Infrastructure Project Manager III in Fort Worth, TX at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Responsible for leading Infrastructure projects in support of the Technical Infrastructure project portfolio, as well as the delivery of the Infrastructure components of the business unit project portfolios. This resource will work across IT to align and assign technical resources, with a heightened focus on quality IT project delivery. Responsibilities include managing the project governance and budget processes, as well as the elicitation of customer requirements, documentation and cataloging, prioritization and ranking, ensuring quality and testability, traceability, and requirements change management. This resource will work closely with Operation Teams, Project Managers and multi discipline IT teams.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Participate in project portfolio planning
  • Facilitate requirements gathering process and definition / creation of WBS
  • Develop Project Charter working with project stakeholders
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and reporting requirements
  • Coordinate resource allocation between project teams and project timelines
  • Manage IT Infrastructure work related to various projects, track resource utilization & financial reporting
  • Coordinate status meetings between teams
  • Maintain and provide reporting on project related issues, risks and recommendations
  • Establish project communication plans including status reporting to Stakeholders
  • Create and deliver polished presentations to all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrate accountability and ownership of all activities in the approved scope of work and project goals
  • Participate in the Change Management process by communicating upcoming changes and potential impacts
  • Manages stakeholder interaction and expectations
  • Manage and orchestrate the final acceptance of all project deliverables, acquiring signoff and closing project activities

 

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 7+ years of managing/coordinating Infrastructure related efforts
  • Ability to manage execution of multiple projects simultaneously, remaining within scope, budget and timeline
  • Excellent communication skills, able to interact with internal and external customers and management
  • Possess leadership skills and the ability to effectively motivate matrixed teams and business partners across the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Ability to work well with multiple levels of management and present ideas professionally and succinctly with Senior Leaders
  • Experience with hardware and software procurement, vendor relationship management
  • Strong understanding of regulatory compliance standards such as HIPPA, PCI, SOX, NIST, and ISO27001

 

Desired Skills:

  • B.S degree in an IT related field
  • PMP certification or a demonstrated proficiency and understanding of PMBOK principles
  • Experienced in ITIL/ITSM practices
  • Experience in financial services related institutions, or large, publicly traded organizations
  • Previous experience as a Windows/Linux Systems Administrator, LAN/WAN Engineer or similar Infrastructure related role

Job Requirements

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

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