Senior Project Manager - IT

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Senior Project Manager

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies is a P&C subsidiary of National Indemnity Company, supported by 1,200 employees. BH GUARD writes small commercial insurance solutions including workers compensation, business owners policies, commercial auto, commercial umbrella, professional liability, and personal lines including homeowners/personal umbrella with a national footprint, distributing its products primarily through independent retail agents with over $2.2 Billion of in-force premium. BH GUARD Insurance Companies are rated A+ (Excellent) by AMBest.

We are seeing a Senior Project Manager to oversee the implementation of IT projects. In this role, you will lead meetings and workshops, enhance cross-functional collaboration, facilitate communication, and influence outcomes across underwriting, claims, actuarial, analytics, product development, and operations, The successful candidate will have 8+ years of experience in project management, with at least 5 years of demonstrated results in the insurance industry, including success leading and managing complex cross-functional projects from idea to post-deployment. The position can be located in either Wilkes-Barre, PA, Philadelphia, PA or Parsippany, NJ.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and implement project plans, backlogs, RAID logs, resource plans, and other project management artifacts
  • Lead meetings and workshops with cross-functional team members; develop strategies to enhance cross-functional collaboration
  • Responsible for facilitating communication and influencing outcomes across underwriting, claims, actuarial, analytics, product development, operations, et al.
  • Responsible from project initiation phase to completion; responsible for establishing key metrics, monitoring execution, and reporting on results
  • Proactively step into address critical needs as they arise throughout the project's lifecycle

Qualifications

  • Successful candidates will possess the following skills/capabilities:
  • Bachelor's degree (required), master's degree (preferred)
  • 8+ years of experience in project/program management
  • 5+ years of demonstrated results in the insurance industry
  • Success in leading and managing complex, cross-functional projects from idea to post-deployment
  • Proven track record managing off-track projects back to on-track through communication and action mitigating.
  • A self-motivated individual able to work with varying organizational and geographic styles
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate at all levels of the organization
  • Enjoys being a team player and collaborating in the creation of entirely new products and business models
  • Agility to work across multiple internal teams and multiple assignments in a dynamic environment
  • Experience producing project artifacts including but not limited to project plans, requirements documents, functional specifications, and data mapping and process flows
  • Consulting and collaborative working style creating a culture of accountability and sharing

Salary Range: 100,000.00.00-$300,000.00 USD with performance-based bonus potential

The successful candidate is expected to work in one of our offices 3-4 days per week and also be available for travel as required.

The annual base salary range posted represents a broad range of salaries around the U.S. and is subject to many factors including but not limited to credentials, education, experience, geographic location, job responsibilities, performance, skills and/or training.

More Information on Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies
Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies operates in the Insurance industry. The company is located in Wilkes-Barre, PA. Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies was founded in 1989. It has 708 total employees. To see all 11 open jobs at Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, click here.
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