Applied Systems

Project Manager, People Team

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Job Overview
Applied Systems, Inc., a worldwide leader in insurance technology, is seeking a Project Manager, People Team to join our global People (HR) Team. This Project Manager, People Team will utilize project management and facilitation skills to partner across HR, documenting, maintaining, tracking, and reporting on departmental goals, projects, operational plans, and budgets. They will create and maintains dashboards and status reports; proactively highlighting dependencies, risks, and accomplishments. They will also maintain a broad view of the People Team operations and suggests process or technology solutions that support a continuous improvement environment.
What You'll Do

  • Assist the People Team strategic planning process by documenting and tracking the department roadmap, goals, and operational plans
  • Create, maintain, and operationalize departmentwide project standards, tools, and a governance framework
  • Administer the project management and collaboration applications
  • Create and maintain portfolio briefs, reports, and dashboards
  • Facilitate portfolio reviews with the People Leadership Team
  • Monitor interdependencies and proactively identify risks, issues, and accomplishments
  • Provide support to project owners to ensure successful project outcomes
  • Define project scope, goals, deliverables, resources, and budget in collaboration with project owner, project sponsor, and stakeholders
  • Monitor project timelines, milestones, and deliverables
  • Identify and manage project risks, escalate issues as needed, and implement corrective actions to keep projects on track
  • Communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure successful project outcome
  • Monitor and report on project status to all stakeholders; p repare project documentation including briefs, reports, and presentations
  • Monitor project expenses and forecast costs to ensure the project remains within budget
  • Monitor the People Team department budget; track expenses and identify variances or trends that will impact operational expenses
  • Partner closely with People Operations and Corporate IT to understand next generation tools and capabilities; recommend how they should be deployed to increase efficiency, effectiveness, and service delivery of the People Team

What You'll Need to Succeed
We're looking for someone who:

  • Can work 100% remotely or from an Applied Systems office

Your experience should include some or all of the following:

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a Human Resources and/or Project Manager role
  • Working knowledge of HR functions and best practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office 365
  • Experience with project management software such as Asana, Jira, or team workspaces such as Confluence
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • We proudly support and encourage people with military experience, as well as military spouses, to apply.

Additionally, you may have:

  • Experience with Agile project management methodologies
  • PMP certification; PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP a plus

What You'll Gain
Benefits from Day One

  • Health insurance plans, dental, and vision
  • Wellness incentives
  • 401(k) and/or RRSP retirement savings plans with employer match

Work-Life Balance

  • Competitive paid vacation time and a free day for your birthday
  • Personal/sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Flex Time
  • Paid parental leave (U.S. candidates)
  • Volunteer time off

Empowering Career Growth and Success - We invest in talent, care about our people and are empowered by the results of our work. We grow our teams from within and give our employees opportunities to advance.
What We Value
We strive for excellence at every turn to be the best at what we do. We invest in talent, care about our people and are empowered by the results of our work. We fulfil the promise of insurance - safeguarding and protecting what matters most in people's lives. And there is no more important job than that.
Our focus on the workforce, workplace and marketplace gives us a qualified individual in an environment in which they can be productive while we maintain our position in the industry. To help drive that change toward a vibrant, modern workplace, we have employee-driven networks with commonalities in ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and military status.
Who We Are
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and the innovation leader, Applied is the world's largest agency and brokerage management systems provider, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied's people and products enable millions of people worldwide to safeguard and protect what matters most.
For 40 years, Applied Systems has led an industry we helped to create with a mission to continuously improve the business of insurance. From partnerships, acquisitions, and insurance innovation initiatives, Applied has focused on efforts to be the indispensable partner in our industry.
It's an exciting time at Applied. You can do big things here, in an environment that supports creative thinking and bold ideas. Visit for more information on how you can challenge what's possible.
EEO Statement
Applied Systems is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Diversity and Inclusion is a business imperative and is a part of building our brand and reputation. At Applied, we don't discriminate, and we are committed to recruit, develop, retain, and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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What are Applied Systems Perks + Benefits

Applied Systems Benefits Overview

At Applied, we offer our employees a Total Rewards Benefits package designed to enable you and your family to thrive, with coverage beginning on the first day of employment.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with nonprofits
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Employee resource groups
Employee-led culture committees
Day off for your birthday
Hybrid work model
In-person all-hands meetings
President's club
Employee awards
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
For Hiring Managers
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Diversity recruitment program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Wellness programs
Mental health benefits
Abortion travel benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Situation dependent
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Fertility benefits
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Floating holidays
Bereavement leave benefits
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Onsite gym
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Paid industry certifications
Personal development training

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