Zurich NA IAM Project Manager in Schaumburg, Illinois

IAM Project Manager


Zurich Services LLC (a division of Zurich North America) is hiring an IAM Project Manager and this person will report to the Global Head of Identity Platforms.

The Identity and Access Management (IAM) Project Manager is accountable for demand management including program and stakeholder management for various business units. Project manager is responsible for managing the influx of activities and demand from Zurich’s various business units related to onboarding of applications to various IAM services such as lifecycle management and provisioning. In addition, this person will interact with vendor teams and other resources to complete projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 5 or more years of experience in information technology project management OR

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 7 or more years of experience in information technology project management AND

  • Experience working across business units and/or geographic boundaries

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Define program/project requirements; Publish priorities for efforts within the program that will be broken down into multiple project streams and maintain master schedule with clear dependencies

  • Conduct program/project meetings, communicate individual roles and project/program expectations

  • Demonstrated experience in stakeholder management with an ability to influence, negotiate and meet expectations

  • Excellent written communications skills which demonstrate the ability to draft clear, concise specifications, documentation and reports

  • Evaluate effort estimates provided by technical teams/vendors and articulate them in a business friendly language to non-technical people

  • Demonstrated ability to perform competently under pressure, handling interruptions and changes without losing productivity

  • Strong analytical, customer service and relationship building skills

  • Ability to work with multiple teams to plan, coordinate and execute demand planning activities

  • Identify demand forecast risks and develop effective mitigation plans

  • Strong knowledge of information security concepts and security trends and practices

  • Experience in the following areas: Identity Management, Role Based Access Control, User Access Certification, Web Single Sign-on, Federated Identity, Privileged Access Management

  • Able to participate and contribute to technical design discussions

  • PMP or Scrum

  • Understanding of IAM tools such as Okta and Oracle

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve.

Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

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Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 02/19/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 180008EX

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.