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Project Manager

San Francisco, CA
Job Title: Project Manager 
Location: San Francisco, CA
Type: Long-Term Contract
 
Overview

This Project Manager is responsible for the overall management and delivery of the company's Integrated Bank and Wealth Management Digital Experience project. This role will work very closely with the executive leaders and program sponsors so the candidate must have a track record influencing executive leaders.  This role will also work closely with technical and functional business groups across the bank, as well as third party vendors, to ensure coordination of all activities.  The Project Manager must effectively drive results and manage expectations across a diverse cross-functional team.
 
Digital and Wealth Management expertise is preferred, and the ideal candidate will have led a digital development and implementation. Knowledge of the entire SDLC process for both business and technology is required.
 
 What You’ll Do as a Project Manager
  • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
  • Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
  • Ensuring goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, and quality.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
  • Analyzing and managing program risk.
  • Day to day management of the Program, which requires close collaboration with business and technology leadership.
  • Serves as the manager of project managers and other resources working across a large program on behalf of specified business partners.
  • Ensures adherence to budgeting, financial forecasting, and cost accounting standards across the program.
  • Serves as liaison between various business units, vendors, Information Systems, Information Security, Internal Audit, and impacted business units.
 
What Skills You Will Use
  • Requires a four-year college degree with an emphasis in a related field or equivalent skill, knowledge, or professional development.  
  • MBA or relevant graduate degree preferred.
  • Formal training in project or program management and/or certification required.
  • Advanced knowledge of project and program management.
  • Advanced knowledge as a subject matter expert in the program area including systems and operations.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, and MS SharePoint.
  • Ten years of experience or more in project/program management and/or relevant banking or technical operations management.
  • Ability to influence others and build strong partnerships with others.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to clearly define projects, objectives, goals, schedules, and assignments.
  • Must be able to clearly define and present ideas, and effectively communicate with all levels of management.
  • Must possess the ability to work effectively with business personnel at all levels as well as with outside vendors and contractors.
  • Requires the flexibility to act in both a strategic management role as well as in a project manager capacity when required.
  • Must exercise a reasonable amount of independent judgment under a minimum of supervision.
  • Requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills, including the ability to meet deadlines.
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