IT Business Solutions – Life and Health delivers business value through the management of IT products including execution of change projects for Munich Re’s Life and Health (L&H) businesses globally.
The position is responsible for the technical implementation of change projects in this area based on industry standard solutions to cover financial and re-insurance operations capabilities of the L&H business. To strengthen our team we are looking for an IT Solution Architect with focus on the integration of Oracle Financials on premise and cloud solutions. This position will be located in Toronto, Canada and requires travel 15-20% internationally.
Analyzing current business processes, helping develop business/functional requirements, designing solutions and helping with delivery of the solutions.
Conducting technical workshops/training for clients to help analyze and define their business requirements and processes.
Conducting fit/gap analysis of Oracle’s packaged ERP solutions and adapting them to meet clients’ business requirements.
Designing and implementing new methods, procedures and systems (both automated and manual) to improve the processing and flow of information within the business.
Helping with management of projects – from conception to launch – and ensuring overall success. Be involved at varying levels throughout the project life cycle, from requirement gathering to solution implementations.
Participating in creating and maintaining a technical road map and strategy; collaborate with other leads, managers and technical team to ensure successful delivery of projects.
Being a self-starter with solid interpersonal skills, projecting a very positive customer-oriented attitude.
You work with the rest of the team to find innovative technical solutions for our business challenges and drive digitization of our business and IT processes.
You partner actively with business colleagues in Life and Health to understand business needs and overall business directions, and ensure that solutions are designed to meet business goals. You proactively identify risks and opportunities for colleagues in the business and technology.
You connect yourself with our community of Munich Re architects in Business Solutions and Enterprise Architecture, and keep yourself updated about internal and external technology developments and trends.
As part of our DevOps mode (you build it, you own it, you run it), you ensure stable and smooth maintenance of the products within your responsibility.
Degree in computer science or similar training or experience
Excellent knowledge of ERP systems and ERP implementation process.
Ability to work in a global team environment.
Hands-on experience with Oracle cloud Financials, and/or Oracle EBS or other tier 1 ERP systems.
A detailed understanding of the setup and architecture of Oracle Financials is a huge plus.
Excellent written and verbal communications skills mandatory.
Impeccable customer service and interpersonal skills.
Participating in the improvement of business processes, including but not limited to, the following Oracle application-packaged modules Fusion, EBS, PeopleSoft, etc.
Experience in both on premise and cloud implementations is an asset, as is experience with migrations to Oracle Financials Cloud.
Track record of successful implementations that delivered value to the business, resulting in measurable business outcomes
Very strong analytical and communication skills, excellent team player
Strong commitment, desire to drive teams and topics
Creativity, desire for life-long learning, cost consciousness
Fluent spoken and written English as well as willingness to travel internationally 15-20%
Munich Re is one of the world’s leading reinsurance companies with approximately 42,000 employees in over 50 locations around the globe. As an industry leader, we provide a unique opportunity to be part of a global success story. We offer our employees a diverse and challenging work environment which champions high performance, professional development, innovation and passion; and rewards top performers with a highly competitive total rewards package.