Project Manager - Automation



Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2023

Title: Project Manager, Automation

Department: Information Technology

Location: Remote, Hybrid

About Acrisure:

Acrisure is a Fintech leader empowering businesses and consumers alike with unmatched financial solutions. The Company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and employs over 15,000 colleagues in 21 countries. It is distinguished by its dynamic culture, fast paced environment and determination to drive innovation at all levels of the business. Under the leadership of Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Greg Williams, Acrisure has grown from $38 million to more than $4 billion in revenue in just under ten years.

Acrisure connects clients to financial solutions through the best of humans and an AI platform. Acrisure’s products include Insurance, Reinsurance, Cyber Services, Mortgage Origination and more to over 1.3 million clients around the world.

Additionally, Acrisure is committed to social issues such as children’s health and DEI in financial services. Acrisure formed Evolution Advisors, a joint venture focused on providing access to financial services to minority-owned enterprises.

Team Structure

This role sits within the Information Technology team reporting directly into the Enterprise Program Management office in Grand Rapids, MI with dotted line responsibility to the VP of Automation.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Proactively validate business requirements related to assigned projects
  • Effectively facilitate scoping sessions with stakeholders
  • Coordinate, manage and complete assigned projects on time and within budget
  • Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress within ServiceNow or
  • Serve as a liaison between IT and business units to coordinate the necessary support needed and to provide successful implementation of project initiatives
  • Manage processes to provide structure for new projects and initiatives using ePMO CoE best practices and tools.
  • Develop project charters, plans, milestones and schedules using the ePMO standard project templates/tools to ensure projects are completed on time and expectations of project sponsors are met.
  • Daily project management support to project sponsors throughout each project life cycle
  • Support Program and Project Governance (controls)
  • Validate resource availability and allocation on each project
  • Facilitate Project Meetings
  • Create Project Status Reports
  • Proactively manage risks, actions, issues, and decisions for each project
  • Identify project dependencies, assumptions and constraints as part of the plan
  • Create the project stakeholder communication plan
  • Manage scope and project changes effectively


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of project management experience within a complex IT environment preferably with Automation related projects
  • Having both agile and waterfall methodology experience is a plus
  • Must be able to detail hands on experience with the creation and management of large-scale projects spanning multiple departments and stakeholders
  • Project Management certification (e.g., PMP, Prince2) preferred

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A project leader who is comfortable within a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment
  • Self-starter with the ability to reach out and engage with stakeholders at all levels
  • Experience with ServiceNow, or similar project management tools
  • Experience with Microsoft Office365
  • Admin / User knowledge of SharePoint
  • Familiar with the ITIL Framework a plus
  • Familiarity with Intelligent Automation concepts a plus
  • Experience applying project management best practices and design-thinking approaches
  • Experience working with abstract concepts in innovative ways to solve problems
  • Effective written and verbal communication, including the ability actively listen, and problem solve with minimal assistance
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong facilitation skills, both verbal and written communication.
  • Strong interpersonal skills (Awareness, Self-reflection, Self-motivation)
  • Ability to contribute to a collaborative environment by consistently demonstrating teamwork, positive attitude, and effort to achieve goals and objectives
  • Maintain a sense of urgency and ability to work with and meet deadlines
  • Attention to detail and commitment to a high level of accuracy
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize, work independently, and use discretion surrounding sensitive information
  • High level of personal and professional integrity.
  • Highly organized with a flexible approach to working.
  • Experience with the challenges of working with teams across time zones and continents.

Acrisure is committed to employing a diverse workforce. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status. California residents can learn more about our privacy practices for applicants by visiting the Acrisure California Applicant Privacy Policy available at

Acrisure is equally committed to supporting social issues. In 2021, the Company co-founded Evolution Advisors, a joint venture focused on providing greater access and more effectively distributing insurance products and financial services to minority-owned enterprises. In its home of Grand Rapids, Acrisure provided $15 million to create the Acrisure Center for Innovation in Children’s Health at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital.

To Executive Search Firms & Staffing Agencies: Acrisure does not accept unsolicited resumes from any agencies that have not signed a mutual service agreement. All unsolicited resumes will be considered Acrisure’s property, and Acrisure will not be obligated to pay a referral fee. This includes resumes submitted directly to Hiring Managers without contacting Acrisure’s Human Resources Talent Department.