The Travelers Companies, Inc.

Project Director - Business Capabilities Office

Posted on Mar 29 115 views Hartford, CT

Company Summary
Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. That’s the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.

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Job Description Summary
This position is the primary point of accountability to Business Partners and other parties for the management and implementation of the medium to large size Projects or small to medium sized Programs that support achievement of moderate to complex unit or corporate goals.

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Partner with Circle Leads and Team Leads in the planning and execution of the Projects' or Program's activities and resources, in alignment with Agile practices.
  • Work with minimal supervision and is responsible for applying advanced Project Management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to Project deliverables, processes, and systems in order to meet or exceed stakeholder needs and expectations.
  • Familiarity with Agile practices and development methodologies, as well as the use of Rally, are preferred.
  • Adaptable to a changing work environment (we are still maturing in our Agile journey).
  • Demonstrate a proven record of working collaboratively with management and employees at all levels of a large organization
  • Demonstrate a proven record in building strong teams that fosters a winning spirit, partnership focus, financial discipline, teamwork, and a high sense of integrity

Minimum Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 5 years of project management experience required.

Education, Work Experience, & Knowledge
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field preferred.
  • 7 years of project management experience preferred.
  • 2 years of experience managing others and/or project teams preferred.

Job Specific Technical Skills & Competencies
  • Manages team development, very active in the mentoring of members of the PM community, may have direct management responsibility of PMs.
  • Develops both IT and Non-IT Project budgets. Manages against them.

Employment Practices
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.

If you have questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email so we may assist you.

Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.