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Director, Project Management Risk & Continuity-Remote

Company: Liberty Mutual
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Oversees a team (directly or through managers) responsible for the project management lifecycle (initiation through completion) for projects typically considered moderately complex to complex in nature. Partners with senior management to ensure projects support business priorities, align with resource allocation, and are value-driven. Influences strategy related to work overseen.Responsibilities:

  • Serves as BCP Champion for GRM US, and partners with ES&BC to facilitate the GRM US response to external crisis and events that threaten our ability to operate and serve our customers.
  • Partners with ES&BC on BCP Modernization, Event Planning and Testing and Our Path Forward - execution.
  • Collaborates with Real Estate on the Path Forward footprint strategy.
  • Runs Operations for the Risk & Continuity Organization.
  • Works with R&C leaders to evaluate and prioritize IT and Tech projects, and runs point on Tech Prioritization efforts.
  • Coordinates customer remediation efforts in collaboration with Legal, PST and the GRM US internal fraud teams.
  • Defines the business case and engages in priority setting with input from stakeholders. Identifies and gains agreement on project objectives, scope, timing, and resources. Ensures project resources are optimally sourced and deployed.
  • Oversees the development and execution of project plans, checking progress against measures of success and ensuring value relative to cost. Provides guidance in applying project management tools and methodology.
  • Hires, develops, provides coaching to, and makes compensation recommendations for team members. Defines individual performance objectives and development plans, and ensures alignment with department, function, and SBU objectives.
  • Oversees and works to resolve issues that serve as roadblocks and/or place project objectives at risk. Identifies and provides visibility into trade-offs between options, while strongly influencing recommended approach.
  • Ensures project close-out steps are taken to include lessons learned/best practices that inform the success of future projects.
  • Fosters an environment in which continuous improvement methodologies are applied throughout the project management lifecycle.
    • Expert-level ability in managing all aspects of the project management life cycle for multiple projects at one time to include those complex in nature.
    • Project management certification strongly preferred.
    • Solid ability to select, develop and engage employees.
    • Strong ability to exercise influence and build consensus; communication skills; promote collaboration, teamwork and change initiatives; and to build value for customers through a service orientation, innovation, and continuous improvement.
    • Displays strong business acumen and integrated thinking.
    • Advanced business operations knowledge to include understanding the function's value chain and market conditions strongly preferred.
    • Competencies typically acquired through a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
    • Advanced degree preferred.
    • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience to include project management work and prior experience working in an effective leadership and/or management capacity.At Liberty Mutual, our purpose is to help people embrace today and confidently pursue tomorrow. That's why we provide an environment focused on openness, inclusion, trust and respect. Here, you'll discover our expansive range of roles, and a workplace where we aim to help turn your passion into a rewarding profession. - - -Liberty Mutual has proudly been recognized as a "Great Place to Work" by Great Place to Work - US for the past several years. We were also selected as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" onIDG's Insider Pro and Computerworld's 2020 list. For many years running, we have been named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Women and one of America's Best Employers for New Graduates-as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity. To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit: - - -We value your hard work, integrity and commitment to make things better, and we put people first by offering you benefits that support your life and well-being. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: - - - -Liberty Mutual is an equal opportunity employer. We will not tolerate discrimination -on the basis of -race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information or on any basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. -

Keywords: Liberty Mutual, Somerville , Director, Project Management Risk & Continuity-Remote, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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