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IWB Project Manager

Hannover Re Sydney, Australia
Posted 13 days ago Temporary Competitive
IWB Project Manager
IWB Project Manager

Department: Project Management

Employment Type: Contract / Temp

Location: Sydney

Reporting To: Head of Projects & Innovation


We are somewhat different

Hannover Re was founded as an in-house reinsurer and started small, a new kid on the block, proving ourselves every day for over fifty years. We've grown into a company with the resources of a major player and the flexibility of a boutique one. We are pragmatic, specialised and highly focused on costs. Modest yet self-assured. All our people count - and our clients sense this.

We are Somewhat Different ...... Every day..

We are a major player in the Life & Health reinsurance market in Australia and New Zealand and we have the benefit of being small and nimble but with the financial backing of one of the largest reinsurers in the world. We currently have an exciting opportunity in our Life & Health subsidiary in Sydney which plays a major part in the success of Hannover Re globally.

We are seeking an IWB Project Manager to join our team. Internal Work Bench (IWB) is the global underwriting tool replacing our homegrown Underwriting Workflow.

The role will be a fixed-term 1 year contract position reporting directly to our Head of Projects & Innovation.

This role is a part-time opportunity working 14 hours per week.

Key Responsibilities

About the role

As an IWB Project Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring delivery of the project.

You will be supporting the business, business analyst/s and project team in analysis of business needs, stakeholder engagement, project delivery and issue, risk, resources, quality, budget management reporting and operational excellence for projects.

Your day may look a little like:
  • Planning, scheduling, tracking and communicating project timelines, milestones, data governance and deliverables using appropriate project tools
  • Managing daily workflow ensuring deadlines are met
  • Developing and delivering solutions within required timeframes
  • Conducting reviews of current business processes and making appropriate recommendations for improvements that drive continuous improvement and innovation
  • Contributing to technology solutions from assessment, implementation and rollout
  • Leading project planning sessions and managing expectations from and communicating with stakeholders
  • Conducting and documenting risk identification and analysis
  • Testing on developments ensuring they meet the requirements and objectives
  • Conducting project reviews and creating detailed reports for executive staff
  • Preparing papers, action tracking and register management
  • Delivering training to internal staff on developments

  • Identifying opportunities and continuing to improve ways of working that remove waste, duplication and or risk and improve team, customer and/or business outcomes
  • Ensuring business process and documentation is kept up-to-date

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

You will need to have:
  • Experience in project management with a proven track record of delivering results
  • Excellent project management skills and ability to engage effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Formal qualifications in Project Management - PRINCE2 or PMBOK or related qualification is preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Professional integrity
  • Exceptional planning and organising skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritise effectively and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage various project elements simultaneously
  • Capacity and resilience to manage high stress situations, with demonstrated conflict resolution skills
  • Good judgement and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team

It is a requirement that all applicants have unlimited rights to work in Australia i.e. must either be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency.


What do we offer you:

Are our values "Responsibility", "Drive" and "We-Spirit" aligned with yours? We foster a culture of respect in our workplace, supporting and encouraging respectful communication and behaviours, acknowledging differences and honouring the people we interact with, taking the time to understand their needs and perspectives.

We value every individual and consider our people to be important to the success of our business with each of us working together to contribute to a common success. Through not only our hybrid working arrangements (2 office days per week), EAP and annual program of wellness activities, we prioritise employee wellbeing. Only together can we achieve our objectives.

We not only offer a job and a title, but if you are looking for an organisation which values its people and is "Somewhat Different" then we want to hear from YOU! All you need to do is hit apply.

No agencies please.
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