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Program Manager - Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) (Hybrid)

Company: Allied Solutions
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

*At Securian Financial the internal position title is Project/Program Management Senior Consultant* -Program Manager - Office of the CTOPosition Overview: - -The Program Manager - Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Office of the CTO, supporting Enterprise Technology (ET).What you would do in this job: - - -Lead the Office of the CTO:

  • Organize and prioritize critical issues and required information for the ET and Enterprise Data & Analytics leadership team to facilitate efficient decision-making -
  • Advise and guide ET and Enterprise Data & Analytics leadership on opportunities and priorities based on enterprise strategic goals leveragingindustry best practices, competitive landscape, emerging trends and interdependencies across business efforts -
  • With CTO, lead alignment on divisional key performance indicators and ensure accountability and delivery of results
  • Define associate engagement and communication strategy and execute in partnership with enterprise and business to ensure alignment of messaging
    • Coordinate execution of technology strategy in alignment with Enterprise strategy through leading, guiding, and facilitatingstrategy and planning-related meetings and driving related action plans.
    • Act as a liaison related to core enterprise strategy and planning activities (e.g., goal setting, divisional planning)to other shared services (HR, Enterprise Portfolio Management, Finance, etc.)
    • Partner with CTO on key divisionaland enterprise initiatives, such as organizational alignment and process changes/improvements, to ensure alignment with vision and strategy
    • Advise on confidential matters as requested and maintain a high level of discretionWhat we would expect from you: - - -
      • Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in applicable field
      • 7-10 years relevant experience, with increasing levels of responsibility executing technology strategy and leading strategic projects with demonstrated delivery of outcomes aligned to company objectives; knowledge and experience in financial services preferred
      • Strong strategic mindset and conceptual thinking skills, complemented by strong business acumen with the ability to see the big picture and outline key outcomes
      • Ability to articulate how technical capabilities support and enhance business value
        • Problem-solving skills necessary to translate strategy into execution
        • Experience implementing recommendations and actively driving change in large organizations
        • Proven leadership skills, with a demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with business and technical colleagues at all levels
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills and executive presence. Able to effectively deliver messages, consult with and influence leaders and colleagues across the organization
        • Project management experience; organized and detail-oriented; a passion for creating order out of chaos
          • Able to thrive in demanding and sometimes ambiguous environment and adapt to shifting priorities -
          • The ability to influence without authority, with a reputation for getting things done effectively
          • Superb people and management skills and ability to interact with peers, senior executives, and other cross-functional stakeholders
          • Highly self-motivated, with keen sense of ownership and passion to deliver results -#LI-hybrid **This position will be in a hybrid working arrangement**Physical job requirements:
            • Ability to utilize keyboard, mouse and computer for up to 8 hours per day
            • Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
            • Ability to utilize telephone for up to 8 hours per day.
            • Ability to perform grasping tasks throughout the entire work day (examples: handwriting, grasping of equipment/machines, paper manipulation, sorting, folding, handling stacks of paper)New hire associates, regardless of work location or job responsibilities, must be vaccinated before beginning employment; exceptions considered for medical or religious reasons provided alternative reasonable accommodations do not create an undue hardship on the business.Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We're committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There's a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:
              • Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
              • Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
              • Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan - great resources to secure your financial future.
              • Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
              • Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
              • Paid maternity/paternity leaves.Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-665-5522 (voice), 711 (telecommunications relay), or by email at view our privacy statement click To view our legal statement click

Keywords: Allied Solutions, St. Paul , Program Manager - Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) (Hybrid), Executive , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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