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Senior IT Project Manager -- Portals in Cincinnati at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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Sr. Project Manager -- Portals

The ideal candidate will be an experienced, client-facing Senior Project Manager with experience with complex software implementation/engagements specifically in the areas of Consumer End-User and Agent Portals.

Responsibilities include:

Planning, managing and executing large-scale application development engagements; specifically pertaining to portals while working closely with the technical teams, developing and managing project plans, change requests, risk assessments, and communications

Driving the team to meet and exceed milestone delivery schedules and controlling project scope, budget, and timelines to ensure successful, on time,go-live delivery

Maintaining regular, direct interaction and communication with the full range of client business stakeholders from analysts to C-level and internal Senior Management

Managing one or more projects concurrently including resource management and staff allocations in support of budgets, dependencies and deliverables

Strong understanding of the Waterfall Software Development Lifecycle and Agile implementation methodologies.

Experience managing projects that are complex in nature and involve multiple integration points in an iterative, rapid application development environment

Strong leadership skills, with the ability to drive large internal and external teams (both technical and non-technical), and client business sponsors to successfully deliver on time, within scope and budgeted engagements

Subject matter expertise in insurance operations

Consulting experience is strongly preferred

Ability to fully research business situations, identify key areas of concern at the root cause level, structure relevant findings and proactively propose solutions and be able to assess the short- term and long-term implications of decisions on the project, program and company

Sound analytical and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are not readily defined and/or conflict with available information.

Open and effective communication in a manner consistent with the audience

Ability to demonstrating an adaptive style that is flexible and effective in gaining cooperation of others so as to maintain effective partnerships across the organization Ability to develop project plans, schedules, budgets, and resource maps

Ability to delegate to maximize organizational effectiveness while maintaining responsibility for project success.

Ability to influence Senior Management peers and subordinates through an inclusive style and recognition of their abilities and knowledge.

Property & Causality and/or insurance product domain knowledge preferred

Bachelors Degree required, Masters a plus

PMP Certification a plus

Position requires up to 50% domestic travel to client site.