VIEW JOBS10/1/2022 12:00:00 AM2022-12-30T00:00<p>Job Posting End Date: September 27</p><p>Unum is a company of people serving people. As one of the world's leading employee benefits providers and a Fortune 500 company, Unum's financial protection benefits help protect more than 36 million working people and their families from the financial impact of illness or injury. Unum's two distinct, but similarly focused US businesses - Unum US and Colonial Life - are each a market leader in making disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental, and vision insurance accessible in the workplace. Headquartered in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Unum also has significant US operations in Portland, Maine and Baton Rouge, Louisiana - and over 35 field offices nationwide. Colonial Life is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina with over 40 field offices nationwide.</p><p>General Summary:</p><p>This is the fourth level in a four level career path. This position is responsible for applying appropriate knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities to meet large, complex, cross-functional project requirements involving business applications, either automated or non-automated. Project activities include, but are not limited to, establishing clear and achievable objectives, planning and directing people to reach the objectives while balancing competing demands for quality, scope, time, and cost, and adapting to different concerns and expectations of stakeholders. A professional project manager should be able to manage a project without extensive knowledge of the subject matter. This position is responsible for mentoring others and contributing to continual improvement of project management knowledge and skill at the company.</p><p>Principal Duties and Responsibilities</p><p>Project Management</p><ul><li><p>Delivers results for large/complex/cross-functional project initiatives within established timeframes and quality measures.</p></li><li><p>Utilizes expert level project management skills and extensive knowledge of the corporate standard system development methodology (or other industry methodology) to manage assigned projects.</p></li><li><p>Consults with business leaders to translate a project idea into a defined project with goals, objectives and scope.</p></li><li><p>Identifies resources needed, negotiates with people managers as required to lead project team, ensuring clarity of project roles and responsibilities, so that all project plans are completed within defined timeframes, meeting objectives and strategic goals.</p></li><li><p>Develops and implements communication and reporting mechanisms to manage issues, risks and timely delivery of initiative results. Translates project goals/objectives into a defined future state and project success measures that can be understood by project stakeholders, project team and others.</p></li><li><p>Ensures business needs and objectives are effectively captured in functional and non-functional business requirements for a system and/or process/workflow.</p></li><li><p>Oversees business requirements to meet expected business solutions and trace delivery of requirements through testing to final implementation. General understanding of business requirement management and quality management in order to meet expected business solutions.</p></li><li><p>Manages project quality through activities such as conducting appropriate reviews, obtaining approvals, and taking corrective action when necessary, with mentoring by a more experienced project manager, if applicable.</p></li><li><p>Ensures that project documentation is complete, current and Knowledge Managed (KM) appropriately.</p></li><li><p>Articulates project management best practices with peer group and others within Unum, as applicable.</p></li><li><p>Contribute to adjustments to the corporate system development methodology.</p></li><li><p>Proactively identifies barriers and resolves issues, determining contingency plans (executing as needed), while mitigating risk. Escalates issues to appropriate audiences for awareness and/or additional support.</p></li></ul><p>Leadership</p><ul><li><p>Proactively establishes and maintains cooperative, productive cross-functional partnerships on current project/deliverables and to prepare for future project opportunities.</p></li><li><p>Promotes the benefits of change and act as a catalyst for change across the corporation and adapts to changes imposed by others</p></li><li><p>Organizes and directs the activities of cross-functional project teams. Prioritize tasks to meet deliverables and commitments on time. Ensures that project member's time and experience is well utilized. Recommends alternatives/options to minimize any schedule delay.</p></li><li><p>Shares project experience/knowledge and mentor others across the corporation to help build project management skills</p></li></ul><p>Job Specifications</p><ul><li><p>Any combination of education or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree with seven years of project management experience.</p></li><li><p>PMP designation preferred</p></li><li><p>Extensive knowledge/understanding of the corporate methodology and a broad understanding/awareness of other methodologies.</p></li><li><p>Extensive knowledge of logical data model/management.</p></li><li><p>Extensive knowledge of Unum's products and businesses preferred.