MassMutual Financial Group Business Project Manager in Enfield, Connecticut

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Description

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The MMUS PMO team is looking to hire a Project Manager, responsible for establishing and leading cross functional initiatives supporting MM US strategic business goals. The Project Manager will coordinate, plan, develop and implement moderate to complex projects and recommend appropriate strategies, actions, and/or alternatives for business decisions relative to the projects under area of responsibility. Candidate should able to manage matrix team(s) and/or cross functional team(s), being responsible for the day-to-day execution, management, and reporting, including managing resources, scope and meeting deadlines according to plan.

High Level Job Responsibilities

• Single accountable party responsible for the day to day execution, management, and reporting of moderate to large projects, including managing resources, costs, scope and meeting deadlines according to plan • Maintain a matrix reporting relationship with the Business Owner & Project Sponsor for all accountable project execution activities • Accountable for all aspects of business deliverables & readiness including support being in place before production implementation (people, process & automation) • Work effectively with cross functional teams, including possibly leading / overseeing multiple Project Managers • Facilitate issue resolution and remove obstacles to ensure quality results are achieved • Accountable for identifying and resolving possible risk and develop/monitor risk plans • Confirm achievement of objectives, verify and document project results to formalize acceptance of business & readiness deliverables by the sponsor • Facilitate lessons learned for business team and retain information in a central location (SharePoint) for future use

tools and processes

Role Characteristics

• Seasoned individual capable of handling broad scope projects that have short to medium-term focus

• Works with guidance on more complex projects

• Capable of applying knowledge to handle all but the most complex problems independently

• Anticipates change and directs or redirects efforts

• Looks for and finds ways to improve operations

• Individual typically has at least 5+ yrs of related experience

Job Responsibilities & Requirements

To be successful in the role, the following are the key qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree or 5 years direct of direct PM experience

• Must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in full cycle project leadership from conception to delivery •

PMP certification •

Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of projects to ensure it is aligned to and directly supports strategic objectives. •

Experience within the insurance/ financial services industry •

Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports business & strategic initiatives. •

Proven leadership, with the ability to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology divisions •

Excellent communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and interpersonal skills. •

Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change. •

Strong functional and technical knowledge.

• Strong with Microsoft office products

Ranked No. 77 in the annual FORTUNE ® 500 Ranking (FORTUNE ® Magazine, June 2017) and recognized as a World’s Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere, MassMutual is guided by a single purpose: We help people secure their future and protect the ones they love. As a company owned by our policyowners, we are defined by mutuality and our vision to put customers first. It’s more than our company structure – it’s our way of life. We are a company of people protecting people. Our company exists because people are willing to share risk and resources, and rely on each other when it counts. At MassMutual, we Live Mutual.

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Achieve Results: We focus on winning by exceeding expectations and getting better – everyone, every day.

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MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply.

At MassMutual, we’re fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment where our employees are valued for who they are and can build successful careers. For us, diversity and inclusion is more than a goal, it’s the only way forward.

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