Project Manager, Finance Operations

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Date: Aug 20, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US

Company: New York Life Insurance Co

 

A career at New York Life offers many opportunities. To be part of a growing and successful business. To reach your full potential, whatever your specialty. Above all, to make a difference in the world by helping people achieve financial security. It’s a career journey you can be proud of, and you’ll find plenty of support along the way. Our development programs range from skill-building to management training, and we value our diverse and inclusive workplace where all voices can be heard. 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 service, supported by our Foundation. It all adds up to a rewarding career at a company where doing right by our customers is part of who we are, as a mutual company without outside shareholders. 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 Description:

  • Effectively assigns tasks and allocates resources for meeting goals within budget and timeline.
  • Have experience with Waterfall and Agile PM project management methodologies.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or 5-7 years of equivalent work experience, is required
  • A minimum of 1 year of project management experience, preferably in a cross-functional matrix environment, in which one or more of the following occurred:
  • Demonstrated strong relationship building skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Obtained experience in managing detailed project plans, schedules, risks & issues and milestones
  • Obtained experience in documenting status for key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise independently with project team members and follow-up on outstanding project issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal / relationship skills
  • Ability to plan, manage and perform work assignments in a structured and organized manner to meet target completion dates as planned
  • Effective “consultative” and influential approach and negotiation skills, combined with action-oriented passion for speed
  • Proficient in use of the MS Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, and Project

 

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