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Program Director at SAPIENS (PRD)

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Garner, North Carolina

Job Description:

Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS) is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector. We offer integrated core software solutions and business services, and a full digital suite for the property and casualty/general insurance; life, pension and annuities; and reinsurance markets. Sapiens also services the workers’ compensation and financial and compliance markets. Our portfolio includes policy administration, billing and claims; underwriting, illustration and electronic application; reinsurance and decision management software. Sapiens’ digital platform features customer and agent portals, and a business intelligence platform. With a 30-year track record of delivering to more than 400 organizations, Sapiens’ team of over 2,500 operates through our fully-owned subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information: www.sapiens.com.

Title: Program Director

Location: Garner, NC or Bradenton, FL (preferred)

Company Description

Sapiens International Corporation (NASDAQ and TASE: SPNS) is a leading global provider of software solutions for the insurance industry, with a growing presence in the financial services sector. We offer integrated core software solutions and business services, and a full digital suite for the property and casualty/general insurance; life, pension and annuities; and reinsurance markets. Sapiens also services the workers’ compensation and financial and compliance markets.

Our portfolio includes policy administration, billing and claims; underwriting, illustration and electronic application; reinsurance and decision management software. Sapiens’ digital platform features customer and agent portals, and a business intelligence platform. With a 30-year track record of delivering to more than 400 organizations, Sapiens’ team of over 2,500 operates through our fully-owned subsidiaries in North America, the United Kingdom, EMEA and Asia Pacific.

For more information: www.sapiens.com

Sapiens Stingray is a platform/product for rapid P&C system development. Many components are re-usable from existing systems, others are developed/configured per customer.

Team sizes per implementation may vary from 2-20 FTE and implementation durations from 3-12 months, Deliveries are done in sprints.

Sapiens Stingray currently has over 20 customers in various stages.

Job Responsibilities


  • Management of multiple Sapiens Stingray programs/projects.

  • Responsible for ensuring that in-house and customer projects are delivered in scope, on-time, in superior quality and on-budget. 

  • Utilize Agile project management methodologies and relevant supporting software in the planning, scheduling, reporting and change management of the projects. 

  • Manage project managers and business analysts. Developers and testers are allocated per project from the development group and need to be managed by the project manager throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Oversee all projects from business requirements acquisition to a successful go-live, including getting involved with project tech leads, as needed.

  • Create, monitor and execute project plans.

  • Governance - provision of customer projects statuses, project plan performance reporting, quality reports, etc.

  • Estimate and create project budgets including but not limited to: tracking and monitoring project cost, review of budgets and costs with customer and internal management.

  • Work closely with Stingray PMO and Finance to reflect expected revenues and create resource plans.

  • Define and Audit implementation processes

  • Manage customer expectations and deliverables including, as appropriate, client issues management and escalation.

  • Report, document and manage risks and risk mitigation activities.

  • Expand the customer relationship beyond the existing projects.

Skills and Experience


  • 12+ years of experience in leading software projects deliveries based on a product or platform.

  • 7+ years background in the insurance P&C industry

  • Experience with all aspects of project management practices including use of Microsoft Project

  • A self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has ability to manage and prioritize concurrent work assignments

  • Experience in leading managers providing coaching and mentoring and recruiting/replacing as needed

  • Strong knowledge, understanding and experience working with Agile methodology

  • Strong business orientation, experience in direct interaction with customers

  • Solid technical aptitude

  • A history of delivering projects meeting requirements, on schedule and on budget

  • Experienced in working in a matrix organization; good communication with piers

  • Clear oral, written, and presentation communication skills

  • Motivated to succeed with a can-do approach.

  • PMP certification - preferred

Sapiens is an E-Verified & Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V.