21 days old

Senior Project Manager (IT)

Erie Insurance
Erie, PA 16501
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Division or Field Office:

Information Technology Division
Department of Position: Infrastructure Delivery Dept
Work from:
Home or Erie Corporate Office

At Erie Insurance, you're not just part of a Fortune 500 company; you're also a valued member of a diverse and inclusive team that includes more than 5,000 employees and over 2,200 independent agencies. Our Employees work in the Home Office complex located in Erie, PA, and in our Field Offices that span 12 states and the District of Columbia. To attract and retain the best talent, we reward our team members with competitive salaries and a very generous benefits package.

Position Summary

Plans and leads medium-to-large IT projects of moderate-to-high complexity.

This is an opportunity for a Sr. Project Manager that will be responsible for managing technology-focused projects, across a variety of OPS teams.

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Experience executing technology projects in the PM capacity required.
  • Skills building relationships with business sponsors and IT project staff preferred.
  • AWS knowledge preferred, but not required.

Candidates within our operating footprint may be considered for remote work. Current approved states for remote work are: DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, Washington DC, WV and WI

Duties and Responsibilities

Plans, monitors and leads medium-to-large projects of moderate-to-high complexity from initiation through completion.

Leads project team while ensuring right talent is assigned at the right time.

Utilizes an intermediate understanding of the project lifecycle to prepare, analyze and maintain detailed project work plans and schedules using project-planning tools and ERIE guidelines.

Applies project management best practices around scope, budget, schedule and change control.

Monitors project health and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments and resource allocations to ensure optimal project performance.

Creates sound project forecasts.

Builds and manages key stakeholder relationships to ensure alignment of critical objectives, gain key insights, and enable imperative buy-in.

Monitors quality of project deliverables. Ensures completion of required quality reviews and obtains appropriate approvals for assigned projects.

Prepares and maintains project logs to record risks and issues and monitor resolution of each issue.

Maintains expertise in the principles and techniques required for the software development life cycle. Maintains knowledge of programming languages, IT databases, operating systems and platforms.

Coordinates the involvement of outside service providers required for assigned projects. Works with appropriate personnel to establish contractual terms and conditions.

Defines, develops and provides information to drive the decision-making process and support business operations. Summarizes variance between plan and actual progress.

Develops and delivers reports to key stakeholders summarizing objectives, deliverables, status and metrics.

Reviews technology related costs identified for projects to ensure cost effective technical designs and problem solutions. Identifies, analyzes and implements appropriate industry best practices. Prepares Authorization for Expenditures (AFE).

Schedules meetings, prepares agendas and ensures meeting minutes are prepared.




Detail Orientation

Cultivates Innovation

Instills Trust

Information Management Skills

Decision Quality

Values Diversity

Nimble Learning

Job-Specific Knowledge

Customer Focus

Optimizes Work Processes

Ensures Accountability


Minimum Required Education Equivalents

Bachelor's degree in business, finance, management information systems, project management, or related field and five years of project management experience; or

Associate's degree in business, finance, management information systems, project management, or related field and seven years related project management experience; or

High school diploma, or GED, and nine years related project management experience.

Strong knowledge of project lifecycle including systems development methods, programming languages, IT platforms and change management concepts required. In-depth knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools required. Understanding of insurance industry preferred. Proficiency with spreadsheet, word processing, graphics and database software required.

Preferred Designations

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Six-sigma green belt

Related insurance designations

Physical Requirements

Lifting 0-20 lbs; Occasional (
Lifting 20-50 lbs; Occasional (
Lifting Over 50 lbs; Rarely

Driving; Occasional (
Pushing/Pulling; Rarely

Manual Keying/Data Entry; Frequent (50-80%)

Climbing; Rarely

Nearest Major Market: Erie

Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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