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VP, Application Delivery (Hybrid)

Company: Selective Insurance Company of America
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Selective Insurance is seeking a VP, Enterprise Application Delivery who will be responsible for the enterprise application portfolio in support of multiple business segments and will lead delivery teams. As a member of the Information Technology leadership team, this exceptional candidate will collaborate with business and IT leadership to ensure successful achievement of business strategies while ensuring alignment with best practices and the enterprise technical strategy. The successful candidate will lead a team of Assistant Vice Presidents and/or Application Managers each responsible for delivering initiatives and products that are complex in nature and of high strategic importance.Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Senior Vice President in the management of day to day activities of the Application Delivery area including setting priorities, coordinating, and the reporting of activities. Responsible for the daily activities of the managers and developers within the Application Delivery area.
  • Oversees the engineering and delivery of applications which are designed to provide and enhance business capability in support of corporate business objectives. Keeps abreast of new developments and forecasts of future trends in the areas of application delivery.
  • Participate in the evaluation, acquisition, and implementation of vendor software to support business processes.
  • Collaborates with Enterprise Architecture and contributes to the development of enterprise technology standards, reference architectures, and the corporate technology strategy. Leverages enterprise standards and reference architectures to specify, acquire, engineer, or implement and Enterprise Applications.
  • Responsible and accountable for delivery of projects/products including features, schedule, and budget as well as project status reporting to senior IT management.
  • Responsible for the overall cost efficiency of the Application Delivery area including the evaluation, selection, and management of appropriate sourcing options.
  • Responsible and accountable for the ITS department budget for the area.
  • Plans and directs all aspects of Talent Management for the Application Delivery area including: acquisition, assessment, development, and performance and compensation management. Identifies and mentors high potential associates, develops appropriate succession plans, and ensures development plans are in place for all team members.
  • Oversees the delivery of critical strategic projects partnering with business and IT leaders to analyze requirements and design solutions. Manage and collaborate with IT team to design, build and implement solutions that achieve successful business outcomes.
  • Assists the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Delivery Services in collaboration with Application Delivery leadership team in defining and managing technical strategies, priorities, and development/operational standards.
  • Oversee operating and project financials with accountability for budgeting, forecasting, and variance reporting.
  • Manage vendor relationships including contract negotiation and constructionQualifications:
    • Requires excellent verbal and written communications skills, previous leadership, management and supervisory experience, and excellent time management abilities.
    • Demonstrate initiative, exercise good judgment, exhibit strong profit orientation, and have the ability to collaborate and achieve results through others.
    • 10+ years in application delivery with a proven ability to plan and execute large and complex projects
    • Demonstrated strong relationship management skills with proven ability to develop creative and collaborative solutions.
    • Strong presentation skills with demonstrated ability to influence at all levels of management through clear, informed and logical discussions/presentations.
    • Demonstrates strong project management leadership skills including, critical ability to coordinate and balance multiple projects in a time-sensitive environment, under pressure, and meeting deadlines
    • College degree preferred in Computer Science, Technology, Business, or related field.A new job is a big decision. Don't work just anywhere. Be Selective.Our BusinessSelective is a midsized U.S. domestic property and casualty insurance company with a history of strong financial performance for over 95 years. Focused on exceptional employee and customer experience, we are frequently recognized for awards and honors, including being named to Forbes' 2021 Best Workplaces in Financial Services and Insurance list.Our CultureWe genuinely care about each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Our leaders actively champion career development and invite us to voice unique ideas and diverse perspectives. If that sounds appealing, we think you would feel inspired on our team to achieve and be rewarded for extraordinary resultsSelective is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. That means we respect and value every individual's unique opinions, beliefs, abilities, and perspectives. We are committed to promoting a welcoming culture that celebrates diverse talent, individual identity, different points of view and experiences - and empowers employees to contribute new ideas that support our continued and growing success. Building a highly engaged team is one of our core strategic imperatives, which we believe is enhanced by diversity, equity, and inclusion. We expect and encourage all employees and all of our business partners to embrace, practice, and monitor the attitudes, values, and goals of acceptance; address biases; and foster diversity of viewpoints and opinions.Selective maintains a drug-free workplace.

Keywords: Selective Insurance Company of America, Charlotte , VP, Application Delivery (Hybrid), Executive , Charlotte, North Carolina

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