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Project Manager II

Company: Vertafore
Location: East Lansing
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionLooking for a career in Technology? We have opportunities right here in mid-Michigan! Vertafore is looking for talented people to join our team in Michigan. Our dynamic environment provides professional development, fast upward mobility, and exposure to the latest and greatest in technology.

Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solution are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships. Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success. Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., including East Lansing, Michigan – we are minutes from Michigan State University, Lansing Community College, and Cooley Law School! JOB DESCRIPTION Vertafore is seeking a Senior Project Manager with expertise in managing strategic implementations and projects. If you thrive at leading successful project implementations and have a passion for building strong client relationships, we want you to join our team! The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall direction, planning, implementation, execution, monitoring and completion of multiple projects ensuring consistency with Vertafore's mission, strategy, values, commitments and goals. Core Responsibilities: • Manage the project from beginning to end • Act as the liaison between customer and internal teams • Communicate project deliverables at all levels, and make sure items are executed on time, to budget, with high quality • Manage resources assigned to your projects and the schedule of work for all phases. • Manage changes in project scope including documenting and explaining implications of changes so they are clearly understood and approved • Manage expectations with customers and internal team to successfully deliver projects. • Compile and maintain professional executive status reports and required project documentation • Communicate with the customer to ensure progress is being made and concerns are managed promptly • Address difficult and/or escalated situations with minimal leadership involvement to an effective resolution • Proactively learn and understand Vertafore software and the mechanics of their implementation and deployment • Provide outstanding project team leadership to achieve, schedule, budget and scope performance • Be part of project teams implementing Vertafore products and delivering Professional Services • Manage multiple consulting engagements concurrently • Analyze business operations and methodology to develop best practices • Recommend solutions for customer pain points, gaps, needs, goals • Applies a more focused set of techniques with greater levels of expertise to resolve extremely complex business problems • SME and coach for multiple products and services • Work with teams in India and the US Core Qualifications: • Minimum 6 years of customer facing project management experience (preferably within a software environment) • Bachelor's degree preferred or commensurate experience • Tech savvy, advance knowledge of Microsoft Office required • Relevant PM certification preferred • Agile experience preferred • Highly organized and have proven ability to monitor project budget vs. actuals and can forecast project revenues and expenditures • Proven track record of building, developing and growing business relationships vital to the success of the project in person and remotely • Knowledge of insurance business practices and compliance preferred • Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to effectively engage and influence at all levels, and ability to effectively handle crucial conversations and manage conflict resolution • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and tasks to meet deadlines • Excellent presentation and communications skills, both written and verbal • Outstanding time management skills • Ability to effectively problem solve, react to situations decisively and effectively Additional Requirements and Details: • Travel required up to 25% of the time• Located and working from an office location. Note: Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19 and are scheduled to re-open in 2022• Ability to work remote with a stable internet connection on an as needed basis• Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds• Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.)• Frequent sitting and/or standing

Keywords: Vertafore, East Lansing , Project Manager II, Executive , East Lansing, Michigan

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