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IT Project Manager

Company: Mass Mutual
Location: Springfield
Posted on: July 13, 2019

Job Description:

Since 1851, MassMutual s commitment has always been to help people protect their families, support their communities, and help one another. This is why we want to inspire people to Live Mutual. We re people helping people. A career with us means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other. Together, we re stronger. Description RESPONSIBILITIES * Accountable to business sponsor(s) and management to drive delivery of quality solutions tied to clearly understood business problem(s) and benefit(s) * Deliver project/program objectives on-time, with quality, within scope and budget and negotiate priorities and solutions with sponsors and stakeholders * Tightly manage project budget, approved funding, forecasts and actuals * Develop, manage, monitor and report on all project/program tasks, activities, expectations, conformance controls and deliverables * Support project team by removing impediments and preventing project progress, mediating through conflicts, helping to facilitate quick decision making, help prioritize workload and determine trade-offs of scope/budget/calendar * Work with individual vendor partners and MassMutual business and IT partners to ensure timelines are realistic and requirements are understood. * Identify key risks and issues, and develop mitigation plan. Effectively resolve issues under aggressive timelines and e3xhibit confidence and steadiness during difficult times * Identify key stakeholders and management strategy for each (i.e. communication, influencing, decision making) * Assess project health, identify key problem areas, and focus resources to turn troubled projects around. * Provide input into and/or influence business strategies and direction that determine and shape projects * Remain focused on big picture and prioritize competing responsibilities. * Provide expertise and advice on maximizing productivity, right-sizing requirements documentation, phased rollouts, etc. * Gain recognition as a trusted advisor / leader with customers and stakeholders at all levels of the organization across business and IT * Demonstrate an intense, can-do attitude and expect everyone to do what it takes to get the job done and while being both disciplined and flexible at the same time. * Proactively coach and mentor junior team members * Know when and how to escalate issues BASIC QUALIFICATIONS * Minimum of 7 years of IT project management experience * Proven delivery of Waterfall and Agile projects, including Scrum and/or Kanban * Ability to listen and effectively communicate with clarity, precision and transparency * Significant technical background (operating systems, databases, middleware, frameworks) * Experience with managing vendor delivery and relationships * Experience relating project deliverables to business capabilities * Comfortable working in ambiguity, capable of establishing and growing functions and teams from the ground up * Demonstrated experience in developing, managing, monitoring and appropriate reporting on programs, projects and/or project tasks, controls and holistic project financials including but not limited to trends / variances / themes, continually monitor projects/programs against business case/CBA to ensure benefit realization * An action-oriented, driven, entrepreneurial mindset * Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelors degree and/or PMP Certification * Program Management experience * Minimum of 2 years Agile project delivery experience * Scrum Master Certification * Experience with JIRA and/or Confluence WORKING AT MASSMUTUAL * A career at MassMutual means you will work alongside exceptional people and be empowered to reach your professional and personal goals. Our employees are the foundation of what makes MassMutual a strong, stable and ethical business. We seek and value unique and varied perspectives and experiences because we believe we are stronger when all voices are heard. We invite you to bring your bright, innovative ideas to MassMutual as we continue to help millions of Americans rely on each other. MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Ranked No. 93 in the annual FORTUNE 500 Ranking (FORTUNE Magazine, June 2018) and recognized as a World s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It s more than our company structure it s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual. CORE VALUES Focus on the Customer: We understand our customers well and look for every opportunity to deliver an experience that is clear, easy, personal, human, empowering and trustworthy. Act with Integrity: We deliver on our promises by being open, honest and humble and by adhering to the letter and spirit of applicable laws, rules, regulations and company policies. Value People: We respect and learn from each other s diverse backgrounds, experiences and ideas. We engage and develop people to their greatest potential. Work Collaboratively: We work together to achieve results by actively listening, seeking, understanding and creating solutions as a unified team driving toward one company, one culture, one brand. Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better everyone, every day. For more information, visit ****************** or find us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Instagram and Pinterest. MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.

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