Project Manager I Vertafore, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Join a team of top-notch Program Management professionals who work hard & play to win. We are seeking a Project Manager to join our team in Bothell, WA. Our team has set out to complete projects faster, cheaper, within scope, with high quality and few problems, and to get more done with less. We deliver successful projects, build project management professionalism among partners, keep management team and project stakeholders informed, and serve as authority on project management practice.
LEADERSHIP: Establish their role in the organization as the trusted resource to inspire teams to action, facilitate the right conversations at the right time, build high performing teams that endure, drive results through a mix of collaboration, targeted inquiry, and advocating positions, and aligning strategy with short and long term deliverables. The ability to learn from others, teach others, and lead change is critical to the success of this role.
PLANNING & TRACKING: Creates, optimizes, and drives structured schedules and project plans across projects and cross-functional teams. Sets and meets deadlines with quality deliverables, effectively adapting and modifying plans based on changing data or conditions. Assists in planning and ensuring that a project tracks to resources, time to market, and budget constraints. Assists in ensuring adherence to quality & other relevant standards (e.g. interoperability, architectural compliance, industry compliance). Tracks open issues and effectively negotiates to impact decisions and trade-offs and to guide issues within internal and external groups to resolution. Holds program team members accountable for their commitments, milestones, resources, and deliverables.
COMMUNICATION AND COORDINATION: Frames communication and discussions for the intended audience, with appropriate context and line of sight. Documents and communicates status, issues, and risks in a timely manner to stakeholders and senior management. Effectively communicates to stakeholders with vetted communication plans. Ensures that the appropriate documents exist and are broadly communicated to drive shared vision among the program teams. Creates clearly understandable & actionable success criteria, objectives, and requirements and communicates them to the team. Conducts program and cross-functional team meetings to update status, and identify and resolve issues. Achieves quality results through team interaction and effective cross-group collaboration.
Undergraduate Degree or higher with 5 or more years of relevant Software Development
Strong Program Management team leadership experience, including leading complex software application delivery projects, organizational change leadership programs, and/or end-to-end process design programs
PMI/ PMP Certification strongly desired
The work culture in Bothell is relaxed and yet driven. We believe it?s important to work hard and still find a balance between work and the rest of life. For those times when you need a break, we provide ping pong, foosball, an Xbox 360, and plentiful free soda. Bothell is located half an hour from downtown Seattle and has nearby access to trails, lakes, mountains, and the Puget Sound.
We have a smart, driven, collaborative group working in Bothell and managers are dedicated to growing their people and offering opportunities allowing you to positively impact in your career, get the recognition you deserve, and maintain a life/work balance. Bothell (Greater Seattle) is a great place for professionals as well as being a family friendly community.
Vertafore Company Overview
Vertafore, Inc. is a leading provider of software and information to the insurance industry including independent agents, brokers, MGAs, carriers and reinsurers. For more than 30 years, Vertafore has leveraged a unique industry presence to deliver meaningful solutions?powerful technology, critical information and robust insights to help organizations effectively respond to business challenges and capture new opportunities. Vertafore solutions have helped more than 17,000 customers and 500,000 end users gain a competitive advantage to accelerate their business performance.
Currently, over 1,200 employees nationwide, with continued growth plans well into the future. Our corporate headquarters are in Bothell, WA with offices nationwide. We offer competitive compensation and benefit packages along with 18 days PTO/10 paid holidays, free parking and company sport teams and much more. A big advocate of training, development and promoting from within, we have a vested interest in our employees.
Vertafore is privately held by TPG Capital, the global buyout group of TPG, a leading private investment firm with a long-standing global presence. Founded in 1992, TPG Capital has $48 billion of assets under management and has extensive experience with global public and private investments executed through leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, spinouts, growth investments, joint ventures and restructurings.
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