Mutual of Omaha Project Manager/Senior - Finance & Actuary - Omaha, NE or Remote in OMAHA, Nebraska
Mutual of Omaha’s Finance & Actuarial team is on a continuing journey to modernize technology, enhance analytics and insights landscape and continue to full integrate and collaborate with business segments to stand-up new products and business partners. This journey includes modernizing our applications, data and insight tools & systems, data, reporting, and processes. A large team of business and technology professionals are engaged with all areas of the business and execution is completed within the SAFe methodology. We are seeking an energized and fast-paced individual to join in on these efforts as an additional scrum master to support the project. This scrum master role is centered around managing the planning and execution of the Life and Annuity Actuarial component of the project, with focus on holding the team accountable to delivering timely, cost effective, and quality results.
Managing the overall planning, execution and delivery of medium to large projects of the coordinated management of multiple related projects with timely, cost effective, and quality results.
WHAT YOU'LL DO:
Responsible for managing the overall planning, execution, and delivery of projects to include the definition of project charters, budgets, and measures as well as developing project structures and ensuring proper operations turnover.
Facilitate the day-to-day coordination of projects while adhering to standards and sponsor expectations while ensuring client requirements are met.
Responsible for tracking project status and managing project issues and risks to include financial analysis, evaluation of progress/quality/costs, developing action plans to address gaps throughout project life cycle, adherence to compliance processes, and problem resolution.
Responsible for building and leading effective project teams, including building strong sponsor, stakeholder, vendor, customer, and team relationships while prioritizing projects and managing resources.
Responsible for managing projects to implement or enhance a wide range of business system and/or technology solutions, which span a number of disciplines, including development, programming, implementation, compliance, and information management.
5-8 years project management experience.
Strong communication and conflict resolution skills.
Ability to define issues, business/technology needs, and implement solutions.
Ability to adapt quickly to new business and technology.
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology experience.
Knowledge of project management and change management methodologies.
4-6 years of information technology experience and/or business experience.
Ability to manage projects across technologies, domains, and business functions (SBU's).
Ability to apply the following skills:
Interpersonal - effective verbal and written communication skills, resolves conflicts and effectively negotiates issue resolution, establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships, and displays strong facilitation skills.
Leadership - advocates and leads change, supports team building, recognizes contributions and celebrates accomplishments.
Professional - understands and executes corporate project management processes and industry best practices which include, but are not limited to, building and executing a project plan, monitoring and controlling project work, managing scope, managing resources, ensuring quality control, maintaining effective communication with team and all stakeholders, managing risk, and monitoring and controlling project costs.
Partnership - demonstrates customer focus and knowledge of product, functional and operational processes, business and technology systems and utilizes innovation and adaptability in solution definition with a results orientation.
Communication – able to use various tools to address local and remote project team members needs to drive clear expectations, results, and accountability via teleconference, video and remote meeting tools.
You help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion within the department and the larger organization. You value different ideas and opinions. You listen courageously and remain curious in all that you do.
You are able to work remotely and have access to high-speed internet.
Bachelors in related field of study (Business Administration/Management Information Systems)
C.A.P.M (Certified Associate in Project Management).
C.S.P (Certified Scrum Practitioner)
Continuing professional education related to position (20 hours per year).
Experience within insurance industry, specifically within Finance, Accounting, or Actuarial business process
Strong track record as a project manager or scrum master on large projects and initiatives
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
A diverse workplace where associates feel a sense of belonging.
An organization that feels like a small, close-knit community and has the strength of a Fortune 500 company.
Tuition reimbursement, training and career development.
Comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance.
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and childcare needs.
401(k) plan with a 2% company contribution and 6% company match.
Competitive pay with an opportunity for incentives for all associates.
Flexible work schedules with a healthy amount of paid time off.
For more information regarding available benefits, please visit our Career Site. (https://www.mutualofomaha.com/careers/life-at-mutual/benefits-and-perks)
Minimum: $70,000 MidPoint: $85,692 Maximum: $110,000
Pay commensurate with experience.
MUTUAL OF OMAHA:
Mutual of Omaha serves more than 4.8 million individual product customers and 39,000 employer groups. Our legacy of stability creates an environment where every associate is encouraged to experiment, innovate and grow in their own unique career path.
From day one, you’ll have the tools to be your best self at work. Here you’ll do meaningful work and your talents will have a positive impact on peoples’ lives as we help our customers protect what they care about and achieve their financial goals.
Each associate is a unique contributor to creating a diverse, dynamic, thriving and inclusive workplace. We want you to become engaged … feel a sense of belonging … and contribute to the company’s exceptional future.
Join forces with a company that can AMPLIFY YOUR STRENGTHS AND EMPOWER YOUR CAREER.
For inquiries about the position or application process, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST we will reply within 24 hours.
Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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