Project Manager (6-Month Contract)
About Cognition+ Inc.:
Cognition+ Inc. is the leading provider of software solutions in the mutual insurance industry in Canada. Founded in 1993 by a group of mutual insurers, Cognition+ Inc. provides powerful, easy to use, and affordable software that ensures insurance companies of all sizes can compete in the insurance marketplace. Cognition+ Inc. offers solutions for policy, claims, accounting, financial reporting, and investment and includes integrations with third party trading partners including brokers, financial institutions and service providers. Leveraging an internal rating and underwriting rules engine along with significant application programming interface development provides extensive flexibility, extendibility and scalability. Using industry best practices for privacy, security and roles based authorization and access, Cognition+ Inc. offers onsite and cloud based solutions to 32 insurance companies in Canada. Located in London, Ontario, Cognition+ Inc. has strong longstanding relationships with insurance and technology partners in North America.
Everyone at Cognition+ Inc. has ideas and experience that we believe contribute to our success. In addition to a great work environment and great location (with free indoor parking), we offer flexible work hours, a work from home policy, catered information sessions, potluck lunches and more!
Position Summary: We are looking for a qualified Project Manager to work within the Project Management Office. You will work directly with Cognition+ Inc. teams to deliver projects to cost, schedule, and agreed upon scope. You will participate in planning, monitor progress, provide direction and influence as needed, implement change controls in a timely manner, and document comprehensively. You will have direct experience working with clients, developing relationships of trust, and managing precise communications. Your specific authority levels will vary by project, and you will be working with functional groups in a matrix environment.
Required Qualifications & Skills:
- PMP designation and/or a University Degree or College Diploma in a related discipline
- Ability to manage customer needs with several years’ experience leading projects and teams
- Experience leading software development teams, and delivery of software solutions to expectations.
- Travel to customer sites may be required
Preferred Knowledge Areas
- Experience in the P&C Insurance Industry in the areas of Policies Underwriting, Claims and/or Accounting
- Knowledge and proactive experience in Agile methodologies
Equal Employment Opportunities:
Cognition+ Inc. is committed to employment equity and welcomes diversity. We encourage applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.
Cognition+ Inc. provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. If you require accommodation, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or call 519-432-8553 ext. 362.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at https://gocognition.com/join-us/
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the process.