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IT Project Manager
Posted on 7/28/2022
California, USA • Remote
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing projects in a high-tech, high-growth, ever evolving environment
  • Experience with projects involving one or more technology or functional domain
  • Familiar with one or more project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques
  • Ability to blend traditional project management principles and practices with an agile development approach
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, with the ability to forge meaningful, trust-based relationships with colleagues and stakeholders
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment
  • PMI-ACP, PMP, CSM, or equivalent certification preferred
  • Demonstrated operational excellence with experience managing complex projects, aligning stakeholders and working independently when necessary, while driving projects and outcomes to completion
  • Manage and lead the execution of complex, cross-functional IT projects and initiatives owning all aspects of project planning, tracking, and communications
  • Work with team leads to define the project plan, goals, and scope, identify resources, and determine key milestones and dependencies to create the project schedule
  • Regularly review project progress and communicate status to stakeholders and the project team in a clear and effective manner
  • Proactively handle schedule and scope changes, identify risks, mitigate issues, build contingency plans, and manage escalations
  • Provides support and visibility of the overall IT portfolio to enable informed prioritization of projects, highlight potential risks, identify dependencies, and best utilize resources
  • Provides support and leadership for IT business process definition and improvements with stakeholders across Newfront to ensure transparency, inclusiveness, and measurable results
  • Develops department road map leveraging insight and input from multiple stakeholder groups and communicates progress against the roadmap at regular intervals
  • Provides leadership and vision to project team members throughout the project life cycle, and confers with project staff to outline work plan
Newfront Insurance

501-1,000 employees

Newfront is the modern commercial insurance brokerage.
Company mission
Newfront's mission is to supercharge insurance professionals with technology. The company is building a technology-enabled insurance brokerage.
Company Values
  • Empower people
  • Ambition
  • Question dogma
  • New standards