Guidewire Project Manager

Guidewire Project Manager

02 Sep 2022
Georgia, Alpharetta, 30009 Alpharetta USA

Guidewire Project Manager

VDart Inc is the leading global provider of digital solutions, products and talent management company providing digital technology solutions in Automotive, Manufacturing, Energy & Utilities and Healthcare Industries. Led by a strong global team located across 10 countries including USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, UK, Japan, Australia & India. We are currently accepting applications from staffing firms for our Preferred Partner Program, where we align niche staffing firms with specific verticals based on their strengths.

Role: Guidewire Project Manager
Location: Alpharetta, GA; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Colorado Springs, CO; Conshohocken, PA; Dallas, TX; Florham Park, NJ; Jacksonville, IL; Lenexa, KS; Lubbock, TX; Mt Juliet, TN; New Hyde Park, NY; New York, NY; Purchase, NY; Topeka, KS
Project Management for Application related projects; preferably Guidewire Claim Center experience and/or P&C Claims and Policy admin systems related experience.

  • The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing IT projects on a day-to-day basis using the Project Management Life Cycle process and deliverables.
  • Develop and manage plans/schedules/deliverables for small to large sized projects
  • Manage project timelines, activities, resources, and budgets
  • Provide regular status updates and Executive Status updates as needed
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and negotiate with project stakeholders to determine most accurate and appropriate definition of project scope and schedule
  • Work closely with technical resources and business analysts in the interpretation of requirements and the translation into design specifications
  • Liaise between developers, architects, business analysts and QA analysts. Foster clear communication between the disciplines
  • Ensure that projects comply with audit requirements
  • Work closely with outsourced development vendors as needed
  • Track performance against objectives and develop corrective strategies when objectives are not being met.
  • Maintain relevant metrics to provide transparency on team performance
  • Resolve conflicting priories in scope, schedule, and cost for projects among various stakeholder groups
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Remove impediments by engaging the right personnel and/or finding the right solution
  • Additional projects and assignments as needed
  • Strong background in IT project management with detailed knowledge of the software development life cycle methodologies
  • Background in Admitted Commercial Insurance and Reinsurance desired
  • Proven experience managing small to mid-sized IT projects independently
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects which span both business and IT disciplines
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills with an ability to effectively manage cross-functional team discussions
  • Strong management skills with an ability to achieve results in a matrix management environment
  • Ability to translate business needs into IT deliverables
  • Strong business planning, organizing, prioritizing and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully apply Waterfall and Agile SDLC methodologies
  • Multi-disciplinary information technology familiarity with proven systems deployment experience
  • Experience using PM tools (MS Project, SharePoint, VSTS, etc.)
  • BS Degree/Equivalent (Technology focus preferable)

Key Skills: Project Manager, policy admin, Guidewire, Claim Center.

Referral Program: Ask our recruiting team about how you can be a part of our referral program. If you refer a candidate with this background and if the candidate accepts the role our team pays a generous referral. We are keen on networking and establishing a long-term, mutually beneficial partnership with you.

We are Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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Alpharetta, GA

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