Project Manager for complex software implementations Vertafore, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We are always looking for dynamic and passionate people to join our Vertafore PLM team in Michigan! Our Software Implementation team provides consulting and expertise in software implementation and overall product knowledge, while delivering quality services to our clients.
If you are an experienced Project Manager with at least 5 years of experience .....read on!
Roles and Responsibilities
Direct activities and tasks among project team members, other internal departments and client or vendor/subcontractor organizations as needed to meet project goals.
Define and document project scope and objectives.
Facilitate regular status meetings and creation of accurate and timely project status reports for distribution to executive sponsors.
Coordinate with other business units and vendors to ensure goals are met.
Prepare SOW for clients.
Develop, define and execute project plans and ensure project completion is on schedule, within budget constraints, and of the appropriate quality standards for the project scope.
Manage customer expectations to successfully deliver project.
Primary customer contact from project inception thru project completion.
Accountable for comprehensive knowledge of client specific configuration.
Responsible for understanding the core application and staying current on its functionalities.
Serve as training backup to Business Analyst with ability to lead training when necessary.
Build and strengthen relationships with Vertafore clients by supporting their initiatives, requests and facilitating IT related problem/resolution.
Manage scope and matches project plan and estimates to deliveries.
Ensure that changes to scope, timeline, and budget are managed appropriately through a formal change control process.
Responsible for recommendations that determine customer time and expenses.
Demonstrate personal initiative and leadership, ability to coach and mentor staff.
Ability to manage and execute multiple efforts effectively.
Estimated travel requirements approximately 15?20%.
Professional and Technical Competencies
Detail oriented; demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities with efficiency and accuracy.
Familiarity with product life cycle.
Experience with rapid software development methodologies preferred.
Knowledge of relational databases.
Proficient with MS Office Tools (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio).
Excellent presentation, written and verbal, communication skills: demonstrated ability to present to groups, clients, and executives.
Ability to support training requirements in a backup capacity.
Demonstrated ability to manage cross functional teams in a matrix organization.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with people at all professional levels.
5 years Project Management experience preferably in a SaaS company.
5 years hands on experience planning, coordinating and directing all aspects of a project from initiation to closure.
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science or related field.
PMP certification (desired but not required).
Vertafore PLM is a fast-growing, profitable and highly successful software and services company headquartered in East Lansing, Michigan blocks from Michigan State University. Over the last 10 years, PLM has become the market leader in delivering web-based specialty services to the insurance industry. Our customers include hundreds of insurance companies, including most of the top 100 carriers in the US, and thousands of agencies. PLM?s achievements have been recognized by Ernst & Young, Michigan 50 Companies to Watch and Insurance Networking News.
Vertafore is an equal opportunity employer.
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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