Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation is an insurance holding company that is among the largest commercial lines writers in the United States and operates worldwide in two segments of the property casualty insurance business: Insurance and Reinsurance. Each of the operating units within Berkley participates in a niche market requiring specialized knowledge about a territory or product.
Our competitive advantage lies in our long-term strategy of decentralized operations, allowing each of our units to identify and respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and local customer needs. This decentralized structure provides financial accountability and incentives to local management and enables us to attract and retain the highest caliber professionals.
We have the expertise and resources to utilize our strengths in the present environment, and the flexibility to anticipate, innovate and respond to whatever opportunities and challenges the future may hold.
Director of Project Management
The W.R. Berkley Corporation (WRBC) Enterprise Program Management Office (EPMO) led by the Chief Project Officer (CPO) is responsible to execute operations improvement, business integration, and corporate transformation initiatives that span multiple WRBC entities. The Director of Project Management role reports to the CPO and requires working closely with teams of cross functional business partners, finance senior management and key technical teams across the organization to launch business programs and lead the teams through successful delivery.
The position will directly manage project management and execution teams, comprised of both internal and external business and IT partners in support of the delivery of large, mission critical EPMO-led initiatives. The role will also invest significant time in the continuing effort to mature the processes of solution delivery, reporting, and business relationship management that are necessary for enabling repeatable success and drive the adoption and implementation of global standards and processes. Additionally, the Director of Project Management is responsible for performing strategic business analyses, and acting as a liaison between the CPO and his reports.
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