Project Manager

Miami, Florida, United States | Full-time

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Our client is a premier provider of targeted specialized insurance products in North America and selected other markets. They are looking for a Project Manager to work for their Miami (Kendall), FL office. Estimated length of assignment is 3 months, possibly temp to permanent based on performance.

 

Job Description:

The Project Manager/Business Analyst is responsible for the strategic development and maintenance across systems to ensure compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements for varied businesses. The Project Manager works to analyze, design, test, implement, improve and/or support multiple applications. In this role, the Project Manager will manage different projects through various stages of development, while serving as the liaison with company’s Legal/Compliance teams and Corporate Technology. The job responsibilities will include directing new and complex compliance requirements at the Global and International level; to develop new processes, improve existing processes utilizing technology and risk assessments on compliance gaps, policies, communication, and training on any legal exposure to company and its underwriting companies. This role will also support the Compliance Data Analytics Specialists and creates the projects and system requirements necessary to build the State of Compliance LCGA Dashboards.

 

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

25% - Reporting

  • Creates and maintains databases and management (manages) reports for senior executives and leaders; analyzes and interprets data to identify anomalies, trends, and opportunities for improvements in both Domestic and International compliance areas
  • Analyzes compliance data and processes to understand business requirements and processes to provide the best reporting solutions for operation and quality assurance
  • Responsible for analyzing all assigned compliance report requests sent to the Technical Reporting Team. This requires a deep understanding of processes, products, businesses and systems
  • Coordinates with internal compliance teams to identify potential issues with data and report integrity for compliance requirements
  • Develops, and maintains advanced queries utilizing multi reporting tools for in-house as well as external use. Reports are utilized by the business clients and employees and cover the following functions/subjects: finance and budgeting/forecasts, actuarial, market conducts, corporate reports that determine ratings, tax reporting, and quality assurance
  • Produces accurate, consistent and timely reporting by extracting information from several applications and systems, manipulating data and developing user-friendly final outputs using Excel, sub-reports, multiple parameters, advanced formulas, etc.

 

25% - System Support

  • Responsible for resolving production/staging issues, and support system upgrades for systems utilized in the compliance areas
  • Analyzes, gathers, and documents requirements for business and compliance goals
  • Completes periodic quality assurance measures on compliance system processes, while being responsible for maintenance of system files and tables and troubleshooting issues
  • Conducts system testing, prepares test plans, coordinates user testing for compliance system implementations, upgrades and/or product changes
  • Acts as a liaison between the legal/compliance areas, Corporate Technology department and external vendors/parties
  • Provides compliance guidance in the formulation and coordination of an end-user training strategy, and when appropriate, develops and delivers such training
  • Provides technical assistance for underlying business needs from ambiguous requests by using different tools, techniques, and applications supported by the compliance areas
  • Researches, reports, and implements fixes or workarounds for low complexity problems

 

20% - Process Implementation and Improvement

  • Executes process improvement solutions to business problems using data analysis and optimization tools to support strategic compliance process improvement plans
  • Maintains awareness of significant industry, regulatory and business changes across the organization
  • Seeks out potential compliance risks and implements processes to mitigate exposure
  • Responsible for researching, developing, documenting, and providing quality assurance on all compliance processes until the completion of the process
  • Responsible for test controls within the business processes ensuring their operating in accordance with the regulatory compliance guidelines
  • Plays a critical role in assisting legal/compliance areas in their ongoing process improvement strategies, while recommending enhancements that promote efficiencies, compliance and growth by partnering with management
  • Processes time sensitive data and information from multiple sources, to make effective decisions, and communicate actions to the compliance areas

 

20% - Project Management

  • Continuously refines and improves compliance strategies, pointing out opportunities for process efficiencies to become a permanent part of business approach
  • Manages subcomponents of assigned projects or work initiatives. Carries out specific tasks and activities within prescribed timeframes that support project plans, deliverables and initiatives
  • Conducts status meetings with the compliance management team and deliver status reports to cross functional teams
  • Concurrently manages multiple projects of diverse scope across functional areas
  • Assesses, manages, resolves and escalates (if necessary) risks and issues
  • Analyzes risks, conceptualizes remedies, implements projects, creates processes to manage those projects, and institutes controls to ensure risks have been alleviated
  • Conducts data management and analysis of compliance data, including but not limited to, research, development, and testing dashboards for risk assessment and monitoring
  • Builds a relationship with various levels of business leaders/managers

 

10% - Data Visualization / Data Analytics and building Dashboards

  • Gathers, analyzes data using a broad set of analytical tools and techniques to develop quantitative and qualitative business insights and improve decision-making
  • Creates proof-of-concept solutions to communicate analytics developed by the data scientist
  • Compiles analytical and statistical reports as needed
  • Has the ability to data mine, extrapolate data, and use independent judgment to find correlation of data, document findings, and create corresponding reports, graph/charts, PPT decks, and other visual aids
  • Assists in building compliance Dashboards

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, related field or 6 years of field experience
  • 4 years of enterprise-level reporting experience
  • 2 years of data analysis experience
  • 2 years IT system support experience including project planning and tracking, risk and issue identification, and testing methodologies
  • 4 years of experience supporting technical systems
  • 4 years of process conceptualization, development, and implementation
  • 4 years of advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Understand system changes and be able to explain it
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate team
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Skilled at organizing and translating information into clear written documentation; articulating complex concepts and processes in writing
  • Proven ability to effectively research subject matter

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical expertise and high degree of analysis
  • Ability to adapt to a wide variety of roles within the team
  • Ability to become subject matter expert in wide array of systems and applications such as Licensing, Power BI
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, propose effective solutions, and apply the business’ vision and direction
  • Advanced knowledge of computer hardware and networking a plus
  • Experience with Business Intelligence and/or Data Management project work and toolsets, such as: data visualization toolsets (i.e., Tableau, Spotfire, Qlik, PowerBI)
  • Strong Organizational and Project Management Skills