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Argo Group

Workstream Lead - Policy

3+ months agoSan Antonio, TX

Workstream Lead - Policy

At Argo Group, our team members are critical to our long-term success - so wherever in the world they work, everyone works together.

We are searching for a Workstream Lead - Policy to join us on our US Transformation team. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of Argo US businesses, processes, products, and systems in order to serve as subject matter expert on the designated Duck Creek system implementation workstream. They should be wholly committed to the discovery and development of innovative solutions in an ever-changing landscape. Additionally, they should be committed to helping us become a truly digital organization.

What is a Workstream Lead - Policy accountable for?

  • Deep understanding and expertise around underwriting processes and procedures.

  • Engaging, motivating, and supporting Argo business leads as well as various functional areas across the organization to embrace improved underwriting processes and functions through the new Duck Creek platform.

  • Collaborating closely with key stakeholders and IT Business Analysts in order to gather, create, and document Duck Creek system requirements.

  • Proactively seeking commonalities, developing best practices, and identifying opportunities to simplify the Duck Creek system implementation, when possible.

  • Identifying program gaps and risks, as well as proactively engaging with key stakeholders to analyze, evaluate, and find solutions to overcome them.

  • Navigating Argo networks and resources to provide sign-off for business requirements.

  • Defining development cycle goals and effectively prioritizing project work.

  • Delivering against established project budget, goals, and objectives to ensure successful implementation.

What's required for the position:

  • 5 years' Property and Casualty Underwriting experience.

  • In-depth knowledge of underwriting process and procedures.

  • Deep understanding of US Admitted and Non-Admitted products.

  • Demonstrated project management skills. Strong financial acumen.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong ability to gain trust and confidence from business and functional leaders.

  • Passionate about problem solving.

  • Proven success in a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

In addition, you embody our core values as they are the key to our success:

  • We desire to excel

  • We are committed to our clients and to each other

  • We have the courage to do the right thing

  • We apply original thinking

  • Ability to mentor and manage others

If you have these preferred skills, that is even better

  • In depth knowledge of Argo's legacy systems.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with Argo US businesses, products, and systems.

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization. Argo Group offers competitive pay and benefits that protect and enhance the lives of employees and their eligible dependents by way of health and wellness plans, life insurance, savings and investment opportunities, adoption assistance, education assistance, and matching gifts for education and charitable causes, just to name a few.

Come join the World Class Leader in Global Specialty Insurance and build your career here! And don't forget to tell your friends, we have a fantastic Employee Referral Program too!

PLEASE NOTE: At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department at 210-321-8400.

To all recruitment agencies: Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees. Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Job ID: Argo-R0002887
Employment Type: Other