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Project Manager

Date: Jul 29, 2021

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Office Of The President

Department of Position: Sales & Prod Strgy & Prg Mgmt 

Work from:

Corporate Office, Erie, PA

 

At Erie Insurance, you’re not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you’re also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies.  Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia.  To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

 

Position Summary

Plans and leads small-to-medium projects of low-to-moderate complexity.

This role will be supporting the Data portfolio including Data Consolidation, Customer Data, Data Analytics, and Agent Data.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, monitors and leads small-to-medium projects of low-to-moderate complexity from initiation through completion.
  • Leads project team while ensuring right talent is assigned at the right time.
  • 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 presentations 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.

Competencies

Business Acumen
Leadership Skills
Service Orientation
Ability To Maintain Composure
Planning And Organizing
Information Management Skills
Problem Analysis
Decision Making
Ability to Manage Complexity
Detail Orientation
Job-Specific Knowledge
Developing And Maintaining Relationships
Interpersonal Communication

Qualifications

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 management processes 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