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2VP, Business Intelligence

Hartford, CT, USA | Travelers

  • Industry:
    Insurance - General
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    12-15 years
Job Description:
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The 2VP, Business Intelligence position is a senior role within the Bond & Specialty Insurance Business Intelligence team responsible for leading data consumption, data engineering and designing data strategy. The position plans and executes at a strategic level across multiple parallel projects and initiatives. The 2VP manages multiple assigned analytics and technology relationships, partnering with business intelligence peers to deliver solutions from Data Discovery to Business Intelligence application development. Strategic leader and thinker, accountable for driving the use of data and analytics. Candidates will have an advanced working knowledge of analytics, Insurance operations and core functions.


Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities


Manages the Data Consumption and Data Engineering teams

Partner with Information Technology to develop the Bond & Specialty Insurance data strategy and connect to broader enterprise data strategy.

Serves as the lead analytics product owner working across all IT value streams to advocate for the importance and usage of data and analytics.

Partners with peers and leaders across organization in implementing strategic initiatives to ensure alignment with Travelers objectives including eCommerce and Customer Journey.

Accountable for all aspects of the project life cycle for delivery of data products and analytic solutions aligned to defined business requirements.

Lead solution design within assigned tasks and validates that developed solutions align with defined business requirements.

Lead prototyping and validate prototypes before production build.

Designs integrated data product and data engineering strategies to meet the business objectives in alignment with organizational strategies for Bond & Specialty.

Works with the enterprise on data engineering tool selection, best practices, alignment with technologies and approaches.

Leads complex initiatives and projects and/or oversees projects led by team members.

Develop an understanding of all data contained within multiple data marts and source systems

Accountable for the recruitment and development of needed talent for meeting long-term business goals.

Utilizes strong leadership skills to drive organizational effectiveness and oversee the cost effective implementation of the operating plan.

Recognizes, initiates and manages change that impacts the work group/department.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications


Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Mathematics, Economics, Finance or other quantitative degrees.

10 years experience in data and analytics experience required.

5 years experience managing people

Advanced knowledge of analytics tools

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge


Bachelors Degree in Information Systems, Mathematics, Economics, Finance or other quantitative degrees.

12 years of general business experience.

10 years experience working with MS Office Suite with advanced knowledge of Excel

10 years experience coding SQL

Experience with modern data visualization tools. These may include, but are not limited to Qlik, MicroStrategy, Power BI and Tableau

Experience with industry standard statistical programming languages. These may include, but are not limited to R, Python or SAS.

Understanding of database structures

Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with others

Must be a team player and able to effectively work with team members located in different locations

Demonstrate an ability to tell a story using data

Problem solving and issue resolution skills necessary

Demonstrates the ability to operate independently to design, develop, and prepare reports

Demonstrated experience leading multi-function teams

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies


Core Technical Competencies: MS Office especially Excel with VBA, SQL Server, Qlik. Data Knowledge: Data Acquisition, Preparation and Exploration

Experience working with industry standard data platforms. These may include, but are not limited to Teradata, SQL, Big Data, NoSQL, etc., Development techniques (Visualizations, Geospatial, etc.),

Intermediate analytics and diagnostic skills, Intermediate project management skills.

Lead Solution Design and Development: Demonstrated ability to see results to completion. Demonstrate ability to think strategically. Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills. Ability to think strategically.

Listening/Influencing: Intermediate interpersonal, communications and presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to influence others. Ability to interact effectively with other functions. Build and maintain credibility with others

Critical Thinking/Problem Solving: Intermediate problem solving and decision making skills

Creativity/Innovation: Seeks opportunities to learn and to influence others. Ability to consider others ideas seriously and accept feedback.

Teams: Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Intermediate leadership skills including ability to: Leverage Differences, Manage in participative manner, Develop employees, Manage change effectively, Inspire others and promote a vision, Understand and navigate organization.

Environmental / Work Schedules / Other


Operates standard office equipment.

Requires extended periods of computer use.

Requires extended periods of sitting.


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