Project Manager/Insurance

  • Date Posted Aug 26, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 15046

Are you a self-motivated individual who is hardworking with proven work history? Are you a driven team player who is looking to join a fast-paced, high-growth, and energetic team? Are you that talented professional we are looking? If yes, Apply Soon!

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a Project Manager/Insurance who will be responsible for planning, managing and delivering distinct projects through all specific phases, in alignment with business and enterprise strategies. This candidate will provide leadership, direction and coaching to teams while partnering with business and executive stakeholders within a single or across multiple Lines of Business.

Responsibilities:

  • Engages executive sponsor to ensure active participation in project initiatives
  • Engages appropriate stakeholders to identify and manage required outcomes of projects for the business
  • Establishes effective project oversight and other governance bodies, and engages the correct levels to support the direction of the project
  • Provides ongoing communication to key stakeholders, including the Project Sponsor, Business Project Owner, Program Manager and Portfolio Manager to ensure they are aware of significant changes to the project status in a timely manner
  • Responds to inquiries and escalates concerns from stakeholders at all levels in the organization (technical, business, Senior and Executive Management)
  • Provides advice and guidance to business partners and project team as required regarding best practices in project management
  • Applies Organizational Change Management principles and practices in order to effectively manage the people side of change (e.g., stakeholder analysis, business process management, people readiness, sustainment planning, etc.)
  • Communicates project summary, status, financials, etc. to appropriate high-level executives at the Bank
  • Collaborates with the appropriate partners to ensure required resources are assigned to the project for successful delivery
  • Assesses and ensures that customer experience/stakeholder implications are appropriately managed
  • Builds consensus and relationships with the project team and business
  • Leads the project team, stakeholders and key project deliverables

Desired skill set:

  • 5 years of previous work experience with financials and month-end activities such as forecasting
  • 5 years of hands-on experience with Clarity
  • Proactive and highly motivated individual who can work independently and in a team environment
  • Solid experience with Advanced MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Visio and Project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field

Nice to have:

  • PMP Certification
  • 5 years of experience with Jira and Confluence
  • Experience in SAFe 
  • 5 years of solid experience in the Insurance Industry

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