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Project Manager - Guidewire

Job Title: Project Manager - Guidewire
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: AU$900 - AU$1000 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 1298410/001_1566974477
Contact Name: Dominic Jennings
Contact Email: dominic.jennings@robertwalters.com.au
Job Published: August 28, 2019 16:41

Job Description

This insurance organisation is searching for a Project Manager with experience implementing Guidewire, an insurance-industry specific application, for a 12 month contract role based in the Melbourne CBD.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the business to deliver a Guidewire implementation on time and on budget to agreed business outcomes
  • Business Change Management - directing business change from the existing business structures to the new business model where necessary
  • Facilitation of Development of the new business model - driving to gain agreement around the details of the business model to be delivered
  • Delivery and progress - actively engaging and driving all delivery aspects and ensuring that progress is made in line with the Steering Committee requirements and expectations
  • Maintaining a clear understanding of the status, risks and issues of the Guidewire project/s as well as an understating/overview of other areas the Guidewire project will touch upon
  • Reporting - regular reporting to the Project Director and Steering Committee as required
  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships - engaging and managing stakeholder relationships
  • Planning - from an overall project point of view
  • Risk and Issue Management - ability to identify and manage the key risks and issues for the overall project
  • Managing Suppliers/vendors - internal and external to ensure quality and timeliness of delivery

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience implementing Guidewire essential
  • Experience working on complex data driven projects highly regarded
  • Insurance and/or financial services domain experience
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Strong project management skills, with a proven track record in delivering significant business (non - IT) and/or IT projects.
  • Highly developed communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to drive business, decision making and issue resolution
  • Formal project management training highly desirable
  • Operate comfortably at all levels of the organisation
  • Capacity to work in highly pressured & volatile environment
  • Ability to work at strategic levels
  • Knowledge of waterfall and agile project methodologies


To apply please click apply or call Dominic Jennings on +61 3 86282147 for a confidential discussion.