Information Technology (IT) Project Manager, AVP
AXIS Insurance - Alpharetta, GA

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Position Summary:
Plans, defines and executes IT projects in support of key Insurance and Reinsurance businesses. A qualified candidate may run projects and portfolios simultaneously.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts research and analysis to quantify business opportunities and issues, and develops formal recommendations for presentation to Business and IT management
  • Executes and manages project plans, including schedule, cost, resources, issues and risks.
  • Works with customer & suppliers to generate solutions to issues and then plans/implements those solutions
  • May lead efforts to develop new or revised processes/procedures for the assigned customer area(s)
  • Has strong company/product knowledge and works with senior-level project managers to assist senior management on complex projects
  • May supervise project sub-teams and may train and develop less experienced team members
  • Serves as liaison between team members and functional area management requesting project
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Education/Training & Experience:

  • Associate’s degree in Computer Science or related field required; Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Strong and proven understanding in project management practices, methodologies and concepts
  • Strong and proven understanding of general concepts within technology infrastructure, e.g., networks, storage, servers, data centers, telephony, service desk, SDLC etc.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Typically requires at least 7 to 10 years experience in a project management role
  • Insurance and Reinsurance industry preferred
  • Business Intelligence experience a plus

Other desired skills and characteristics:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), and MS Project.
  • Strong negotiation and presentation skills
  • Works independently with limited direction from manager
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at various levels of the organization
  • Analytical & creative abilities to synthesize user requirements and available technology solutions
  • Provides organization and leadership to project team

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AXIS is a global insurer and reinsurer, providing clients and distribution partners with a broad range of specialized risk transfer products...