Project Manager

Location NC, United States
Experience level Experienced Hire
Job details sector Operational Excellence
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Reporting to the Lead Manager of the Implementation Management Office, this role will assist in managing multiple strategic programs to support and enhance the value of a listed Company.

This role can be located in either the Charlotte NC,  New York, or the Syracuse office.

This vast program will ultimately oversee and ensure alignment of the IT, General Business Services and Other Business Readiness work streams, in addition to alignment with overall project governance.  Additionally, the program has organization-wide purview including planning and monitoring of activities and Key Performance Indicators spanning detailed transition planning and project execution for each business area, baselining and assessment of business activities, processes and technologies.
This position will play a critical role in supporting the implementation of an appropriate cadence and coordination with all critical business partners – ultimately creating the plan for "stand-alone" readiness and ensuring execution of strategic initiatives.

Primary Responsibilities
• Assist in the planning and the target state design of the operating model:
o Work closely with business area leaders to identify all key functional processes across the firm
o Manage and assist in the direction of consultant relationships
o Identify issues, structure problems and generate actionable recommendations using formal problem solving frameworks and critical thinking
• Develop and manage weekly status reports, SteerCo reports, Group interactions
• Participate in the creation and delivery of presentations to senior management, including Excom, in very clear, structured formats
• Understand broad project planning requirements; lay out a project plan with direction from appropriate business area stakeholders, as necessary
• Develop and write executive-level memos and research papers
• Manage ambiguity, complex subject matters and concurrent deliverables
• Support multiple work streams and assist in meeting stated goals
• Integral knowledge of how to manage multiple work stream schedules is a highly critical aspect of this role
• Deliver data extracted from the work schedule to proactively manage issues/risks along with the critical path
• Draw conclusions based on independent evaluation of data and project schedules for review by the project team
• Work seamlessly with team members, leadership committee to achieve outcomes


• BA / BS required
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to facilitate meetings and communication of results
• Develop strong relationships with business partners and team members
• Thorough data accuracy and integrity without exception
• Experience working with complex project schedules and ability to interpret results
• Proven analytical problem solving skills
• Maintain highest ethical standards; demonstrate practicality, integrity, promotes diversity and a culture of inclusion
• Business process consulting a strong plus (Six Sigma, Lean etc.)
• Change management experience a strong plus
• Software skills; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Visio (or equivalent mapping process software)
• Ability to set long term strategy and vision independently, and lead execution
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate well with executive management in a complex and matrix environment within the organization, and globally
 



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.