MassMutual Strategic Development Consultant in Springfield, Massachusetts
Seasoned individual capable of handling broad scope projects that have short to medium-term focus
Works with minimal guidance on more complex projects
Capable of applying knowledge to handle all but the most complex problems independently
Individual typically has at least 5-7 yrs. of related experience
Identifies resource skillset requirements to ensure adequate support of initiatives (where applicable)
High Level Job Responsibilities:
Understands vision/mission and connection of future state solutions
Recommends changes to drive expected results, while balancing cost, benefits and operational efficiency
Leads any/all activity tied to reporting requirements; solicitcs support from SSP business partners as needed
Accountable for the development of the capacity/demand oversight model for the annuity vendor partnership
Identifies opportunity to create/define standard work
Influence and collaborate with business partners to improve reporting capabilites
Key SSP Liaison for all Business Intelligence activity
Supports broader organization if/where there are operational reporting needs – capable of building near term solutions if BI support is unavailable
Works with Vendor Account Manager to coordinate third party engagement as appropriate
Forecast annuity new business demand based on MassMutual inputs (historical trends, product changes, marketing initiatives, etc.), industry trends, and macro-economic factors.
Uunderstands the relationships between throughput, inventory and cycle time and use these parameters to create production plans as part of the overall demand/capacity planning system.
Use Plan/Do/Check/Adjust thinking in the oversight of daily production management
Coordinate with assigned supplier(s) to align on appropriate production plans.
Identify problems in production execution and participate in problem solving activities.
Critical thinker with the ability to identify reporting needs/requirements to aid/assist in managing the day to day
Detail oriented with excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to listen to understand and to influence; internal stakeholders as well as vendor partners on plans and driving accountability to meet defined deliverables
Dynamic and proactive; flexible, resilient and comfortable with ambiguity
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Represents maturity, professionalism, commitment and passion
Exceptional analytical skills, adept in building reports leveraging any number of software products (e.g. Excel, Alteryx, Tableau)
Authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future
College degree / MBA a plus
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