Job Description :
Job Title: Sr. Project Manager with Guidewire experience
Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA
Duration: 6+ Months

Experience:

· 7+ years of project management experience guiding medium to large sized projects to implementation.

· Experience managing application development programs and projects in commercial property and casualty insurance companies

· Experience managing data warehouse programs and projects in financial services or insurance companies

· Experience in technical infrastructure projects and/or software upgrades

· Experience in developing effort-driven project schedules.

· Experience managing large project teams (15+ people) operating within a matrix organization.

· Experience managing 3rd party vendors in development and testing

· Working knowledge or experience in managing Agile or Iterative development projects desired

· Working experience in insurance industry is a plus

· Working experience in shared services organization is a plus



Knowledge:

· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Project and Project Server

· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

· Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company''s business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.

· Experience with Microsoft Project Server desired

· Expertise in methodology development, training and process control.

· Knowledge of systems development life cycle

Skills:

· Strong writing and communication skills.

· Excellent problem solving and analytical skills

· Strong leadership ability; able to lead by example, work with a group to set its objectives and agenda, generate allegiance to those objectives, and guide and motivate achievement.

· Strong project management skills: Plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of resources, to achieve project objectives and deadlines.

· Strong interpersonal relationship building skills: able to work with a variety of people and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.

· Strong drive to execute and deliver.

Client : NA