Project Manager

Department Information Systems
Status Full Time
Location Pocatello Corporate Office
Company Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company of Idaho
Rate of Pay DOE
Closing Date --
Positions Available 1
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Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. of Idaho


Project Manager


Department: PMO                                                               Job Status: Full Time

FLSA Status: Exempt                                                          Reports To: Director of PMO

Grade/Level: NA                                                                Amount of Travel Required: 5%

Job Type: Regular                                                               Positions Supervised: None

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday



Manage the program backlog and collaborate with teams and end users to improve and enhance products.



Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions Statement(s)

  • Establishing features and acceptance criteria to add to the program backlog
  • Communicating with teams and executives to refine the program backlog
  • Managing the flow of work in the program backlog through prioritization
  • Accepting features based on acceptance criteria from the business units
  • Working with executives to refine, plan, and implement their operational initiatives
  • Owning assigned strategic initiatives and facilitating their execution
  • Developing and communicating the program vision and roadmaps
  • Collaborating with executives to create portfolio roadmaps
  • Facilitating and attending meetings to work towards program and solution improvements and promote team collaboration
  • Assisting in creating and refining Lean Business Cases to align with company vision and initiatives
  • Interacting with end users with face to face interviews, surveys, and other information gathering techniques for product improvement and enhancement
  • Performing Change Management activities for assigned initiatives and executives as needed
  • Participating in Change and Release Management activities to determine if features are ready for production
  • Cultivating a successful Project Manager-Business Analyst team to align priorities and work
  • Preparing for and facilitating periodic planning meetings with the Project Management team
  • Tracking and sharing companywide metrics on future, in progress, and completed projects
  • Working closely with the Director of PMO and other members to further various company and department initiatives
  • Miscellaneous tasks as directed



Competency Statement(s)

  • Inquisitiveness – Being comfortable asking questions in appropriate settings.
  • Confidentiality – Ability to handle confidential information and material with the highest degree of professional responsibility.
  • Accountability – Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Business Acumen – Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
  • Communication – Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word and write in a clear and concise manner.
  • Detail Oriented – Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Honesty / Integrity – Ability to be truthful and credible in the workplace.
  • Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Loyalty – Feeling a duty to the employer.
  • Organized – Being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Time Management – Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Proactive – Ability to create or control a situation by causing something to happen rather than responding to it after it has happened.
  • Project Management – Ability to organize and direct multiple projects to completion.
  • Professionalism – Avoiding business or personal activities that present a conflict of interest. Display conduct favorable to oneself, the department, and the company.




Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Experience: 1 to 2 years’ experience in product development and project management preferred. Experience with Agile software development methodologies preferred

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Other: Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Life, health, and business products offered by our agents through affiliated companies. Visit specific section for details.

Life insurance and annuity products are offered through Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company, West Des Moines, IA.

This is a general description and not a policy contract. Please read the actual policy documents for important details on coverages, exclusions, limits, conditions and terms.
If there is any conflict between the information found on this website and the policy, the policy prevails.