Technical Architect, Information Technology

Colina Insurance Limited seeks to employ a suitably qualified professional for the position of Technical Architect, Information Technology.  Under general supervision, this position exists to assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing, manipulating, tracking, internally managing and reporting data. This position functions both as Manager, Application Support Specialist, and as a Specialist COBOL and Ingenium/Capsil and/or Plexis Technical Resource, and a key support person on MS SQL data bases and systems. Will also be required to assist the company to enhance its web-based presence and centralized database systems.

Essential Duties:

  • Manages the company’s application databases
  • Designs menus that are effective and user-friendly
  • Develops reports with accurate, easy to read, useful information
  • Designs and generates tracking and monitoring tools
  • Participates in the development of outcomes and process measures, including technical specifications, to enable measurement, guideline implementation, and evaluation
  • Builds and maintains complex statistical routines using macros, vendor software, and software written by self and others
  • Tests and maintains data integrity across multiple databases (DB2, MS SQL, Access, Excel)
  • Defines and frames complex multi-dimensional life and health insurance issues and develops time tables/processes for decision making
  • Translates needs, issues, and ideas into effective strategies and action plans
  • Formulates specific implementation plans and evaluates the effectiveness of actions/programmes implemented
  • Develops creative alternative solutions
  • Works closely with IT and outside partners and vendors
  • Coordinates team/project activities and schedules
  • Assists in the determination of goals and priorities with team, clients, or project management sponsors
  • Provides leadership to multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Communicates results/recommendations to project sponsors, clients, and various senior level audiences

Required Skills

  • Strong leadership/strategic thinking and planning abilities
  • Excellent communications (verbal and written) analytical and organization skills
  • Proven ability to prioritize business objectives and effectively manage a team
  • Excellent problem solving abilities; proven ability to meet challenging deadlines
  • Strong work ethic and excellent use of discretion and judgment
  • Thorough understanding of all project management areas (i.e. Scope, Schedule, Financials, Risk Management, Issue Management, Resource Management, etc.)

Qualifications & Experience

  • Undergraduate Degree
  • At least 12 years of Information Technology experience
  • More than 10 years of experience in the life insurance industry service, and working with at least two of the following systems: Ingenium, Capsil, Plexis
  • At least 5  years at a Senior IT Management position

Interested persons should submit application by email on or before 17 November, 2016 to:


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