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Travelers Lead Director, 3rd Party Data in Helena, Montana

Who Are We?

Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

Job Category

Data Analytics, Technology

Compensation Overview

The annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.

Salary Range

$105,000.00 - $173,300.00

Target Openings


What Is the Opportunity?

BI's Information Management & Analytics group is seeking an engaged, supportive Director for our growing Third-Party Data team. In this role, you’ll be responsible for implementing strategies for our third-party data practice, working across BI and Enterprise groups to incorporate BI’s needs into Travelers strategy. IM&A is committed to empowering and supportive leadership; we expect all leaders to be strong in communication, collaboration.

The team’s core functions include:

• Third-party data exploration and evaluation;

• Troubleshooting, researching, and acting as a liaison for enabled capabilities in support of business teams;

• Facilitating maximum business value delivery via our third-party data assets within the terms of permissible use;

• Governance including timely support for issue resolution, compliance, permissible use, transaction monitoring, invoice tracking and reconciliation.

This position requires prior experience in Third Party Data evaluations, execution, and/or governance.

General job duties: Work with business customers to determine how Third Party information and analytic solutions can be leveraged to support business strategies, capabilities, and processes.

This position is responsible for: Leading alignment of 3PD work to business needs and function-specific roadmap; collaborating with business owners to develop strategies and solutions; identifying opportunities to utilize external data sources; identifying opportunities to leverage existing solutions as appropriate; demand management process including business prioritization and impact analysis of business processes, and relationship with business

partners community.

Travelers offers a hybrid work location model that is designed to support flexibility.

What Will You Do?

  • Ensures that the business capability requirements align to the business intelligence and data strategy roadmaps.

  • Develops and defines capabilities that satisfy the broader business objectives and value proposition.

  • Review and provide business expertise for requirements on new or existing processes, products, and/or supporting systems.

  • Provides expertise in business analyst best practices in Business Intelligence by overseeing analyst processes.

  • Resolves minor issues on BI initiatives between business users and technology team.

  • Leads the ongoing rationalization of Business Intelligence assets to ensure they are providing utmost value for business decisions and outcomes.

  • Facilitates large, cross functional requirement elicitation sessions concerning information needs with the highest level of complexity; includes working with stakeholders to prioritize requirements based on most value added BI capabilities and needs.

  • Ensures that Business Intelligence requirements are documented, compliant, auditable, unambiguous and understood clearly by all business and IT stakeholders.

  • Effectively communicates requirements and solves communication issues across multiple execution teams, as needed.

  • Ensures that Business Intelligence solution meets the business objectives and is aligned with the data strategy and roadmap.

  • Supports demand management including business prioritization, impact analysis of business processes, and relationship management with business partners community.

  • Designs or provides direction on implementing business analyst best practices.

  • Responsible for developing best practices regarding implementation readiness, user adoption, support, communication, training and rollout plans on Business Intelligence solutions.

  • Consults on the design of the requirement gathering process and approach.

  • Responsible for managing and fostering collaborative business and IT relationships.

  • Recommends and ensures compliance to all data management practices and governance.

  • Point of contact for business throughout complex project implementations, and after as dictated by need for ongoing support model.

  • Understands the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies.

  • Utilizes project management practices when applicable.

  • Leads complex projects, initiatives or processes as required, including those with Senior Management accountability.

  • Leads business teams to drive strategies and business outcomes.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?

  • 3 years of management experience preferred.

  • Thorough understanding of the business functions, processes, and overall business strategies.

  • Thorough Knowledge: Possesses advanced knowledge of subject matter in order to solve unusual as well as common work problems and advise on technical matters and to serve as a resource to organization.

  • Demonstrated advanced interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated advanced communication and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

  • Intermediate project management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to see results to completion and to lead others to do so as well.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and/or influence others across levels of the organization.

  • Advanced business acumen.

  • Seeks opportunities to learn and to influence others.

  • Advanced problem solving and decision making skills.

  • Experience and ability using Business Intelligence tools (as an end user) preferred.

  • Conceptual data modeling ability preferred.

  • Ability to interact effectively with others across functions and levels within organization.

  • Ability to think strategically.

  • Ability to consider others ideas seriously and accept feedback.

  • Build and maintain credibility with others.

  • If incumbent leads others, advanced leadership skills including ability to:

  • Leverage Differences.

  • Manage in participative manner.

  • Develop employees.

  • Advanced skill/competency level: demonstrates advanced knowledge and ability; can apply the competency in new or complex situations. May guide other professionals.

What is a Must Have?

  • Bachelors Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), Business or equivalent education, or 8 years' analytics work experience required.

  • 6 years business analysis or analytics experience required.

  • 4 years supporting the development of Business Intelligence solutions required.

  • 2 years in leadership role on projects required.

  • Demonstrated advanced analytic and diagnostic skills.

What Is in It for You?

  • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members – including spouses, domestic partners, and children – are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.

  • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.

  • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.

  • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, you’re eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.

  • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.

Employment Practices

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email ( so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.

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