Project Manager

Milliman Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 3 months ago

Position Summary:

Milliman, one of the world's largest providers of actuarial and related products and services, seeks a Project Manager to facilitate, client and cross-team projects in our corporate headquarters. The Project Manager will coordinate PM efforts with vendors, corporate teams, internal and external client stakeholders.

Successful candidates will be self-starters, organized, and adept at managing shifting priorities and deadlines in a dynamic and uniquely structured environment. We seek collaborative individuals who are adept at facilitating cross-team communication and skilled at dealing with a variety of personalities and work styles. Candidates will be skilled at balancing the needs of internal teams and clients.

Project Manager / Business Analyst - Operations

Leadership

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously to ensure successful delivery

  • Ability to have both tactical discussions with clients and project stakeholder(s)

  • Foster and maintain cooperative relationships with a wide variety of internal and external clients

  • Raises issues appropriately across the team/stakeholders and to internal management

  • Able to comfortably lead/facilitate meetings

Business Analysis

  • Discover and represent client business needs throughout the project life cycle

  • Discover processes that may not already be in place

  • Develop and provide clients with decision-making guidelines/structures and the data required to support making decisions

  • Be able to use critical thinking skills and recommend solutions to support reduction of redundancies and efficiencies while focusing on quality

  • Produce gap analysis review, use cases, detailed business requirements, and test plans

  • Organized and can provide easy to understand PM documentation

Technical Project Management Skills

  • Experience with the application of both Agile/Scrum and Waterfall PM methodologies

  • Familiar with the project management lifecycle from initiation through closure

  • Drive discovery/planning sessions with the team to solve complex solutions

  • Knowledge of project management tools and software

  • Develop and manage project plans and schedules to track and maintain progress

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Produce regular status reports and provide input into the project portfolio management process

Communication Skills & Attributes

  • Engage Stakeholders, clients in a professional and inquisitive manner to develop high-quality content

  • Expert written and verbal communication skills

  • Team player with an adaptable communication style

  • Able to give and receive feedback positively

  • Engage Stakeholders, clients in a professional and inquisitive manner to develop high-quality content

  • Ability to synthesize complex concepts into easily understood ideas and visuals

  • Develop

Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter and confident in their PM abilities

  • Organized

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build strong customer relationships and design based on customer requirements and feedback

  • Ability to work independently, on a team and across teams

  • Lifelong learner, naturally curious; asks "why" and "how"

  • Demonstrated excellence in customer service

  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality managing sensitive information with integrity and discretion

  • Ability to make professional, real-time recommendations and engage appropriate senior managers in decisions

  • Able to work with multiple personalities maintaining a professional demeanor

Minimum Requirements

  • 3+ years of progressive Project Management experience based on complexity, cost, business impact, and length

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred (If no PM certification, commitment to receive PMP within 9 months of hire)

  • Working in a professional services environment a plus

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