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Project Delivery Manager

Company: Distinguished Programs
Location: Plano
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Do you have what it takes to be DISTINGUISHED?

We are Distinguished. A leading national insurance Program Manager providing specialized insurance programs to brokers and agents with specific expertise in Real Estate, Community Associations, Hospitality & Restaurants. We are transforming from being a traditional Insurance MGA to a Technology focused company and we need your expertise and drive to get there. You will have an opportunity get to work with an energetic, passionate and team that is committed to building a best in class system, as well as a best place to work.

Our values define our business. At Distinguished Programs you will achieve goals focused in the best interest of our customer. INTEGRITY plays a crucial role in the way Distinguished does business. INNOVATION enables us to remain an industry trendsetter. You will be involved in projects that advance our products, processes, and people! You will collaborate with leaders in the organization and build RELATIONSHIPS with your colleagues and customers. Capitalize on your interests and strengths to drive an enrichment focused path allowing your determination to launch your career in an industry of endless opportunities. Bring your passion to the work you do, the people you impact and the success we ACHIEVE together.

Come build the future with us! We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team and take our technology projects to the next level. Extending beyond project management this role will include building and evolving our structure and processes. Distinguished Programs is transforming from being a traditional Insurance MGA to a technology focused company and we need your expertise and drive to get there. You will have an opportunity to work with an energetic, passionate team that is committed to delivering best-in-class systems to our internal customers.


  • Lead and manage project teams through the project life cycle end-to-end using project management methodologies.
  • Successfully manage large-scale, complex projects with technology and operational components utilizing internal resources including business analysts, developers, operations, and testing teams.
  • Collaborate with business and technology teams to develop and lead detailed project plans across all functions.
  • Utilize MS Project to ensure all tasks are completed as scheduled and provide updates on results to business sponsors and senior leaders.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve roadblocks to enable successful project execution.
  • Manage communications ensuring stakeholders are informed of roadmap changes, deployment plans, and delivery status.
  • Lead reviews with project teams, stakeholders, and senior leadership as required.
  • Act as a subject matter expert providing knowledge of program/project achievements, key results, interdependencies, and critical decisions.
  • Encourage a positive team culture of ownership and accountability including continuous evaluation, recognition, and innovation.
  • Proactively provide guidance on resolving program/project challenges by developing measurable solutions.

    • Bachelors degree and 4-6 years of project management experience, or 3 years of project management experience on an Agile Team or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
    • An out-of-the box thinker who is a highly organized self-starter capable of working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Effective at building and maintaining relationships.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to influence and persuade with strong negotiation skills.
    • Strong analytical and interpretive skills.

      Experience and Technical Skills (preferred):
      • Project Management training, certification and/or experience required
      • Change Management certification or experience preferred
      • Lean (tools & techniques) experience preferred
      • Insurance Industry experience preferred
      • Strong level Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Visio required
      • Limited Travel (in the future) required


        Distinguished Programs, LLC is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

        All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

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Keywords: Distinguished Programs, Plano , Project Delivery Manager, Executive , Plano, Texas

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