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Project Manager - IT (Relocation Opportunity)

Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Erie, PA, US, 16530

Company: Erie Insurance

Division or Field Office:

Strategic & Intgrtd Svcs Division

Department of Position: Project Management Office Dept 

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

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.

 

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 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.
  • Gains expertise in the principles and techniques required for the software development lifecycle. Develops knowledge of programming languages, IT databases, operating systems and platforms.
  • 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.

Competencies

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
Resourcefulness
Service Orientation

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 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.Z
     

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