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Project Manager(Insurance Investments)(Onsite-W-2)
Ref No.: 18-04638
Location: Springfield, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Job ID-7714437
Job Title-Project Manager(Insurance Investments)(Onsite-W-2)
Duration-9-12 Months contract+

The Program Management Office for Investments (PMOfI) is defining and executing how Investment Management should operate across process, organization and technology domains in order to accomplish the department goals and objectives. The delivery of the target operating model for investments continues to execute through a series of concurrent program and project efforts centrally managed through the PMOfI. The investment project manager will work at the direction of the PMOfI program manager to manage efforts across investment management. In addition to demonstrating solid business project management skills, the project manager must have a strong desire to learn about investments and must be able to understand the needs of the stakeholders to ensure that solutions are aligned to the business needs. This individual will be driving programs and projects through the project life cycles.

High level responsibilities:
Maintain a matrix reporting relationship with the business sponsor of the program/project and the program manager
Responsible for developing and maintaining project plan, project budget and project communication tools
Identify and drive key stakeholder involvement and work with them to elicit scope
Accountable for meeting all business requirements from development through implementation
Secure and maintain project resources from a business and technical scope
Identify, document, assign, track and facilitate project issues through resolution
Accountable for identifying and resolving possible risks and developing/monitoring risk plans
Confirm achievement of objectives, verify and document project results to formalize acceptance of the product at each phase gate of the project by the sponsor
Facilitate lessons learned and retain information in a central location for future use
Partner with outside experts and internal stakeholders to manage requirement planning
Perform analysis of business process, procedures, data and rules to help identify programs/projects
Help or facilitate process improvement
Anticipates change and directs or re-directs efforts

Manage cross functional team(s) consisting of Financial employees, onshore consultants, and offshore contractors. Responsible for the day-to-day execution, management, and reporting of the complex project, including managing resources, costs, scope and meeting deadlines according to plan.

Drives the highest level phases of the project management lifecycle, while considering the business implications of the project to the current and future business environment
Seasoned individual capable of handling broad scope projects that have complexity
Capable of applying knowledge to handle all but the most complex problems independently
Demonstrated ability to partner with investment/business personnel to advance projects
Experience working with Investment-focused projects, preferred
Working knowledge of investment domain, preferred
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and drive business and systems experts
Demonstrated ability to understand how tasks and milestones collaborate and connect together across related projects
Strong organizational and time management skills
Candidates must combine an attention to detail with the ability to see the big picture
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively using verbal and written methods to all levels of an organization