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Strategic Project Manager - Remote

Company: DealerPolicy
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

About Us:DealerPolicy is a rapidly growing company in the Automotive and InsurTech space. DealerPolicy's web-based insurance platform provides a strategic value-add to auto dealerships by creating a unique buying experience accompanied by consistent customer savings. DealerPolicy's technology is positioned within auto dealerships, enabling dealership customers to receive insurance quotes during the car-buying process. These customers are then connected to DealerPolicy's wholly owned Insurance Agency, to complete the insurance transaction.The Job:The Strategic Project Manager (SPM) is part of our Operations team. The SPM successfully plans and executes client-facing projects with a focus on large, organization-wide initiatives. Strong facilitation and communication skills, astute client relationship management, focus on managing changing priorities, organization, tenacity and dynamic team building skills describe the successful candidates for this position. Experience working with Agile software development teams combined with digital sales or services will help those candidates that already have a solid Project Management foundation in place.Your Role:

  • Oversee and be accountable for all aspects of large-scale, outward-facing projects with key partners/clients
  • Successfully extract client project requirements
  • Create clear and attainable objectives
  • Manage implementations using standard project management processes and tools (project plans, issues logs, etc)
  • Confer with project personnel to assign duties and responsibilities
  • Manage cross departmental resources against aggressive timelines
  • Work closely with project personnel to provide advice and problem resolution
  • Continually minimize uncertainty by driving team collaboration and open client communication
  • Coordinate, conduct, and document meetings to continually drive forward progress
  • Document and report status on all phases of current projects
  • Direct and coordinate team efforts to deliver on-time and on quality to exceed expectations
  • Responsible for making small and large decisions to continually reduce project risks, manage scope, and balance client and business objectives.
  • Aid with additional team projects as neededRequirements
    • A bachelor's degree in a related field
    • 4+ years of relevant work experience
    • Competencies in Google Docs, MS Office, MS Project, bug tracking, wiki and other related project management and common communications tools is required
    • Demonstrated experience with implementations across a wide range of corporate, commercial, and international projects
    • Experience working in insurance and/or automotive industries is a plus
    • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work with and support cross-functionality project teams
    • Ability to tactically manage a project but also able to think strategic so most optimal solution is developed for our clients
    • Ability to manage a fast-paced workload independently and add value to multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to understand and document project requirements and dependencies
    • Self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job and who can work effectively across departments and entities
    • Experience with a multitude of software development methodologies
    • PMP Certification (PMI) a plusBenefitsDealerPolicy offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, which includes
      • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Health Savings Account with company match
      • FSA, Dependent Care FSA and Commuter pre-tax benefit
      • PTO allowance and holidays
      • 401(k) plan with company match
      • Working remotely

Keywords: DealerPolicy, Portland , Strategic Project Manager - Remote, Executive , Portland, Maine

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