Farmers Group (Woodland Hills, CA) seeks a Program Manager III to plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects and manage IT staff providing production support and application development and quality assurance for major insurance organization. Specific duties include: manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope; develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing; monitor or track project milestones and deliverables; confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems; submit project deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards; prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends; direct or coordinate activities of project personnel; establish and execute a project communication plan; assign duties, responsibilities, and spans of authority to project personnel; schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects; initiate, review, or approve modifications to project plans; perform risk assessments to develop response strategies; monitor the performance of project team members, providing and documenting performance feedback; negotiate with project stakeholders or suppliers to obtain resources or materials; identify need for initial or supplemental project resources; coordinate recruitment or selection of project personnel; identify, review, or select vendors or consultants to meet project needs; develop and manage annual budgets for information technology projects; develop implementation plans assess current or future customer needs and priorities by communicating directly with customers, conducting surveys, or other methods. Position requires occasional travel within the U.S.
Position requires a Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, or related field of study, plus 7 years of experience in the job offered, or as a Technical Consultant, Lead Consultant, Manager, Senior Manager, or similar consulting position. Must have 7 years of experience with each of the following: quality assurance and insurance systems; and managing a team of at least 5 direct reports. Must also have 5 years of experience with each of the following: budget management; project management, including schedule, risk identification and mitigation, issue resolution, preparation and delivery of timely and accurate status reports; Informatica; IBM mainframe systems; Oracle; test automation; and test management and strategies. Must be willing to occasionally travel within the U.S.
Full time position. Apply by submitting your resumes at Farmers.com/Careers, Job ID: 190005PY
Job Posting: 07/24/2019