Client is looking for a Technical Project Manager with 5+ years of Project Management Experience – CAPM, PMP or similar designation preferred.
The perfect candidate will have knowledge of annuities and life products (highly desirable)
In their work history they should have demonstrated the ability to manage a project using a variety of methodologies (Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, etc).
Demonstrated understanding of project lifecycle in complex technical environments.
Knowledge of project management tools and software such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, Jira, etc.
Participation in the full software development life cycle.
Experience with third-party system support with preference given to insurance / financial services platforms.
Knowledge of IT systems, governance and compliance.
Proven problem solving, decision making, analytical and organizational skills are required.
Ability to tailor communications and influence critical decisions with a variety of stakeholders.
Ability to work within broadly defined parameters.
Strong results orientation, organization and management skills.
Ability to lead and focus the efforts of others to established goal.
Experience with conversions and implementations.
Ability to mentor junior Technical Project Managers as required.
Ability to develop relationships, with a strong focus on communication and change management.
1-2 years in an Agile environment (strongly preferred)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs
Communicate expectations in accordance with the project plan, in order to align the stakeholders and project team members.
Measure project performance to identify and quantify variances and perform required corrective actions
Execute tasks as defined in the project plan.
Create a project organization structure by defining roles and responsibilities
Identify and mitigate project risk impacts on the project.
Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using various requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups)
Improve team performance by leading, mentoring, training, motivating, and building team cohesiveness,
Communicates and provide support to stakeholders to establish strong rapport.