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Nationwide Insurance

Specialist, Delivery Lead

Des Moines, IA

If you’re passionate about innovation and love working in an environment where you can constantly improve and adopt new technologies to drive business results, then Nationwide’s Information Technology team could be the place for you!

At Nationwide, our Technology organization has been named one of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld magazine for the seventh straight year. We care deeply about doing what’s right, and we work hard to make an impact for everyone: our associates, our members, our partners and our communities.

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Nationwide Technology is more than your traditional Insurance and Financial technology teams.  We are a team that embraces exciting and potential new ways to do business, powered by technology in Insurance and Financial industries and beyond. Nationwide is a company that understands the importance of staying on top of the latest technology trends, and most importantly using those trends to enhance the products for the end user.

Do you want to be a part of a team that aspires to become the next digital leader in its industry? Are you an entrepreneur at heart? Can you pivot quickly, be agile and think on your feet?  If you’re passionate about providing extraordinary customer care and delivering on our digital promise to our members, let’s talk. Nationwide is a protection company enabled by technology, and we want to hear from you. 

Currently, we are seeking a Specialist, Delivery Lead in NFT – Annuity BSA, supporting a $33M+ portfolio. 

Qualified Candidates should:

  • Understand the Annuity Business

  • Able to manage $3-6M in annual project funding. 

  • Work with Agile teams, and have an agile mindset

  • Understand cross Application dependency management

  • Strong Financial Management skills

  • Work well across many different teams and areas

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to influence people and change

  • Work with SME’s across the enterprise for capability uplift

This role is currently working in a hybrid capacity. It collaborates in office with the team a few days every other week. Subject to change.

Compensation: F4

Job Description Summary

If you’re passionate about delivering technology solutions to support a company providing extraordinary care to its customers, then Nationwide Technology is the place for you. Our industry-leading technology workforce embraces an agile work environment and a collaborative culture to deliver outstanding solutions and results. If that sounds like something you aspire to, we want to hear from you!

As a Delivery Leader you’ll be responsible for delivering value and outcomes. Delivery leaders are expected to have an end-to-end vantage point on delivery, manage dependencies, remove blockers, engage stakeholders, manage financials, maximize vendor relationships, and enable an iterative delivery of value. You will need to keep pace with software delivery and organizational change methods and tools. Delivery leaders should also understand relevant Financial and Agile/Lean/DevOps tools and techniques.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Contributes to the End to End delivery of expected business outcomes, realization of benefits as outlined in the business case, drives incremental value, drives incremental planning, and drives dependency scope definition.

  • Responsible for the clear communication, critical issues, visibility, OCM guidance to deliver business outcomes.

  • Drives the prioritization, management of small to moderate issues/risks, assists with dependencies.

  • Provides delivery status/health reports to drive value delivery tracking (ex: KPIs), optimizes the flow of value and ensures demand/capacity is handled.

  • Manages small to mid-level project/product financials.

  • Serves a mid-level professional to others around delivering business outcomes, benefit realization, agile delivery, and Lean.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Delivery Leader or Business Solution Area Executive.

Typical Skills and Experiences: 

Education: Undergraduate studies (bachelor’s degree preferred) in management information systems, engineering, math, computer science, data analytics or comparable experience and education strongly preferred. 

License/Certification/Designation: Technology certifications or PMI, SAFE, Agile or Lean designations are encouraged.

Experience: Four or more years of experience in technology or related field. Two years demonstrated proficiency in delivering outcomes/projects. Awareness of new technologies and/or industry trends.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Ability to make decisions and recommendations. Aptitude to influence, establish relationships and set priorities. Solid verbal and written communication skills to interact with all levels of associates, senior management and/or vendors. Insurance/financial services industry knowledge a plus. 

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence. 

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and HR Business Partner.

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions: 

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not Eligible)

Working Conditions: Normal office environment.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. 

Client-provided location(s): Des Moines, IA, USA
Job ID: de154ac460b7f7c60b653fddcef4f71900664f3aa8ec352ddef2383b8c668771
Employment Type: Other