AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

  • Business Project Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Requisition ID
    2018-7963
    Category
    Finance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Business Project Manager will act as the project manager for the implementation and for ongoing support of AmTrust Specialty Risk’s new reinsurance system. This will include future enhancements, modifications, data issues and “bug fixes”. Additionally, the BPM will be responsible for managing the business processes of the Reinsurance Department to ensure effective and efficient processes are in place, are documented and are properly adhered to.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities

    • Partner with business units throughout the organization to understand and document workflows, processes, data collection, reporting needs and other technical issues associated with implementation of the new system, including data migration
    • Mapping and documenting interfaces between systems
    • Develop and manage a detailed project plan
    • Define scope, resource requirements, tasks and timelines
    • Manage, monitor and track progress
    • Provide periodic reports on project
    • Prepare and conduct status meetings
    • Report and escalate issues/decision points to project Steering Committee
    • Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure successful implementation
    • Coordinate with and direct system vendor, as necessary
    • Ensure alignment across business, IT, and executive stakeholders
    • Proactively drive risk and issue management to address project obstacles
    • Communicate new/updated process requirements
    • Develop and design documents including training manuals, process outlines, flowcharts and procedures
    • Ensure all processes are documented
    • Provide training as deemed necessary
    • Develop and implement process improvement recommendations to satisfy business unit functions and goals
    • Monitor internal controls and make recommendations as needed
    • Conduct ongoing analyses of processes to ensure that they are producing the desired outcomes and make changes as needed to reduce process errors, improve process results, improve timing and save costs

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study
    • 3+ years’ experience in project management, process management or related field
    • Ability to prioritize, meets deadlines, and manages changing priorities with limited direction
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Self-starter with strong motivation to see projects through to the end
    • Fast and independent learner – able to pick up the understand the ask and independently/collaboratively gather information needed to deliver the results
    • Ability to translate technical terms into business speak
    • Expected travel: ~10%-20%
    • Knowledge of PM best practices, methodologies, and project governance principles (i.e., Waterfall and Agile)
    • Proficiency in MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio and Access

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