02 Sep
Guidewire Project Manager
Georgia, Alpharetta , 30009 Alpharetta USA

VDart Inc is the leading global provider of digital solutions, products and talent management company providing digital technology solutions in Automotive, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities and Healthcare Industries. Led by a strong global team located across 10 countries including USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, Japan, Australia & India. We are currently accepting applications from staffing firms for our Preferred Partner Program, where we align niche staffing firms with specific verticals based on their strengths. Role: Guidewire Project Manager Location: Alpharetta, GA; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Colorado Springs, CO; Conshohocken, PA; Dallas, TX; Florham Park, NJ; Jacksonville, IL; Lenexa, KS; Lubbock, TX; Mt Juliet, TN; New Hyde Park, NY; New York, NY; Purchase, NY; Topeka, KS Project Management for Application related projects; preferably Guidewire Claim Center experience and/or P&C Claims and Policy admin systems related experience. ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing IT projects on a day-to-day basis using the Project Management Life Cycle process and deliverables.
  • Develop and manage plans/schedules/deliverables for small to large sized projects
  • Manage project timelines, activities, resources, and budgets
  • Provide regular status updates and Executive Status updates as needed
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and negotiate with project stakeholders to determine most accurate and appropriate definition of project scope and schedule
  • Work closely with technical resources and business analysts in the interpretation of requirements and the translation into design specifications
  • Liaise between developers, architects, business analysts and QA analysts. Foster clear communication between the disciplines
  • Ensure that projects comply with audit requirements
  • Work closely with outsourced development vendors as needed
  • Track performance against objectives and develop corrective strategies when objectives are not being met.
  • Maintain relevant metrics to provide transparency on team performance
  • Resolve conflicting priories in scope, schedule, and cost for projects among various stakeholder groups
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Remove impediments by engaging the right personnel and/or finding the right solution
  • Additional projects and assignments as needed
TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Strong background in IT project management with detailed knowledge of the software development life cycle methodologies
  • Background in Admitted Commercial Insurance and Reinsurance desired
  • Proven experience managing small to mid-sized IT projects independently
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects which span both business and IT disciplines
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills with an ability to effectively manage cross-functional team discussions
  • Strong management skills with an ability to achieve results in a matrix management environment
  • Ability to translate business needs into IT deliverables
  • Strong business planning, organizing, prioritizing and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully apply Waterfall and Agile SDLC methodologies
  • Multi-disciplinary information technology familiarity with proven systems deployment experience
  • Experience using PM tools (MS Project, SharePoint, VSTS, etc.)
  • BS Degree/Equivalent (Technology focus preferable)
Key Skills: Project Manager, policy admin, Guidewire, Claim Center. Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you. We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. VDart Inc Alpharetta, GA Follow us on Twitter for the hottest positions: @VDartJobs Follow us on Twitter: @vdartinc


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