Project Manager

Location
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
Jul 08, 2018
Closes
Sep 06, 2018
Ref
R1620#GIJ--York.3
Job Type
Not Specified
Career Level
Not Specified

York Risk Services Group is a premier provider of insurance, risk management, alternative risk, pool administration and claims management solutions to clients across hundreds of industries. Recently named by Forbes as one of "America's Best Midsized Companies Two Years in a Row" We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.

Job Description

The IT Project Manager (PM) is responsible for facilitating delivery of projects, serving as a focal point of coordination, communication and delivery. PM will promote Project Management practices, tools and discipline, ensuring that projects are executed with clear plans, schedules and status tracking protocols. The PM works across geographies and organizational units, leading virtual teams with focus on communication and team work.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and maintains a detailed project schedules and calendars for the IT- Careworks-MCS group including resource allocations, resource availability, and project priorities in conjunction with each segments manager or supervisor.

  • Versed in Agile and Waterfall with the ability to coach teams

  • Ability to manage multiple projects across multiple proprietary applications

  • Serve as the contact point for internal and external teams to provide issue management

  • Represent the Careworks-MCS group in meetings gathering information, responding to inquiries, or providing status

  • Prepare and/or edit meeting minutes and presentations.

  • Work with delivery leaders and individuals to ensure adherence to schedules, deadlines, and deliverables

  • Maintain project deliverables within Jira

  • Responsible to track project changes and produces change management documentation to identify variances to budget, schedule, effort, etc.

  • Work with delivery leaders to monitor project progress and risk

  • Coordinate with internal IT teams as well as internal and external stakeholders and teams

  • Assist delivery leaders in setting tangible and realistic goals

  • Develop and maintain an great relationship with internal/external business partners to ensure that the project results are understood by the users, business partners and others interested in the project.

  • Assist IT Director and VP of Technology in strategic analysis and planning



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

  • A IT-Project Manager reports to Manager, Director, VP, or SVP- IT

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

  • This position has no direct reports

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:

  • BS /BA Degree or equivalent work experience

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2+ years front-line project leadership experience, with Claims system, Business Intelligence, or IT-PM experience strongly preferred

SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent analytical skills, as evidenced by ability to understand and document workflows and concisely represent complex subject matter in understandable form

  • Ability to work independently, plan, and prioritize workload

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Great at multi-tasking

  • A successful communicator: in-person, on-phone, with-video, and on-paper [written-word] including ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization

  • Able to adapt to a new work environment quickly

  • Enjoy working around diverse people

  • Capable of managing multiple efforts at one time

  • Good at motivating employees to meet deadlines

  • Able to effectively negotiate and manage expectations

  • Unafraid of a dynamic and exciting landscape growing rapidly

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Strong customer service orientation, with emphasis on delivering results

  • Proven experience, leading projects with emphasis on facilitation, communication and delivery

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