18 days old

Actuarial Technology Program Manager

Brighthouse Financial
Charlotte, NC 28277
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Req Id: 2838
Job location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28277

Brighthouse Financial is on a mission to help people achieve financial security. As one of the largest providers of annuities and life insurance in the U.S., we specialize in products designed to help people protect what they've earned and ensure it lasts. We are built on a foundation of experience and knowledge, which allows us to keep our promises and provide the value they deserve.

At Brighthouse Financial, we're fostering a culture where diverse backgrounds and experiences are celebrated, and different ideas are heard and respected. We believe that by creating an inclusive workplace, we're better able to attract and retain our talent, provide valuable solutions that meet the needs of our advisors and their clients, and deliver on our mission of helping more people achieve financial security. We're se eking passionate, high-performing team member to join us. Sound like you? Read on.

How This Role Contributes to Brighthouse Financial:

The Actuarial Technology Program Manager is responsible for the following:
  • Manage a portfolio of Actuarial technology platforms which comprises of Prophet applications on Prophet Managed Cloud Service (PMCS)
  • Defines strategic roadmap of technology in partnership with business partners
  • Serves as conduit between business partners, various technology stakeholders and FIS PMCS managed service team
  • Manage vendor relationship and tracks technology budget for owned portfolio
  • Collaborate with the Actuarial Modeling, business valuation, business analyst and data team
  • Passionate on Actuarial applications and opportunity to enhance productivity and efficiency through technology

Key Responsibilities:
  • Oversees various highly complex projects and coordinates the management of multiple related projects
  • Participate on technology project teams as key subject matter expert in assigned enterprise space
  • Produce superior communication and documentation to support enterprise technology solutions
  • Leads project delivery team and ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Ensure management against all processes and stage gates
  • Maintain productive working relationships with all business, technology partners and third-party vendors in assigned enterprise space
  • Determines and documents program and project scope and deliverables based on documentation and requirements supplied
  • Communicates with assigned resources to ensure on-time completion of planned tasks
  • Resolves project issues through direct action or escalation when appropriate
  • Implements risk management standards into the program to ensure all risks are identified and properly mitigated
  • Operates as an internal consultant directing the work of all levels of management
  • Demonstrates leadership and influence in solution development
  • Drives recommendations into the annual strategic planning process, ensuring outputs are aligned to the highest strategic priorities

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 7+ years as a Project and/or Program Manager with prior experience managing large and complex Actuarial systems required (Prophet experience a plus)
  • Business (systems) analysis training and experience highly desirable
  • Life / Annuity insurance experience a plus
  • Excellent communicator, conflict and problem solver
  • Ability to successfully interface and partner with all roles of technical solution stand up projects and programs
  • Self-driven ability to understand, uncover, resolve and recommend options to solve complex business issues with technology solutions
  • Software development methodology experience (agile and/or waterfall)
  • Advanced management of requirement development, testing approach and planning skill and tool set to support SaaS based solution execution
  • In-depth understanding of application development and/or technical acumen
  • Developed understanding of enterprise technical landscape (insurance background a plus)
  • Passion for innovation and dedication to enterprise technology development objectives
  • Flexible team player with proven track record driving and delivering successful technology solutions

Our Benefits:
  • Time Off: Minimum of 20 days of paid time off and 13 paid company holidays per full calendar year, plus paid volunteer time
  • Financial Benefits: 401(k) savings plan with up to a 6% annual match and 3% annual company nondiscretionary contribution of eligible compensation, annual incentive plan, and employee stock purchase plan
  • Family Focus: Up to 16 weeks of paid leave for new parents, back-up care program, dependent care flexible spending account, and adoption and surrogacy assistance
  • Health and Welfare: Competitive medical, vision and dental plans, plus tax-free health savings accounts with potential company contributions up to $1,000 per family
  • Wellness Programs: Wellness incentive platform, employee assistance program, financial counseling services, fitness center discounts and more
  • Life & Disability Benefits: Company-paid basic life insurance and short-term disability

Posted: 2020-10-01 Expires: 2020-11-01

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