The CIO will define and deliver the IT strategy and capabilities across the enterprise. This is a rebuilding of the function and acknowledging the critical importance of IT within the company.
As the company grows and the industry changes, technology is becoming a major driver of the brand. IT needs are becoming more complex and the demands rising. This newly defined CIO role recognizes the changing nature of IT within the company.
This leader will set the overall strategy and direction for Information Technology at Kaufman, serving as an IT subject matter expert, updating leadership on key technological advancements with relevance to its work, and ensuring that IT considerations remain at the forefront of key firm-wide deliberations. The CIO will lead short and long-term IT planning and oversee the execution of strategic projects for 15 companies with different business models and multiple enterprise systems.
Leading a large team, the CIO will be forward thinking and guide long range planning, recognizing the need for changes and adjustments as needed. This will be done while ensuring successful execution of complex system projects and programs.
It is critical for the CIO to build strong and productive relationships with all business leaders, acting as a partner and making IT a business enabler.
The H.W. Kaufman Group is a global, forward-thinking specialty insurance organization that includes 15 companies with more than 2,000 professionals at 60 offices across the U.S., Canada and UK. With an ever-broadening group of companies in our portfolio, there is simply not a more unique professional experience in the specialty insurance business than joining one of the H.W. Kaufman Group organizations.