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Posted: Thursday, May 4, 2017 9:57 AM

Position Description:
The Project Manager will support the innovation efforts of the Client Service Development team within Client Risk Solutions (CRS). The individual joining the CRS innovation team will aid the exploration and cataloging of innovation ideas, ensure that projects and developments are properly planned and stay on track to deliver positive proof of concepts, and liaise with product development for a successful commercialization handover.
The individual who fills this role should be comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders of varying fields, and able to build consensus among these entities to deliver fruitful outcomes. He/she must also recognize the risk factors which directly impact the likelihood of project success, and formally and informally measure and communicate. In addition to his/her main role within Innovation, he/she should be capable of helping to differentiate and deliver new and disruptive products and services in order to clearly position AIG as our clients’ most valued insurer.
Primary Roles and Responsibilities
• Oversee the design and development of a database system for the capturing, cataloging, and tracking of innovation projects as well as the proof of concept design measures;
• Act as project manager for proof of concept (POC) studies providing successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling, and closure or handover of a project to the Client Service Development Team;
o Assist solution teams with the POC study design, ensuring key elements like success metrics, funding, resources, timeline, etc. are adequately considered before work commences;
o Ensure projects stay on budget, stay on timeline planned, key resources are involved, issues are highlighted early, and regular reporting back to the Client Service Development team;
• Act as project liaison for the Innovation Team with the Product Development Team when POCs move to commercialization;
• Directly contribute to the identification and commercialization of innovative solutions through applying his/her expertise.

Position Requirements:
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• 5+ years experience working as a project manager in a technology firm, upstream product development role, or modelling/design field;
• Experience working with incubators, start-ups and technology vendors;
• Ability to effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously; strong time management skills;
• Dedicated team player with willingness to work in a fast-paced collaborative team environment that has tight deadlines;
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
• Excellent communication skills and able to work across all geographic time zones; 15% of time for travel expected;
• BS in Engineering or other technical degree as well as MBA preferred; project management degree a plus;
• Experience in risk management, connected devices, and/or Big Data tools/modelling a plus.

About Us:

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading global insurance organization. Founded in 1919, today AIG member companies provide a wide range of property casualty insurance, life insurance, retirement products, and other financial services to customers in more than 80 countries and jurisdictions. These diverse offerings include products and services that help businesses and individuals protect their assets, manage risks and provide for retirement security. AIG common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Tokyo Stock Exchange.

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