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Senior Project Manager

Company: Canal Insurance Company
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Canal InsuranceCanal Insurance Company specializes in insurance for commercial trucking and specialty transportation operations. Canal was founded in 1939 and is located in Greenville, South Carolina. At Canal, we recognize that our success would not be possible without the hard work and dedication of our employees. We know that happiness and productivity go hand in hand, and to that end, we consciously cultivate a culture that enables us to recruit and retain the very best talent in the business.A Culture With YOU in MindLocated in beautiful downtown Greenville, SCCareer growth & advancement opportunitiesComprehensive benefits packageEmployee referral programCasual dress codeInnovation-focused & customer-centric80+ years of industry expertiseCommitted to giving back to our communityUnquestioned integrity and commitmentBenefits at CanalBasic & Voluntary Life Insurance PlansMedical, Dental, & VisionShort Term & Long Term Disability401(k) plan with company match up to 6%Flexible Spending AccountsEmployee Assistance ProgramsGenerous PTO PlanSenior Project ManagerJob Summary:The Senior Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of projects over their entire lifecycle (initiate, plan, execute, control, close). Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, to effectively coordinate the activities of teams.Direct and manage projects from initiation to closure by defining scope, goals, deliverables, budget and timeline in collaboration with project sponsors and senior management.Develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents and effectively communicate project expectations to team members and project sponsors in a timely and clear manner.Proactively manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques. Ability to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance.Identify potential crises and devise contingency plans as necessary.Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.Manage execution of the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.Identify key project team members by defining roles and responsibilities to create a project organization structure in order to develop the communication plan.Provide leadership for project teams to motivate team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and projectmilestones.Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.Plan and track project milestones and deliverables using appropriate toolsPlan, schedule, and lead meetingsMaintain all project documents and presents project updates at required status meetingsDevelop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, Senior Management, and key stakeholdersActively participate in quality issue resolution.Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature project management capabilities for the organization.Perform other duties as assigned.Education/Training Requirements:Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience required.Experience/Specialized Skills:Required Skills:Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent work experience required.5+ years project management experience.5+ years of professional work experience.Attention to DetailsInfluencing abilitiesDeveloping and managing budgetsVendor Management skillsExperienced skills with MS ProjectExperience communicating effectively with all levels of management.Experience with software methodology development processes.Experience with Azure Dev Ops or other ticketing systems such as Azure DevOps, JIRA, or RallyExcellent Customer Facing SkillsExcellent Communication Skills(written and verbal)Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC/WaterfallAbility to work under tight deadlines managing multiple priorities.Desired Skills:PMP Certification or working toward certification within 12 months.Contract NegotiationCapitalization ManagementDemonstrated knowledge of Project Management process and tools.Ability to create presentations and write business cases under direct involvement by the program manager.Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of work situations.Proficiency with MS Office.Special ConsiderationsPhysical Requirements:Constant use of vision, hearing, and communication (oral and written in person and via telephone). Frequent concentration, standing, walking, handling, reaching, and grasping. Occasional bending, kneeling and lifting (up to 25 lbs.). Heavy use of computer and office equipment.Additional Requirements:Occasional travel may be required. Periodic work outside of standard business hours or on weekends may be required.

Keywords: Canal Insurance Company, Greenville , Senior Project Manager, Executive , Greenville, South Carolina

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