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  • Whitehouse Station, NJ
  • Melissa Torrisi

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Project Coordinator - Insurance

NTT DATA • Whitehouse Station, NJ

Posted 9 days ago

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Contractor
$55.00 - $65.00 /Hour
Consulting, Insurance
Business Opportunity
12

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Job Description

NTT DATA, Inc., a top 10 global IT services company, has an immediate need for an
Project Coordinator / Junior Project Manager to support our client in, Whitehouse Station, NJ

To apply for this position, please follow the link below or send your resume directly to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] For more information please call Melissa Torrisi at
732-362-2604.

Contract 7+ months
General Description:
  • Looking for someone with insurance domain experience.
  • P&C experience, insurance product launch and/or personal lines is a plus
  • This is a junior level project manager 
  • The Junior Project Manager is responsible for successfully overseeing the detailed day-to-day tasks within the Personal Lines Business area applying project management competencies within and across individual business initiatives. This position requires significant collaboration with other CPI business departments, IT and other outside parties.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with the various areas to ensure proper coordination of business working teams. Develop strong working relationships which enable the early identification of issues and collaborative solutions.
  • Wherever appropriate, recommend process improvements to prevent redundant work flows and identify and recommend changes/efficiencies to assigned projects.
  • In accordance with business priorities, manage multiple projects simultaneously, including:
Planning:
  • Participate in planning task determination;
  • Determine the order of and manage dependencies across project streams
  • Assist in managing the project pipeline (sequencing, resourcing, etc.);
  • Preparation and utilization of traditional project management tools, such as risk assessments/mitigation plans, issues list, 'parking lot' lists, etc.
Project Management:
  • Collaboratively determine tasks and timelines by developing and managing detailed project plans
  • Utilize standard project management tools (waterfall and agile) for task planning and execution tracking, and reporting;
  • Utilize proven project management methods and strategies (waterfall and agile) to collect and convey information from/to business project participants;
  • Prepare management/milestone summaries and status reports;
  • Partner with the appropriate areas and outside vendors to ensure that the individual components of the project plan fit into a cohesive whole;
Execution:
  • Be accountable for monitoring business project status and reporting key milestones and potential delays to key stakeholders;
  • Drive execution per established project plans;
  • Ensure consistent execution of the business processes across all projects,
  • Collaboratively determine how to deliver projects on time, and within budget, while minimizing adverse impacts;
  • Oversee task execution for all business activities including planning, proposal development, and implementations;
  • Perform risk assessments for business centric activities and overall project activities.
  • Oversee maintenance of documentation
Problem solving:
  • Reduce the probabilities of problems though proactive approaches (e.g. risk assessments and action plans);
  • Provide recommendations by reviewing issues logs, action plans, scheduling, and resourcing;
  • Play a key role in collaboratively resolving problems in a win-win manner that arise in projects;
  • Negotiate/adjust the schedules to meet target goals;
  • Communication:
  • Participate in and where appropriate, lead priority setting and status meetings;
  • Participate in Steering Committee, Sponsor, and other operating and governance meetings as needed
  • Provide detailed status/progress reporting (e.g. weekly)

Desired Qualifications:
Project Management Capabilities:
  • 5 years of project managment / coordination 
  • 5  years of P&C / Insurance domain experience 
  • Superior project management skills, including application of project management techniques that balance the theoretical with the practical
  • Ability to prioritize and execute several tasks simultaneously, and experience managing cross-functional teams
  • Vendor relationship management a plus
  • Technical Proficiency:
  • 'Hands On' expertise with MS Project and Excel 
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) (e.g. PMP) certification a plus
NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.
Job ID: 17-06066
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$65,000
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