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Project Manager I - Mortgage Solutions

Requisition Number 53060
Project Manager reports to the Managing Director for Assurant Field Services.  As a member of the AFS Leadership Team, this position operates with a moderate degree of independence overall to help drive
structure and discipline when conceptualizing, framing, launching, managing,and executing continuous improvement opportunities in support of overall Quality.  The incumbent will use Six Sigma tools and
techniques, project management and DMAIC to complete these projects. In addition, the position will apply Lean principles to remove process steps that provide no value to the customer and reduce waste.
Support departmental or cross-functional process improvement projects utilizing the Six Sigma DMAIC methodology in order to deliver sustained improvement in the business process’
performance.  Focus on business performance that constantly strives to eliminate waste and improve customer satisfaction via the use of Lean Six Sigma and other Quality tools. 

Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the Managing Director for the LOB.
Creation and Support for a Operations PMO
(Program Management Office)  – 40%

Take responsibility for inventorying and assessing all “in flight” process improvement initiatives currently underway that are not ASCEND related.  Capture the initiative, its status, whether it has the proper foundational documents
(project charter, work plan, leadership/exec sponsorship, issues log, estimated business value, etc.)
Create a simple set of templates, training materials, and core methodologies that can be deployed throughout the line of business to educate staff both at the supervisor level through Senior Executive as to
how to successfully capture, launch, manage and execute a project.  This might include definitions on project status, what constitutes and escalated issue for executive management to
resolve vs. staying with the project team, etc.    Support the rollout and on-going propagation of the templates, tools, and methodologies.
Create structure and control around all the concurrent initiatives underway for the AFS Senior Executive team to formally review all “in-process” initiatives on a reoccurring basis, with formal status
report outs, issue logging and resolution, prioritization, and other impediment abatement.   As part of this review, queued up initiatives for discussion, prioritization, and resource commitment.
Process Improvement – 30%
Facilitate cross-functional meetings or Lean Six Sigma events throughout project as necessary.  Utilize understanding of Quality tools, data, and processes to facilitate/influence design decisions and improvements.  Define business process improvements, needs,
and improvement value drivers through workshop facilitation, interviews, observation work and business modeling techniques.

Utilize change management techniques to support implementation of project results.

Quality Management System Support – 10%
Facilitate process mapping sessions to document processes for the QMS.
Serve as SME on improvement projects and/orwhen required on how to create/revise controlled documentation.
Provide guidance to employees on the QMS.
Other Duties as Assigned – 20%


Education: Bachelor’s degree

Previous Experience:
  • Three (3) plus years of experience as a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years working in a structured Project Management Office.
  • Three (3) plus years of experience as a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
  • Three (3) to five (5) years working in a structured Project Management Office.
  • Prior experience in setting up a Project Management Office (PMO) in a service-based business.
  • -20% Travel

Location Austin, Texas

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