Enterprise Data & Analytics Enablement Director


Leads business unit responsible for enterprise data and analytics strategy, governance, enablement, best practice education and (Data & Analytics) portfolio implementation. Develops and implements long range data & analytic strategy in alignment with corporate strategy, goals, and tactics enabling data driven decision making and insight generation.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Closely collaborate with partners and stakeholders to mature our data driven road map and associated data-driven investments and governance processes or policies.
  • Educate stakeholders in data literacy and drive efforts to collect, manage and use both internal and external data to drive efficiencies and better decision-making
  • Direct and manage a team of professional data engineers and analytics consultants to design, develop, and implement future or existing data analytic solutions or prototypes in partnership with our partners such as IT.
  • Participate in forecasting, budget, and staff based on volumes and growth projections to meet department service goals and company financial goals.
  • Analyze and develop new policies, procedures and workflows to continuously improve efficiencies, working environments and system support services.
  • Deliver solutions that meet business requirements while managing cost, timeliness, and quality.
  • Manage projects as requested, utilizing a standard project management methodology.
  • Development, prioritize, and monitoring defects, enhancements as well as continuing operational support.
  • Creates strategic direction for Enterprise Data and Analytics Team.
  • Monitor the industry trends and tool advancements in the market.
  • Actively takes steps to recruit and retain a more diverse team and along with promoting inclusion.
  • Demonstrated leadership in developing, empowering, attracting, and retaining talent.
  • Ensures that each associates has an objective to build expertise and capabilities appropriate for their role, including any specific training requirements to maintain professional designations.
  • Holds regular one-on-one meetings with direct reports to have dialogue that includes coaching and development.
  • Research, develop, and implement system improvements that exceed industry leaders to ensure our competitive edge in the marketplace.



Education, Certifications & Designations:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree or equivalent work experience.
  • PMP
  • CIC, CPCU, or ARM
Required Technical Skills:
  • Strong leadership skills within the Information Technology and business community.
  • Strong knowledge in conceptual, logical and/or physical data modeling, including technical infrastructure.
  • Extensive and strong communication and influencing skills to drive change and alignment.
  • Proficient in managing projects of all sizes
  • Strong problem solving, diagnostic, and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge using Cognos and/or TM1 Suite of tools
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite of tools including MS Project
  • Knowledge of data gathering using Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Understanding of BI and related technical platforms
  • Advanced knowledge of Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence and Analytics project lifecycle (SDLC), tools, technologies, testing, and best practices.
  • Understanding of data Modeling, Information Technology Architecture, and development best practices
  • Broad understanding of statistical reporting demands, requirements, and compliance implications
  • Extensive knowledge of insurance data, terminology, and common insurance, financial, and business metrics
Skills / Knowledge / Experience:
  • Proficient with applying project management tools and techniques.
  • Strong understanding of information technologies, their uses, and applications.
  • Assist in the development of team capacity plan and assures resource allocation is in support of business needs.
  • Responds to and makes recommendations to Executive Leadership and Management Team.
  • Partner with the Technology teams to deliver a stable and highly available reporting platform.
  • Proven ability to establish and articulate vision, set goals, develop and execute strategies and track/measure results
At American Modern, a subsidiary of Munich Re, we see Diversity and Inclusion as a solution to the challenges and opportunities all around us. Our goal is to foster an inclusive culture and build a workforce that reflects the customers we serve and the communities in which we live and work. We strive to provide a workplace where all of our colleagues feel respected, valued and empowered to achieve their very best every day. We recruit and develop talent with a focus on providing our customers the most innovative products and services.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

American Modern is a widely recognized, national leader in the specialty insurance business. With close to 50 years of experience in the manufactured housing insurance sector, the company delivers specialized products and services for residential property and the recreational market. One of our newest lines is pet health insurance. The company is headquartered in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio.

American Modern is licensed in all 50 states and offers insurance products through a number of property and casualty companies which serve more than 1.7 million policyholders. As part of its parent company, American Modern’s companies are rated A+ (Superior) by the A.M. Best Company an independent analyst of the insurance industry, and is also a Ward’s 50® Top Performer another well-regarded industry standard of stability and excellence.

American Modern joined Munich Re as a key part of the world reinsurance leader’s North American insurance operations in April 2008. Munich Re has approximately 47,000 employees in over 50 locations throughout the world and operates in all lines of insurance. It is among the top 100 companies on the Forbes Global 500 list.