Project Manager - Insurance - 18mnth fixed term contract
A leading Insurance company based in the Sydney CBD is urgently seeking a Project Manager on an 18 month fixed term contract. Working on a group administration software, the role involves: Managing the project through the project life cycle, including developing charters, plans, schedules, and budgets; allocating resources; monitoring performance against schedule, budget, and quality targets; managing changes, issues and risks; and providing regular communication to program management and other areas within the organization. Establishing and maintaining effective communication with other project managers, cross-functional project teams, and internal/external customers in order to identify key plan tasks and due dates. Providing guidance in the application toolset required to code, test and troubleshoot applications for new development and on-going support, and direct the activities of all technical resources on the project. Ensuring business partners' expectations are met, gain understanding when desired outcomes are not feasible and provide alternative solutions to meet objective(s). Communicating with remote teams Skills 6-8+yrs Project Management experience Extensive experience working with decentralised/remote teams Experience with rollouts/deployment of software Experience with business process change Banking/Financial Services experience, ideally Insurance Excellent communication skills is key. Interested? Please apply online or send your updated CV.