</p></li><li><p>Effectively uses technical project management tools</p></li><li><p>Exceptional ability to work effectively in a dynamic, rapidly changing business and technical environment.</p></li><li><p>Exceptional initiative and ability to set stretch goals.</p></li><li><p>Exceptional ability to negotiate effectively with business and IT partners on business requirements and timeframes on large initiatives.</p></li><li><p>Exceptional ability to rally support among peers and work effectively within challenging situations.</p></li><li><p>Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to balance the need to gather detail with the need to solve the problem</p></li><li><p>Exceptional general management skills including:</p></li><li><p>Conflict resolution and negotiation skills</p></li><li><p>Facilitation and elicitation skills</p></li><li><p>Exceptional consultative advisory skills.</p></li><li><p>Exceptional ability to effectively articulate difficult ideas and concepts through clear and concise verbal and/or written communication.</p></li><li><p>Exceptional ability to identify and apply different communication mediums based on a content and audience at all levels (both internal and external to Unum) to achieve intended goal.</p></li><li><p>Advanced PC skills required (Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.).</p></li></ul><p>Our company is built on helping individuals and families, and this starts with our employees. We want employees to maintain a positive balance, which is why we provide access to the benefits and resources they need to invest in themselves. From our onsite fitness facilities and generous paid time off to employee professional development programs, we are committed to helping employees live and work their best - both inside and outside the office.</p><p>Unum is an equal opportunity employer, considering all qualified applicants and employees for hiring, placement, and advancement, without regard to a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, genetic information, military status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or protected veteran status.</p><p>Company:</p><p>Unum</p><p>In accordance with Colorado's Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, if you are a resident of the state of Colorado and wish to review the salary information for a role posted in Colorado, please fill out the form below and our Unum HR representative will reply to your inquiry within three business days.</p><p>Colorado's Equal Pay For Equal Work Act</p><p>In accordance with New York City Human Rights Law, if you wish to review the salary information for a role posted in New York City, please fill out this form and our Unum HR representative will reply to your inquiry within three business days.</p><p>New York City Human Rights Law</p><br>Unum GroupPortlandME
VIEW JOBS9/29/2022 12:00:00 AM2022-12-28T00:00<p>FirstLight is seeking a Customer Project Manager to join our growing team!</p><p>Acts as the single point of contact for assigned customer accounts which typically have a large revenue scope, have complex product needs, or require significant project administration due to the size of the telecommunications solution. Manages any interactions from the customer order through billing to ensure highest levels of customer satisfaction.</p><p>We offer a competitive base salary as well as an outstanding benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid training, and paid time off.</p><p>Essential Duties and Responsibilities:</p><ul><li><p>Responsible for implementation of complex telecommunication solutions which includes, but not limited to, creating and maintaining detailed project schedules, understanding unique aspects of projects as well as having working knowledge of the technical and operational specifications.</p></li><li><p>Owns and manages all customer communications or escalations pertaining to implementation of telecommunication service(s).</p></li><li><p>Communicates order status in a timely manner to customers via conference call, emails and phone calls.</p></li><li><p>Subject matter expert (SME) with regards to customer contracts, understands all aspects of the customer contract, processes, and any other nuances.</p></li><li><p>Delivers project status and presentations to the customers on a weekly or monthly basis depending upon customer requirements, which is delivered via electronic presentations or in person meetings.</p></li><li><p>The ability to prioritize, organize and exhibits excellent time management skills</p></li></ul><p>Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:</p><ul><li><p>Must have a telecommunications background. An understanding of Metro Ethernet and wireless backhaul implementation.</p></li><li><p>Experienced in interfacing with internal and external customers alike</p></li><li><p>Ability to focus and deliver pro-actively in a dynamic, multi-tasking, fast-paced environment</p></li><li><p>Demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate across organizational boundaries</p></li><li><p>Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills</p></li><li><p>Strong PC skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint</p></li><li><p>Should demonstrate a keen attention to detail. Must be self-directed, understand the requirements, and take the initiative to complete tasks or assignments with little or no direction</p></li></ul><p>Education and/or Experience:</p><ul><li><p>Experience: 5+ yrs. of telecommunications project/order management experience</p></li><li><p>Field of Study: Business, Telecom, or related field</p></li><li><p>Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.