Operations Project Manager

Alliant Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 4 weeks ago

With a history dating back to 1925, Alliant Insurance Services is one of the nation's leading distributors of diversified insurance products and services. As one of the 10 largest insurance brokerage firms in the U.S., Alliant operates through a national network of offices providing property and casualty, workers' compensation, employee benefits, surety, and financial products and services to clients nationwide.

More information is available on the company's web site at: www.alliant.com.

SUMMARY

Responsible for overseeing overall project pipeline, coordinating activities and reporting on success metrics for the National Employee Benefits group. Ensures appropriate communication, project support, resources and delivery to meet stakeholder expectations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides overarching coordination of multiple projections competing for a limited resources; integrating activities with other project managers as needed;

  • Identifies and addresses capacity issues; adjusting schedules and expectations as needed;

  • Coordinates timing of field communication, program/product launches and staff training across National Employee Benefits to ensure optimal engagement and success;

  • Provides routine reporting on KPIs for all practice areas, programs and products within National Employee Benefits;

  • Partners with internal resources to ensure project-related activities are carried out in accordance with requirements, specifications, schedules, and budgets;

  • Tracks project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long term goals;

  • As needed, creates and manages project implementation plans, which includes but is not limited to, deliverables and milestones;

  • Creates project controls such as action item lists, risk logs, issues logs, change control and decision logs;

  • Acts as point person for project level communications that will keep sponsors, stakeholders, business partners, and team leads informed on matters including, progress to plan, key milestones, integration efforts/needs across the program and/or project, risks, issues, etc.;

  • Seeks opportunities to implement process improvements within the department;

  • Translates the vision and requests of functional leadership with accuracy to vendors;

  • Evaluates and provides input and direction in the vendor selection process to support projects and initiatives;

  • Complies with agency management system data standards and data integrity (enters and maintains complete and accurate information);

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Minimum of 5 years' experience working in a project management capacity

PMP certification preferred

Valid insurance license preferred

SKILLS

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Good customer service skills, including telephone and listening skills

Excellent problem solving and time management skills including the ability to work independently

Ability to work within team and to foster teamwork

Ability to prioritize work for multiple projects, deadlines and owners

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

We are proud to provide comprehensive, high quality employee programs to meet employees' needs now and in the future, including a very competitive financial package. We encourage you to explore what we have to offer.

For immediate consideration for this position, please click on the "Submit Resume" button.

Alliant Insurance Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

If you are applying for a job and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call our Career Center at 1-877-901-9473 and let us know the nature of your request and contact information.

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