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Director of Project Management

Company: Navy Mutual Aid Association
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

The Navy Mutual Aid Association is a non-profit, member-owned mutual association established in 1879 to provide affordable life insurance and peace of mind to members of the military and their families. One hundred and forty years later, our mission and commitment to protect those who defend us remains unwavering. Through quality life insurance products, no-cost educational programs and unparalleled service Navy Mutual has earned the loyalty and support of our growing membership.Financially strong, Navy Mutual is proud to be a first-choice provider of life insurance to service members and their loved ones. Our team's efforts to serve and protect our members and their loved ones is the reason that Navy Mutual enjoys outstanding customer satisfaction member retention ratings.Inspired by the history and character of our own Members, Navy Mutual naturally promotes a strong, hardworking culture. Our staff, leadership, and Board members continuously strive to provide exceptional service and expert guidance to Navy Mutual Members, servicemembers and their families. Navy Mutual is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion, and embraces the characteristics that make our employees unique. We understand the collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but Navy Mutual's reputation and success as well.For a better understanding of our mission and culture, we have included a link of a short video with testimonials from our senior leadership and employees. position is full-time and is located in Arlington, Virginia and will report to the Vice President, Solutions & Technology. Core Working Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm (hybrid working environment).As the Director of Project Management at Navy Mutual, you will oversee all project aspects, keeping projects running on track and within scope from start to finish. On a daily basis, you will work with our engineering and product teams to plan and arrange work as well as ensure the cross-functional teams are aligned on progress, status, and scope. You will also work with our executive team and enterprise clients to orchestrate engagements, understand requirements to aid in their strategic prioritization, as well as negotiate solutions to issues as they arise. Primary Responsibilities: Key Strengths: Sophisticated communicators who convey progress effectively in a highly collaborative and cross-functional environment. Strategic organizers who smoothly orchestrate project schedules and task documentation while juggling competing demands. Resourceful thinkers who anticipate potential risks and develop solutions that lead to better outcomes. Responsible achievers who ensure proper project development, follow through on all commitments and deadlines and demonstrate a willingness and aptitude to learn. Objectives for this Role: Build and develop the project team to ensure maximum performance, providing purpose, direction, and motivation. Lead projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and project implementation plans, including risk mitigation. To coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring projects remain within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with project staff from various functional departments. Analyze project progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timelines, and costs to ensure that project team adheres to project requirements. Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes. Manage key relationships with external vendors working as part of various project teams. Duties and Responsibilities: Ensure all projects are delivered on time within the stipulated scope and budget. Manage and motivate the team and its effectiveness to performance, training, and documentation; conduct performance evaluations; oversee PTO requests/approvals and make recommendations regarding hiring and termination. Ability to direct and supervise. Lead the initiation and planning of a project and ensure technical feasibility. Ensure resource availability and allocation. Develop detailed plans to monitor and track the progress of projects. Coordinate with internal and external parties for the flawless execution of projects. Manage relationships between clients and stakeholders. Manage relationships with external vendors. Measure project performance using appropriate project management tools. Perform risk management analysis to reduce project risks. Report and escalate to upper management as needed. Create and maintain a comprehensive project documentation. Qualifications: Education Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience required. Skills and Qualifications 7+ years project management experience. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Strong presentation skills. Proven success working with all levels of management. Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines. Experience coaching and educating project teams to strengthen team members' capabilities and skill sets. Demonstrated effective problem-solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively build and extend relationships. Ability to prioritize competing priorities and multi-task a variety of requests. Proficient with Microsoft Office/O365, SharePoint. Experience with project management/collaboration software; Jira, Confluence, and Microsoft Project. Preferred Qualifications Project management experience in the Life Insurance industry. Exposure to companies going through Agile Transformations. Experience managing projects within an Agile Framework to include principles, tools, and ceremonies. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects successfully, develop process and workflow documentation, and think critically. Navy Mutual offers a Full Benefits package including, medical, dental, vision, 401k, life and disability insurance, educational loan assistance, tuition reimbursement and parental leave and so much more.Salary: Commensurate with Experience We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse employees. We are proud to be a place where talented people who strive to support the mission and values of our association can grow as professionals, leaders, and individuals. Please visit to learn more about our guiding lights, history and mission. Navy Mutual Aid Association is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Navy Mutual utilizes E-Verify.Other details Pay Type Salary Employment Indicator Normal FT Required Education Bachelor's Degree Job Start Date Monday, June 20, 2022 Apply Now

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