IT Project Manager

brentwood, Tennessee

Our client is looking for an IT Project Manager to join their team in Brentwood, TN. 

The Project Manager will support ongoing strategy and participate in planning for future initiatives to drive new opportunities aligning with vision. Responsibilities include end-to-end ownership of assigned projects, driving the process for status reporting, tracking progress, dependency management, issue escalation/resolution for initiatives, and adhering to project budgets.

Job Description:

  • Lead project initiatives within Service Center through all phases of project management including scoping and initiation, planning, execution, performance monitoring and project closure
  • Preparation of project plans, tracking progress and status reporting
  • Support expense management analysis and reporting activities including monthly accrual entries, budget updates, and other ad hoc reports/activities
  • Create regular executive reporting materials to track project variances and explanations for scope, timeline, or budget changes
  • Ensure coordination points with Department Heads and SMEs are established and are working smoothly
  • Coordinate development of governance documentation including business requirements and functional specifications
  • Work effectively as a team member and contributor

Required Skills:

  • 7+ years experience working as a Project Manager
  • Minimum 10 years experience in complex, multi-segment, corporate environments
  • Knowledge of Agile approaches - Kanban, Scrum, etc.
  • Knowledge of JIRA and Clarizen is a plus
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of expense management concepts including financial planning, accounting, budgeting, and forecasting.
  • Insurance or Financial Services experience preferred
  • Advanced project management and meeting facilitation skills
  • Strong prioritization skills and reporting capabilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to build and translate a project plan into Agile processes
  • Able to streamline complex requirements to simplify business processes
  • Experience running multiple projects in parallel and able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Self-motivated, detailed oriented and responsible team player

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