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IT Leader- Property and Casualty in Cleveland at CBIZ

Date Posted: 1/6/2020

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

Our office in Cleveland, OH is home to the Corporate Headquarters of CBIZ, Inc. With nearly 100 offices and more than 4,600 associates in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.

CBIZ Benefits & Insurance Services is a division of CBIZ, Inc., providing benefits consulting, HRIS technology, payroll, human capital management, property and casualty, talent and compensation solutions, and retirement plan services to organizations of all sizes. By offering this range of services, we are able to help clients eliminate the inefficiencies associated with the use of multiple vendors. Ranked as a Top 20 Largest Broker of U.S. Business (Business Insurance Magazine) and a Top 100 Retirement Plan Adviser (PLANADVISER), we have approximately 1,500 professionals in 75 offices nationwide. Clients in a wide array of industries rely on us for national-caliber expertise and technical depth combined with highly personalized, local service. 

CBIZ is seeking a leader with strong collaboration and project management skills and a deep technical acumen to sit in our Cleveland, OH office. An action-oriented, delivery-focused mindset with the ability develop demands into effective solutions are critical to the role.  The I.T. Leader will build and maintain relationships with internal stakeholders in our Property and Casualty Insurance division while staying connected to business needs and industry trends to identify, architect and implement technical solutions. The position combines managerial responsibilities with in-depth hands-on technical expertise.

    Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Serve as technical point of contact for operational leaders for our Property and Casualty Division.
  • Consult with business and operational leaders to help document the business case for systems initiatives, and facilitate project intake approval and implementation processes.
  • Analyze business requirements, costs and benefits, project needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives through formal business cases and project charters.
  • Implements technical solutions ranging from packaged application implementations, custom software development, system integrations, and analytics.
  • Work in a hands-on manner with internal stakeholders to align technology solutions with business needs and strategies.
  • Facilitate product selection processes.
  • Architects technical solutions, business processes and analytical outputs using available tools.
  • Establishes Application Support, Management and Governance protocols for business applications.
  • Ensures adherence to policies and procedures that are compliant with IT, industry, and regulatory policies.
  • Manages application upgrades, enhancements and support initiatives.
  • Manages a project portfolio and project roadmap.
  • Assists in the management of software vendor relationships.
  • Manages and mentors individual staff members.
  • Up to 20% travel.

    Qualifications Preferred:

  • A Bachelor's degree in management information systems, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience is required.
  • 8 years of broad IT and operational experience.
  • 3 years practical working with enterprise level SaaS and packaged applications.
  • 3-5 years of practical experience defining requirements, managing projects and implementing systems.
  • Experience working in an Insurance Agency/Brokerage and with relevant applications such as an Agency Management system.
  • Strong application architecture and process discipline with experience in defining business requirements and translating them into well-constructed and integrated technical solutions.
  • Proven experience delivering enterprise integration solutions.
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills, analytical abilities, problem solving, and follow through.
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of an organization.

    Qualifications Required:

  • College Degree or equivalent required
  • 10 years related experience
  • Must have experience managing staff, projects and/or processes
  • Possesses subject matter expertise
  • Knowledge of industry regulations
  • Ability to manage a team of others
  • Ability to formulate new policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of an organization, both internally and externally
  • Ability to travel as required by business and on-call availability

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