Genworth Financial Project Manager in Richmond, Virginia

POSITION

Project Manager

LOCATION

Richmond, VA

COMPANY

Genworth is a Fortune 500 financial services company providing financial security and protection through our Mortgage Insurance and Long Term Care Insurance businesses. Our purpose is to help families achieve the dream of homeownership and address the financial challenges of aging. At Genworth, our promise to our employees is the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers, our communities, and one another. We issued our first life insurance policy in 1871, our first annuity contract in 1928, and our first long term care insurance policy in 1974. Today, nearly 4 million customers rely on Genworth's U.S. Life Insurance Companies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leads cross functional project teams through complex, high impact projects.

  • Manages multiple projects using widely accepted project methodologies (e.g. PMI, Agile/LEAN, SDLC).

  • Leads team efforts to develop new or revised processes/procedures across multiple operational and business areas.

  • Motivates and directs team members to build cooperative project teams to conduct research and analysis to quantify business opportunities and issues and develops formal recommendations for presentation to management.

  • Works independently and with mid level and senior management on complex projects and supervises project sub-teams.

  • Applies project management tools and methods to manage project scope, schedule, cost, risk, quality, communication, resources and suppliers.

  • Develops and integrates plans for large cross-functional projects requiring multiple work-streams and sub-plans.

  • Conducts cost-benefit Analysis for projects, validates cost and benefit assumptions with stakeholders, resource managers, and process owners.

  • Conducts written and oral project updates for senior management and business leaders.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 5 years project management experience

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience is required

  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategic relationships and lead customer focused projects across organizational boundaries

  • Excellent planning, organizational and execution skills

  • Strong communication -- oral, written, interpersonal and presentation -- skills

  • Demonstrated experience interacting & collaborating with business areas in gathering, documenting and developing business scope for projects

  • Results oriented, ability to meet and exceed objectives and handle multiple deadlines and priorities

  • Strong analytical and business problem solving skills

  • Proficient in various MS Personal Computing Programs (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • PMI (Project Management Institute) CAPM or PMP certification

  • Masters Degree in Business, Management or Project Management

  • Familiarity with Life, LTC and Annuity insurance products

  • Previous experience in finance, risk management, operations or actuarial

  • Experience using MS Project at intermediate to advance level

Genworth is a Fortune 500 financial services company providing financial security and protection through our Mortgage Insurance and Long Term Care businesses. Our purpose is to help families achieve the dream of homeownership and address the financial challenges of aging. At Genworth, our promise to our employees is the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers, our communities, and one another.