AVP, Continuous Improvement Change Lead in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 6/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    1 Orange Way
    Windsor, CT
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    6/30/2018

Job Description

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Profile Summary

Voya Financial in Windsor, CT is looking to add an Assistant Vice President (AVP), Continuous Improvement Change Lead that will work closely with a senior leader in Information Technology on their journey in CI.


Profile Description

  • Facilitation, coaching and support of Sustainability and deployment activities linked to Voya’s Continuous Improvement (CI) Methodologies
  • Become a trusted thought partner with senior leaders; coaching, presentations and written communications, interviewing & facilitating, and influencing/negotiating)
  • Coordinate the development of materials for quarterly CI Steering Committee Meetings (including agenda, panel discussions, go and see events, logistics, etc.)
  • Support leaders as they drive measurable and sustainable change within their business units
  • Work to embed a culture of CI, where the CI principles are role modeled at all levels
  • Facilitation, coaching and support of problem-solving activities
  • Demonstrate strong team leadership and influencing (includes negotiating & handling conflict)
  • Effective written and oral communication
  • Leadership style that reflects the intrinsic qualities of the Continuous Improvement competencies
  • Support responsibility for business area continuous improvement budget
  • Analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution
  • Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals
  • Coaching teams on how to remove complex roadblocks, hand conflict management and develop high performing teams
  • Participate in and lead training programs including boot camp and community of practice sessions
  • Acts as a mentor to Business Leaders, Managers and frontline employees to implement and improve CI mindset
  • Support Assessment of the CI Maturity of the teams and coaches them to higher levels of maturity
  • Team leadership (including direct and indirect managerial responsibilities
  • Travel, up to 80% of the time (Percentage may vary based on assignments

Knowledge & Experience

  • 5 or more years of experience working in Lean management.
  • Influence and coaching of Senior Leaders
  • 10 or more years of experience in leadership role

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Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

Learn more about Critical Skills.