Technology Solution Owner - SAP Financial Services Modules


Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. We’re on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what they’ve earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.

 

Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.

 

Role Value Proposition:

The Brighthouse Financial Corporate Technology Solution Owner – SAP Financial Services Modules is responsible for the delivery and on-going oversight of technical solutions to achieve strategic business goals.  This includes the delivery of multiple complex application development projects ongoing management of the technology application / asset portfolio.  The Solution Owner delivers and helps develop the technology strategy to realize business strategy, working with business partners to ensure technology solutions are defined, prioritized, designed, delivered and maintained with a simple and low-cost footprint.

 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Delivers and oversees strategic initiatives / capability and ongoing services to support the Corporate business functions (Finance: Accounting, Actuarial, Treasury, Tax and Investments) utilizing SAP Financial Services Collections and Disbursements (FSCD), Financial Services Performance Management (FS-PER) and Insurance Analyzer (IA) ensuring future state platforms are implemented realizing business and technology architectures facilitating timely TSA exits
  • Manages complex cross departmental or enterprise projects/programs delivering FSCD, FS-PER and IA capabilities
  • Identifies and assembles the resources required to support the SDLC activities associated with key initiatives
  • Works with the customer to define the approach and scope of projects / programs
  • Leads project review meetings, documents project status, updates project plans, resolves issues and reports critical items including action plans to management
  • Facilitates required governance and communications
  • Provides SME (subject matter expertise) support to the team
  • Develops and implements projects / programs level guidance
  • Maintains knowledge of industry and software trends and shares knowledge of risks, opportunities and services available to build a competitive advantage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of the business
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • Proven track record for leading large-scale technology delivery with extensive business acumen and a broad range of exposure to business units
  • Executive level technical and customer service management experience with ability to inspire the trust, confidence and respect of peers and other senior leaders.  Superior customer relationship, communications, negotiation and conflict resolutions skills; extensive experience with managing vendors and consultants / contractors desired.  Experience implementing BPO and SaaS solutions in Cloud and / or working in Agile methodology preferred.
  • Strong leader with demonstrated sound business judgment.  Analytic and strategic thinker / problem-solver capable of translating senior-level direction into structured, practical, efficient and effective recommendations / solutions.  Able to achieve results in a matrix setting through stewardship, influence, motivation and change leadership
  • Extensive knowledge of the SAP software with focus on SAP FSCD, FS-PER and IA products / services. 
  • Bachelor’s degree and related field experience required
  • 10+ years of broad experience in technology or business roles (including application development, architecture, risk management, operations and engineering) with progressive responsibility, preferably within the financial services industry

 

Travel:

10%

 

Number of Openings:

1