Senior Project Manager - Digital Products

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/16/18
Hayward, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 03/16/18

The Senior Project Manager – Digital Products has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.  The individual must be extremely adaptable, independent lead, and provide overall quality control to the project. Experience in leading technology solutions is required with a firm understanding of Waterfall and Agile methodologies. The role collaborates to define scope, requirements, project governance, design, testing, timeline, adheres to company PMO standards. The role requires exceptional communication skills and an ability to build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include
    full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Manage project scope and changes
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project
  • Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
  • Demonstrate extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques
  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business for fremontbanking.com
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • A proven track record of leading and managing complicated technical product releases for clients in financial services industry across multiple platforms –desktop, phone, tablet, or othermobile modalities
  • Manage large-scale and multi-track projects that cross many departments of a business
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels of an organization and with external vendors and partners
  • Experience in managing in ScrumAgile development best practices of product development
  • Other duties as assigned 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Math or similar
  • Minimum of 7 years of project managementexperience
  • 10 or more years of professional IT experience in large scale, distributed environment with hands on experience in multiple technologies
  • Experience in managing public website (.com) and Open Account Online projects
  • 4+ years' experience in financial services
  • Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), SharePoint and Microsoft Projects
  • Experience as liaison between technology and business teams on project
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  • Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff
  • Experience managing vendors and RFP process
  • Proven ability to manage and deliver on complex technology projects
  • Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
  • Producing project progress reports on actual vs baseline
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Project Management Professional (PMP Certification) preferred 
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations, while adhering to their responsibilities and project milestone
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers

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