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Guardian Life Project Management Lead – Healthy Member Behaviors in New York, New York

The Project Management Lead – Healthy Member Behaviors is responsible for the coordination of all work efforts and associated workstreams for the Healthy Member Behavior (“HMB”) strategy in Individual Markets. This role will require working across all workstreams within the Individual Markets organization and key enterprise business partners (IT, Data, Legal, Marketing, Finance, Tax, etc.) to ensure successful implementation and execution of the strategy, as well as evolution of the strategy across business divisions (i.e. life products, DI products, annuity products, and ultimately Group products as appropriate). This role will have accountability for ensuring clarity and coordination across streams, and will be responsible for ensuring clarity of key landmarks, identification, ratification, and syndication of key decisions; and identification and driving resolution of decision blockers.

You are

  • A seasoned project manager that can lead across functional boundaries to drive execution, change and transformation. You can operate in an ambiguous environment; steer team leads and drive decisioning in high pressure, fast paced work under tight deadlines. You have the ability to see big picture goals and quickly zoom into, and prioritize micro details on a day-to-day basis; and identify and surface key execution issues and align large teams of colleagues around a common vision.

You will

  • Build strong partnerships with IM, IT, Legal, Marketing and Data business leaders and subject matter experts to prioritize and drive tactics supporting the HMB strategy

  • Build and develop strong working relationships across the business and corporate partners.

  • Create effective forum for coordination across all workstreams.

  • Ensure transparent and up-to-date communication on priorities, landmarks, blockers and decisions across the HMB strategy workstreams.

  • Establish key performance measurements and continually measure and report on portfolio and overall project/program health status.

  • Work across workstreams/workstream leads to ensure appropriate work prioritization and cadencing.

  • Support vendor management efforts with HMB platform partner(s) and rewards partners.

You have

  • Demonstrated strong portfolio management and ability to manage portfolio execution with broader perspective of end-to-end delivery including technology and business resources.

  • Demonstrated ability in strategic leadership of project management and business execution of complex initiatives.

  • Working knowledge of individual life insurance, individual disability and wealth management businesses and distribution preferred.

  • PMI Project Management certification or equivalent preferred.

  • Proven ability to manage, align and get results through key partners and resources across organizations boundaries

  • Proven results in accelerating impact and leading change

Salary Range

$126,970.00 - $208,600.00

The salary range reflected above is a good faith estimate of base pay for the primary location of the position. The salary for this position ultimately will be determined based on the education, experience, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate. In addition to salary, this role may also be eligible for annual, sales, or other incentive compensation.

Our Promise

At Guardian, you’ll have the support and flexibility to achieve your professional and personal goals. Through skill-building, leadership development and philanthropic opportunities, we provide opportunities to build communities and grow your career, surrounded by diverse colleagues with high ethical standards.

Inspire Well-Being

As part of Guardian’s Purpose – to inspire well-being – we are committed to offering contemporary, supportive, flexible, and inclusive benefits and resources to our colleagues.

Health Care

  • Choice of [high deductible/copay] medical plans* with prescription drugs, including coverage for fertility and transgender inclusive benefits

  • Dental plan

  • Vision plan

  • Health care accounts – flexible spending, health reimbursement, and health savings accounts

  • Critical illness insurance

Life and Disability Insurance

  • Company-paid Life and Disability insurance plus voluntary supplemental coverage

  • Accident insurance

Retirement and Financial

  • 401(k) retirement plan with a company match, plus an annual age/service-based Company contribution and an annual profit-sharing contribution, if applicable

  • Complimentary 1:1 financial guidance with a licensed Fidelity representative

Time Off and Remote Work

  • Flexible work arrangements (part in-person/part remote)

  • Unlimited paid time off for most roles plus time off for volunteering, jury duty, voting, and bereavement

  • Personal holidays for colleagues to use in recognition of religious, cultural, or civic days

  • Paid parental leave and paid family and medical leave policies

Emotional Well-being and Work-Life

  • Emotional well-being, mental health, and work/life resources powered by Spring Health

  • Wellness programs, including fitness program and equipment reimbursement

  • Child, adult, and elder back-up care support through Bright Horizons

  • Adoption assistance

  • College planning

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student loan assistance

  • Commuter benefits in select metropolitan areas

Benefits apply to full-time eligible employees. Interns are not eligible for most Company benefits.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Guardian is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, marital status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


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Every day, Guardian helps our 29 million customers realize their dreams through a range of insurance and financial products and services. Our Purpose, to inspire well-being, guides our dedication to the colleagues, consumers, and communities we serve. We know that people count, and we go above and beyond to prepare them for the life they want to live, focusing on their overall well-being — mind, body, and wallet. As one of the largest mutual insurance companies, we put our customers first. Behind every bright future is a GuardianTM. Learn more about Guardian at .