Business Project ManagerSpringfield, Massachusetts Project Management Job ID R14315
We’re looking to hire a Business Project Manager to join our MMLIS Operations - Strategic Planning and Delivery team. You’ll be responsible for coordinating, planning, developing, and implementing moderate to large-scale business projects, as well as readiness initiatives.
The MMLIS Operations Delivery team is a small team of project managers and consultants that support strategic, complex initiatives. Our goal is to partner effectively across MMLIS and provide a firm-wide approach to identify, prioritize, and successfully execute a portfolio of business initiatives that are aligned with the organization's strategic goals and vision. We strive for continuous improvement and best in class service to our customers. Our small but experienced team shares best practices, lessons learned, and supports each other at every step.
As a Business Project Manager, your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:
Capable of handling broad scope business projects that have medium to long-term focus and strategic business benefits
Works independently and effectively across business areas
Capable of applying knowledge and skill sets to clearly establish expectations and influence key stakeholders to ensure successful business outcomes
Anticipate change and directs or redirects efforts
Looks for and finds ways to improve operations, process efficiency
Maintain a matrix reporting relationship with the Business Owner & Project Sponsor for all accountable project execution activities
Accountable for all aspects of business deliverables & readiness including support being in place before production implementation (people, process & automation)
Work effectively with cross functional teams, including possibly leading / overseeing multiple Project Managers
Identify, document, assign, track, and facilitate project issues through resolution
Accountable for identifying and resolving possible risk and develop/monitor risk plans
Confirm achievement of objectives, verify and document project results to formalize acceptance of business & readiness deliverables by the sponsor
Facilitate lessons learned for business team and retain information in a central location for future use
The Minimum Qualifications
High school diploma or GED
5+ years of Project Management experience managing medium to large scale initiatives OR 5 year's MMLIS experience in a position focused on operations, strategy, or continuous improvement
1+ year experience in Microsoft Office software, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
Due to the nature of this position, as a part of our background check process, candidates must be able to pass a non-registered fingerprint background check to qualify as a fingerprinted person under FINRA
The Ideal Qualifications
7+ years of Project Management experience managing medium to large scale initiatives
3+ year of experience with Visio
5+ year of experience with Microsoft Project
Strong communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation skills
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
Strong operational skills and experience within the Securities/Investments industry
Demonstrated ability to present to multiple audiences including Senior Leadership
What to expect as part of the MassMutual Team
Regular meetings with the MMLIS Operations - Strategic Planning and Delivery team
Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager
Access to mentorship opportunities
Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups
Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms
Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical business with industry leading pay and benefits
#LI-CR41MassMutual is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Individual with Disability/Protected Veteran. We welcome all persons to apply. Note: Veterans are welcome to apply, regardless of their discharge status.
If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us and share the specifics of the assistance you need.
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At MassMutual, we believe in the value of being together in our offices and in personal flexibility.
Our work environment is one where the majority of our team members work a hybrid schedule — working at least three days in the office (Tuesday, Wednesday and a third day) and the rest remotely, balancing flexibility with in-person collaboration. While the majority of our employees follow this hybrid model, some of our roles continue to be 100% on-site and others may be 100% remote, subject to business needs.
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