Value Proposition Execution Manager - Specialty Lines

Hanover Insurance Group


Date: Sep 23, 2022
City: Worcester, MA
Contract type: Full time
Hanover Insurance Group
For more than 170 years, The Hanover has been committed to delivering on our promises and being there when it matters the most. We live our values every day, demonstrating we through our values, initiatives and journey.

Hanover Specialty is looking for a strategic, collaborative and action-oriented Value Proposition Execution Manager to support and provide strategic guidance to our broad and diverse specialty lines.

The Hanover is a diverse and inclusive organization focused on hiring the best talent and we encourage all qualified professionals to apply. We believe that an inclusive, diverse, and equitable workplace make us a better organization and creates a stronger community.

We also understand that life and the workplace have changed and support flexible work arrangements. This role may be hybrid (in our Worcester, MA branch) or fully remote, but candidate must be based on the East Coast or Mid-Atlantic Region to allow for periodic in-person collaboration and face to face sales calls.

We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.

Position Overview:

Manages the execution of strategic and operational initiatives across the Specialty lines organization to drive value proposition development. Engages with business leadership team to identify strategic opportunities and acts as a trusted advisor for planning and executing key initiatives. Collaborates and partners with cross-functional stakeholders in an inclusive team environment to facilitate transparency and joint accountability. Facilitates strategic working sessions and meetings; organizes and tracks action items for future follow-up. Actively manages initiative scope, tasks, resources and timelines to drive implementation of key priorities in an engaged, timely, effective and collaborative manner.

This is a full-time, exempt role.

In This Role You Will:
  • Works with business leadership team to identify strategic priorities, shape the scope of work and execution approach, execute tactical plans, and manage the impact through continuous monitoring/feedback
  • Provides consultation on the assessment, design, and development of Specialty lines propositions and initiatives. Serves as a trusted advisor to the business unit heads and proposition/initiative leaders
  • Consults with leadership team on business strategy to shape plans for execution; define goals, scope, tasks, timelines and required resources for implementing
  • Manage key initiatives and projects, including project risks, issues and dependencies
  • Identify, coordinate and collaborate cross-functional stakeholders to outline scope and deliverables of key initiatives and projects; works closely with Operations, Product, Actuarial, Finance, Technology and other functional areas to drive implementation of strategic priorities
  • Schedule, plan and facilitate key meetings; give direction on appropriate topics for meetings, prepare agendas, minutes, organize follow-ups and track action plans
  • Create and deliver timely initiative/project status updates
Competencies - The manager of value proposition execution will possess the following professional competencies . . .
  • Inclusive Decision Making: Ability to consider stakeholder input, apply judgement and insight to produce timely and prudent decisions
  • Talent Developer: Ability to provide continuous coaching and feedback while holding self and others accountable for results
  • Agile Innovator: Ability to continually adapt and take smart courageous risks to turn disruptions into opportunity
  • Composed Change Agent: Ability to engage and inspire through vison, lead with courage and composure
  • Enterprise Integrator: Ability to balance functional depth with cross-unit and external awareness to maximize value for The Hanover
Skills -
  • Ability to effectively influence without full authority at various levels of the organization across the organization and shared services teams
  • Exhibits strong communication skills; ability to effectively engage and communicate with leadership
  • Self-starter mentality; proactively takes on new tasks/responsibilities; results-oriented
  • Natural leader with consultative approach to partner engagement; comfort in leading others and self through ambiguity to achieve goals
  • Exceptional project management skill set with ability and interest to strengthen/grow strategy skill set
  • Experience with technology project implementations
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple competing priorities
  • Strong problem solver; ability to look at the holistic situation, see new options and connect the dots where appropriate
  • Thirst to learn
  • Strong attention to detail; experience with process and data analysis
  • Ability to drive collaboration and inclusive team environments
  • Ability to manage conflict resolution
  • Effective change management
What You Need to Apply:
  • Typically requires 5 -10 years of strategic priority management experience
  • Bachelor\'s degree in related field, specialized training, or equivalent work experience
  • Project management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum preferred
  • Experience in managing complex change initiatives
  • Experience working in in the Financial Services industry preferred
CAREER DEVELOPMENT:

It\'s not just a job, it\'s a career, and we are here to support you every step of the way. We want you to be successful and fulfilled. Through on-the-job experiences, personalized coaching and our robust learning and development programs, we encourage you - at every level - to grow and develop.

BENEFITS:

We offer comprehensive benefits to help you be healthy, build financial security, and balance work and home life. At The Hanover, you\'ll enjoy what you do and have the support you need to succeed.

Benefits include:
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • 401K with a company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • PTO
  • Company paid holidays
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Cultural Awareness Day in support of IDE
  • On-site medical/wellness center (Worcester only)
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EEO statement:

The Hanover values diversity in the workplace and among our customers. The company provides equal opportunity for employment and promotion to all qualified employees and applicants on the basis of experience, training, education, and ability to do the available work without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry or any other status protected by law.

Furthermore, The Hanover Insurance Group is committed to providing an equal opportunity workplace that is free of discrimination and harassment based on national origin, race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by law.”

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Other details
  • Job Function Project Management
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Equivalent Experience
  • Connecticut, USA
  • Georgia, USA
  • Maryland, USA
  • Massachusetts, USA
  • New Jersey, USA
  • New York, USA
  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • Tennessee, USA
  • Virginia, USA
  • Worcester, MA, USA
  • Virtual

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