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IT - Project Manager II - III - 100% Remote

Company: Cincinnati Insurance Company, Inc.
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:


Make a difference with a career in insurance

At The Cincinnati Insurance Companies, we put people first and apply the Golden Rule to our daily operations. To put this into action, we’re looking for extraordinary people to join our talented team. Our service-oriented, ethical, knowledgeable, caring associates are the heart of our vision to be the best company serving independent agents. We help protect families and businesses as they work to prevent or recover from a loss. Share your talents to help us reach for continued success as we bring value to the communities we serve and demonstrate that Actions Speak Louder in Person®.


If you’re ready to build productive relationships, collaborate within a diverse team, embrace challenges and develop your skills, then Cincinnati may be the place for you. We offer career opportunities where you can contribute and grow.



Start your journey with us

The Cincinnati Insurance Companies' IT department is currently seeking a project manager to establish and manage enterprise-wide, cross-functional strategic initiatives and directly manage all aspects of the SDLC for large and complex IT and business projects.


Be Ready To\:

  • Partners with architects to ensure alignment
  • Directly manages all aspects of the application development project lifecycle and works with matrix partners to oversee all phases of the project
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed on time, cost and quality parameters
  • Creates realistic project and quality plans that include project interdependencies
  • Analyzes, diagnoses, designs, plans, executes and evaluates work to time, cost and quality targets
  • Estimates costs, time and resource requirements
  • Tracks all activities against the project plan, monitors budget, schedule and resources used and takes action where
  • Deviation from agreed tolerances occurs
  • Identifies, assesses and manages risk to the success of the project
  • Identifies, assesses and manages issues and escalates them so that they do not impact project viability
  • Provides regular and accurate status reports to project sponsor, project executives and senior management
  • Participates in procurement management, including contract negotiations and wording
  • Motivates team members and provides individual performance data to resource managers for associate reviews
  • Operates phase containment by ensuring all deliverables for the phase are produced and meet agreed quality criteria,
  • Next phase plan is complete, and lessons learned are gathered and documented
  • Collaborates with other managers within the business units to manage expectations
  • Assists in recovery of challenged projects

Be Equipped With\:


  • Recent experience collaborating, facilitating, leading and coaching Scrum teams
  • Five or more years of recent project management experience, including the management of large and strategic initiatives
  • The ability to quickly earn the trust of others, set direction and approach, resolve conflicts, deliver difficult messages with
  • Grace and act with limited information and ambiguity
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision, both written and verbally
  • Communicating effectively through presentations and meeting facilitation
  • Organizing, planning and managing time
  • Managing engagements with executive-level visibility and interaction
  • Proven ability to manage large project efforts involving multiple business units and support organizations
  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects
  • Maintaining a high sense of urgency and operating with a passion to succeed
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Negotiating and influencing
  • Problem solving and critical thinking
  • An intermediate level of Microsoft® Office experience
  • Sound business and technical acumen
  • Experience with Microsoft Project


Preferred Experience\:


  • Familiar with managing insurance industry projects (highly preferred)
  • Familiar with managing large multi-million-dollar projects involving more than 15 team members on efforts with significant business implications across multiple areas
  • SharePoint experience
  • Experience managing iterative projects
  • Experience in LEAN, Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies
  • Project Management Professional Certification


You've Earned\:


Qualified candidates have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience.


Enhance your talents

Providing outstanding service and developing strong relationships with our independent agents are hallmarks of our company. Whether you have experience from another carrier or you’re new to the insurance industry, we promote a lifelong learning approach. Cincinnati provides you with the tools and training to be successful and to become a trusted, respected insurance professional – all while enjoying a meaningful career.

Enjoy benefits and amenities

Your commitment to providing strong service, sharing best practices and creating solutions that impact lives is appreciated. To increase the well-being and satisfaction of our associates, we offer a variety of benefits and amenities. Learn more about our benefits and amenities packages.  

Many departments at our Headquarters in Fairfield, Ohio, offer hybrid work options, empowering associates to work from home several days a week. Depending on your IT role and responsibilities, hybrid and fully remote options are available.  

Embrace a diverse team

As a relationship-based organization, we welcome and value a diverse workforce. We grant equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race; creed; color; sex, including sexual orientation; religion; national origin; age; disability; or any other basis prohibited by law. Learn more about the Federal Employment Notices.


Keywords: Cincinnati Insurance Company, Inc., Fairfield , IT - Project Manager II - III - 100% Remote, Other , Fairfield, Ohio

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