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Project Analyst, GSC - Madrid, Spain

  • Department Professional Services
  • Location Madrid
The role is crucial for supporting key project functions such as ensuring that program meetings are coordinated well, helping with status reports, administering and maintaining the project Agile Lifecycle Management (ALM) tool (e.g. Jira), collecting and maintaining project issues lists, on-boarding team members, and various other project functions. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about agile implementation methodologies and enterprise-scale implementations and possess the ability to think critically to tackle problems

What we do

Guidewire exists to deliver the industry platform that P&C insurers rely upon to adapt and succeed in a time of accelerating change — and to ensure that every customer succeeds in the journey. We provide the software, services, and partner ecosystem to enable our customers to run, differentiate, and grow their business.
We are privileged to serve more than 380 P&C insurers in 32 countries. We invest heavily in R&D to build a technology platform that combines three elements—core processing, data and analytics, and digital engagement—to improve insurers’ ability to engage and empower their customers and employees.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Act as primary customer contact for specific areas assigned by Project Manager
  • Crafting collateral/templates on an ad hoc basis that will foster into Methodology
  • Evaluating and monitoring project tooling ensuring team members are updating ALM tool on a timely basis
  • Supporting Project Managers through coordinating ALM in preparation for sprint planning meetings.
  • Supporting the Project Manager in tracking and reviewing the budget and finances
  • Timecard review/approval. Follow up on missing timecards in line with Business Ops end of month timeframes.
  • For the ALM tool, setup/adapt workspace, users, releases, iterations, and user stories
  • Onboarding new delivery team members
  • Maintaining project schedules external to ALM tool
  • Facilitating Lessons Learned meetings and Retrospectives
  • Preparing for PMO Audits
  • Maintaining project collateral (SharePoint, etc.)

MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED TO:

  • Train the project team on the ALM tool
  • Produce Status Reports including output from the ALM Tool
  • Assist with inception phase logistics
  • Aid with the admin work in generating the list of User Story Cards for Development to be imported into the ALM tool
  • Monitoring staffing and Updating the Conceptual Sprint Plan to validate that capacity for remaining sprints is sufficient to complete the work
  • RAID, Maintaining Issues/Risks lists - running these meetings

PROJECT ANALYSTS SHOULD HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:

  • Effective interpersonal, and communication skills, relationship building
  • Demonstrated ability in problem-solving
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to coordinate data in reports
  • Understanding of techniques for planning and monitoring programs
  • Strong MS Office Skills (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.)
  • Detailed oriented individual who can provide polished deliverables to customers

BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Competitive Market Salary
  • Bonus
  • LTI (Long term cash Incentive)
  • FlexWork options
  • Company pension contributions
  • Fully funded medical insurance for you and your family
  • 26 days paid annual leave
  • 3 paid days volunteering and many more

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About Guidewire


Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. More than 400 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 1000+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our Marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

CONSENT and ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 
By clicking the submitting your application on the following page:

1. You consent to Guidewire collecting, retaining, disclosing and using your Personal Data as outlined above, and to its transfer of your Personal Data outside the country where you live or work, and/or to third parties for the above purposes.
2. In the event that you submit any Sensitive Personal Data, you explicitly consent to Guidewire collecting, retaining, disclosing and transferring your Sensitive Personal Data on the terms and for the same purposes as described above in relation to Personal Data.
3. You acknowledge that you have the right to access your Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data at any time and have the right to correct any errors.
4. You acknowledge that your Personal Data will be retained for up to 24 months.
Talent rewards

The perks. The rewards. The good stuff.

We’re proud to shout about our awesome benefits packages. Holistic wellness is a big deal for us. We offer everything you need to support your work and, most importantly, your work-life balance. We’re committed to helping you be the best version of yourself. Inside and outside of work.

FINANCIAL

FINANCIAL

Receive market-competitive pay and incentive programs—because you deserve it! To help future-proof your income, we offer generous support through retirement savings plans.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Keep your physical and emotional health in tip-top shape with health insurance for you and your family, an employee assistance program, annual wellness reimbursement, and access to wellness resources.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

FLEXIBLE WORKING

Work in an environment where you’ll have the freedom and trust to make an impact, with time for your life outside of work.

DOWNTIME

DOWNTIME

Relax and kick back through our generous paid time-off programs. Make a difference in your community with three volunteer days each year. Take your own personal day of rest with My Day. We also offer 16 weeks of paid leave for all new parents.

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

CONTINUAL DEVELOPMENT

We encourage self-directed learning, giving you every chance to become a better version of yourself, both professionally and personally. At Guidewire, lifelong learning is here for the taking.

CAREER MOBILITY

CAREER MOBILITY

Your career opportunities are only limited by your own imagination. Guidewire’s community is filled with chances to expand your horizons across any of our teams or worldwide‌‌‌‌‌‌‌ locations.