Project Manager

Overview

We are on the lookout for an experienced Project Manager that will be responsible for the planning, co-coordinating and managing a number of business change and  IT projects for large Insurance company in Dublin.

SUMMARY OF KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Project planning and governance, co-coordinating internal and external resources across different countries and business units
  • Ensuring all aspects of the project are delivered on time through careful and detailed work stream management. 
  • Plan, control and execute a project or set of related projects to meet identified business needs and deliver business value, acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, timescales and quality
  • Provide overall project leadership for all projects of different sizes and complexity, providing a view of schedule, issues & risks, and current project status.
  • Facilitation of client workshops to present and validate and achieve stakeholder consensus on business approaches, requirements or plans
  • Manage day-to-day relationship with internal and external stakeholders and resolution of all issues 
  • Own and manage communication and  governance with stakeholders 
  • Maintain and communicate project status to all stakeholders in reports and status meetings
  • Serve as a subject matter expert in routinely briefing key stakeholders on different aspects of assigned projects

SUMMARY OF ROLE COMPETENCIES

  • Behavioral Competencies
  • Responsible for the successful end-to-end delivery of complex cross-functional business and IT change projects that includes people, process, policy and technical changes
  • Willingness to be ‘hands-on’ when required 
  • Adaptability and flexibility to manage varying types and sizes of project
  • Demonstrate ability to form productive internal and external business relationships 
  • Ability and willingness to travel within Europe to execute responsibilities as necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, including proven ability to establish and run effective Steering Committees. Effective negotiation skills
  • Experience managing multiple internal and external stakeholders, preferably in a cross-border business environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills 
  • Experience of managing both business change and IT delivery projects
  • Experience of ‘on-boarding’ or business take-on projects involving outsourced service providers an advantage
  • Knowledge and experience of working in the insurance sector, preferably in a cross-border business environment, would be beneficial
  • A recognized project management qualification/membership would be advantageous but not essential
  • Background in consulting is an advantage but not a requirement for the role
  • European language skills (particularly Spanish or German) would be advantageous but not essential