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Project Portfolio Management Section Manager in Lincoln, RI at Amica

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

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Location: Lincoln, RI (Corporate Information Systems)

Are you looking for a job in a growing industry with new products, new markets and new technology?

With locations across the country, Amica Mutual Insurance Company offers opportunities to join this dynamic field with a financially strong and respected insurance provider. Amica, based in Lincoln, RI, is a national writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary, offers a full line of life insurance products.

We are recognized as a leader in customer service and credit this success to our 3,800 employees in 44 offices across the country. Our benefits package includes high-quality medical, dental and vision coverage, short-term and long-term disability insurance and more.

Our office in Lincoln, RI is seeking a Project Portfolio Management Section Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the IT Project Management Office (PMO) project portfolio function including all program and project managers.

Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Partners with PMO Executive and other stakeholders to locate opportunities, develop and prioritize projects to achieve corporate goals.
• Responsible for the planning and execution of projects that deliver business processes, systems and infrastructure improvements to achieve organizational goals and strategic objectives.
• Assists with the Cross Divisional Leadership Group to execute portfolio planning.
• Generates project metrics, and monitors project performance, including expenditures and conformance to budget and schedule.
• Ensures that project methodologies are followed and used appropriately
• Partners with Compliance and Service Management Manager to aid in the development of and insure adherence to IT project/program management best practices, processes and assists in process improvement activities.
• Provides mentoring to ensure the growth in capabilities of program and project managers
• Administers the evaluation process and maintains an environment conducive to professional growth for individuals under his/her direct supervision and may assess the performance of other staff members, as requested.
• Attends training and/or industry seminars as appropriate, to stay abreast of current technologies, trends and directions.

Job Requirements:

• Typically requires a 4-year degree and 9+ years experience managing/coordinating projects and/or teams, or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
• Knowledge of Jira, ITSM, Agile Transformation are a plus

Equal Opportunity Policy: All qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability or sexual orientation. The Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are 40 years of age or older. Employees are subject to the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act.




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