Project Manager/Business Analyst
Job Details
Experienced
NewJ - Bridgeton, NJ
Full Time
2 Year Degree
Undisclosed
Negligible
Day
Information Technology
Description

SUMMARY:

This position develops and monitors detailed project and test plans/procedures, conducts acceptance tests on computer systems, analyzes results and provides appropriate follow-up. This individual may fill multiple roles on a single project or play a single role (Project Manager) across several projects. Specific assignments will depend on the size and complexity of the project.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Gathers, documents, prioritizes and tracks requests (changes, enhancements, etc.) from initial concept through post-implementation reviews and coordinates with the designated project team(s)

- Reviews use cases and other technical documents with IT project staff to ensure business requirements are adequately reflected in technical planning documents

- Creates and maintains project schedules by developing project plans and specifications, documenting estimated time requirements, establishing deadlines, monitoring milestone completion, tracking all phases of the project life cycle, providing timely reporting of issues that impact project progress, coordinating actions, and resolving conflicts

- Conducts project meetings

- Meets with project team(s) regularly to review project deliverables and deadlines

- Meets with appropriate personnel for periodic reviews of prototypes and final products

- Provides single point of contact for assigned projects

- Coordinates interaction and communication among company personnel

- Identifies and coordinates assignments of internal resources and external contractors to meet project requirements

- Assists business areas in assessing and addressing the operational impacts (workflow, training, etc.) of a project

- Assists business areas in establishing the purpose and deliverables of the test effort

JOB COMPETENCIES:

- Experience in: requirements gathering, identifying gaps, estimating, implementation, test planning and execution, and User Acceptance Testing definition and execution/ Translating requirements and use cases into test conditions and expected results for assembly, product, and user acceptance testing

- Advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications specifically Word, Excel and Outlook

- Knowledge of Duck Creek Policy &/or Billing software

- Knowledge of MS Project helpful

- Proven problem solving and decision making abilities

- Strong organizational and time management skills

- Effective oral and written communication skills; provides clear instructions to others

- Ability to work in a team environment or independently

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- College degree in business or related field preferred (equivalent work experience considered)

- Minimum 2 years experience in Property and Casualty insurance industry

- Minimum 3 years experience in business analysis and project management

- Experience with underwriting software applications and web-based underwriting systems

 

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