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Master Project Manager, Business Continuity

Erie Insurance
Erie, PA 16501
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Division or Field Office:

Corporate Services Division
Department of Position: Crisis Prevention & Mgmt Dept
Work from:
Corporate Office, Erie PA

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.

We strive to be Above all in Service to our customers-and to our employees. That's why Erie Insurance offers you an exceptional benefits package, including:

Premier health, prescription, dental, and vision benefits for you and your dependents. Coverage begins your first day of work.

Low contributions to medical and prescription premiums. We currently pay up to 97% of employees' monthly premium costs.

A pension. We are one of only 13 Fortune 500 companies to offer a traditional pension plan. Full-time employees are vested after five years of service.

A 401(k) with up to 4% contribution match. The 401(k) is offered in addition to the pension.

Paid vacation, personal days, sick days, bereavement days and parental leave.

Career development, including a tuition reimbursement program for higher education and industry designations.

Additional benefits that include company-paid basic life insurance; short-and long-term disability insurance; orthodontic coverage for children and adults; adoption assistance; fertility and infertility coverage; well-being programs; paid volunteer hours forservice to your community; and dollar-for-dollar matching of your charitable gifts, up to $12,500 a year.

Position Summary

This is a reposting of the position. If you have applied in the past, you do not need to reapply.

  • This person will serve as the program manager for the design, development, and implementation of operational resiliency, business continuity, and preparedness programs to ensure appropriate business resumption and contingency plans are developed and exercised to enhance the resiliency of the enterprise. This position requires collaboration with representatives across the enterprise to develop and coordinate operational risk assessments, business recovery, and contingency plans.
  • The ideal candidate will be a Certified Business Continuity Professional.
  • This position will have a hybrid schedule with time in office and working remotely.

Plans and manages large or highly complex projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

Plans, monitors and manages large or highly complex projects from initiation through completion.

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

Builds and manages key stakeholder relationships to ensure alignment of critical objectives, gains key insights, and enable imperative buy-in. Keeps stakeholders up-to-date on deliverables, status and metrics.

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

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

Prepares and analyzes reports, charts and graphs, and summarizes variances between the plan and actual progress.

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

Directs the management of outside contracts and vendors required for assigned projects. Work with appropriate personnel to establish contractual terms and conditions.

Delivers presentations to key stakeholders summarizing objectives, deliverables, status and metrics.

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

Duties and Responsibilities (cont'd if applicable)

The first sevenduties listed are the functions identified as essential to the job. Essential functions are those job duties that must be performed in order for the job to be accomplished.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the incumbent. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other duties as requested by their supervisor, or as become evident.


Values Diversity

Nimble Learning



Customer Focus

Cultivates Innovation

Information Management Skills

Instills Trust

Optimizes Work Processes

Job-Specific Knowledge

Decision Quality

Ensures Accountability


Minimum Required Education Equivalents

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

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

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

MBA or other advanced degree preferred. In-depth knowledge of project life cycles including project management processes and change management concepts required. In-depth knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools required. Insurance industry knowledge preferred. Working knowledge of spreadsheet, word processing, graphics and database software required.

Preferred Designations

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Six-sigma green belt

CPCU or related insurance designation

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: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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