Exl Service

Program Delivery Leader

Job Location US-REMOTE
ID
2018-4992
Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Code
DJOB

Overview

EXL Service (NASDAQ: EXLS) is a global end-to-end Insurance Administration provider with Life, Annuity and Health operations, headquartered in New York. EXL was incorporated in 1999 and has since grown to be one of the leading insurance service provider companies with its 17,500 employees including 7000+ talented insurance domain experts and 300+ FLMI, CLU, CPCU, ChFC, RHU, REBC, Series 6 and Series 26 licensed professionals, 20+ service delivery centers across US, India, The Philippines, Malaysia, Czech Republic, Romania and Bulgaria.

The LifePRO division of EXL is a team dedicated to the development and implementation of the EXL LifePRO insurance administration system for Life, Health and Annuity Business. LifePRO streamlines policy administration for insurance companies through features such as a flexible product engine, real-time customer service and extensive agent compensation support.

Responsibilities

EXL Program Delivery Leader are the primary day-to-day client contacts and regularly interact with senior client executives.

Leads at least 1-2 project teams of 4+ consultants as well as the client team in all aspects of project execution

  • Serve as primary client day-to-day contact and ensures client requirements are defined and met
  • Provides thought leadership and delivers business insights to identify and resolve complex issues critical to their clients’ success
  • Owns the overall problem definition, structuring and execution of the project, with on time delivery, ensuring all project goals are met
  • Manages cross-functional team members and subject matter experts, including definition of objectives, oversight of execution and evaluation of performance
  • Interacts regularly with senior EXL partners and clients stakeholders to ensure project is meeting its objectives and solicit feedback on project deliverables
  • Assists in maintaining ongoing relationship with the client and identifies future engagement opportunities
  • Actively contributes to business development and to attracting, retaining, developing, and motivating a team of diverse and qualified staff

The program delivery leader is an individual who can "make things happen" through team building, effective management of client relationships, and attention to detail.  Individual will act as a single point of contact with customers and project teams in order to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and to contractual requirements.

 

Individual will lead project teams in the delivery of on-time technology and business solutions, including analysis, design, development, testing, training, installation and transition of post implementation support.  Individual may also be responsible for overseeing organizational change activities that integrate with technology implementations.

 Individual will provide leadership and direction in establishment of standardized project management processes. This entails:

  • Overseeing the project/program baseline development and implementation in a computerized environment that supports reporting (tools might include MS Project or other software productivity tool
  • Developing and maintaining the project plans through the use of the project work breakdown structures, product backlogs, sprintbacklogs,  project and program charters, scope definition, schedules, resource requirements, expenditure schedules, sales forecasts, recording of sales, financial summaries, resource allocation and forecasting as well definition and issuance of relevant reports for clients and management
  • Working collaboratively with client stakeholders to understand and address constraints promptly, ensuring teams are empowered to execute and deliver to established expectation 
  • Promoting a flexible engagement environment that can handle changes in direction while maintaining focus on delivering value for the client Individual will be expected to anticipate and identify issues that will inhibit attainment of goals and proactively solve those problems. S/he will also coordinate resolution of issues through the use of change management and consensus building. The program manager also oversees client billing.
  • Assist the Implementation Director in developing delivery capabilities and methodologies.

Work directly with and/or lead members of the PMO management team to successfully deliver projects and programs.

 

This role requires upto 75% travelling.

Qualifications

  • Must have BS degree and 5 years to 10 years of experience managing technology projects. Agile/Scrum certification and/or PMI certification preferred.  
  • The candidate for program delivery leader must have excellent planning, problem solving, project management and leadership skills.

The ability to communicate effectively with technical personnel as well as management/executives including verbal, formal presentation and written communication skills is essential.

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