Project Manager - North American Integrated Analytics Team

Munich Re New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

  • Help us drive innovation by enabling new underwriting paradigms, distribution models, and data management.

  • Support the design and development of consumer-facing risk assessment products for our North American clients.

  • Participate throughout the software development lifecycle from initiation through testing and implementation, working closely with internal and client development teams.

  • Manage all phases of the projects while leveraging project management tools, agile methodologies, international standards like PMI and PMBOK, best practices and processes.

  • Deliver and own project outcomes that are aligned to established cost, timing, deliverables and scope.

  • Specify and meet project delivery expectations through stakeholder management and meet/exceed the project sponsor's specified expectations to ensure buy in and project success.

  • Proactively identify and track project risk and develop mitigation plans to manage risk (i.e. risk related to technology, change management, business process management, requirements management).

  • Ensure production of necessary project documentation.

  • Monitor project health continuously and develop innovative approaches to resolve problems and significant issues; involve management where necessary.

  • Assist with tracking and reporting revenue and expenses.

  • Maintain communication with Compliance Managers, document associated needs and escalate issues.

  • Maintain a professional relationship with various business units and global contacts both internally and externally.

Your profile

The successful candidate will demonstrate a natural desire to provide exceptional client service through his/her energy, enthusiasm, and initiative.

In addition, we are looking for the following qualifications:

  • 5-10 years experience of Project Management experience leading and managing a variety of projects.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Computer Science/IT or equivalent.

  • Experience in Life Insurance (Direct Carrier or Reinsurance) highly desirable.

  • Commercial awareness around insurance, underwriting and rule/decision engines.

  • Strong facilitation skills and the ability to communicate (verbal & written) at all levels with various internal and external stakeholders with clarity and precision.

  • Extensive experience in IT, preferably in application development and in-depth knowledge of the entire Software Development Cycle.

  • Experience managing projects that require integration between parties and systems.

  • Prior experience in agile project management methodologies like SCRUM as well as sound knowledge of project management techniques and methodologies like PMI, PMBOK etc.

  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of clients and key internal stakeholders; taking accountability; mobilize, motivate and lead teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining quality and meeting expectations.

  • Attention to detail and organization skills.

  • Skilled at customer relationship management.

  • Advanced skills in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, MS Project.

  • Experience with and knowledge of Azure DevOps.

  • Experience with software engineering best practices.

  • Agility to work across multiple internal teams and multiple assignments in a dynamic environment.

  • The ability to learn and adapt quickly.

  • A drive to make a difference.

About us

Munich Re Life US aspires to be the premier reinsurance business partner that delivers exceptional value to our clients and stakeholders. As the US-based life subsidiary of one of the world's largest reinsurance companies, we are the industry leader in delivering world-class service and solutions to many of the most recognized insurance companies around the globe. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that rewards hard work and success.

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