The Auto Club Group Director, Data Strategy in Dearborn, Michigan
Director, Data Strategy - ( 210000PY )
The Auto Club Group (ACG) provides membership, travel, insurance and financial services offerings to approximately 9 million members and customers across 11 states and 2 U.S. territories through the AAA, Meemic and Fremont brands. ACG belongs to the national AAA federation and is the second largest AAA club in North America.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
This position is responsible for direction, coordination and implementation of ACG’s data strategy across the enterprise. This role is responsible for understanding the data needs of stakeholders and steer ACG data strategy and architecture accordingly. In addition, this role will continuously refine and refresh ACG data strategy based on current industry trends and best practices, business goals and to align with transformational initiatives. This role will also be responsible for providing data architecture direction for the implementation roadmap.
This role will collaborate with the Enterprise Architect, Infrastructure and Operations Head and CISO to tailor the data strategy and guide data related initiatives. This includes governance, master data management, business intelligence and supporting project delivery. This role will collaborate with data Research and Analytics leadership lay the foundation for analytics environment by guiding data architects on strategy and approach.
This role with engage with business SMEs, IT Sr. Management and other stakeholders throughout the data strategy, roadmap, architecture and implementation phases and recommend effective solutions/directions to achieve expected goals/objectives. Provide thought leadership in strategy and implementation of data management solutions such as data warehouse, operational data store (ODS), data marts, data quality, master data management, metadata management, big data, data integration and data governance.
Participates in long term strategic planning and provides the perspective of an acknowledged expert or specialist on matters related to corporate policy, major/complex problems, and issues having company-wide impact. Work with Business. Participates in the process of selecting, hiring, mentoring, training, and developing assigned staff. Ensures Sr. Management is appraised of status of initiatives, as well as escalate issues for resolution.
Directly and indirectly, data architects, solution architects, data analysts who may be distributed in one or more physical locations.
Experience with Industry Solution models (e.g. IIW, IAA) will be a plus.
Experience in an insurance environment or other financial services environments
Works in a temperature controlled office environment.
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field and/or related technology certification.
15 years in leading and managing complex enterprise wide data management strategy and implementation programs
Must have strong understanding of the various business domains such as Membership, Financial Services including Insurance, Banking, Life; and Travel and deep insight as to what drives these businesses.
Must have a unique combination of strong analytical skills, deep business acumen and ability to breakdown high-level business goals into actionable strategies
Must have experience of working with CxO level and should be able to effectively manage their expectations and effectively communicate with senior business and IT leaders
Must have experience of defining Enterprise Data Strategy, Data Architecture, Governance and Roadmap for large and complex organizations and leading the implementation
Must have strong implementation skills and able to perform initiative planning, scheduling, executive reporting and provide ongoing management oversight
Must have experience of working on Transactional systems, ODS, BI/Data Warehouse/Marts, ETL/Data Integration & Analytics and Big Data solutions
Must have expertise in Data Quality, Data Profiling, Metadata Management, MDM, Data Archival and Data Migration areas
Knowledge and Skills:
Must have excellent communication and presentation skills
data management, business intelligence and data integration
business process re-engineering concepts, methods, tools, and techniques
total quality control processes and quality problem solving tools
conduct long-range strategic planning
effectively motivate team members to achieve high quality results
communicate clearly, concisely, and persuasively about complex technical, or sensitive topics
Communicate with senior leadership regarding project updates as well as issues that need escalation.
communicate effectively with others in a work environment and with the public
The Auto Club Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including a base salary with performance based incentives; medical/dental/vision insurance, 401(k), generous time off, a complimentary AAA Membership and much more!
Important Note: The above statements describe the principal and essential functions, but not all functions that may be inherent in the job. This job requires the ability to perform duties contained in the job description for this position, including, but not limited to, the above requirements. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified applicants, as needed, to enable them to fulfill these requirements.
The Auto Club Group, and all of its affiliated companies, is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Primary Location : United States-MI-Dearborn
Work Locations :
MI-Admin Office Building (AOB)
1 Auto Club Drive
Job : Information Technology
Organization : IT
Schedule : Full-time
Shift : Day
Employee Status : Regular
Job Type : Regular
Job Level : Director
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Posting : Apr 12, 2021, 11:58:27 AM
Req ID: 210000PY
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