At Argo Group, you can be part of an organization where we are small enough to be agile and big enough to make a difference.  You can make a direct impact while working in a high-performing, innovative and inclusive team.

Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. (NYSE: ARGO) is a global multiline underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products in the property and casualty market. We help power the businesses that drive the world economy, offering a comprehensive line of high-quality products and services designed to meet the unique coverage and claims-handling needs of our clients.  We foster an inclusive culture that embraces diversity and design thinking, relies on innovation and agility, promotes collaborative service delivery, frequent, integrated communication, and authentic recognition of excellence.   View the latest Investor Presentation to learn more about Argo.   

This role is responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. The Technical Project Manager will take projects from original concept through final implementation and will assist in formulating and defining systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding combined with a basic understanding of Infrastructure, business systems and industry standards.

This position will also be responsible for scope, time and cost estimates, and the implementation of new services, major enhancements and upgrades. The Technical Project Manager will consult with individuals in other information systems areas to coordinate activities and conduct project meetings with responsibility for project tracking and analysis.

What does a Technical Project Manager’s day to day duties look like:

  • Under general supervision, oversees various system projects of a highly complex nature.

  • Effectively manages concurrent Infrastructure department projects and multi-task

  • Responsible for assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule to ensure timely completion of project

  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports

  • Creates and maintains essential project documentation, such as Communication Plan, Risk Management Plan, Roles/Responsibilities Matrix and Issues Log

  • Manages resources in a cross-functional environment and proactively coordinate resource allocation and production releases with other Project Managers and Service Managers

  • Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis

  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables

  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team

  • Establishes positive relationships with business customers and provides recommendations to improve process efficiencies

  • Actively manages risks and issues for assigned projects and when necessary, escalates issues to management's attention for guidance and assistance in reaching a resolution

  • Provide scheduled status reports for project stakeholders

  • Other duties as required.

 

What's required for the position:

  • Experience leading infrastructure projects relating to Networking, Public Cloud, Microsoft 365, Active Directory, File Systems, and Security

  • BA / BS Degree with preference towards Business, Computer Science, or Information Systems

  • 5+ years of Project Management experience leading multi-discipline project teams

  • Must have excellent Project Management skills with a proven track record in delivering technical infrastructure projects on schedule and within budget

  • Must have good business acumen

  • Customer focused attitude in dealing with internal customers

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience leading teams using Agile methodology

  • Experience leading technical and non-technical team members in a cross functional environment

 

In addition, you embody our core values as they are the key to our success:

  • We desire to excel

  • We are committed to our clients and to each other

  • We have the courage to do the right thing

  • We apply original thinking

     

If you have these preferred skills that is even better:

  • Work experience in insurance business environment highly desired

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Agile Scrum Master experience, or Agile Coaching

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

PLEASE NOTE:  At this time, Argo Group will not sponsor an applicant for employment authorization for this position.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Argo Group, please contact our Benefits Department.

To all recruitment agencies:  Unless you have been requested to work on this position, or other positions with Argo Group, please do not forward any resumes to Argo Group employees.   Argo Group is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

The salary range for this role is up to $110,000, depending on experience. The published salary range applies to applicants that reside in the state of Colorado only.

How We Work - Our Employee Values

Employees at Argo thrive together as a responsible, profitable specialty insurer where all stakeholders share in our success.  
We are committed to:

 

  • The entrepreneurial spirit

  • Doing the right thing

  • Collaborating

  • Respecting each other


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin or citizenship (including language use restrictions), denial of family and medical care leave, disability (mental and physical) , including HIV and AIDS, medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), race, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 


Our Benefits

Developing our employees professionally and personally strengthens our organization.
Argo Group offers an attractive Total Rewards package that includes:

  • A culture that recognizes performance and empowers employees to excel, offering competitive compensation and merit driven profit sharing.

  • Flexible workplace policies that support employee well-being include compressed hours, flex-time, job-sharing, remote work, sabbatical leave, holiday and summer hours.

  • Comprehensive health, wellness, and financial planning options that employees can tailor to meet their personal and family needs.   In addition to traditional health and wellness plans, benefits include retirement savings, matching 401K (US-based employees), generous paid time off (PTO), paid caregiver and parental leave, employee assistance program (EAP), an employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) offering a 15% discount, and an array of voluntary benefits.  

  • Argo Academy, a digital and instructor-led platform that offers continuous learning and professional development – Training magazine lists Argo among the Training "Top 125" Companies.   Argo encourages career mobility and continuing education to pursue and maintain professional and industry designations, in addition to traditional university and higher education programs.

  • An inclusive culture that develops and sponsors diverse teams, encourages cross-functional engagement and collaboration, builds community through employee resource groups (ERGs), and provides an environment that welcomes ongoing dialogue, creative innovation, professional and personal development.

  • Active community outreach and volunteer programs in addition to matching charitable gifts by 100%.

  • A generous Employee Referral program that has resulted in 25% of all new hires this year.

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