May 23, 2023

IT-Technical Project Manager

Locations: Baton Rouge, LA; Lincoln, NE; Cedar Rapids, IA; Des Moines, IA; New York, NY; Rosemont/Chicago, IL; Remote/WFH; Bermuda

Kuvare is a growth-oriented insurance platform that delivers diversified annuities, life insurance, and supplemental products to the middle-income and mass-affluent consumer segments through its acquisition-led growth strategy. Kuvare provides proven capabilities, strategic support, substantial resources, and patient capital to help insurance companies pursue and achieve sustainable growth opportunities. With its patient capital, Kuvare targets differentiated annuity and life insurance companies to bring into its family of brands.


The position of Technical Project Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, executing, and managing IT-managed projects within budget. The TPM must be aware of client needs, company goals, and employee coordination to bring projects to completion. This individual will apply proven communication, organizational, and leadership skills to help technical staff maximize the benefit of IT systems investment.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to

  • Plan, schedule and track the IT portion of project timelines, deliverables, milestones, and reporting.
  • Develop and utilize Kuvare standard templates and tools to manage project work within the Information Technology area.
  • Define scope, goals, and deliverables within IT in support of higher-level project plans and organizational goals. Collaborate with project managers, senior management, IT management, technology vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, and presentations to effectively communicate project expectations and status to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with project managers, business analysts, project business owners, SMEs, IT Development, QA, and vendors to ensure project deliverables and timelines are in alignment.
  • Proactively manage changes in technology, project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Work with IT managers and staff to document the resources and participants needed to achieve the IT portion of project goals. Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Conduct project lessons learned within the IT area and create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Coach, mentor, and motivate team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Develop business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of critical concepts in DevOps and Agile principles.

Upon request, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 



  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, computer science, information systems, computer engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Five or more (5+ years) of Project Management experience
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile development methodology and concepts.
  • Experience in overseeing the design, development, and / or implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Strong familiarity with applicable data privacy practices, regulations, and laws.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language.
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.

Physical Demands

  • Normal office working environment.
  • Occasional evening and weekend hours to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to type / perform data entry.
  • Ability to read from a computer screen and paper reports.
  • Express ideas and otherwise communicate with the spoken word.
  • Limited travel (5-10%) may be required.

Kuvare company is an equal opportunity employer that makes hiring decisions based on merit, qualifications, and the business need. We are dedicated to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment on any basis including age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religious persuasion, marital status, political belief, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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