Chief Information Officer

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Job Identification Number: 889

Location:Stamford, CT

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Human Resources

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a top tier provider of reinsurance, is seeking a CIO in their Connecticut office.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Organize and strategize the development of all technology initiatives to proactively advise Senior Management to help meet company goals and changing business needs
  • Provide vision and leadership for developing and executing information technology initiatives
  • Management of assigned direct and indirect personnel to maximize efficiency, teamwork and results
  • Offer recommendations on how to leverage technology to improve operational effectiveness relative to efficiency that ultimately impacts profitability
  • Operational oversight and management review of direct reports, as well as, the entire IT Division, providing coaching and development across IT Leadership and support teams
  • Project based involvement to ensure all regulatory, compliance and internal control requirements are met
  • Compile and review records to determine department productivity, quality of output and cost of service
  • International Business Travel

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science or a related field of study
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or Business Management is preferred
  • Technology certifications preferred
  • Experience in Global Matrix Organization preferred
  • 20+ years of diversified Information Technology experience with at least 10+ years of Technology Team Management in Re/Insurance business experience
  • International Travel is required
  • Diverse Re/Insurance business operational and technology experience covering assumed reinsurance, specialty commercial insurance and Lloyds syndicate business models
  • Leadership of software development and implementation teams