The Platform Lead is accountable for the vision, strategy and management of a technology product or problem domain within Corporate Risk & Broking (CRB). They define and manage the delivery of product feature sets or assess fitness for purpose of technology products to deliver business outcomes.
The role also encompasses the need to work closely with the architecture, service and technology groups to ensure the roadmap caters for innovation in delivery, cost effective use of resources and conforms to the strategic I.T. vision whilst maintaining a high level of service to the user base
Strategy: Setting a product vision and strategy both technical and business driven
Ideation: Gather and promote the most relevant ideas into formed deliverables
Product and Technical roadmaps : Plan and prioritize features and technologies that advance the platform, reduce cost and promote stability
Liaison with business representatives at all levels, subject-matter experts, business analysts, product owners, scrum-masters, developers, testers and architects to ensure that all requirements are within scope of the proposed solution.
Participate in user groups and practitioner forums comprising of key stakeholders across WTW to constantly improve the internal customer experience, gather additional requirements and shape future offerings
Lead the Eclipse team, managing responsibilities and assignments.
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or related field is required. Experience can be substituted for Degree
Experience in solution delivery and product/application development functions including experience in leadership roles
Leadership skills and experience in managing and influencing technology teams in a non-hierarchical environment
Solid track record working with development function to deliver solution within the defined project methodology
Ability to recognise innovation and introduce relevant products/technologies to the WTW Tech offering for our customers
Ability to work under pressure to tight timelines and without direct supervision
Organised and methodical
Excellent analytical problem-solving skills
Strong communication skills
Experience of working within an Insurance Broker on a servicing platform application
Varied SDLC experience inclusive of Agile Scrum, Waterfall and RAD
Proven demonstrable experience of:
Using the Eclipse platform or other insurance broking platform (Essential)
Management and delivery of large scale change
Delivery and maintenance of I.T. infrastructure estates
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