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Manager, IS


Posted: 6/8/2019
Job Reference #: *6E905F2D56D8FA52

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Manager, IS



Position Summary:

Kemper Services Group has an immediate need for an experienced hands-on IT leader to organize, plan, implement, and manage multiple complex enterprise projects from our Jacksonville and/or Birmingham locations. Your strong leadership, communication, and technical skills will allow you to lead by example as you develop your staff and implement projects in a timely manner.

Reporting to the Director of IS, you will be responsible for driving multiple agile development projects focused on merging multiple operational entities into an enterprise solution. You will have the opportunity to evolve the Development, Business Systems Analysis, Testing, System Administrative, and Production Support staff.

As a member of the IS leadership team you will provide the necessary guidance, direction, and motivation to help your team exceed the expectations of our internal customers. Your ability to bring clarity to complex initiatives will be key in this journey. Your strong leadership and ability to prioritize your team’s assignments and work projects will help you establish baselines and set targets to improve the efficiency and quality of the applications.

Position Qualifications:

• 3+ years of experience in systems management in a dynamic IT environment leading highly productive software development and support teams is required

• 3+ years of development and/or production support experience, preferably in the Property & Casualty insurance field preferred

• Excellent virtual team management and project management skills are required - and PMP certification is a plus

• Experience in a transformational enterprise program is a highly preferred

• Knowledge of forms processing in a P&C insurance enterprise is a big plus

• Guidewire ClaimCenter, SmartCom/Thunderhead, IBM P8, and HP ALM systems experience is a plus

Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products.
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $11 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in auto, home, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) and Infinity Property & Casualty is rated A (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper companies service seven million policies and rank among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.

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