Vice President - Information Technology

10-13 years
40 Applied
Job Description



Role Summary:

. Build and Lead teams of insurance product delivery to own, drive & deliver new products, relaunches & innovative product solutions across Solutioning, Development & QA

. Partner with product development, business and IT teams in driving product roadmap, optimization of product implementation timelines to help launch products in optimal timelines

. Keep abreast of industry updates across technology, products and build solutions enabling future readiness of TALIC business requirements

Product Development

. Work closely with Product and actuarial team to understand business plan, align prioritization and define the technology roadmap to deliver as per need

. Oversee Architecture & design of technically robust, flexible and scalable product solutions.

. Engage with different teams in IT, BSG and business teams to drive product technical structuring, solutioning, requirement closures, development approach & testing of new products, modifications, day 2 features and innovative product solutions

. Show strong business and technical judgment that will accelerate time to market of releases, while incrementally helping business towards the sales objectives and long-term vision.

. Mange the IT product organization & processes to enable timely delivery of projects with high quality.

Delivery Excellence

  • Use the agile technology methods across development & testing to ensure faster releases. Drive improvements in our processes by continuous monitoring


. Engage with product, operation peers and stakeholders to ensure timely inputs enabling technology delivery

. Create and manage metrics across life cycle to enable management updates, analysis for improvements

. Keep updated with industry updates, regulatory guidelines and insuretech information to align innovations accordingly

People Management

. Ensure right coordination between multiple streams of delivery, solution/dev/testing teams to achieve to drive high delivery capabilities

. Collaborate with Business Solution, Tech delivery leads to ensure relevant techno-functional insights of larger insurance & application and mentor team

. Be responsible for mentoring and developing techno-functional talent.

Skills Required

Technical

. 10+ years of Insurance product development experience along with software development and 5+ years as a leadership role.

  • Prior experience as Lead/ Head of Tech delivery in rapidly growing or innovative larger company. Hands on candidate is a must!
  • In depth understanding of product life cycle, individual life products, systems design, and systems architecture, security framework in relation to life insurance company


. Deep Understanding of products, actuarial, underwriting, distribution & other key functional areas.

. Fair understanding & expertise with highly transactional, large relational and complex systems

. Experience in defining best practices for product development life cycle and agile development

Others

. Strong analytic and quantitative skills ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive actions.

. Strengths in problem-solving, issue resolution, ability to work in stringent deadline-driven work environment, attention to detail, and ability to multitask.

. Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated experience. Engaging and influencing peers and executives.

. A strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive.

. Being a strong leader, mentor, and people manager.

. Ability to work in a cross functional environment with a collaborative mindset

Incumbent Characteristics

Essential

Desired

Qualification

B.E

IITs

Experience

Min 15 - Max 20 years

- Life Insurance Products

- LifeAsia/Ingenium or similar insurance apps technical knowledge

- IT Development, Solutioning

- Product Delivery Head in Insurance

JOB TYPE

Function

Roles

About
Job Source: www.tata.com

The Tata Group is an Indian multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai.Established in 1868, it is India's largest conglomerate, with products and services in over 150 countries, and operations in 100 countries across six continents. Acknowledged as the founder of the Tata Group, Jamsetji Tata is sometimes referred to as the 'father of Indian industry'

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