Project Manager / Senior Project Manager - IT (Relocation Opportunity)

Date: Jan 10, 2021

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Job requisition: 13075
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Position Summary

Erie Insurance is continuing to hire and is utilizing virtual interviews to ensure the well-being of our candidates and employees. Please note there may be delays in our hiring process.

ERIE insurance Group is currently seeking Project Manager candidates due to growth, that are willing to relocate to our Erie, PA corporate office.

  • Candidates must have experience in IT related project roles.
  • These positions are integral to the expansion and ongoing management of ERIE's various systems and departments.
  • Candidates will be considered at either the Professional or Senior Project Manager level based on their experience.

Below are some of the exciting benefits of working for Erie Insurance Group:

  • Paid Relocation
  • 401k Match + Pension Plan
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • Competitive Salary, Paid Time Off
  • Employee Recognition Program
  • Various Employee Discount Programs and Amenities
  • State-of-the-Art Employee Gym Onsite


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Plans, monitors, and leads small-to-medium projects of low-to-moderate complexity from initiation through completion.
  • Leads project team in a matrixed environment while ensuring right talent is assigned at the right time
  • Gains expertise in the principles and techniques required for the software development lifecycle.
  • Utilizes a thorough understanding of the project lifecycle to prepare, analyze and maintain detailed project work plans and schedules using project-planning tools and ERIE guidelines.
  • Applies project management best practices around scope, budget, schedule and change control.
  • Monitors project health and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments and resource allocations to ensure optimal project performance.
  • Prepares and maintains project logs to record risks and issues and monitor resolution of each issue.
  • Defines, develops and provides information to drive the decision-making process and support business operations. Summarizes variance between plan and actual progress.
  • Develops and delivers reports to key stakeholders summarizing objectives, deliverables, status and metrics.
  • Schedules meetings, prepares agendas and ensures meeting minutes are prepared.
  • Partners on projects of greater complexity to gain broader experience and exposure.
  • Collaborates with other project managers and sponsors to track and account for cross-project dependencies
Ability to Manage Complexity
Detail Orientation
Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Information Management Skills
Interpersonal Communication
Job-Specific Knowledge
Leadership Skills
Planning And Organizing
Problem Analysis
Service Orientation

Minimum Required Education Equivalents Bachelor's degree in business, finance, information systems, project management, or related field and two years related project management experience; or Associate's degree in business, finance, information systems, project management, or related field and four years related project management experience; or High school diploma, or GED, and six years related project management experience. Knowledge of project life cycle including systems development methods, programming languages, IT platforms and change management concepts required. Knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools required. Understanding of insurance industry preferred. Proficiency with spreadsheet, word processing, graphics and database software required. Preferred Designations Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) Project Management Professional (PMP) Related insurance certifications preferred.

Physical Requirements
Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (<20%)
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely
Driving; Occasional (<20%)
Pushing/Pulling; Rarely
Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)
Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie

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