Vp Technology Corporate

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Position Title: Vp Technology Corporate Job
Company: Canada Life
Work Type: Full Time
City of work: Toronto Ontario Canada
URL Expiry: 2023-01-08
Posted on: jobsincanada.one

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Role Description

Job Description

We are looking for a Vice President, Corporate Technology to lead the technology function for the Great-West Lifeco and Canada Life Corporate functions as well as the Canada Life Reinsurance business segment. Reporting directly to the EVP and Global Chief Information Officer (CIO), you are responsible for the technology strategy, delivery and culture for the corporate functions including Finance, Actuary, HR, Risk, Compliance, Legal and Audit. As a strategic partner to several C-Suite executives, you are accountable for all aspects of technology planning, delivery, operations, innovation, and risk in support of the internal and external stakeholders for the functions.

What You Will Do

  • Act as a strategic to multiple senior executives in the development of their technology strategy.
  • Develop long-range plans and be accountable for the effective application of technology to support business and functional strategy achievement
  • Drive a significant system modernization program to enable our digital and automation roadmaps, migrating legacy systems to target platforms including cloud based solutions
  • Accountable to proactively work with key stakeholders to understand their needs and deliver creative solutions
  • Work with technology leaders to influence the evolution of practices, processes, methods, methodologies and standards
  • Accountable to design, buy or enhance technology solutions and processes that help create a clear competitive advantage for the business
  • Lead daily operations of technology ensuring the efficient and effective use of financial and people resources
  • Maintain pulse on emerging technologies, service provider options and competitor intelligence
  • Drive a high-performance culture for employees that focuses on consistently delivering stakeholder value
  • Lead a global workforce of teams based in North America and Europe
  • Coordinate efforts with Global CIO, Canada CIO, other senior executives and Lifeco segments entities to leverage the breadth and scale of the portfolio of companies
  • Manage risk and compliance in accordance with Canadian and Global standards

What You Will Bring

  • 10+ years’ experience as a technology leader
  • Experience in financial services, and preferably in insurance working in a regulated environment
  • Experience building and working in global matrix and complex organizations. Demonstrated ability to influence teams where resources do not all report directly into the function.
  • Skilled leader with exceptional communication abilities, collaboration and relationship building skills establishing credibility and fostering cross-functional relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills needed to effectively build relationships and communicate with Executives, internal stakeholders, regulators
  • Demonstrated experience in driving change and modernization agenda in partnership with functional stakeholders
  • Proven Strategic thinking skills, with a long-term outlook and the ability to drive results to improve business unit performance and create a culture of accountability
  • Ability to attract, motivate and develop talent to build the right team to meet strategic direction and tomorrow’s needs
  • Experience in a regulatory environment
  • Proficiency level of technology, systems, and project management experience
  • Experience managing large enterprise resource planning platforms
  • Ability to use knowledge of industry, business and systems to solve business problems and maximize business performance
  • Operational risk expertise related to working in complex shared environments with a focus on technology and cyber risk
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, Bachelor of Business Administration or related field(s)

Given the size and scope of our organization, we have the flexibility for this position to be located in the following head office locations: Toronto, London, Winnipeg.

Be your best at Great-West Lifeco and Canada Life – Apply today !

Great-West Lifeco Inc. is a leading international financial services holding company headquartered in Canada with interests in life insurance, health insurance, retirement and investment services, asset management, and reinsurance businesses. It operates in Canada, the United States, and Europe under the brands: Canada Life, Canada Life Germany, Canada Life UK, Canada Life Reinsurance, Empower Retirement, Putnam Investments and Irish Life.

In Canada, Great-West Lifeco operates under the Canada Life brand, offering a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions and serves the financial security needs of more than 12 million customers. Globally our combined companies have approximately 24,500 employees, 205,000 advisor relationships, and thousands of distribution partners – all serving more than 30 million customer relationships across these regions.

Being a part of our organization means you have a voice. This is a place where your unique background, perspectives and talents are valued, and shape our future success.  

You can be your best here. You’re part of a diverse and inclusive workplace where your career and well-being are championed. You’ll have the opportunity to excel in your way, finding new and better ways to deliver exceptional customer and advisor experiences.

We are one of Canada’s top 100 employers!

Canada Life serves the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee  has the opportunity to  reach their potential.

Canada Life would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted
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