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The Travelers Indemnity Company.

Agile Project Director

The Travelers Indemnity Company. - Hartford, CT

Company Information

Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.

Job 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

The Project Director controls planning and execution of the Projects' or Program's activities and resources to ensure that established cost, time, and quality goals are met. The Project Director works 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. The Project Director operates within defined parameters using a proven Project Management Methodology with flexibility to merge different methodologies in accomplishing collective goals.

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.

Business/Functional Experience:

Experience in Customer Experience/Digital Capability initiatives

Critical ability to effectively communicate across Travelers lines of business and with vendor partners

Strength in informal leadership skills of technical cross-functional team, ability to persuade without direct accountability for their work

Coordination of critical status points and escalation needs, awareness of what’s important and when

Technical/Process Experience:

Experience/knowledge in Scaled Agile Framework practices

General experience working with Agile teams – helping flow work to teams and prioritizing work

Technical/development background

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.

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Location: Hartford, CT

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In an uncertain world, Travelers is an insurance leader, committed to keeping pace with the ever-changing needs of our customers, and anticipating their needs for the future. There is no stronger testament to our dedication to protecting customers from loss than our continued innovation and ability to transform our industry.