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AVP, PLADS Technology Delivery

The Company:  Aflac Columbus
The Location: 

Remote, US Farmington, CT, US, 06032

The Division:  PLADS
Job Id:  2740

Job Summary

The AVP, PLADS Technology Delivery is responsible for the management and strategy of PLADS Technology Delivery. This position will manage our technology delivery workstreams and will be accountable for the development of roadmaps, communication of timelines to stakeholders, and overall delivery. This position collaborates with PLADS Stakeholders, business partners, senior leadership, and other Technical Leads and Architecture resources within Aflac to position our solutions for immediate and future growth and success in meeting our business goals and objectives. This position will work with Technical Operations to set policies, standards, and governance objectives for delivery throughout the PLADS organization. This position will also work with other senior technology leadership in developing and delivering PLADS technology strategy

 

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

• Develops and Delivers a Delivery Strategy and Roadmap for internal stakeholders

 

• Manages multiple AGILE teams with direct management/department responsibilities of both supervisors and individual contributors within the organization

 

• Works collaboratively with leadership from various divisions and functions to identify underlying challenges, dynamics, and opportunities to deliver growth and profitability

 

• Collaborates closely with other leaders across the organization to implement new tools and processes to increase communication and visibility

 

• Communicates decisions and instructions to executive management, data owners, and end users to minimize disruption to business operations

 

• Builds the technology delivery program capabilities with a focus on automation and scaling

 

 

• Provides input on budget development, staff allocations and recommendations for effective and efficient use of resources

 

• Develops standards and operational procedures that support current and future operational needs

 

• Plans, executes, and delivers multiple simultaneous projects across various domains within Infrastructure

 

• Works across segments/business functions to ensure alignment with strategic vision and implementation plans

 

• Ensures activities are compliant with existing AFLAC policies and strategies

 

• Contributes to continuous improvement initiatives to improve delivery experiences

 

• Demonstrates Leadership Behaviors in all actions and ways of working and coaches the teams on these behaviors

 

• Establishes a first-class data technology and strategy practice that brings unique value to AFLAC

 

• Analyzes industry and market trends to determine impact on business goals and objectives

 

• Performs other related duties as required

 

Education & Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree In Business or a related field
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in Technology
  • Minimum 5 years’ leadership experience managing technology delivery
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with the MuleSoft Anypoint platform
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in API design (using RAML or OpenAPI Specification), deployment and life-cycle management in Anypoint API Manager

 

Education & Experience Preferred

  • Master’s Degree In Business Administration or a related field
  • Group Insurance Experience

 

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Thorough knowledge of:

 

• Business Engineering Principles

 

• Financial Models and Budgeting

 

• Business Operations Principles

 

• Security and Compliance Best Practices

 

• Building Technology Roadmaps

 

• Ability to:

 

• Consult for stakeholders

 

• Effectively communicate technology information to an audience with varying levels of technical knowledge

 

• Network and Build Relationships across the business

 

• Demonstrated skills of:

 

• Leadership

 

• Business Analysis

 

• Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus

 

• Ability to work as part of a team and independently

 

• Problem-solving and technical communication skills

 

• Ability to prioritize workload to meet tight deadlines

 

Competencies

  • Acting with Integrity
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Pursuing Self-Development
  • Serving Customers
  • Supporting Change
  • Supporting Organizational Goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations

 

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