Farmers Insurance Careers

System Transformation Program Manager III

Woodland Hills, California
Information Technology


Job Description

Requisition ID: 180008RD
  
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Job Summary 

Looking for a motivated, high energy, hands on IT Program Manager to become a part of the E IT PMO Delivery Team with a goal to deliver quality projects, holding  self and others to high standards while  meeting commitments.  

Essential Job Functions 
  • Good understanding of Finance business function.
  • Prior experience leading financial systems transformation programs preferred,. Prior experience working on SAP implementation projects preferred.
  • Responsible for end-to-end management of project, i.e. all phases of project from project planning, development, execution, monitoring to project close down.
  • Contribute to well-defined project management processes and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile project management.
  • Have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with project team members and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively navigate through complex organizations. Ability to step up to address difficult issues with courage with a clear intent towards finding solutions. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively clear, relevant information to project team, executives and project stakeholders.
  • Effectively lead project teams in a matrix environment playing a consultative and coaching role to other team members as needed to optimize the efficiency of the project team.
  • Hold teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work.
  • Expertise in Project Management related software and applications, including MS Project, and the MS Office suite of products (Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal. 

 

Education Requirements: Bachelors degree or equivalent or specific Relevant experience.  

 
Experience Requirements: 8+ years project management experience in the implementation of system transformation projects.  
 
Special Skill Requirement: Excellent written and oral communication skills in local language. Capable of composing reports and technical explanations. 
 
 
(HR Title: Program Manager III)
   
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

 

 

 


Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 10/24/2018