Project Manager I at Vertafore

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$70,000-$85,000

Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solution are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.

Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.

Job Description

Vertafore Professional Services Organization is looking for dynamic and passionate people to join our team!

Vertafore is seeking a Project Manager (PM) with expertise in managing strategic client implementations. If you thrive at leading successful project implementations and have a passion for building strong client relationships, we want you to join our team! The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall direction, planning, implementation, execution, monitoring and completion of multiple projects ensuring consistency with Vertafore's mission, strategy, values, commitments and goals.

The ideal candidate will thrive on making everyone around them better, enthusiastically meet goals, and are motivated by team accomplishment over individual accolades.

Core requirements and responsibilities:

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:

· Manage the project from beginning to end

· Act as the liaison between customer and internal teams

· Communicate project deliverables at all levels, and make sure items are executed on time, to budget, with high quality

· Manage resources assigned to your projects and the schedule of work for all phases.

· Manage changes in project scope including documenting and explaining implications of changes so they are clearly understood and approved

· Manage expectations with customers and internal team to successfully deliver projects.

· Compile and maintain professional executive status reports and required project documentation

· Communicate with the customer to ensure progress is being made and concerns are managed promptly

· Address difficult and/or escalated situations with minimal leadership involvement to an effective resolution

· Proactively learn and understand Vertafore software and the mechanics of their implementation and deployment

· Provide outstanding project team leadership to achieve, schedule, budget and scope performance

· Be part of project teams implementing Vertafore products and delivering Professional Services

· Manage multiple consulting engagements concurrently

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Highly organized and have proven ability to monitor project budget vs. actuals and can forecast project revenues and expenditures

· Proven track record of building, developing and growing business relationships vital to the success of the project in person and remotely

· Strong knowledge of P&C insurance business practices and independent insurance agency markets

· Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to effectively engage and influence at all levels, and ability to effectively handle crucial conversations and manage conflict resolution

· Ability to effectively prioritize workload and tasks to meet deadlines

· Excellent presentation and communications skills, both written and verbal

· Outstanding time management skills

· Ability to be creative and innovative

· Ability to effectively problem solve, react to situations decisively and effectively

· Flexible, easily adaptable to change

Qualifications:

· 1+ years of customer facing project management experience (preferably within a software environment)

· Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

· You aspire to be a dedicated contributor for providing technical support to teams and outstanding support to customers 

· Proficiency with MS Office Tools

· Previous experience with technical support and troubleshooting preferred

· Prior insurance industry experience and knowledge preferred 

Additional Requirements and Details:

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time.
  • Ability to work remotely with a stable internet connection on an as-needed basis
  • Located and working from an office location (when required)*
  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.
  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.).
  • Frequent sitting and/or standing.

*Our offices are currently closed due to COVID-19 and are scheduled to re-open mid 2021.

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Technology we use

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Location

Great location in the heart of downtown Denver just a block away from the RTD lightrail.

What are Vertafore Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Vertafore offers employees 1 paid day to volunteer at the non-profit of their choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vertafore offers opportunities to join several committees, including Women of Vertafore, LGBTQ+, etc.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vertafore employees can contribute up to $2750 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 100% of annual salary for up to 90 days of disability.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $1500 of expenses per person.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $175 for glasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Vertafore offers three different health plans to meet the needs of our employees.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
We offer a Pet Insurance plan through Nationwide.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Vertafore's team fitness initiatives include in-office yoga, a partnership with Planet Fitness, and other recreational team sports.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Vertafore provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match up to 50% of contributions up to 3% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vertafore provides up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. We also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to $2,500 for eligible adoption expenses and 6 weeks of paid leave.
Company sponsored family events
Vertafore sponsors family oriented events semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Vertafore hosts company outings annually.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
In various areas of the office, Vertafore provides weekly fresh fruit services, bagels and donuts on specified days, as well as snacks and drinks.
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Mondays and Fridays.
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Vertafore sponsors recreational clubs that include sports, board games, video games, book clubs, etc.
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5,250.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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