Gallagher Data Management Specialist Lead in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co ., one of the world's largest insurance brokerage and risk management services firms, provides a full range of retail and wholesale property/casualty (P/C) brokerage and alternative risk transfer services globally, as well as employee benefit brokerage, consulting and actuarial services. Gallagher also offers claims and information management, risk control consulting and appraisal services to clients around the world. If you're looking for a professional career with an industry leader then you have come to the right place. Wherever your interests lie, we're sure you will agree on one thing: our continued prosperity hinges on our greatest resource --- our people.

Position Summary:

Primarily focused on global data harvest activities, improving data foundation opportunities, and leading select project work streams across the enterprise in partnership with business divisions and functions. Serves as a point of escalation and will work closely with Business and Functional area leadership to improve the completeness, quality and value of core data assets, as well as to support and ensure adherence to an enterprise data management approach for data harvest, standards and practices both at the Divisional and Enterprise levels.

Key responsibilities involve:

  • Facilitating the development and implementation of data quality standards and adoption requirements across the enterprise.

  • Managing projects supporting Global Data Working Group initiatives including data harvest of next generation data elements, data-driven analytics and products.

  • Supporting build out of next generation data management including data governance, technology foundation, and data repositories.

  • Defining indicators of performance and quality metrics and ensure compliance with data related policies, standards, and adoption requirements.

  • Further accountable for roll out and support adoption of an enterprise wide engagement framework with a focus on data capture of available and new data elements, and data quality and completeness of captured data.

  • Plays critical leadership role in data discovery & mapping, data harvest priority, project plan and management, and change management phases of the engagement.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 6 years of experience in a major services organization, with large-scale data or project management experience.

  • Knowledge of insurance, insurance brokerage, and/or financial services industry. knowledge of data management practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches.

  • Demonstrated consulting skills, project management and change management experiences including communication, culture change and performance measurement system design.

  • Very strong problem solving and analysis skills.

  • Solid Power point, Excel, and other analytical tool skills.

Desired:

  • Master's degree.

Characteristics:

  • Highest personal and professional integrity and strong work ethics.

  • Collaborative team player orientation towards work relationships, strong culture awareness.

  • Ability to break down complex problems and projects into manageable goals.

U.S. Eligibility Requirements:

  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization

  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher’s Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement which requires, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Job: Finance

Organization: FS - Corporate

Title: Data Management Specialist Lead

Location: Illinois-Rolling Meadows

Requisition ID: 45093