Sr. Associate, Finance PMO Project Manager

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Date: May 8, 2022

Location: Jersey City, NJ, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

 

When you join New York Life, you’re joining a company that values career development, collaboration, innovation, and inclusiveness. We want employees to feel proud about being part of a company that is committed to doing the right thing. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career while developing personally and professionally through various resources and programs. New York Life is a relationship-based company and appreciates how both virtual and in-person interactions support our culture.

 

 

As a member of the Finance Project Management Office team, the Project Manager will play a key role in driving projects from inception through completion. The Project Manager will lead project facilitation across the Finance portfolio of work using project management methods & tools in support of key project deliverables. Project manager will provide Project Management support for projects such as GBS integration, SAP migration and/or other funded and approved Finance Projects. The Finance PMO Project Manager should have experience with Waterfall and Agile PM project management methodologies.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Effectively assigns tasks and allocates resources for meeting goals within budget and timeline.
  • Identify issues and possible risks to project goals and deadlines and coordinate for solutions.
  • Creates accountability among project team members to drive on time delivery of project tasks and deliverables.
  • Proactively anticipates risks, opportunities, dependencies and costs, plan resources, milestones and deliverables to manage and implement projects.
  • Provide recommendations to address challenges, risks, and issues.
  • Coordinate with testers to make sure test scripts and test results are effectively captured.
  • Make sure that all required controls for project are met and reviewed with project team.
  • Manage and coordinate production implementation for projects. 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills (ie. status reporting, escalation of issues/risks) are needed for communications to core project team members and to management.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Project Management professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred.
  • Requires expertise in Project Management Methodologies (Waterfall, Agile) and competencies.
  • Excellent analytical skills, independent thinking and ability to exercise judgment.
  • Skilled in project software: SharePoint, MS Project, MS Office
  • Knowledge of tools such as JIRA or Rally preferred.
  • Basic understanding of life insurance/financial services industry.
  • Ability to build reports with appropriate details for varying audiences.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience in Project Management within the Insurance/Finance Industry preferred.

 

 

Recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, New York Life is committed to improving local communities through a culture of employee giving and volunteerism, supported by the Foundation. We're proud that due to our mutuality, we operate in the best interests of our policy owners. We invite you to bring your talents to New York Life, so we can continue to help families and businesses “Be Good At Life.” To learn more, please visit LinkedIn, our Newsroom and the Careers page of www.NewYorkLife.com.

Job Requisition ID: 83618

 

 

 


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