Genworth Financial Project Manager in Richmond, Virginia
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.
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.
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.)
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 Financial, Inc. is a leading insurance holding company committed to helping families achieve the dream of home ownership and address the financial challenges of aging through its leadership positions in mortgage insurance and long term care insurance. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Genworth traces its roots back to 1871.