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IT Project Manager( Contract )
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TITLE # IT Project Manager

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Tim Hammack
Phone: 203-433-7817
Email: thammack@itechsolutions.com
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Tim Hammack
Phone: 203-433-7817
Email: thammack@itechsolutions.com
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IT Project Manager

Our Client is the international operation of a large International Corporation and, through its operating subsidiaries, writes agriculture, casualty and other specialty, professional lines, property, marine/energy and aviation lines of insurance and catastrophe, property, casualty, professional lines and specialty lines of reinsurance.

As a leading global provider of insurance and reinsurance, we recognize that our success is derived directly from those whose contributions matter most: our people. Company headquarters is in Bermuda and we currently have offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and Asia. A shared commitment to integrity, accountability, collaboration and agility define our culture, and we strive to create exceptional value for our clients and shareholders and maintain a desirable place to work.

We are seeking an IT Project Manager to join our Information Technology team in our Purchase, NY office.

Main areas of responsibility:
The IT Project Manager is responsible for managing IT projects on a day-to-day basis using the Project Management Life Cycle process and deliverables.
  • Scope, develop and manage plans/schedules/deliverables for small to mid-sized projects
  • Manage project timelines, activities, resources and budgets
  • Provide weekly status updates and Monthly Executive Status updates
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and negotiate with project stakeholders to determine most accurate and appropriate definition of project scope and schedule
  • Work closely with technical resources and business analysts in the interpretation of requirements and the translation into design specifications
  • Liaise between developers, architects, business analysts and QA analysts. Foster clear communication between the disciplines.
  • Ensure that projects comply with audit requirements
  • Work closely with outsource development vendors
  • Track performance against objectives and develop corrective strategies when objectives are not being met
  • Maintain relevant metrics to provide transparency on team performance
  • Resolve conflicting priories in scope, schedule and cost for projects among various stakeholder groups.
  • Facilitate discussion, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Remove impediments by engaging the right personnel and or finding the right solution
  • Additional projects and assignments as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • Strong background in IT project management (5+ years) with detailed knowledge of the software development life cycle methodologies. PMP desired
  • Background in Specialty Commercial Insurance and Reinsurance desired
  • Proven experience managing small to mid-sized IT projects independently
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and manage projects which span both business and IT disciplines
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills with an ability to effectively manage cross-functional team discussions
  • Strong management skills with an ability to achieve results in a matrix management environment
  • Ability to translate business needs into IT deliverables
  • Strong business planning, organizing, prioritizing and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully apply Agile and SDLC methodology
  • Multi-disciplinary information technology familiarity with proven systems deployment experience
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies (TFS, Visual Studio) is a plus.
  • Experience using PPM tools
  • BS Degree/Equivalent (Technology focus preferable)
For more information please contact Tim Hammack at 203-433-7817.

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects.  

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.

(Other Job Titles Include: Project Management,  PM, Project Manager,  Sr. Project Manager, Software Project Manager, Information Technology Project Manager, Consulting Project Manager)

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