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ID #10480646
State Nebraska
City Omaha / council bluffs
Job type Permanent
Salary USD TBD TBD
Source Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company
Showed 2021-03-02
Date 2021-03-02
Deadline 2021-05-01
Category Et cetera
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Info Services Director - Omaha, NE

Nebraska, Omaha / council bluffs, 68102 Omaha / council bluffs USA
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Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha is a solid, family oriented company that is reliable, trustworthy, knowledgeable and caring. We are a full-service, multi-line provider of insurance and financial services products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. We are committed to providing outstanding service to our customers. Our commitment to customer service is the cornerstone of our vision and values.

We are currently seeking to hire a Director of Information Services (I/S) for Life Insurance Area that is accountable for IT systems and support. This person will be accountable for efficiently and effectively achieving business objectives in a manner that adheres to our development and security practices. They will also be responsible for ensuring system stability and leading system modernization efforts for the systems within their purview.

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • This position requires excellent planning, oral and written communication, human relations, negotiation, and management skills.
  • Provide leadership and business partner relationship management - collaborating, building, and articulating strategic goals and delivering on strategic initiatives.
  • Significant experience in business case development and proven large-scale software development delivery.
  • Plans, staffs, directs, and controls projects and activities. This includes all leadership and management functions and decisions such as budgeting for and controlling expenses, interviewing and selecting personnel, appraising performance, administering salaries, developing and coaching subordinates, long-range and short-term planning, and ensuring compliance with Corporate Affirmative Action guidelines.
  • Achieves results through appropriate use of personnel, technology, and processes - driving results through the appropriate application of coaching, collaboration, and other self-directed team techniques.
  • Partners with Enterprise Architecture to affirm/establish strategic direction - supporting and driving collaboration on business outcomes and the appropriate utilization of technology.
  • Sets and communicates direction in an appropriate manner - providing clarity and personalization of messages to better connect with individual audience members.
  • Leads change management and process improvement around people, process, and technology initiatives within the organization. Managing and building support for complex, disruptive, and continuous changes.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills are necessary in addition to a broad understanding of the impact of future hardware technologies on software capabilities, with expertise in applying these technologies in meeting the Companies' business needs.
  • The job requires a thorough knowledge of the Companies' and I/S procedures and policies.
  • Proven technology leadership and delivery of large agile releases is preferred.
  • Broad knowledge of the insurance industry and competitor companies with detailed knowledge of customer areas, their processes, and their technology systems is preferred.
  • Learns on the Fly - Learns quickly when facing new problems and is a relentless and versatile learner who is open to change and experimentation.
  • Actively committed to self-development and continuously improving skills and approaches.
  • Calm and collected under pressure, acting as a settling influence in a crisis - effectively copes with change and comfortably handles risk, uncertainty, and ambiguity.

ABOUT YOU:

  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred) in Computer Science or Management Information Systems or a related field, plus 8-10 years of related experience.
  • Experience in leveraging contracting resources (onshore/off-shore)
  • 5 years progressive experience in supervision of professional staff and team development is required.
  • Experience in application development, and systems operations is required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a Management/Director level or higher leadership role within a mid to large company.
  • Ability to manage and operate within a budget with a track record for identifying opportunities to reduce costs while meeting or exceeding expected performance levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and foster collaborative relationships with ability to engage resources outside of direct-control to gain consensus, meet deadlines and achieve goals and objectives.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple projects while possessing a strong ability to identify, analyze, solve problems and make quality decisions.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate at a level appropriate to the audience (direct reports, peers and senior management).
  • Project management activities such as planning, scheduling, resource allocation, risk management, and prioritization.
  • Superior relationship-building and influencing skills.
  • Effective conceptual, analytic and judgment skills in tactical and strategic matters.
  • Promotes a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.
  • You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:

  • A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging
  • An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company
  • Tuition reimbursement, training and career development
  • Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs
  • 401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match
  • Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates
  • Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off
  • For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site
  • Salary Range: $145,000 - $175,000
  • Pay commensurate with experience.

MUTUAL OF OMAHA:

Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.

From day one, youll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here youll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.

Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged feel a sense of belonging and contribute to the companys exceptional future.

Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.

For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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