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Senior Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-04249
Location: Whitehouse Station, New Jersey
NTT DATA, Inc., a top 10 global IT services company, has an immediate need for Senior Project Manager to join their team in Whitehouse Station, NJ

This position will have responsibility for the management and coordination of projects within the Small Commercial Strategic Platform. This program consists of the following major components:
  • Transaction and Servicing Portal
  • Integration with Duck Creek Policy Admin system with products such as BOP, Umbrella, Cyber, HealthCare, Life Sciences (specialty in future)
  • Integration with Insurity Policy Decision Systems for Workers Compensation and Auto products
  • Operational Data Extract and Reporting/Analytics
  • Business Process Management (BPM)/Workflow system
  • Integrations with internal and external data/service providers
  • Integration with Agency Management Systems for Upload/Download capabilities
  • Integration with external Insurance Aggregators such as CoverHound, and Insureon
  • Technical Architecture/Infrastructure to meet need business needs
Responsibilities:
This position will have responsibility for the management and coordination of workstream(s) within the Small Commercial Strategic Platform Program as defined above. A Project Manager could be assigned to multiple workstreams. The position is responsible to:
  • On-time, on-budget delivery of project(s) per agreed upon scope and quality metrics
  • Develop detailed work stream plans; manage and report on progress
  • Staff teams and execute to plan
  • Own work stream deliverables and assist with cross work stream integration
  • Identify and resolve work stream issues and risks; proactively raise any potential issues or risks with respect to solution, schedule, quality, people, etc. to Program Management
  • Understand project and release scope, business outcomes and priorities; integrate this into daily execution approach
  • Align stakeholders and all impacted downstream and other IT areas in terms of staffing and allocations.
  • Assist with managing agreed upon scope and direct specific outcomes of the project(s) and releases. Define and execute Key Success Criteria (Go/No Decision making framework)
  • Create, deploy and manage Communication Plan including all key stakeholders
  • Assist with planning project effort estimates and high level duration planning, resource planning, ensuring ability to meet these timelines
  • Identify, communicate and manage project risks and issues. Manage escalation and change control process for project(s). Negotiate with business and IT on change items (time, budget, scope).
  • Driving the execution and delivery of all workstreams within the project. Ensuring delivery is on budget both internal and external (third party service providers) costs ( IT resources including shared services) and at a high quality level
  • Financial reporting for assigned workstreams/ project
  • Understand and apply corporate IT standards, ensure SOX and Audit compliance
  • Manage integrated project plan (where applicable), coordination of multiple workstreams and dependencies within
  • Manage coordination of dependencies with other IT areas (e.g., ICC, Claims, Genius, Tracker, Print) where applicable
  • Work collaboratively within and across program team members to execute work stream/project tasks and complete deliverables, per scope, budget and timeline
  • Apply strong communication, collaboration, risk mitigation, sound contingency management and problem solving skills to provide leadership and strategic direction to assigned project(s)
  • Define and execute transition of the project(s) to production support team after 60 days warranty period post go live
  • Provide input to Governance and Dashboard reporting for assigned workstreams/ project for steering committee and executive governance board
Qualifications:
  • Strong educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering
  • Proven working experience (10-15 years)with a concentration in project management in the information technology sector of large implementations (5-10 years)
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies (e.g., .Net, XML, MS SQL Server)
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong ability to lead diverse teams (vendors, multi locations, on/off shore)
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong adaptability and able to manage and excel in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Clarity
  • Working knowledge of Insurity's Policy Decisions platform including IEV and/or Accenture's Duck Creek platform a plus
  • PMP, Agile, SCRUM certification or similar preferred
NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.