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Gore Mutual Insurance Company

Director of Digital



Company Information

At Gore Mutual Insurance, we’ve created an environment where you’ll be encouraged and supported to develop your potential. You will have the opportunity to grow, learn and experience the power of a culture that raises your best efforts to a whole new level. More importantly, your work will have a lasting impact on the company and the well-being of our customers. Imagine being a part of a strategic vision, where success is a result of your expertise and collaborative team work. Imagine accomplishing more than you have ever done before. Imagine working in a company that has been operating in Canada for over 170 years, where the only thing old fashioned is our values. Imagine working in a company where you can make a significant difference. At Gore Mutual Insurance you can make your mark.

Job Description

Gore Mutual is investing in a transformation of our business to continue becoming a modern, agile, technology-driven 21st century company. We are now ready to expand our digital team with the aim of making Gore Mutual a partner of choice to brokers looking for digital product, pricing and technology.

Who are we looking for?
We are looking for an exciting change candidate with broad experience and understanding of insurance but who is not bound by conventional technology, product development and distribution models. We need someone with a strong working knowledge of multiple digital disciplines including strategy, architecture, analytics, eCommerce, content management, UX design and applications development. We are looking for lots of vision and ambition and enough practical knowledge to make it a reality.

Reporting to the Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Distribution, the Director of Digital is a pivotal new role, part of our senior leadership team, driving change through sharp strategic skills, strong influencing and creative problem-solving.

What are we looking for?
We are looking for either an established leader or an ambitious high performer with great collaboration, project management and analytical skills. We need someone who clearly has the credentials to lead the digital team within our company, isn’t afraid to challenge the status quo and promote new ideas, and is at ease with uncertainty and ambiguity.
• Strong management (not always ownership) of project roadmaps and priorities
• Evident communication skills and an ability to influence positive outcomes with all types of stakeholders, both internally and externally
• Ability to articulate and secure buy-in for complex cross-departmental initiatives from concept to launch
• Experience working in a customer-centric, design-led, mobile digital environment with a strong understanding of web technologies including the connectivity between front-end development and back-end systems
• Ability to switch between writing strategy documents for external distribution deals to product requirements for internal SMEs and developers
• Demonstrated ability to lead digital projects and deliver on time with a focus on generating results

Contact Information

Gore Mutual Insurance CompanyBola AkanoHuman Resources Generalist
Posting Date: 23-Feb-2017Sales/Sales Management Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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