Project Manager or Senior Project Manager

We are looking to hire a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager – PMO (one opening)


Job Purpose:
Provides overall project management and agile leadership in the achievement of complex projects and departmental business objectives. Plans, executes, and completes agile projects in alignment with agile principles and scrum framework according to defined deadlines and budget. This includes leading, organizing, and motivating resources and coordinating the efforts of team members to achieve a high level of performance. Works collaboratively as a change agent to ensure quality and value.  


Major Duties:

Effectively leads projects and their cross divisional/departmental teams (business and IT) through the project life cycle (Vision - Closure) utilizing the Program Management Office process (project methodology) to manage scope, quality, schedule, budget, resources and risks while ensuring successful delivery of project value. 


Ensures resources are secured at the project level by working with business and IT managers.  Ensures team consists of the appropriate resources with suitable skills that are available at that time.  Identifies resource training needs and/or escalates any skill set gaps for resolution.  Effectively communicates project status, risks, issues/resolutions to customers and management at all levels.


Responsible for producing and maintaining quality project management related documents (vision, project charter, gate review presentations, project plan, risk assessments, change requests and status reports).   Maintains documents to ensure that they are current, thorough and accurate. Ensures quality and timely project work products are developed by project teams (business requirements, detail design, test cases, implementation and communication plans).  Ensures documents are current, thorough and accurate.


Required Education, Experience and Skills:


Project Manager
qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years project related experience including 3 years of project management experience.   In lieu of degree, additional relevant work experience is required.

Intermediate to advanced:

·     Project management skills (knowledgeable with Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge)

·     Analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

·     Time management skills

·     Teaming, negotiation and conflict resolution skills

·     Budgeting/financial analysis skills (estimating, tracking, forecasting, issue identification)

·     Facilitation skills

·     Communication skills

·     MS Project skills

·     MS Office Suite skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred:

·     Understanding of worker’s compensation industry

·     Understanding of NCCI’s business processes and systems

·     Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)


Senior Project Manager qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, 6 years project management experience, and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. 
In lieu of degree and/or certification, additional relevant work experience required.


Advanced: 

Project management skills (proficient with Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge)

·     Analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills

·     Time management skills

·     Teaming, negotiation and conflict resolution skills

·     Budgeting/financial analysis skills (estimating, tracking, forecasting, issue identification)

·     Facilitation skills

·     Communication skills

·     MS Project skills

·     MS Office Suite skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)


Preferred:

·     Understanding of worker’s compensation industry

·     Understanding of NCCI’s business processes and systems

·     MBA

We require a drug screen and background check.

EEO / Smoke free environment