Project Coordinator, Global Product and Solution Development
The Project Coordinator, Global Product and Solution Development supports all Admitted and Non-Admitted Professional Line products written in North America and Bermuda for Allied World.
The Project Coordinator is a key member of the Global Products and Solutions Development (GPS) project team, responsible for delivering projects of varying size and complexity. The Project Coordinator is responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities, under the direction of a Project Manager (PM).
The Project Coordinator is responsible for facilitating the execution of project deliverables by cross-functional project teams (IT, Actuarial, Legal & Compliance, Reinsurance, Finance, Claims), working on behalf of underwriting and operational teams while interfacing with internal resources to meet and support changing needs and business strategies. This includes supporting development of operational workflow and system efficiencies, system testing, training documentation and delivery, new or enhanced product offerings and corporate initiatives.
Assist in implementation and delivery of projects related to supporting GPS Project Plan. Includes timely escalation of items at risk of not achieving plan.
Interfaces with all levels of internal resources within in the organization including IT, Legal, Compliance, Actuary, Claims and Marketing requiring the ability to communicate issues clearly and effectively.
Assist in documentation and coordination of testing new workflow, system changes and resolution of system/data integrity issues prior to release in production.
Assist in documentation and delivery of training materials to Underwriting and Operations.
Responsible for a combination of administrative tasks to support the GPS team. Includes but not limited to generating, updating, monitoring and distributing documents (i.e., project plans and status updates) using a variety of software applications.
Coordinates meetings and handles appointment scheduling with considerable contact with internal departments.
Participates as needed to support Enterprise wide initiatives.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Knowledge of IT and Project Management concepts, strategies and methodologies.
1-3 years of experience supporting Project Managers preferred.
Strong, demonstrated negotiation and persuasion skills, strong written & verbal communication skills, strong organizational skills, and Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially MS Excel and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of Project Management Tool(s) preferred.
Knowledge of insurance industry preferred.
Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment.
Demonstrated willingness to be resourceful, flexible, adaptable to changing priorities and challenge the status quo.
About Allied World
Fairfax is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.
About Allied World
Allied World, through its subsidiaries and brand known as Allied World, is a global provider of innovative property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions. Allied World offers superior client service through a global network of offices and branches. All of Allied World's rated insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries are rated A by A.M. Best Company, A by Standard & Poor's, and A2 by Moody's, and our Lloyd's Syndicate 2232 is rated A+ by Standard & Poor's and AA- by Fitch.
Our generous benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, 401k plan, and Group Term Life Insurance. Allied World Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex, age, genetic information, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or their protected veteran or disability status. Please visit www.awac.com for further information on Allied World.