Associate Business Unit Project Manager

York, Pennsylvania
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Oct 02, 2020
Dec 01, 2020
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The Business Unit Project Manager manages the key aspects of project planning, implementation, and execution for the Operational Client Services departmental projects and key initiatives. Projects may vary as small/medium projects with moderate risk and complexity as well as portions of high-risk, larger projects. The Business Unit Project Manager will also work with various team members and internal customers by coordinating and carrying out the project/implementation plan and delivering the expected objectives in a timely manner, producing the expected outcome with high-quality results.

Why You Should Consider This Role:

  • You are a self-starter, organized and can anticipate business deliverables

  • You can multi-task and prioritize initiatives while meeting deadlines

  • You are authentic and love fostering relationships in changing landscapes

  • You value the autonomy to use common sense and good judgment to make decisions

  • You are comfortable dealing with multiple priorities

What You Will Like

  • The people we care

  • The diversity - every day is different

  • The excitement we focus on What Matters Most to our customers

  • The difference in the value Assurant places on strong leadership

  • The opportunity to learn, grow and advance within our fortune 500 global company

  • Competitive salary

The Details:

  • Works semi-independently under guidance of more senior staff/mgmt. to plan and organize project strategy

  • May schedule or lead calls regarding activity

  • Documents business requirements as identified by Stakeholders

  • Maintain or provide updates to task plans

  • Coordinate activities with Operations to ensure project remains on schedule and in accordance with project plan

  • Represent Assurant when needed during project meetings

  • Monitors progress through review of implementation schedules. Escalates when initiative goals are not being met

  • Provide administrative support as needed for the Staff and Senior PM (assist with facilitation of meetings, updates to project plans, project initiation documents, etc.)

  • Work with project teams and business partners to ensure that risks are identified, and appropriate risk management techniques are followed through the project life cycle

  • Identify, help resolve, and report relevant issues and delays to management and project stakeholders.

What You Should Know About Us:

  • Our uncompromising values- Common Sense, Common Decency, Uncommon Thinking, and Uncommon Results guide the way we support our customers and work with one another

  • We are a Fortune 500 company employing approximately 15,000 people in 21 countries

  • We have over 125 years of experience innovating and adapting to the changing needs of our customers

The Ideal Candidate Will Have

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration or related field

  • 3 + years Project Management business experience preferably in a financial services/ insurance environment

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma tools and methodologies - required | Green Belt certification (a plus)

  • Understanding of all stages of project life cycle

  • CAPM Certification (is a plus)

  • Superior problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to shift priorities and align activities to meet organizational goals

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently

  • Collaborate through cross-functional teams to deliver results

  • Able to work independently and be a critical thinker

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills | Effective presentations skills

  • Ability to follow up on requests continually and tactfully until successful conclusion of appointed task(s)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)

  • Ability to travel 10% (Once travel restrictions are lifted)



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