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IT Project Manager in Jacksonville, FL at The Main Street America Group

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description

It’s an exciting time at The Main Street America Group!  We are a stable, billion-dollar, “A”-rated, super-regional property and casualty insurance company that is well-positioned for growth, and we are looking to add great talent to help us achieve our goals.   

JOB SUMMARY

Are you a natural leader, task oriented and organized? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to impact change across an entire organization? If you answered yes to these questions, the IT Project Manager position with the Main Street America Group may be what you have been looking for.

As an IT Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing high profile technology projects that span the organization. You will identify, plan, and monitor tasks, you will facilitate productive meetings, and you will keep key stakeholders informed on project status. You will proactively identify and mitigate risk, and you will manage the expedient resolution of issues.

You will be an evangelist for our SDLC and a key change agent to ensure projects are implemented on time and within budget.

DUTIES:
• Works closely with business partners, as needed, to develop business cases for IT initiatives.
• Develops detailed project plans and budgets to accomplish projects
• Coordinates the search and acquisition of vendor tools and resource support
• Manages the allocation and assignment of resources to support project activities
• Oversees the progress of work and expenditures and provides ongoing status reports to management.
• Identifies, mitigates, and/or resolves project related risk and issues as they are identified.
• Conducts project debriefing as a means of improving future levels of service
• Understand, follow, and educate project participants on corporate project management processes

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • REQUIREMENTS:
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies, practices, techniques and tools
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile, Lean, and/or Waterfall SDLCs
  • Demonstrated experience managing/leading projects with teams located in multiple locations
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • 5+ years’ experience managing technology projects
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification, Project Management Professional (PMP) or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Programming or related field
  • NICE TO HAVE:
  • Property and Casualty insurance experience
  • Experience with Planview PPM (formally Innotas)
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Experience with infrastructure and software upgrade efforts

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- Continuing Education benefits

- Casual dress

- Generous relocation program

Serving our customers since 1923, The Main Street America Group is a stable, billion-dollar P&C insurance company, Rated A by AM Best and offers:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision (Day 1 coverage)
  • Paid Time Off Bank
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Pension Plan
  • Incentive (Bonus) Plan
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company-Paid Disability and Life Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Health & Dependent Care

Contingency Recruiters: Please do not send resumes directly to any hiring manager within the MSA organization.  If you would like to discuss this position, please contact the Staffing Department directly and NOT our managers. You must have a signed and current search agreement with the MSA Staffing Department before any resumes can be reviewed. Any resumes sent directly to MSA without a contract and specific work order in place for the position will be considered property of MSA.  Thank you for your cooperation in this matter!

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