Technical Management

Foundation Foundation

Transitioning from ‘individual contributor’ to ‘technical consultant’
  • As in your early career, be a ‘sponge’ to learning, log experience miles, and ask questions
  • Influence and consult on the procedures, tactics, and approaches to your unit / division’s work
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and continue to build your insurance expertise
  • Consider how you can engage and contribute to the broader industry

Emerging Emerging

Serving as a trusted advisor and role model to your colleagues
  • Grow more comfortable with providing operational support / advice
  • Provide advice across different product lines or offer guidance from your unit / division on a cross-functional level
  • Develop solutions drive outcomes for your department / organization forward
  • Consider engaging the industry in ways that continue to build your technical competency (eg. participate in research / panels, task force or curriculum review, etc.)

Established Established

Forming technical policy, leading key projects, supporting development of your colleagues, and strategic leadership
  • Hone in on self-awareness to support continued development
  • Check your team’s work against the direction / vision of the organization to inform your decisions
  • Consider senior leadership / executive positions in your industry engagement and volunteer endeavours (eg. national council / board of governors, President of your professional association, etc.)