Project Manager

W.R. Berkley Corporation Scottsdale , AZ 85250

Posted 2 months ago

Company Details

Nautilus Insurance Group is a strong underwriting Company and respected leader in the E&S industry. Our culture promotes creativity, integrity and respect, allowing us to attract and retain quality employees.

Nautilus is a subsidiary of the W.

R. Berkley Corporation, a Fortune 500 company recognized as one of the most respected names in the property casualty insurance industry. Nautilus writes Commercial Excess and Surplus Lines business in all 50 states.About W.

R. Berkley CorporationW.

R. Berkley Corporation, founded in 1967, is one of the nation's premier commercial lines property casualty insurance providers. Each of the operating units in the Berkley group participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product. Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively

Responsibilities

The Project Manager role manages key stakeholder projects. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope.

Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.

Qualifications

  • Hands on leader assisting as necessary to get the project completed.-Leads and demonstrates value added principles to the team.-Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.-Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.-Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.-Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress. Ensure resource availability and allocation.-Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques-Continuously monitors and notes risks and issues as they arise and elevates them to management.-Perform risk management to minimize project risks-Ensures Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, and is the voice of reason and authority making tough calls.-Facilitates discussion and alternatives or different approaches.-Brings disclosure and transparency to the business about development and grows trust.-Continually grows their craft learning new tools and techniques to manage themselves and a team.-Facilitates and documents all scrum meetings including daily stand up meetings, sprint planning and backlog grooming.-Supports the product owner and business analyst in backlog management and maintenance.-Documents / Grooms the backlog.-Drives the sprint and release planning

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

A minimum of five years project management experience required.

Additional experience sought: Agile/Scrum environment

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Experience with Agile Projects

Insurance industry experience beneficial. (Excess and Surplus lines background helpful.

Experience with Azure Dev Ops, JIRA, Confluence and SharePoint beneficial

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

PMP designation preferred

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Basic understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and its process and procedures.Strong leadership and negotiation skills.Understanding of backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition.Possess familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices.Understands basic fundamentals of iterative development.

Responsibilities The Project Manager role manages key stakeholder projects. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope.

Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.



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Project Manager

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