Application Portfolio Manager

Toronto Permanent CA$145,000 - CA$160,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Great compensation
  • Interesting technical work.

About Our Client

A leading insurance organization.

Job Description

Here's some of what you'll be doing:

  • Define, communicate and execute end-to-end application strategy
  • Oversee the planning of and manage the IT budget of multiple cost centers or one large cost center on a local or Line of Business level.
  • Develop business solutions and project concepts, create plans and oversee implementation of business solutions of moderate to high level of complexity.
  • Take responsibility for local and global governance compliance. Ensure proper license management.
  • Manage internal and external Business and IT delivery partners based on the service / operational level agreements and ensure service performance meets expectations on a local level.
  • Lead a senior group of managers who perform complex tasks.
  • Perform strategic HR management processes and perform managerial tasks for direct reports.
  • Lead a diverse functional IT team at a local or Line of Business level, setting objectives, reviewing performance and participating in selection/promotion decisions to ensure that staff have the necessary skills and understanding to deliver the team's objectives.
  • Budget for, forecast and manage expenditure in own function, establishing and agreeing key performance targets and financial budgets for work unit in order to optimize business performance in line with service delivery and business objectives.
  • Lead the implementation of complex IT projects or work streams, typically as part of a major change or business improvement initiative involving multi-disciplinary teams and timescales in excess of one year.
  • Contribute to long-term strategy for the function, and develop processes and review policies relevant to functional/business discipline in order to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives.
  • Manage relationships across the IT function and with senior business stakeholders in order to identify opportunities for service improvement to ensure commercial viability and customer satisfaction.
  • Participate in IT functional leadership team meetings to provide specialist guidance and enable the implementation of policy, projects and change initiatives to drive business performance.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class otherwise protected under applicable human rights legislation. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled and all other qualified applicants

The Successful Applicant

Here's some of what you'll bring to the table:

  • Extensive experience in the Information Technology area related to Guidewire
  • Experience with IT development and/or maintenance.
  • Knowledge of IT standards and policy.
  • People management experience
  • Project management experience.
  • P&C Insurance, Financial Services experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to lead in a team environment.
  • Vendor management experience.

What's on Offer

Great compensation and interesting technical work.

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Job summary

Information Technology
Sub Sector
IT Project & Program Management
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Chris Macleod
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Hybrid working