Travelers Project Director in St. Paul, Minnesota

15736BR

Title:

Project Director

Target Openings:

1

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Drives the strategy initiation, planning and execution of new or existing projects and initiatives, working with stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of the BI Operations strategic priorities and multi-year plan.

  • Responsible for various methods and practices around executing projects with the business, improving the overall project maturity across the organization, and tracking and reporting the conformance to plans and expectations of MYP oriented initiatives.

  • As an arm of the governance function, the director is responsible for monitoring, supporting and reporting on behalf of the organization’s projects, programs and structured work efforts.

  • With minimal supervision controls planning and execution of project activities and resources to ensure that established cost, time, and quality goals are met.

  • Applies advanced project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables and processes in order to meet or exceed business needs and expectations.

Operates within defined parameters using a proven Project Management Methodology with flexibility to merge different methodologies in accomplishing collective goals.

Job Opening ID:

15736BR

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Category:

Project/Operations Management

Job Summary:

This position is a primary point of accountability for the management and execution of multiple medium to large size projects that support achievement of the BI Operations strategic priorities and multi-year plan. This position directs cross-group resources to accomplish BI Operations and organizational goals. Role requires tight coordination with multiple Business & IT partners across Business Insurance.

Position Type:

Experienced/Professional

Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:

  • BA/BS in Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience.

  • 7+ years preferred in the Insurance Industry.

  • Experience working in a capacity around strategic alignment preferred & project teams preferred.

  • Operations background and experience, preferably in a field based environment.

  • Presentation experience - the ability to draft and present information to diverse groups and stakeholders.

  • Project and Demand Managementbackground helpful.

  • Property Casualty knowledge.

  • Basic understanding of underwriting and marketing functions and environments.

  • Experience and skill in managing across functional and organizational lines.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School diploma or equivalent required. 5 years of project management experience required.

Company Information:

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Primary Location:

Hartford - Connecticut - United States

Secondary Location:

St. Paul - Minnesota - United States

We are committed to valuing the diversity that exists among our workforce, our business partners, our customers and our communities. With respect to our workforce, we are committed to not only increasing diversity in our hiring at all levels but also fostering an inclusive environment where all employees, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other status or condition protected by law, can develop and thrive.