Project Leader


Lincoln, NE Technology
Act as Project Leader tracking progress updates, budgets, and timelines for acquisition efforts.

At Ameritas, fulfilling life is what we do daily. We continuously strive to help our customers and employees enjoy life at its very best by reducing uncertainty, helping grow assets and protecting what is most cherished. We're here to help people put worry behind and the future ahead and help enable a life that's rich in family, happiness, health and financial security. When lives are fulfilled, our mission is fulfilled.

Ameritas Life Insurance Corp is seeking a Project Leader to drive the business through planning, designing, and facilitation of acquisition and investment projects from inception through closing. The individual in this role will also have the responsibility of being the center point of contact for maintaining and communicating the status for potential acquisition opportunities from target screening to eventual post-transaction reporting through the acquisition life cycle. This includes day-to-day operations, communications, and management reports.

Essential Job Functions

* Initiate, update & maintain recordkeeping database to include all contacts and project information within Strategic Investments
* Manage schedule, agenda, project plan, reports, expenses, and project status while working with the project team
* Prepare materials for company leadership to showcase the project status and opportunity pipeline
* Exhibit influence by working with departmental team leaders, stakeholders and executive team to ensure they are updated and in agreement on strategies
* Manage day-to-day operations of the project through closing
* Conduct advanced research on internal and external opportunities regarding acquisition targets to assist in determining next potential acquisitions
* Collaborate and influence key stakeholders, both internal and external to Ameritas, to assist in understanding the need for the business opportunity and to move the project forward
* Maintain the Strategic Investment inventory report
* Coordinate travel within the project team for onsite due diligence meetings, presentations etc.
* Enter and monitor the budget monthly for the department


* 2+ years administrative or project lead experience required.
* Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field required; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Proficiency required in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
* Advanced spreadsheet skills desired.
* Previous insurance industry experience is desired, as are LOMA designations (FLMI or similar).
* A desire to deploy, implement, and improve Salesforce required for success in this role. Previous Salesforce experience is desired.
* This role requires an ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to assign, organize, and execute own work. Must be able to use good judgement and decision-making skills.

We are Ameritas: proud to say we're in the business of fulfilling life.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 2097

Posted 4 months ago

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