Sr IT Project Manager

Allianz Life

Manages one to three projects of diverse scope across functional areas or multiple systems. Projects may be medium or large sized projects. Has latitude for independent actions or decisions.

• Deliver projects on time and within budget, which meet strategic and business requirements.~crlf~• Create and maintain the Project Team Working Agreement (TWA) and detailed project schedule; identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and tasks. Understand the value and benefits of why the project is needed. Formulate and define the problem, scope, impacts and objectives of the project. Perform project schedule analysis to identify critical path and resource issues. Prepare high level estimates (time, resources, cost) as needed, confirming with others who have experience in the affected areas. Identify skills needed and work with functional managers to assure complete and appropriate resourcing. Ensure project scope delivers benefits expected.~crlf~• Create a comprehensive communication plan that includes both internal and external project communication documents, meetings, and reporting requirements, including maintenance of the project data in the Project Portfolio database.~crlf~• Manage the project(s) from initiation through delivery, warranty and closure. Collect and report on plan-to-actual progress to the project schedule, at individual project task and overall program/project levels. Manage project documentation within the project notebook, including status reports, meeting minutes, risks, issues, decisions, action items and other communications. Plan and manage successful change implementation, including standard operating procedures, change communication and any organizational change efforts introduced by the project and ensure post production changes are sustainable and work properly. Manage the project budget. Identify risks and issues; drive risks and issues to resolution. Assure compliance with company project management policies and standards. Build relationships with project stakeholders, including project sponsor and executive sponsor to ensure meeting customer expectations and continue to refine and manage to those expectations through the life of the project. Consult with management on an on-going basis to maintain strategic link to business needs. Proactively monitor changes to scope, schedule budget, etc. while minimizing impacts.~crlf~• Integrate best practices, project standards, procedures, and quality objectives, including metrics to assess progress into projects and provide feedback for improvement.~crlf~• Coach and mentor less experienced colleagues across functional project management teams and within project teams.~crlf~

Experience:~crlf~• 5+ years: Expert knowledge and understanding of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) for IT Projects, PMLC (Project Management Life Cycle), and agile project delivery.~crlf~~crlf~Education~crlf~• Four-year degree required or equivalent work experience.~crlf~~crlf~Licenses/Certifications/Other~crlf~• PMP Certification preferred.~crlf~

At Allianz, we foster a workplace where every person feels welcome, connected and valued.

Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 85 million private and corporate customers and more than 142,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.~crlf~~crlf~Allianz is an equal opportunity employer. Everybody is welcome, regardless of other characteristics such as gender, age, origin, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation.

Retiring with financial security. Living life with confidence. At Allianz Life®, every employee knows these are the things that matter. To do what matters means giving employees the tools and opportunities they need to create innovative, industry-leading products, to discover and embrace new trends, and to strengthen the customer experience. As a company, it means creating a culture that is inclusive, where doing the right thing comes naturally, and promoting an environment that develops talent, seeks excellence, encourages smart risks, and recognizes and rewards people for their performance. Doing what matters for employees helps everyone focus on doing what matters most for our customers. Allianz Life. What you do here matters.

Why Allianz Life®? Because we hire people who are dedicated to doing what matters and we give you the quality training, support, and advancement opportunities you need to succeed. As a company known for its financial strength, we offer generous benefits, have a strong commitment to community involvement, a collaborative culture, and a unique level of energy. The result is engaged and more productive employees. From the very first day you join our team, you will know that your contributions are valued. We practice True Balance at our campus by providing a fun work environment, an on-site child development center, a fully staffed fitness center, and a variety of meal options in both our full-service cafe and bistro. And all medical, dental, and retirement benefits are effective the first day you join Allianz Life, so you can focus on what truly matters.~crlf~~crlf~An equal opportunity employer.~crlf~~crlf~


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