Friday, April 23, 2021

Fully Remote | Sr. IT Project Manager | Long Term Contract

 Fully Remote | Sr. IT Project Manager | Long Term Contract | Alpharetta,  Georgia

REMOTE POSITION - Candidate must be ready to work in EST time zone


• Understanding of business continuity, CRM, and the insurance industry
• Excellent communication skills.

Project Manager – IT Management Services

A. Role Description

The Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and completion of projects that execute within the IT CRM & Business Continuity domains. They are responsible for creating and managing the supporting project plans, business expectations, steering committees, budget, risks and issues and in general, all the project governance mechanisms we employ at AXIS. The Project Manager must be effective at leading and guiding the work of project delivery teams, serving as a liaison between project/business owners and technical stakeholders, and monitoring progress to assure scope, schedule and budget targets are met.

The Project Manager reports to the IT Program Management Office. In this position, a resource is responsible for leading Business Continuity projects with respect to AXIS’ external processes and capabilities with brokers and partners. Position requires broad understanding of application development and customer relationship management, processes, and services, and in addition coordinating with strategic sourcing partners and leading onshore and offshore delivery teams.

B. Responsibilities

 Responsible for preparing the overall project plan, development and execution of deliverables, and budgeting

 Oversee all project delivery activities and serve as the main point of contact for project resources, stakeholders, and 3rd party vendors

 Document all project milestones within the project plan

 Monitor and report on project scope, schedule, and budget

 Coordinate internal resources and 3rd parties/vendors for project execution

 Identify and manage project dependencies

 Assess and manage risk for the project, develop and implement mitigation plans

 Responsible for the preparation and submission of weekly, monthly, or quarterly project status reports

 Communicate to project sponsors, steering committees, team members and other key stakeholders; delivering audience appropriate messages

C. Required Skills and Qualifications

 10 or more years of relevant professional experience; financial services or insurance experience “plus”

 7 or more years experience with project management, coordinating and executing IT projects

 General understanding of business continuity, CRM, and the insurance industry

 Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills

 Possess strong project management (planning, organizing, monitoring, reporting) skills

 Knowledge of the IT Project Lifecycle, especially with regard to planning and initiation, delivery, testing, & problem resolution

 Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently on a regular basis

 Budget / Financial Management

 Bachelor’s degree in Business or Computer Science

 Experience managing vendors working within an infrastructure outsourcing model

 PMP, PgMP, Six Sigma certification (or similar relevant credential) preferred;

 Communication, leadership, team building, influencing, decision making, negotiation, interpersonal skills, detail oriented, organization

 Ability to adapt quickly to new environments, and a fast learner
Must Have
Required Education/Training & Experience
Bachelor's DegreeNo
Nice to Have
Required Education/Training & Experience
7 + year's experience in related field
AXIS Internal Job Title 
IT Project Manager
Interested candidates can reply with updated resume. 
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Best Regards,
Alden  Rastogi