Project Manager - Annuities

HCR Group, Inc.
New York, NY
Sep 13, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

The Project Manager will conduct Business Analysis and provide Project Management support to the Director of the Product PMO and the Project Management & Development team in Retail Annuities.

The Project Manager will be heavily involved in holistic project planning with respect to the execution of Retail Annuity product development plans. This entails product development project scoping, planning and execution from ideation through development & distribution. The Project Manager will also aid in the development of a scalable Project Portfolio Management standard and PMO reporting processes to ensure proper due diligence and organizational transparency for products we bring to market. The Project Manager also plays a primary role interfacing and coordinating with IT project managers, product managers, actuaries and marketing managers to ensure project plans are executed appropriately within the specified constraints of time and cost.

Primary Responsibilities:

-Supports the product management team by leading and managing product development initiatives through coordination with product managers, actuaries, marketing managers and other key functional areas

-Coordinates and facilitate all project activities in conjunction with the IT PMO to ensure successful delivery of projects

-Coordinates with business partners, vendors, and other relevant areas

-Aids in the development of project plans, schedules and reports, as needed

-Documents requirements; evaluates and analyzes information and communicates and collaborates with stakeholders

-Ongoing assessment and reporting of project risk across all development efforts

-Tracks and maintains outstanding issues list and meets with product managers on a regular basis to address open issues and discuss status

-Assists the Director of the Product PMO in the ongoing development of the project management office

-Develop and follow PMO standards for reporting and execution

Required Qualifications:

-PMP Certification is required.

-Annuity product knowledge from prior experience in IT, Product Development or Distribution is required

-Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent skills and experience

-Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience as a Project Manager

-Demonstrated ability to work within all levels of the organization, and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure while providing a positive image

-Ability to manage conflicting and competing project schedules and deliverables

-Solid understanding of processes, procedures and governance required to deliver a large-scale project

-Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to respond to changing needs and shifting priorities

-Ability to clearly articulate issues, challenges & risks in a clear and concise manner to stakeholders at various levels

-Detail oriented with ability to summarize and effectively communicate and present to senior leaders

-Demonstrates high energy and a passion for work

-Goal oriented, self-managed and motivated

-Excellent PC skills in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, MS Project Professional and SharePoint

Company Description
HCR Group places both direct hire personnel and consultants around the country.

New York, NY


Tue, 12 Sep 2017 13:20:02 PDT