IT Project Managers with Insurance industry experience

Location: Peoria, Illinois
Date Posted: 04-27-2018
IT Project Managers

Location: Peoria, Illinois

Type of role: Contract

Duration: Long-term (18+ months)

Currently seeking an IT Project Manager for contract opportunity (18+ months) in the Peoria, Illinois area. The ideal candidate will possess 10+ years in IT, 5+ years as a project manager and will have insurance industry experience.
Responsibilities of the IT Project Managers 
  • Manage information technology and computer systems
  • Plan, organize, control and evaluate IT and electronic data operations
  • Manage IT staff by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job expectations and appraising their performance
  • Design, develop, implement and coordinate systems, policies and procedures
  • Ensure security of data, network access and backup systems
  • Act in alignment with user needs and system functionality to contribute to organizational policy
  • Identify problematic areas and implement strategic solutions in time
  • Audit systems and assess their outcomes
  • Preserve assets, information security and control structures
  • Handle annual budget and ensure cost effectiveness 
Requirements of the IT Project Managers 
  • 10+ years in IT and 5+ years as a project manager
  • Insurance industry experience is required (preferably in life insurance)
  • Will be overseeing and managing insurance development projects
  • Prefer candidates with a blended skill set of Business Analysis and Project Management; will be working with business unit leaders.
  • Must have Agile methodology experience
  • PMP preferred but not mandatory
  • Microsoft based .Net and web services systems experience is strongly preferred.
  • Will use MS Project, Visio, SharePoint and other MS Office tools.
  • Any experience with ERP implementations would be a plus.
  • Local candidates preferred 
Dawn West
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