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Senior Project Manager (Enterprise Data)

Date: Sep 14, 2022

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

  • This position focuses primarily on Enterprise Data
  • The hiring manager will also consider candidates for Project Manager and Master Project Manager. Level of position offered will be based upon the depth and breadth of selected candidate's experience and qualifications.


Plans and leads medium-to-large projects of moderate-to-high complexity.

Duties and Responsibilities

Plans, monitors and leads medium-to-large projects of moderate-to-high complexity from initiation through completion.


Leads project team while ensuring right talent is assigned at the right time.


Utilizes an intermediate 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.


Creates sound project forecasts.


Monitors quality of project deliverables. Ensures completion of required quality reviews and obtains appropriate approvals for assigned projects.


Prepares and maintains project logs to record risks and issues and monitor resolution of each issue.


Builds and manages key stakeholder relationships to ensure alignment of critical objectives, gain key insights, and enable imperative buy-in.


Coordinates the involvement of outside service providers required for assigned projects. Works with appropriate personnel to establish contractual terms and conditions.


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.

Duties and Responsibilities (cont'd if applicable)

The first eight duties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.


This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become evident.


Cultivates Innovation
Detail Orientation
Instills Trust
Decision Quality
Information Management Skills
Values Diversity
Nimble Learning
Job-Specific Knowledge
Customer Focus
Optimizes Work Processes
Ensures Accountability


Minimum Required Education Equivalents


Bachelor's degree in business, finance, management information systems, project management, or related field and five years of project management experience; or


Associate's degree in business, finance, management information systems, project management, or related field and seven years related project management experience; or


High school diploma or GED and nine years related project management experience.


Strong knowledge of project lifecycles including project management processes and change management concepts required. In-depth 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)

Six-sigma green belt

Related insurance certification

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