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Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bella Vista, New South Wales
Salary: AU$160000.00 - AU$180000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 5927
Contact Name: Lee Hogben
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Job Published: March 26, 2021 17:37

Job Description

My client is the leading distributor of direct Insurance products in the Australian insurance market. A profitable, growing business is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join the team on a 12 month fixed term hire + options.

It is essential that the Senior Project Manager will bring with them extensive knowledge of insurance product distribution across multiple channels and the challenges of working within a regulatory framework and operating environment.

You will be working on strategic projects, will be hands-on, in the detail, hit the ground running, and have end-to-end project delivery experience. First Class communication and stakeholder engagement is a non-negotiable.

Essential Requirements:

  • Extensive Project Management experience (minimum of 10+ years), managing multiple complex projects simultaneously, spanning multiple lines of business involving technical, operational and business teams
  • Domain knowledge of insurance product distribution across multiple channels and the challenges of working within the regulatory framework and operating environment
  • A strong commercial acumen and an appreciation for the commercial drivers of the business
  • Ability to work independently with multiple stakeholders, including senior management. Demonstrable experience of building and maintaining relationships
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to interact and articulate within a diverse group consisting of senior managers and subject matter experts
  • An analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and a flexible approach
  • Proven ability to motivate and influence stakeholders to gain agreement to proposed solutions, mediate difficult negotiations and manage external third party vendors to agreed delivery agreements
  • Self-motivated, decisive with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Ability to work towards tight deadlines while being resilient and collaborative; remain calm under pressure
  • Demonstrable experience of applying project management methodologies (Waterfall and Agile) at each stage of the project. Understanding of SDLC, Service Delivery and Operations Management
  • Highly developed planning, resource management, risk and issues management skills
  • Confident in using collaboration and project management tools (JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, MS Teams, and other Microsoft applications i.e. PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Visio)
  • Able to exude enthusiasm and energy
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications and/or relevant applied industry experience

You must be either an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident to be considered for this role.

Please send your CV in WORD format only.