Senior Project Manager - Ifs

3+ months agoHuntersville, NC

We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager - IFS for our team based out of Davidson, NC.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop strong customer relationships that enables iPipeline to become a trusted advisor for our customers' stakeholders
  • Ensure that projects remain on schedule, are delivered with high quality, great customer satisfaction and achievement of target profit goals
  • Develop and maintain project timelines and resources during length of project according to corporate plan
  • Remain aware of any potential problems and works to mitigate risks, facilitating change order procedures as needed
  • Monitor project deliverables and progress through continuous communication with project member and establish effective communication with other departments in order to ensure that projects are completed in a timely and effective manner
  • Interface with customer and internal project resources to convey project issues and gain status
  • Maintain customer satisfaction with consistent communication with all external and internal project resources
  • Compile monthly invoicing reports and distribute to the associated customer
  • Maintain constant communication with the implementation team regarding the status of the implementation and the overall satisfaction of the customer
  • Balance competing opinions in order to arrive at solutions that are achievable and effective
  • Interface with cross-department managers on project issues including timelines and resource allocations
  • Contribute to the success of the overall team outside of existing project responsibilities
  • Support of evening and/or weekend deployments may be required

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • Leadership experience with passion for developing people and high-performance teams
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the financial requirements and profitability of the project engagement from inception to completion
  • Must have effective customer interview and negotiation skills
  • Strong knowledge of the software development lifecycles and process improvement methodologies
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of products including, but not limited to Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project
  • Advanced Management Training and Technical Certifications are a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving and technology

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Project Management, MIS, Computer Science or related area
  • Iterative development experience
  • 5+ years of experience interfacing with external clients in a project management role (IT/Software)
  • External client experience in running and managing projects and financial profitability
  • Experience in implementing projects from inception to completion for small, mid-size and large companies
  • PMP Certification is also desirable
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in the financial institution domain highly desired

About Us:

iPipeline is a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for the life insurance and financial services industry. Through our SaaS solutions, we accelerate and simplify insurance sales, compliance, operations, and support. We provide process automation and seamless integration in the life insurance and financial services industry including carriers, agents (such as financial advisors and independent insurance agents), distributors (such as banks, broker-dealers, and general agencies) and consumers. Our innovative solutions enable automated processing for pre-sales, point-of-sale execution of applications, post-sale support, reporting, consumer delivery and agency management.

iPipeline makes it easier for people to purchase investment and insurance products that secure their financial future. With headquarters in Exton, Pennsylvania, iPipeline has locations in Cheltenham (UK), Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Ontario (CA), Philadelphia, Salt Lake City and Davidson, NC. Visit www.ipipeline.com.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Job ID: iPipeline-SENIO09495