Project Manager


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Project Manager for a contract opening with one of our largest clients!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO visa sponsorship or C2C eligibility for this position. The details are below.

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract: 12 Months+ possibility for extension/conversion
Location: New York, NY (Hybrid)

Job/Role Description:

  • Project Manager Consultant within the Insurance & Agency Group
  • Document business requirements as needed
  • Responsible for coordinating the delivery of multiple strategic initiatives using SDLC (Waterfall) and Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • Responsible for providing project management facilitation by partnering with cross-functional teams to ensure all deliverables are produced on time and with quality results
  • Oversees the day-to-day activities for proper project tracking and reporting of all deliverables
  • Manages and collaborates with the project core teams and key stakeholders in detecting and documenting possible risks and issues; all changes to scope and/or schedule; mitigates/escalates as needed to resolve and achieve commitments from all key stakeholders
  • Ensures project status is proactively communicated to all key stakeholders via daily stand-ups, project team meetings, project meeting summaries and weekly project status reports that reflect the status of assigned projects and ensures project information is regularly shared, reviewed and discussed with all project core team members and key stakeholders
  • Defines and manages time, quality, risks, and quality parameters for project
  • Establishes timelines, milestones, helps define implementation dates, and ensures commitments of deliverables with project core teams
  • Supports and manages ad hoc project requests as required
  • Analyzes project impediments and supports and communicates designs and approaches to implement solutions
  • Manages and organizes project documentation on SharePoint site
  • Keeps track of lessons learned and implements solutions for improvement; shares lessons learned with future projects
  • Partners closely with the business project lead and Technology Project Manager facilitating close coordination throughout the project lifecycle
  • Works with the key stakeholders assigned to the project to ensure the right work is being done at the right time, and that the work is ready for the team(s)
  • 3 days (T-TH) in Home Office and 2 days remote (F and M)


  • Ability to understand, synthesize and coordinate the moving parts of multiple workstreams and their interdependencies
  • Ability to determine when to escalate risks and issues where appropriate within a project; makes suggestions and recommendations
  • Leadership
  • Assist self-organizing, self-managing teams to achieve its goals by demonstrating knowledge of the Agile process
  • Ability to enable self-organizing/managing teams to achieve its goals by modeling the Agile process and implementing and supporting lean Agile principles and practices
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and work effectively both independently, and as a collaborative team player
  • Ability to hit the ground running and quickly begin contributing to the projects/workstreams’ delivery
  • Ability to understand the corporate and business area culture/dynamics and pro-actively/quickly adapt to them
  • Demonstrated ability to work well across organizations and with cross-functional teams
  • Prepares clear and concise communications regarding project direction, decisions, issues, risks, and status for management, key stakeholders and business partners

Required Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in Project Management within the Insurance/Finance Industry preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, independent thinking and ability to exercise prudent judgment
  • Skilled in project software: SharePoint, MS Project, MS Office, Lotus and Visio
  • Basic understanding of products sold and underwriting processes within the life insurance industry to interpret business requirements and goals
  • Ability to build reports with appropriate details for varying audiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Agile tools such as JIRA preferred
  • Knowledge of Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe) is a plus

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nisa Peake, Sourcing Specialist, at

The S3 Difference:

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities. The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-209233
Publish Date: 10 Nov 2022

Tagged as: Project Manager