IT Project Manager, Life Apps Team

Location NC, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Information Technology
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We are seeking a Project Manager to lead our Life Product Strategy and Delivery teams.    The ideal candidate will be able to communicate strategy to senior business teams and translate into vi Technology teams deliveries

- Responsible for supporting the effective operation of the project management function by serving in a lead capacity on large, complex, cross-functional IT projects. 
- Applies and adapts project management methodologies to large, challenging projects, in order to cost effectively meet IT project objectives in support of the business client groups. 
- May be assigned project management responsibility on one or more important projects focused on areas such as business analysis, applications development, and systems implementation. 
- Provides work direction and guidance to IT peers and to less experienced IT Project Management personnel and works closely with business unit clients to coordinate major schedules, project budgets, project milestones, and ultimate project deliverables.
- Works closely with the assigned Manager to evaluate the resources needed to accomplish the objectives within the agreed timeframe and to establish the staffing plan for each assigned project, using a combination of internal and contract expertise. 
- Has an advanced knowledge of  complex Project Management methodologies to manage the projects, incorporate and track changes, and optimize on resource deployment.  
- Requires, within the scope of the role, the communication skills and judgment necessary to resolve conflicts, as they arise on a project. 
- May, periodically, substitute for the Manager position in conducting progress meetings throughout the course of the project to identify potential issues impacting the project schedules.

- 6+ years of work experience in Information Technology field
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- PMP or CSM & CSP for Scrum Masters preferred
- Life insurance knowledge, FLMI preferred

- Superior knowledge of project management practices to effectively support project execution
- Superior knowledge and application of various software development life-cycles (e.g., traditional and agile), including progressive project delivery techniques such as Scrum, Kanban and Lean
- Superior interpersonal / relationship management skills, able to foster working relationships within the team, across IT and with business colleagues
- Knowledge of business and technology practices and trends
- Superior influencing / negotiation skills
- Superior written and verbal communication skills
- Adaptible and flexible

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.
In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers.

We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.
We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA.  Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.

NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program.
In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.

AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.