Project Manager

  • 35917
  • Non-Life - Data Science
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Sep 25, 2019
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with project sponsors and key stakeholders to define project and develop project initiation documents, including establishing the vision, objectives, high level scope, approach, and project priorities.
  • Lead project stakeholders and key team members through project planning activities, analyze information and develop a detailed project schedule, target dates, resource plan, accountabilities, communication plan and project budget.
  • Manage project risk by identifying risks, developing and executing project risk management plans.
  • Execute the plan by leading the activities and tasks of the project team through all phases of the project, which includes monitoring, reviewing, and controlling the scope, risk, quality, schedule, budget and resources with an emphasis on business value and customer satisfaction.
  • Manage project communications among all internal and external project stakeholders, including team members and vendors.
  • Close projects by obtaining formal approvals, producing final status and cost reports, releasing project resources, archiving project information, and conducting post-project reviews to document lessons learned for future projects. Project Team Leadership and Relationship Management.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with project sponsors, steering committee members, project stakeholders, key systems users, and project team, acting as primary point of contact with business clients and other internal and external stakeholders connected to the project, including vendor partners.
  • Hold regular project meetings to communicate and negotiate with key project stakeholders.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Diploma or Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science with at least 7 years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Project Management Professional certification, or equivalent high level of understanding of project management methodologies, tools, techniques, processes and practices.
  • Broad technical understanding of multiple disciplines: client server, mainframe and network environments, computer languages, software applications, databases, architectural skills, data/process modeling, telecommunications and various internal client systems.
  • Leading projects or initiatives focused on IFRS 17, financial or actuarial systems implementations is desired. Data integration or data warehousing experience is an asset.
  • Experience working in a team environment following Agile Methodologies.
  • You remain focused and optimistic in the pursuit of a goal, despite barriers, until the objective is achieved and allocate time and resources to effectively manage the sales portfolio.
  • You successfully build plans focused on expanding market penetration and apply an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies, with a client centric lens.
  • You have strong communication skills to influence or persuade others to adopt a specific course of action and can effectively facilitate mutually beneficial solutions.
  • You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of peers.