</p></li><li><p>Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.</p></li></ul><p>About FirstLight:</p><p>FirstLight, headquartered in Albany, New York, provides fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast connecting more than 13,000 locations in service with more than 125,000 locations serviceable by our more than 25,000-route mile network. FirstLight offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications products featuring a comprehensive portfolio of high bandwidth connectivity solutions including Ethernet, wavelength, and dark fiber services as well as dedicated Internet access solutions, data center, cloud and voice services. FirstLight's clientele includes national cellular providers and wireline carriers and many leading enterprises, spanning high tech manufacturing and research, hospitals and healthcare, banking and financial, secondary education, colleges and universities, and local and state governments.</p><p>FirstLight Fiber is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with state and federal laws, FirstLight's equal opportunity policy is that all applicants and employees are treated equally by the company with respect to employment opportunities, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or veteran disability.</p><br>Finger Lakes Technologies GrpPortlandME
VIEW JOBS9/18/2022 12:00:00 AM2022-12-17T00:00<p>Woodard & Curran is a national engineering, science, and operations firm with a simple vision for clean water, a safe environment, healthy communities, and happy people. As an employee-owned company, we strive to cultivate diverse teams and encourage collaboration in an equitable and inclusive culture. <br><br> We seek talented individuals from all backgrounds to help us address a broad range of water and environmental issues. We prioritize our people, offering opportunities for professional growth, ownership and flexibility. That's how we make a difference to our clients, people and planet.</p><p>Who We Are Looking For:</p><p>Woodard & Curran has a unique opportunity to join our environmental compliance team that is looking to grow the Maine region. Our Project Manager / Technical Manager opening offers the opportunity to build a team right from day one. We are looking for a business or technically minded environmental compliance professional that enjoys mentoring, coaching and leading a team, someone that is up for a challenge to grow a business, and build off the successes of our established teams and services across all areas of the company.</p><p>What You Will Be Doing At Woodard & Curran:</p><p>This role will be expected to be a solid contributor within the compliance services team, and ideally will serve in a leadership position both technically as well as with clients. The major responsibilities for this position include oversight, preparation, and completion of technical reports and documents including: <br><br> Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plans; Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plans (SWPPP); Facility Response Plans; environmental compliance reports; environmental management system program audits; federal, state, and municipal permits; and standard operating procedures. The candidate should feel comfortable providing permit and regulatory compliance training to clients and have the ability to perform technical analyses and calculations.</p><p>The ideal candidate should have project management and proposal experience and exhibit excellent written and oral skills. It is expected that the Project Manager will have experience identifying and capturing new project and client opportunities.</p><p>What You Will Need To Succeed:</p><ul><li><p>8+ years of technical experience leading and performing environmental compliance tasks for commercial, industrial, and municipal clients.</p></li><li><p>B.S. degree in Chemical/Mechanical/Environmental Engineering or a related field (would also consider other educational background if the candidate has relevant experience).</p></li><li><p>Post-graduate degree and/or Professional Engineering Licensure a plus.</p></li></ul><p>Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement</p><p>Woodard & Curran is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.</p><p>Diversity, Equity and Inclusion</p><p>We value diversity, equity and inclusion and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Woodard & Curran believes that diverse teams working together in an equitable, inclusive culture provides the right environment for employees to thrive, our clients to benefit, and our business to prosper over the long run. <br><br> Our success is tied to a culture that embraces our differences and creates an environment where everyone can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. When employees are supported to reach their full potential, we can provide our clients with the most innovative, sound, and cost-effective solutions.</p><p>PLEASE USE A WEB BROWSER OTHER THAN INTERNET EXPLORER IF YOU ENCOUNTER ISSUES (CHROME, FIREFOX, SAFARI)</p><br>Woodard & Curran, Inc.PortlandME
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