• Project Mgr III/IV

    Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/4/2019 12:26 PM)
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  • Overview

    If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard (www.standard.com). Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.


    Plan and manage one and/or several projects, of varying complexity, priority and risk that focus on the design and development of business solutions.  Projects may span two or more departments, rely on new technologies, possess large capital budgets, or have significant impact on Information Technology infrastructure.  Projects may also be critical to maintaining market-share or shareholder confidence and value, while delivering cost-effective and architecturally compatible solutions.  Project Managers facilitate cross-functional and cross-organizational team members in a matrixed-managed environment.  They are responsible for project communications, project schedule and financial management, issue and risk tracking, and change management activities.  Project Managers apply their business and technical knowledge to initiate corrective actions, as appropriate, to ensure that deliverables are produced on time, within budget, and in accordance with quality standards.


    Project Manager III


    KNOWLEDGE: Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional that requires in-depth conceptual and practical expertise in own discipline.  This job is the fully qualified,  journey-level position.       

    JOB COMPLEXITY: Solves complex problems.  Takes a new perspective on existing solutions. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Explains difficult of sensitive information where greater interpretation is required.

    SUPERVISION: Works independently and receives minimal guidance.  Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

    EXPERIENCE: College degree preferred and a minimum of 5 years of related experience.


    Project Manager IV


    KNOWLEDGE: Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways. Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of division requirements.

    JOB COMPLEXITY: Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment and identifies innovative solutions for group/function. Communicates difficult concepts and negotiates with others to influence a different point of view.

    SUPERVISION: Works independently with guidance in only the most complex situations. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments, and may provide guidance to other personnel.

    EXPERIENCE: College degree preferred and  minimum of 8 years of related experience. At this level, graduate coursework may be desirable.




    Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.


    For more information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity applicant rights, click  here.


    Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871.  This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process.  General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.


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