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Sr. Product Owner

at Globe Life

Posted: 8/7/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 2756
Categories: Other/General

Job Description

Tracking Code
12788
Job Description

This position will report to the Business Program Sr. Director of the Policy Administration System (PAS) Modernization Program. The Sr. Business Product Owner role is responsible for and involved in all phases of the Policy Admin System (PAS) program lifecycle. This person will support the Sr. Director in developing strategic plans and manage progress of business deliverables. In addition, he / she will roll-up their sleeves to help the Product Owners, Business Analysts and Quality Assurance team members by analyzing business requests, eliciting and documenting business requirements, process diagraming, prototyping, support and clarifications during development cycles, issue triage and resolution, business test planning, business test execution, coordination of user acceptance testing, coordination of user training, and post-implementation support.

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills coupled with a positive “Can Do” attitude
  • Strategic and critical-thinking skills with a talent for pulling multiple complex business processes together end-to-end
  • Desire to learn the insurance industry and exhibit initiative for continuous improvement
  • Serve as a lead liaison between Business and IT on the PAS Program
  • Apply business process analysis skill and experience to make recommendations for process improvements and provide guidance to stakeholders
  • Utilize various techniques to elicit and define business requirements, acceptance criteria, and report specifications
  • Facilitate and lead meetings and demos at all levels, including executive management
  • Analyze and map business processes and data flows for current and future states
  • Write clear and effective user stories and supporting documents
  • Collaborate and coordinate with business operations and project team to identify and resolve issues
  • Coordinate and help the Testing team on development of test plans / test cases
  • Assist with requirements questions during all testing phases, including user acceptance testing
  • Communicate program progress and issues as needed
  • Take ownership of overall program and project success
  • As project lead, provide direction and assistance to other PAS Product Owners
Required Experience

Required Experience:

  • 7+ years experience in a leadership role
  • Working knowledge of various SDLC methodologies
  • Proven ability to work with clients in developing system solutions to business needs
  • Experience working in a complex program / project team environment
  • Proven experience in meeting deadlines and managing multiple priorities
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or other related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Masters degree a plus
  • Insurance industry experience a plus
Job Location
McKinney, Texas, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular