Sr Project Manager

Charles Schwab   •  

Austin, TX

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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8 - 10 years

Posted 47 days ago

Our Opportunity:

Our Project Services organization supports Schwab business goals through the delivery of projects spanning technology, operations, business continuity, and offshore management. Our team collaborates across a matrixed organization to deliver business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of effective solutions to business problems and opportunities.

What you’ll do:

Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives. They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

  • Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables
  • Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
  • Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners
  • Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project
  • Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters
  • Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
  • Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan

What you have:

  • 8+ years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments
  • Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders
  • Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools, Agile/Scrum and iterative development methodologies
  • Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
  • Sound business and technical acumen
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally
  • Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure
  • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • BA/BS Degree

In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desiredqualifications:

  • PMP or PMO-ACP certification
  • Knowledge of JIRA or Confluence
  • Background in the financial services industry
    • Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
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