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Delivery Lead

Company: Duck Creek Technologies
Location: Basking Ridge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionHelping careers take flight. Reshaping an industry. Enable your career to be Made on Duck Creek.WHAT WE ARE ABOUT:Duck Creek is an insurance industry leader, driving transformation and delivering modern SaaS solutions that help insurers set a new standard and revolutionize how consumers interact with insurance companies. As a leading technology provider to the insurance industry, we don't just build great software to help insurers conduct business. We deliver software with a fully managed service model that empowers insurance companies to transform their business. With Duck Creek OnDemand, insurers are introducing groundbreaking new products faster than ever before, making smarter data-driven decisions, enhancing the customer experience to meet evolving expectations, and adapting to shifting market conditions and regulatory requirements. Duck Creek is proud to be a Remote-First employer, empowering our employees with the choice to work from an office, from home, or on a hybrid schedule. Our remote-first environment fosters inclusion, collaboration, and ensures a consistent employee experience regardless of location. We support our employees in making a decision that allows them to be the most productive they can be both at work and home.If working in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving company that is transforming one of the world's oldest and largest industries into a standard for innovation and open exchange sounds exciting, let us know. - We are excited for your career to be Made on Duck Creek.WHAT YOU'LL DO:The Delivery Lead is responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) for clients, and manages schedules, financials, and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. The Delivery Lead identifies and addresses potential issues and risks that may impact project deliverables, and serves as the point of escalation for project related activities, and is the escalation point for the Customer. The role may be expected to work across multiple complex projects simultaneously.Responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) for clients,Manages the day-to-day project activities and deliverables, including schedules, financials, and project change requestsProvides on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestonesIdentifies and develops trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholdersServes as the point of escalation for project related activities, and for the CustomerReports on project results, metrics, test and deployment management activitiesPrepares estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the projectProvides status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadershipUnderstands interdependencies between technology, operations and business needsManages project scope and changesSupports formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contractAssists management in defining the Statement of WorkSets and continually manages project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholdersDevelops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholdersMentors project team membersMay work across multiple complex projects simultaneously.Performs other related duties and activities as requireWHAT YOU'VE DONE:Bachelor's degree required, and/or higher level, or foreign equivalentProject Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus12+ years of Project Management / Delivery Lead experienceExperience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budgetExperience leading, motivating and managing various project team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performanceDemonstrated experience managing a clientDemonstrated experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environmentExcellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skillsSuperior skills in Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.Exceptional organizational skillsTeam-building skills with technical and non-technical staffFlexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilitiesOur global company celebrates & leverages the differences each employee brings to the table. Our success is a direct result of an inclusive culture where opportunities to learn from one another occur regardless of title, seniority, or background. This collaborative and team-oriented approach is at the core of how we operate and continuously improve our products, services, and systems. - As such, Duck Creek is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants - to recruit, hire, train, and reward employees for their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, marital, military, or any other protected status.Duck Creek Technologies does not accept, nor will we pay a fee for any hires resulting from unsolicited headhunter or agency resumes.#LI-Remote SummaryLocation: Basking Ridge, NJType: Full time

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