal recommendations for presentation to management.
- Lead project meetings, business requirement and process mapping meetings if needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Provide thought leadership.
- Proven leadership ability.
- Highly organized and ability to work on own and as part of teams.
- Capable of working in a matrix environment and managing matrix teams.
- Ability to translate varied business needs into application software requirements/operational process improvements.
- Extensive experience and proven ability to analyze complex information and determine what is important for the solution/project.
- Knowledge of MetLife Group Benefits insurance products, business processes, workflows, and connections between capabilities desired.
- Knowledge of MetLife Group system infrastructure, data flow, system transactions and functionality desired.
- Experience working in different project development life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Agile).
- Knowledge of Business Analysis tools such as Blueprint is an advantage.
- Ability to build strong relationships with partners.
- Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong negotiation skills with the ability to influence cross–functional stakeholders.
- Advanced knowledge of system design processes, methodologies and testing process.
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent business experience
- 10 years of Insurance Industry experience
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Requisition #: 51661
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