Project Manager- Insurance

Job Summary

Company
Cognizant Technology Solutions Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
Industry
Insurance
Location
Kuala Lumpur
Years of Experience
6 - 15 years
Function
IT
Posted On
3rd Apr 2019
Skills
Project Manager,Project Management,Stake Holders Relationship

Job Description:


Job-specific accountabilities 
• Works with clients to define and manage the scope, strategy, requirements and implementation of projects

• Ensures that assigned projects are completed within budgets and schedules while meeting client business objectives

• Identifies, analyzes, mitigates, document, and control project risks

• Provides effective and regular communication within the project team, stakeholders, sponsors and management

• Identifies resource needs for the project and establishes roles, expectations, and goals with team members

• Participates in negotiation of contract terms and conditions and insures compliance with contract terms for project consultants and vendors

• Manages multiple small and/or medium-d projects ensuring project deliverables are brought in on time, within budget and quality targets

• Identifies project issues that impact project delivery and escalate to management

• Responsible for assisting in hiring project staff, and developing motivating, coaching, advising and managing the project team

• May manage the technical components of the project or act as manager of personnel, including evaluating personnel

• Liaises between project team, project sponsor and client group

Knowledge & skills


• Ability to think strategically, assess alternatives for short and long term impacts and act decisively

• Knowledge of project planning and tracking tools

• Good analytical and problem solving skills

• Ability to effectively apply project management methodologies and ensure that the necessary technical skills are included with the project team and utilized appropriately

• Some knowledge of technology platforms and environments

• Good understanding of business functions and issues

• Good understanding of annuity products, administration compliance, operations and systems including business desktop applications (i.e. Lotus Notes, Office), and relevant financial products

• Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods

• Constantly learns from both success and failure

• Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion

• Good verbal and written communication; able to effectively articulate technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes

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About Us:

Cognizant is a global leader in business and technology services that helps Clients bring the future of work to life – today – in a business environment that is being transformed by accelerating globalization, virtualization, and the shift toward cloud technologies.

We continuously seek the “best and the brightest” when we recruit new employees, and we’re consistently an “employer of choice” at leading engineering and business schools around the world. Our domain industry specialists have well-established backgrounds working with companies in the industries we serve.

Our teams and their talent are a principle reason that we consistently outperform the competition.


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