SVP, IO Strategy Management

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Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a wholly-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions. 
We are looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

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Position Overview: 

This position can be based in Global Atlantic’s New York or Boston office location.

The Investment Operations strategy management is a critical new responsibility that partners with leadership across the Investments organization as well as Accounting and Finance, Technology and other teams to solve our Investment organization’s most critical strategic issues.

The team's remit spans Three core pillars

  1. Data ownership and Liaison.
  2. Strategic implementation of Front-2-Back cross asset architecture.
  3. Ownership of the program management function across the division.

As part of Data ownership, this role will partner closely with and on behalf of Investments stakeholders including portfolio managers, asset allocation, structuring and Investment analytics functions. This individual will understand core business concepts, identify and oversee data assets, develop business glossaries, and coordinate across the entire Global Atlantic organization (including IT, Operations, Accounting / Finance, Analytics, and Regulatory teams) to help centralize and drive our Investments data strategy forward. 

As a member of the Global Atlantic data governance community, you are responsible for managing and ensuring the quality and accountability of Investment data assets including reference data, ratings, KPIs, reports applications, and partnering with business and technical functions to onboard asset level data to our enterprise data hub using established tools, automation and processes to ensure the overall fitness of our data.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for driving design and implementation of Strategic Infrastructure with Technology and Investment teams, for a complex set of asset classes including hard assets and derivatives.
  • Oversee the Program Management team dedicated towards executing Operational transformation programs.
  • Primary responsibility for Investments data and information strategy and control, including owning the Investments data life cycle and closely coordinating with key stakeholders within the Investments Office and across the organization including IT, Operations, Accounting / Finance, Analytics, and Regulatory teams on components of data use and maintenance
  • Quickly develop the business and product knowledge required to support the Investment function and related governance activities of GA’s $150bn+ portfolio with a strategy primarily focused on high quality fixed income assets; manage data-related reporting considerations such as STAT and GAAP
  • Manage the Investments data lineage across all upstream and downstream systems and various data sources; oversee and dictate data flows to consumers including third-party applications and vendors
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure data best practices are designed and implemented proactively and that Investments data is accessible with appropriate channels of access controls; support data dictionary & definition cataloguing, including incorporating enterprise data domains and elements as required and providing security and trade activity support
  • Act as primary business owner of reference data on behalf of Investments including ratings and asset hierarchies (both internal and external) associated with the assets that GA holds; facilitate how ratings are fed for Investments use
  • Establish control guidelines and protocols that govern the proliferation of data to ensure that data controls are enforced
  • Develop a deep understanding and alignment to GA’s existing data governance framework and policy requirements
  • Oversee hands-on development of data assets in GA’s proprietary enterprise data catalog


  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in Strategy implementation, Operations transformation, project management, asset management / investments, reinsurance or related area
  • Experience with data analysis, data documentation, data quality monitoring and improvement
  • Familiar with data governance concepts and have been involved in data governance roll-outs in the past
  • Experience working within investment teams and understanding how value and projections are generated within the applicable asset classes
  • Demonstrated track record and hands-on experience in data management/data stewardship areas, including use of Collibra or other data profiling and curation tools
  • Strong understanding of the organization’s needs in a high-growth and complex environment and ability to drive change
  • Strong leadership and communication skills as well as the ability to influence key decision-makers and understand their points of view
  • Must be able to work effectively both on teams as well as be self-motivated, task oriented, and organized
  • Understanding of data concepts, including data design and modelling, as well as SQL, BI tools (Excel, Tableau, Looker, or Power BI) and Big data.
  • Familiarity with insurance industry and related regulatory considerations a plus
  • Working knowledge of Python, R, or VBA is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Analytics, Statistics, Computer Science or related field

Applicants must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States.




Various jurisdictions have passed pay transparency laws that require companies provide salary ranges for any positions for which they are accepting applications. Global Atlantic has offices in Atlanta, Batesville, Bermuda, Boston, Des Moines, Hartford, Indianapolis, and New York City. The base salary range posted below is inclusive of the lowest cost of living geography to the highest in which we have a Global Atlantic office. 

Global Atlantic’s base salary range is determined through an analysis of similar positions in the external labor market. Base pay is just one component of Global Atlantic’s total compensation package for employees and at times we hire outside the boundaries of the salary range. Other rewards may include annual cash bonuses, long-term incentives (equity), generous benefits (including immediate vesting on employee contributions to a 401(k), as well as a company match on your contributions), and sales incentives.  Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer. Compensation for our more senior positions have a larger component of short-term cash bonus and long-term incentives. 

The base salary range for this role is

$155,000$295,000 USD

Global Atlantic reserves the right to modify the qualifications and requirements for this position to accommodate business needs and regulatory changes.  Future adjustments may include obtaining specific licenses or certifications to comply with operational needs and conform to applicable industry-specific regulatory requirements, state and federal laws.


Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: StreetWise Partners, Covenant House, Partnership for New York City, City Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, Billion Oyster Project
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Boston’s Healthcare for the Homeless, Thompson Island Outward Bound, Rosie’s Place, Catie’s Closet, Project Bread, Rise Against Hunger, Space to Thrive
  • Hartford: Junior Achievement, Habitat for Humanity, Oliver’s Pajama, United Way
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: So Loved Ripley County Foster Closet, Safe Passage Family Shelter, YES Home Juvenile Rehabilitation, Ripley County Community Foundation
  • Des Moines: United Way of Central Iowa, Meals from the Heartland, Junior Achievement, Math Motivators, Bidwell Riverside, Orchard Place, Knock and Drop
  • Berwyn/Wayne: Habitat for Humanity, Chester County Food Bank, Surrey Services, For Pete’s Sake Respite
  • Bermuda: Keep Bermuda Beautiful, Center Against Abuse, Truck Island Nature Reserve, Bermuda Economic Development Corporation

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email [email protected].

Please click on the links below to learn more about Global Atlantic. 

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Our employees are in the office 4 or 5 days a week in Hudson Yards, NY and 3 days a week in all other offices. If you have questions on this policy or the application process, please contact [email protected].

More Information on Global Atlantic Financial Group
Global Atlantic Financial Group operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in New York, NY, Berwyn, PA, Hartford, CT, Brighton, MA, Batesville, IN, Indianapolis, IN, Des Moines, IA and Houston, TX. Global Atlantic Financial Group was founded in 2004. It has 1140 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 47 open jobs at Global Atlantic Financial Group, click here.
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