Supervisor, Desktop Services

Aflac   •  

Columbus, GA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 62 days ago

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Spread Your Wings

We are the Duck. We inspire and are inspired, listen and respond, empower our people, give back to our community and, most importantly, celebrate every success along the way. We do it all – The Aflac Way.

Aflac, a Fortune 500 company, is an industry leader in voluntary insurance products that pay cash directly to policyholders and one of America's best-known brands. Aflac has been recognized by Fortune magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for 20 consecutive years, one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2015 (the inaugural year of the award) and one of America's Most Admired Companies for 17 years.

Our business is about being there for people in need. So, ask yourself: Are you the Duck? If so, there’s a home — and a flourishing career — for you at Aflac.

The Company
Aflac Inc.

The Location
Columbus, GA

The Division
Information Technology

The Opportunity
Supervisor, Desktop Services

Job Summary
Supervises teams of people responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions for the business and customers; analyzes trends in technology and impact of emerging technologies on the business and provides assessments and solutions to address technology and business issues; assists with managing financial resources of the company while ensuring the development of high-quality, low-cost technology solutions aligned with customer and business needs and establishes relationships with employees and key stakeholders (internal and external)

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Supervises the activities and business technology planning for one business process/function of relatively low complexity

Communicates frequently with department management and supervises the implementation of IT initiatives to support business strategy

Contributes to the development of standards and decisions regarding changes to systems/applications and provides technical expertise

Supervises the alignment of information technology planning with the business strategy, which may include analyzing and recommending emerging technologies to department management and interacting with vendors to maximize the value of the business
Provides enabling technologies to improve the performance of a business process and increase revenue and profitability for the business

Supervises information systems activities such as IT infrastructure and architecture, applications development, networks, computer operations, and support for a single product or customer

Supervises the development and delivery of training for IT users to ensure productive use of existing/new systems and high-quality, low-cost services to customers

Education & Experience
A bachelor’s degree in a technical/business area and five years of relevant technical and business experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Five years of relevant technical and business experience

Minimum of two years in a leadership/senior capacity in a diverse work environment and three years’ work experience in the functional area in one or more business processes

Demonstrated ability to launch and deliver a single IT project on time and within budget


Job Knowledge & Skills
Distributed Processing

Mainframe Computing

Data Standards


Development Methodology & Procedures

UML (Unified Modeling Language)

Project Management Tools

Core Competencies
Action Oriented, Customer Focus, Adaptability, Listening, Ethics and Values, Integrity and Trust

Functional Competencies
Decision Quality, Delegation, Developing Direct Reports, Drive for Results, Functional/Technical Skills, Informing, Motivating Others

The Benefits
Aflac is known for treating our employees exceptionally well. As one of the leaders in the insurance industry, we’re able to offer one of the most comprehensive health benefits packages available in corporate America, including free coverage from one of our pioneering insurance products, the Aflac Cancer policy. Our employees also enjoy a host of other benefits, including advancement opportunities, opportunities for continued education and professional development, merit increases and performance bonuses, profit-sharing 401(k), stock purchase plans, and many more.