Senior IT Project Manager

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Job Title:
Senior IT Project Manager
Position ID:
J1119-0858
Job Type:
Permanent Part Time
Division:
Project Management Office
Region:
Ontario
Posting Language:
E
Job Category:
Information Technology
Number of Positions:
1
Closing Date:
31/12/2019

Keeping You Moving

RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups with over 300 years of experience and over 20 million customers worldwide.Our people are committed to building a dynamic internal culture where our people love what they do and feel motivated to keep things moving – for customers, for their colleagues and as part of their own growth and development. In RSA, employing positive people is how we achieve success. You will be working in an environment that encourages you to do great work and you constantly will be faced with fresh challenges that have a direct impact on our business. We believe your personality and passion will keep RSA and our business moving forward. At RSA we have a culture that supports and rewards high performance with a competitive reward policy for top performers. Our rewards package includes competitive compensation, work / life balance, opportunities to learn and the chance to make a difference working for a worldwide industry leader.At RSA Canada, our purpose is to Make Life Better Together and we do that every day through our commitments to our people, our customers and our partners. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, fair, and accessible environment where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential and where everyone feels comfortable being their true selves. We hire on the basis of merit and we are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, as well as equal access to training and promotion opportunities.

Position Overview:

The Project Manager is an IT/PMO and Business Project Manager with overall accountability for the successful delivery of one or more concurrent projects. This includes all facets of project delivery including stakeholder management, project / program governance, scope, schedule, budget, issue and risk management.

Who you are

Your enthusiasm is infectious. You challenge the status quo. You find solutions to problems. You go the extra mile to exceed customers’ expectations. You get things done the right way. You represent our brand with passion and pride. You are a team player. You have fun and you make work fun for those working around you.

What you will achieve in this role

• Plans and directs medium/large IT and Business projects of moderate to high complexity independently
• Develops project management documents and plans within the Project Management Governance Process and Gating Framework including Project Charter, Scope, Schedule, Budget, Quality, Resourcing, Communication, Risk, and Procurement where required
• Provides formalized, continuing work direction and leadership to an assigned team that may include business experts, developers, business analysts, and technical specialists including the scheduling, assignment and review of project work
• Provide management of and direction to vendor partners to facilitate the scheduling, assignment and review of project/enhancement work
• Tracks, monitors, and communicates project progress against the project management plan, requirements, quality measures, standard processes, and milestones
• Oversees and is accountable for ensuring project is delivered within project cost management budget and schedule
• Coordinates input, support, and communication with all functional/business areas that impact project/enhancement scope, business value, risk and resource requirements including PMO reporting and project steering committees
• Involved in the execution of the technically complex aspects of assigned projects
• Effectively resolves project related issues, facilitates/negotiates resolution with key project stakeholders and escalates/communicates issues appropriately
• Leading multiple projects concurrently
• Occasional evening and weekend work may be required to meet project deadlines
• Carry out complex work requirements as generally directed by Practice Leader while working largely autonomously to meet needs of teams, projects and timelines
• Takes a leadership role within the Practice mentoring and guiding other project managers and will include direct reporting responsibilities

What you bring to this role

• University or college degree/diploma or equivalent training or experience
• At least 10 years of progressive experience in various aspects of Information Technology delivery and Business Project management – including Program Management experience
• Experience with P&C, Life, or Banking (P&C is preferred) Claims experience and knowledge an asset
• Experience with Guidewire Technologies and complex technology integration projects
• Thorough knowledge of Project Management practices (one or more methods) and thorough knowledge of various SDLC models
• PMP certified or equivalent
• Active and enthusiastic participant including personal development and seeking out teaching/coaching opportunities
• Strong financial and business acumen
• Strong communication skills, oral and written
• Excellent influencing and negotiating experience including stakeholder management
• Knowledge of property casualty insurance business, preferably from a business process perspective
• Ability and willingness to work under pressure for sustained periods of time on potentially multiple projects

Other Information

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.We invite you to learn more about us at our Career Site, www.rsagroup.ca, where you can apply on line. RSA group of Companies is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of the LGBT community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.RSA group of Companies will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email AODA@RSAGROUP.CA or call us at toll free 1 (800)-855-0511. Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.

Johnson is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.