Travelers 2VP Customer Experience Listening Operations and Design in Hartford, Connecticut



2VP Customer Experience Listening Operations and Design

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Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Leads the ongoing development of a holistic customer understanding across all relationship, journey and transactional areas.

Leads the continual identification, development, prioritization, tracking, and implementation of CX listening posts.

Manages the work flow from questionnaire and sampling design, programming, through reporting and insights.

Develops and maintains key metrics and reporting for all customer, agent and employee listening programs.

Keeps abreast of key industry trends, research and recommend best practices, KPIs and benchmarks.

Develops and implements internal communication and training strategies to create awareness and engagement of CX listening initiatives.

Partners closely with teams throughout the organization to build a culture of data-driven insights to ensure that the customer’s voice and feedback is central to decision-making and communications.

Collaborates with business partners to drive a better customer experience, including research on customer needs.

Works with our VOC platform vendor to lead the administration of existing surveys as well as design and implement new survey solutions using industry best practices.

Coaches and develop. team of individual contributors to be data-driven CX advocates.

Partners with Closed Loop Lead to build and maintain Promoter, Passive and Detractor activation programs.

Develops efficient programs and systems for managing all listening work for the Enterprise.

Expertise in developing insights from VOC listening data to identify drivers and areas of focus.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:

Advanced to Expert computer Skills in Excel, data visualization and statistical programs (Preferred: Data Visualization tools like QlikView, Statistical packages like SPSS or SAS).

10+ years working successfully with Microsoft office products and software/programming applications.

Expert knowledge of Market Research design techniques.

Advanced knowledge of Text mining and unstructured data.

Ability to Interact effectively with others across functions and levels within organization.

Ability to think strategically

Ability to consider others ideas seriously and accept feedback.

Builds and maintains credibility with others

Skilled at analyzing problems and making decisions

General understanding of business functions, processes, and overall business strategies.

Demonstrated expert analytic and diagnostic skills.

Experience in strategy formation and assessment of competitive environment.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Demonstrated expert communication and presentation skills.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Demonstrated ability to see results to completion.

Advanced problem solving and decision making skills.

Demonstrated capabilities in innovative thinking and approaches.

Advanced leadership skills including ability to:

Leverage Differences

Manage in participative manner

Develop employees

Manage change effectively

Inspire others and promote a vision

Understand and navigate organization

Align resources to accomplish key objectives.

Understand perspectives of different functional areas within Information Management.

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Job Summary:

Travelers Enterprise Experience Team is looking for an expert in helping to lead our Enterprise Experience Listening Operations capabilities and strategy. The position is a key leader who will be helping to transform the organization through orchestration of understanding our customers and their needs and helping to translate it to business outcomes. This position will work with a team to manage and oversee all customer, agent and employee listening. Responsibilities include leading foundational relationship, journey feedback as well as transactional programs. This position will be the SME for designing holistic listening programs through expertise in survey, data and analytic design.

This job is a Manager: Responsible for setting work objectives and goals for employees and managing their performance. Typically involved in compensation decisions. Employees have a formal reporting relationship to this job.

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Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

Bachelors+ degree in Business preferred.

10+ years experience in Customer Experience, Consulting, Market Research or related field preferred.

5+ years of management experience preferred.

5+ years of project management leadership experience preferred.

Experience working on broad/business-wide projects or initiatives preferred.

Experience working across functional areas within organizations preferred.

Thorough Knowledge: Possesses advanced knowledge of subject matter in order to solve unusual as well as common work problems and advise on technical matters and to serve as a resource to organization.

Solid understanding of statistical analyses and predictive modeling.

Understanding of how to interpret and manipulate large and disparate datasets in complex organizations.

Demonstrated ability to communicate listening and research concepts and implications to non-technical audiences.

Experience developing and socializing highly effective KPI’s and driver performance.

Able to communicate business impact and consult with business partners on developing a strategy that is grounded in solid statistical findings.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 10 years working in Customer Experience related fields.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.