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Project Manager

As a Project Manager, your primary mission is to deliver quality solutions – on time and within budget – using approved tools, techniques, and methodologies. You lead cross-functional teams that may consist of IT/Systems and non-IT/Systems professionals.

As a State Farm Project Manager, you:

  • Plan, organize, monitor, and control projects for the completion of procedural, infrastructure and/or software development to meet project specifications
  • Identify and utilize appropriate skill levels to staff project teams, while providing development opportunities and mentoring for team members, as appropriate
  • Understand and apply the Project Management Institute (PMI) Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

Desired knowledge and skills include:

  • Five years' experience in project management
  • Experience managing projects with vendor activities
  • Demonstrated success as a project manager in matrix organizations
  • Thorough understanding of baseline management and change control
  • PMI membership
  • PMI certification
  • Working knowledge of PMBOK principles