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Sedgwick Mgr IT Applications, Development (REMOTE) in Springfield, Massachusetts

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Mgr IT Applications, Development (REMOTE)

IF YOU CARE, THERE’S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE

For a career path that is both challenging and rewarding, join Sedgwick’s talented team of 27,000 colleagues around the globe. Sedgwick is a leading provider of technology-enabled risk, benefits and integrated business solutions. Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do. Millions of people and organizations count on Sedgwick each year to take care of their needs when they face a major life event or something unexpected happens. Whether they have a workplace injury, suffer property or financial loss or damage from a natural or manmade disaster, are involved in an auto or other type of accident, or need time away from work for the birth of a child or another medical situation, we are here to provide compassionate care and expert guidance. Our clients depend on our talented colleagues to take care of their most valuable assets—their employees, their customers and their property. At Sedgwick, caring counts®. Join our team of creative and caring people of all backgrounds, and help us make a difference in the lives of others.

PRIMARY PURPOSE : To manage activities associated with software development in a business environment; to be responsible for management and development activities for a group, section or product; and to be responsible for feasibility studies, time and cost estimates, and the establishment and implementation of applications, systems and programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages software development team(s) and activities associated with project development/implementation as assigned.

  • Assists in projecting software and hardware requirements across multiple platforms and technologies; displays strong depth of knowledge in specific business subject areas.

  • Responsible for feasibility studies, time and cost estimates, and the establishment and implementation of new or revised applications, systems and programs.

  • Consults with and directs colleagues in other information systems sections to coordinate activities.

  • Prepares and provides activity and progress reports to management regarding the activities of the applications systems and programming section.

  • Manages development colleagues including answering questions, setting priorities, establishing goals and meeting deadlines.

  • Responsible for managing timely deliverables for assigned projects, including serving in role of project manager as assigned; ensures all projects follow Sedgwick software development lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Defines projects through research and discussions or meetings with corporate management, business partners and clients.

  • Monitors and maintains data integrity.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Supports the organization's quality program(s).

  • Travels as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administers company personnel policies in all areas and follows company staffing standards and training recommendations.

  • Interviews, hires and establishes colleague performance development plans; conducts colleague performance reviews.

  • Provides support, guidance, leadership and motivation to promote maximum performance.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Licensing

Bachelor's degree with major in IS or Management required. Major in Information Systems or Management strongly preferred.

Experience

Ten (10) years of related experience required to include seven (7) years of systems and development experience and three (3) years supervisory or project management experience required.

Skills & Knowledge

  • Thorough knowledge of systems and development and project management

  • Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

  • PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

  • Leadership/management/motivational skills

  • Strong analytical and interpretive skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

WORK ENVIRONMENT

When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required

Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking

NOTE : Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position.

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

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