What we look for
Our exceptional and motivated employees are our greatest strength. Our employees provide the highest level of
customer service and help maintain our position as a leader in the global marketplace.
The Markel Style is what makes us stand out from our competitors. It's our core value which should underpin how we do business, while influencing our behavior and performance. We are looking for people who have potential and share our passion to live the Markel Style, which is described in more detail below.
If you think you have these core attributes we want to hear from you.
The Program Manager will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of one or more projects simultaneously, and/or overall Program Management effort oversight, including those of great size, risk and complexity as defined by the project executive sponsor and key stakeholders, acting as a strategic partner with business executives.
Job Title: Program Manager
Purpose: The Program Manager has primary ongoing responsibility for the management of large scale, high priority programs which are made up of key, strategic projects of varying sizes. The projects will often require larger project teams and/or cross functional teams. The Program Manager will manage the program as a whole to ensure intended outcomes are being met by the projects within the program. The Program Manager also manages the individual projects from original concept through final implementation/warranty, managing customer satisfaction and customer impact throughout. The Program Manager is accountable for assembling the project team, assigning and managing individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing the program and or project plan and schedule(s) to ensure timely completion of the project. The Program Manager will proactively identify risks and issues that could challenge project delivery and will ensure those risks and issues are either mitigated or resolved. The Program Manager may have Project Managers and/or Project Coordinators reporting to him/her, that the successful candidate may be required to manage. The Program Manager also develops a partnership with and adheres to Governance standards and process.
Typical program size is $3M to $20M and of medium to high complexity with various sized projects making up the program
Roles and Responsibilities:
In this role, the Program Manager has the overall responsibility and accountability to drive projects to success as defined by the project executive sponsor and key stakeholders. Work effectively with internal and external customers, third party vendors, governance and senior management in accomplishing project objectives.
“Why work for us?”
Diversity and inclusion
Markel is truly a global and diverse company. We believe that diversity makes us better business partners and that embracing people’s differences can bring amazing results and fuel innovation. We have a portfolio of businesses and product lines that operate around the world.
Markel has a rich heritage of supporting communities across the world where our customers and employees live and work. Giving back is part of our history and our future. Our employees share in this philosophy through volunteering, mentoring and fundraising.
Commitment to open doors
Markel is committed to creating the best work environment. Our open-door policy is essential in recognizing business issues as they rise and to address the changing needs of our diverse and global workforce. Challenging management is a component of the Markel Style—some of our best ideas start from a conversation between a manager and an employee.
As the Markel Style states, we pursue excellence, strive for a better way, and share the success of others. Markel associates proactively seek new business opportunities, bringing further success to Markel.