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Project Manager

Company name
National General Insurance

Location
Orange, CA

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Primary Purpose:

Responsible for leading the planning and implementation of strategic initiatives, system enhancements, integration and conversion projects.  This includes facilitating the definition of project scope, goals, deliverables, project plans, tasks and resource requirements.  Responsible for managing the communications between the affiliated division, key stakeholders and 3rd party relationships.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

Coordinate internal resources, third party relationships and vendors for the successful execution of projects

Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget which includes managing design, review checkpoints and sign offs

Develop project scope, formulate strategies and objectives, form and manage project team and ensure project feasibility

Ensure resource availability and allocation

Monitor project performance which includes the use of verification techniques, communication mechanisms and tracking techniques to manage changes, identify issues and maintain schedule and costs; report and escalate to management as needed

Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders which includes communication efforts

Perform risk management to minimize project risks

Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, which includes testing efforts

Gather and analyze data with assistance and act as content expert for requirements gathering response teams

Ensure that all project and testing initiatives are consistent within the division

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor’s Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required

Solid understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

2 years of experience in one of the following areas: project management, analyst, business analysis, product management, project administrator and/or insurance management

Ability to demonstrate analytical skills

Possess effective verbal, written and face-to-face communication skills

Speak to, listen and present information to groups of people with ease

Ability to problem solve, make decisions and empathize with others

Possess solid organizational and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure, adhere to project deadlines, multi-task and pay attention to detail

Desired Skills:

Obtains and maintain appropriate licensing, professional designations and/or educational requirements (i.e. PMP certification, formal project management education, Master’s Degree)

5 years of experience in initiating and managing projects utilizing PMBOK best practices and methodology

2 years of insurance experience in one of the following areas: claims center, technology, claims handling process, claims systems, testing experience and/or vendor interfaces

Ability to execute using the Software Development Lifecycle

Possess knowledge of data warehouse concepts

Possess prior experience in one or more of the following areas: SPSS, SAS, Sbase, Visio and/or Microsoft Project

Possess prior experience in business requirement development and process development

Possess a thorough understanding of the NGIC brand and ability to exhibit behaviors associated with it

Job Requirements

- About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training

• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits

• Wellness Programs

• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance

• 401k w/ Company Match

• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy

• Employee Discount Program

• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities

• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)

• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)

• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.

Company info

National General Insurance
Website : http://www.nationalgeneral.com/

Company Profile
We believe there's more to auto insurance than coverages and claims. At National General Insurance, we start with experience – yours. We're guided by your unique needs, translated into the policy that works best for you, your family and the vehicles you drive. Our job? To give you the benefits of our experience. More than 60 years of it, grounded in the automotive industry. We take pride in the insurance products and services we offer, designed to give you the best possible auto insurance coverage – affordably – from your first car to your 21st. We are committed to your complete satisfaction. And if you do need to make a claim, we'll handle it as quickly, professionally and gently as we can. We don't just want to “get” your business. We want to keep it.

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