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Essential Duties and Responsibilities
•Defines project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management, including planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones; manages proactively changes in project scope, identifies potential issues and contingency plans; defines project success criteria and disseminates to all parties involved throughout project life cycle.
•Develops best practices and tools for project execution and management by ensuring policies/procedures are disseminated and understood through the organization.
•Oversees work progress and execution of project; prepares and submits progress reports to management.
•Establishes standards and sets expectations by closely communicating with end users.
•Develops and maintains a relationship with department managers and senior management to ensure the direction and focus of project is in line with the business plan.
•Attends and participates in progress meetings.
•Ensures all departmental documents and activities are performed in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures as applicable to this position, including completion of required compliance training.
•Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
•Reports to the Director of Enterprise Project Management Office
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
◦Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, general business correspondence and/or journals or government regulations
◦Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations and small group situations, to customers, clients, management, board of directors, other employees in the organization, and the general public.
◦Ability to manage processes and personnel even if those activities and individuals are not directly accountable to the individual from an organizational standpoint.
Education and/or Experience
•BS/BA Degree in Business, Finance, or a related field, and
•Eight years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training;
•Strong knowledge of financial products and industry best practices and regulatory requirements for model risk management
◦MS Office programs
◦Microsoft Project a plus
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
◦Project Management Professional (PMP)
◦ ITIL Certification a plus
Other Qualifications (including physical requirements)
◦Strong time management, oral, written and presentation skills.
◦Must demonstrate strong strategic thinking, judgment, motivation, dependability, project management, and analytical skills and qualities.
◦Collaborative mind-set with strong interpersonal skills.
About Simmons Bank
For 113 years, we’ve been dedicated to helping people and businesses achieve their financial goals. Today, Simmons Bank has approximately $14 billion in assets along with 2,000 associates located in communities throughout Arkansas, Colorado, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. We’re growing! In fact, Fortune magazine recently listed Simmons as the 59th fastest growing company in the U.S. Our growth has led to some amazing career opportunities. There’s never been a better time to join our team – a team dedicated to working together, high integrity, passion for all we do, and a commitment to high performance and personal and professional growth. If these cornerstones of company culture appeal to you, let’s talk!