Project Manager

Modis | Woodland Hills, CA

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Project Manager (Non-Technical) Job located in Woodland Hills, CA
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This Project Manager (Non-Technical) Job located in Woodland Hills, CA is with a Fortune 100 Financial company that provides insurance products for commercial, institutional and individual customers. Also provides life insurance and retirement services in the US.
The purpose of this position is to facilitate the development and implementation of business solutions for Annuity Services in the most effective and efficient manner. Responsible for providing leadership and performing project management duties to develop and transform business goals and objectives into executable project plans. This position is involved with Programming/IT Staff and Business areas in coordination from the initial phase to final implementation of a project.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Execute business strategy and plans to enhance current servicing capabilities and to generate superior ROI.
  • Execute rigorous business analysis and project management methodology to deliver the most viable business solutions and options to the associated business units, which are: strategically aligned, customer and market driven, supported by a sound business case, and are cost effective and value-added.
  • Establish a Cost/Benefit analysis to derive estimates for return on investment in support of system enhancements. Will be responsible for the business analysis in order to deliver the most viable business solutions and options which are supported by a sound business case.
  • Lead, plan, coordinate and manage complex projects and systems changes into production.
  • Facilitate communication between business and technical staff to ensure effective and efficient implementation and communication of results. Utilize negotiation skills.
  • Manage upper management’s expectations throughout implementation of projects, including assessing and communicating business and technical risks.
  • Plan resource assignments and provide guidance to project team members.
  • Enhance the project management process to achieve business objectives.
Project Planning
  • Implement project planning to assess, align and leverage internal resources and capabilities for service projects associated with the business, distribution channel and service model objectives.
  • Deliver customer, competitor, Industry, vendor and service analysis to assess trends and opportunity for improvements. Need to gain competitive/Industry information and solution options for deriving best practice business and servicing solutions.
  • Provide outsourcing and insourcing analysis to provide business leaders and management with cost effective options and to help achieve cost leadership and servicing objectives.
  • Business Continuity Planning – Implement planning and preparations necessary to: identify the impact and severity of a potential loss, formulate and implement viable business recovery plans that ensures continuity of services and standards, and to administer a comprehensive training, testing and maintenance program.
Business Analysis
  • Must be able to define and coordinate user and business requirements, analyze solutions, develop business case justifications and submit recommendations for annuity service improvements.
  • Collaborate with users, information technology resources, sponsors and business users to ensure delivery of required outcomes and capabilities.
  • Evaluate all options available and identify the pros and cons for each option as they relate to system processing, business processing, time and cost and recommend the best possible solutions and estimates. Understand impacts to the enterprise wide environment.
  • Identify and implement best practice business solutions and technologies to support management objectives.
Quality Assurance
  • Monitor and report on project progress, prioritization, open issues, risks and problem resolution.
  • Manage and conduct functionality, user acceptance testing for service applications and databases and analyze results against business requirements.
If this Project Manager (Non-Technical) Job located in Woodland Hills, CA is a good fit for you, please submit your resume!

Job Type: Part Time
Employment Type: Contract

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