Project Manager, Vice President

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San Diego, CA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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8 - 10 years

Posted 101 days ago

Job Summary: 

Responsible for managing, directing, planning, developing and implementing the most complex projects or initiatives to accomplish goals and business objectives. 

Major Responsibilities

  • Responsible for lead project management of the most complex/critical projects or leads in cross-functional projects with large impact to the enterprise. 
  • Provides comprehensive analysis direction for multiple concurrent mission critical projects. 
  • May manage multiple projects or other projects through other project managers. 
  • Spearheads and leads business unit projects by identifying, establishing and utilizing a wide range of Technical and business resources. 
  • Defines and develops the overall plans to meet the project goals and objectives. 
  • Develops the project management processes and methodologies to create specifications to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations. 
  • Creates the project charter, planning stage estimates and approval, communications plan, governance council packages and business case preparation. 
  • Uses approved project management techniques to track progress against planned targets throughout the lifecycle of the project. 
  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers. 
  • Conducts project meetings. 
  • Directs team and monitors work efforts; identifies resource needs, performs quality review; escalates functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately. 
  • Responsible for taking action to obtain resolutions of critical issues.
  • Negotiates resolutions on project hurdles that threaten cost, schedule or project scope. 
  • May manage outside vendors. 
  • May plan and lead the execution of complex, cross-functional implementations or integrations (including Command Centers, issue management, escalation, management communications, KPI tracking and reporting). 
  • May investigate and develop resolution of complex business or project issues, including analysis, solution facilitation and development, approval, management communication, and implementation 
  • Responsible for being a recognized subject matter expert internally and externally within a discipline(s)/area and often provides strategic direction, guidance and integration of products and services to senior management.
  • Develops and delivers management and project-related presentations as needed. 
  • Provides feedback for process improvement, lessons learned, program enhancements, and strategic alignment with business or other programs.

Qualifications:

Additional Information:

  • Eight to ten years bankingexperience as project manager with strong strategic management and planning expertise. 
  • Requires solid understanding and planning skills in all aspects of the system's/business project life-cycle, i.e., enhancements, user requirements, application configuration and usage using MS Project as the project planning tool. 
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering positive results in project work, including high quality implementations, cost savings, additional revenue, within time and budgetary constraints. 
  • Requires the ability to identify excessive cycle time and/or costs and develop alternative courses of action associated with the project's life-cycle. 
  • Must possess the highest level of technical skills and expertise. 
  • Must be fully conversant on issues and current trends as they relate to the banking industry's products and services. 
  • Aptitude to prioritize and analyze a list of measurable product or service characteristics along with associated target values. 
  • Ability to set and develop strategic goals and techniques for a project and effectively communicate this to all project team members. 
  • Proven ability to reach an audience through effective and clear presentations, writing skills and excellent communication strategies.

Requisition #: 10021910-WD