Project Management

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Experience: 8-12 years 

Travel: Should be Open for travel – Globally

Job description

Would be responsible for designing and managing Business-IT Solutions systems and in responding to RFC/RFP’s as needed. Project management responsibilities include managing and completion of projects on time within budget and within the scope with strong stakeholder management. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize the progress of the project. Prepare reports for upper management regarding the status of the project.

  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within the scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency

Mandatory skills and knowledge

  • Be able to work effectively in a multi-party solution delivery team including partners, vendors, clients and internal teams.
  • Ability to work with the Sales / Pre-Sales / technology team to respond to RFCs / RFPs and design and deliver enterprise IT
  • Extensive knowledge in one or more Life Insurance Core Systems like Integral or Life Asia or eBaoLI
  • Effectively completed 1 or more large Business Process
  • Improvement initiative using a BPM/workflow (not limited to IBM BPM, IBM Case Manager, or Oracle BPM) and/or ECM (enterprise content management/document management system) software (not limited to IBM Content Manager, IBM CM400, IBM FileNet, Documentum, or Open Text).
  • Experience in managing requirements for Digital initiatives, such as development of Portal, Web application and Mobile App etc.
  • Experience and knowledge of various types SDLC (not restricted to Agile, V-Model and Waterfall) and requirement gathering methodologies
  • Strong problem solving, communication and time management
  • Expertise in BPM AS-IS to TO-BE Process Redesign and/or Document Capture with Document Management Solutions.
  • Insurance lines of business: Strong domain knowledge in one or more of the following areas – Individual Life Insurance Business, Reinsurance – Processes, and Systems.
  • Knowledge of Back Office Operations like New Business, Underwriting, Policy Issuance, Policy Servicing – Minor / Major Alterations, Claims Management, etc

Preferred skills and knowledge

  • Solutions development and delivery experience in these domains, including:
  • Knowledge of key software applications / Core Systems in the Insurance space.
  • Project management and implementation experience in Insurance solutions.
  • Organizing successful product development programs.
  • Certifications in Project Management, Business Analysis, or Conceptual knowledge of various Integration approaches –
  • Backend integration with SOA, Web services, Messaging Based, Business Objects and Frontend Integration

About Candela Labs

Since its inception two decades ago, Candela Labs has been an IP-led technology focused on smart automation and digital solutions for insurers and banks.

We work on the cutting edge of FinTech, creating products and point solutions in our IP Labs that enable our clients to truly differentiate themselves.

Our digital products, built on our open-standards-based Rapid Application Development (RAD) platform, help engage the end customer in a smart and integrated manner across multiple channels – from the mobile, web, and social media to emails, call centers and walk-ins. Our point solutions such as the Product Configurator allow insurance companies to provide the flexibility of designing and tweaking insurance products to their brokers and agents. Our IP-led solutions to streamline company operations go beyond cost reduction and efficiency enhancement to provide a true competitive edge.

Our IP-led solutions to streamline company operations go beyond cost reduction and efficiency enhancement to provide a true competitive edge.

Our proprietary Case Management, Business Process Management (BPM) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platforms along with robust industry and market-specific process frameworks have been implemented across leading Insurance firms and Banks globally. Our products leverage Robotics Process Automation (RPA) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) for better sales, customer onboarding, and service.

We also provide technology services for application integration and service-oriented architecture.

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