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Business Architect (Hybrid)

3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas
Job number: 4651

Job Description:

Business Architect (Hybrid)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

As a member of the Business Architecture team within Globe Life you will be a key player in helping business leaders bridge the gap between strategy and execution. You will be responsible for the development and execution of the business architecture process evaluating business needs in the context of current state assessments, actionable capabilities of the organization, and future state initiatives that deliver value related to Globe Life corporate strategies.


This includes directly supporting and enabling those strategies by developing and maintaining a deep understanding of the core business capabilities, value streams, organization, and information for one or more portfolio categories. As that knowledge and understanding are developed they will be applied to our Business Architecture knowledgebase creating the blueprints needed to better enable delivery of the company’s strategic goals.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Lead the development of the Business Architecture knowledgebase for a major lifecycle of the company
• Anticipate emerging business trends and regulatory/risk issues as a basis for recommending large-scale product, technical, functional or operations improvements
• Partner with business leadership to understand current and emerging business priorities, frame them in terms of business capabilities and help contextualize proposed initiatives in broader terms, aligning to company strategy
• Understand key processes, stakeholders and outcomes of assigned business areas, as well as strategic drivers, regulatory context, relevant industry developments, business dependencies and connections to other areas of the company
• Contribute to the continued growth in understanding and application of business architecture practices, processes and tools throughout Globe Life
• Accountable for crafting, maintaining and ensuring usage of business deliverables including, but not limited to, capability maps, value streams and information maps
• Actively work with Enterprise and Solution architects to align technical solutions with business strategies
• Work with the Enterprise Transformation (ET) and Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) functions to frame proposed initiatives for review by the steering committee
Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Other job duties may be assigned according to business need.

 

 

Required Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
• Strong strategic thinking, including abstract reasoning, complex problem solving, and critical thinking skills
• Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills; highly collaborative working style, strong interpersonal and relationship building capabilities; proven ability to manage diverse client and stakeholder relationships, and to collaborate effectively with customers and colleagues.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively at different levels of the organization, strong ability to evangelize best practices within and among teams
• Intermediate level proficiency in MS Project, Word, Visio, Excel

Applicable to all employees of Globe Life & Accident and its subsidiaries:
• Reliable and predictable attendance of your assigned shift
• Ability to work full time and/or part time based on the position specifications.

Required Knowledge & Experience

EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
• Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required
• 8 to 10 years working in the insurance industry with knowledge of Leads, Agent, and/or Policy lifecycle
• 3 to 5 years of relevant experience on large cross-functional or enterprise-wide initiatives
• 1 to 2 years of experience with business architecture design and implementation
• As a specialized role, a certification in Business Architecture from the Business Architecture Guild is preferred, other certifications and work experience may be considered

 

Location: 3700 S. Stonebridge Dr. McKinney, Texas

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Savings and Investment Plan (401K) - Eligible employees may begin participating in the plan on the first day of employment.

Pension Plan - Eligible employees who complete one year of service with the Company become participants in the Pension.* (Not available to Cleveland Employees)

Medical - Benefits are available to all eligible employees and qualified dependents the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Dental** and Vision - Eligible employees and qualified dependents are able to enroll the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) - Our FSA has two components, Health Care and Dependent Care Accounts. These accounts allow employees to set aside a portion of their earnings on a pre-tax basis to cover out-of-pocket medical and dependent care expenses. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service.

Health Savings Accounts (HSA) - A pre-tax Health Spending Account (HSA) is offered to those who enroll in the High Deductible Plan. It allows you to pay for many of the health care expenses not covered by your medical plan including deductibles and co-pays. Participation is elected on a calendar year basis and is available to all eligible employees the first of the month following the completion of 30 days of continuous service. Company contribution to HSA ($4500 family, $2500 single plans)

Short-Term Disability - Eligible employees may be entitled to salary continuance during periods of temporary disability. Benefits are based on employee status and years of service.*

Group Life and Long-Term Disability** - Eligible employees may elect life insurance and long-term disability coverage the first of the month following 30 days of continuous service.

Vacation and Paid Holidays - Employees are eligible for vacation upon the completion of six months of employment. In addition, the Company offers eight paid holidays.

Education Assistance - The Company supports employees who wish to continue their education to secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers. We offer a reimbursement program for expenses incurred through approved institutions of learning. In addition, Fellow, Life Management Institute (FLMI) and International Claim Association (ICA) program courses are offered after the completion of six months of services at no cost to the employee.

Fitness Reimbursement - Eligible employees are able to receive up to 100% reimbursement for monthly dues (employee only).

Supplemental Plans** - Cancer, Heart/Stroke, Accident.

*Please note, some benefits may vary by subsidiary. Please be sure to clarify with the Human Resources Department.
**Company paid benefit

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Now that I've applied, what happens? - You will receive an immediate response from our system. Someone from our Talent Acquisition Team will review your qualifications and skills. If you're a good fit, we'll contact you to conduct an initial interview by phone, followed by assessment testing and an in person interview(s).

How do I get the contact information of the hiring manager for the job I am interested in? - It is our policy not to give contact information to external applicants. If, after you apply, it is determined that your skills and qualifications match our hiring needs, you will be contacted directly for an interview by someone on our Talent Acquisition Team.

I've been interviewed, what's next? - If selected, we'll extend a conditional offer. Then, pending a successful background check and drug screen, we'll confirm a start date.

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