Project Manager Coordinator at Kemper (Jacksonville, FL)

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Kemper is one of the nation's leading specialized insurers. Our success is a direct reflection of the talented and diverse people who make a positive difference in the lives of our customers every day. We believe a high-performing culture, valuable opportunities for personal development and professional challenge, and a healthy work-life balance can be highly motivating and productive. Kemper's products and services are making a real difference to our customers, who have unique and evolving needs. By joining our team, you are helping to provide an experience to our stakeholders that delivers on our promises.

Are you looking to further your career in Project Management? Kemper is seeking a Project Coordinator to work on our Corporate Systems PMO team.

Responsibilities

Partnering with IT and multiple lines of business, you will work with an exceptional team of program and project managers to execute and deliver IT business value in support of Kemper's mission and strategic objectives. You will be responsible for supporting program managers in large initiatives, through documentation and project deliverables, meeting preparation support and at times running daily stand-up meetings. You will participate in the work involved in incorporating new and legacy technologies to implement changes that contribute to the organization's success. In this role, you will help execute PMO strategy and develop your skills through practical application in the leadership and coordination of various initiatives. Your excellent communication - written and verbal, relationship management, analytic abilities and organizational skills will be critical in working closely with project managers and stakeholders to deliver critical change to the enterprise. Being pro-active, thinking outside the box to resolve issues and supporting the operations team will help the Corporate IT PMO deliver first class services. This position will be physically located at our Jacksonville office once it is deemed safe to return.

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of Project support experience
  • Must have Office 365, SharePoint, Excel (preferable experience with pivot tables and writing scripts), PowerPoint expertise
  • Requires excellent writing, presentation, and communications skills
  • Strong problem-solving, interpersonal and time management skills are required.
  • ServiceNow experience preferred for PPM
  • Resource allocation, reporting knowledge with analytical skills a strong plus
  • Knowledge of software project management standards, processes, procedures, and guidelines preferred
  • Experience with Jira or Confluence preferred, not mandatory
  • Insurance company experience a plus
  • Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent related work experience
  • Any experience in either hosting training sessions or building a training module is a plus
  • Comfortable building relationships throughout the organization.

Kemper is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We are committed to supporting diversity and equality across our organization and we work diligently to maintain a workplace free from discrimination.

Kemper does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Kemper and Kemper will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

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More Information on Kemper
Kemper operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Chicago, IL. Kemper was founded in 1990. It has 6436 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 6 open jobs at Kemper, click here.
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