Project Manager

Sarasota, Florida
Not Specified
Jun 22, 2022
Aug 07, 2022
Career Level

General Description:

The Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of managing multiple projects related to the delivery of system enhancements and software development projects specific to the Property and Casualty Insurance industry. The Project Manager will be responsible for one or several projects and ultimately responsible for successful project delivery.

The Project Manager will be required to perform Project Management tasks, with specific understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle and its risks by managing agreed upon, scope, schedule, cost, quality objectives, staffing, risks, and issues. Lead and coordinate Business Analysis and Functional Requirements Documentation tasks on “design” projects. Estimate software design tasks efforts. Support and ensure adherence to methodology.  Monitors quality of deliverables authored by team members for clarity and completeness. Lead and coordinate the development and testing efforts on software “build” projects.  Assist in the development, updating, and delivery of team member non-technical training. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Lead the planning and implementation of project.

Create and execute project plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables; utilizes effective change control processes to capture and reflect deviation from approved deliverables.  

Work with the project sponsor and other staff to develop objectives, plans and scope for assigned projects.  

Develop and maintain effective working relationships with customers, project participants and project stakeholders. 

Act as an advocate for assigned projects, representing its interests throughout the enterprise.

Develop and maintain full scale project plans, inclusive of tasks, deliverables, staff assignments, and task dependencies. 

Assemble and coordinate project staff.

Ensure project control documents are complete, current, and stored within company guidelines.

Manage project resource allocation.

Plan and schedule project timelines.

Track project deliverables using appropriate tools.

Provide direction and support to project team.

Quality assurance.

Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders.

Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions.

Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.

Project evaluations and assessment of results.

Perform other duties as required.

Supplemental Information:

This job description has been prepared to indicate the general nature and level of the work that the employees perform within their classification.  This description is not and cannot be interpreted as an inventory of all the duties, tasks, responsibilities and qualifications required for the employees assigned to this job.

Education and / or Experience:

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, project management or equivalent experience required.

Six years of previous experience working with technical applications and/or information systems, or equivalent, including three years of experience in managing information technology projects, or equivalent required.

Property and Casualty Insurance experience is preferred.

Strong knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management.

Knowledge of project management techniques and tools, such as Rally.

Direct work experience in project management capacity.

Proven experience in people management.

Proven experience in strategic planning.

Proven experience in risk management.

Proven experience in organizational change management.

Proven experience in project management software required

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Licenses and / or Certifications:

PMP Certification preferred

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