Business Facing Project Manager I

Job Description

  
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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world. Start your career at Farmers today! 
  
Job Summary 
  
Project Manager I is responsible for managing the overall execution of new, fast-paced, diverse projects from initiation through post-implementation, primarily focusing on quality, cost, and schedule. These projects involve medium to large return and risk to the company, have approved budgets (IT and/or business), include multiple functions/departments, can involve some IT effort, impact agents and customers (directly or indirectly), and can contain complex business, legal or regulatory issues. They can also involve multiple phases or work streams within the project. This position requires interaction with personnel throughout the organization, strong leadership, critical thinking, facilitating issue resolution and timely decision making.  
  
Essential Job Functions 
  
  • Manage successful execution of medium to large-scale, multi-functional projects to support various initiatives across enterprise, in partnership with business leadership. Establish and manage a project team (including its reporting/organizational structure) and define roles and responsibilities of the team members.
  • Integrate all team members and multi-functional departments, to ensure collaboration and alignment, with occasional guidance from leadership and peers.
  • Develop comprehensive project, communication, and change management plans.
  • Effectively manage the project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Effectively manage or mitigate project issues and risk.
  • Identify key project metrics and establish process to measure/report results.  
  
Education Requirements 
  
High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent, relevant experience. 
  
Experience Requirements 
  
3+ years' experience as a Project Manager in a business facing environment.  
  
Special Skill Requirement 
  
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  
  
Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. 

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 05/20/2019