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Program Manager

  • Location: San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, 94111
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Position: Program Manager
Location: San Francisco
Term: 6 Months

The Digital Channels Program Manager role is a leader within the Digital Channels business unit that will oversee assigned work streams within the Corporate Digital roadmap implementation. This person must have experience in implementing client facing digital technologies, preferably in the financial services or similarly regulated industry. To this end, the individual will be responsible for the overall project plan, assigning and tracking scrum teams. The Program Manager is responsible for identifying and escalating risks and challenges and managing vendor relationships as well as dependencies with internal development teams and other impacted stakeholder groups. The individual is extremely adaptable, mentors lower level PMs on the Project Process and has the ability to manage multiple highly complex projects. The role collaborates to define scope, requirements, project governance, design, testing, timeline, and budget. The role requires exceptional communication skills and an ability to build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved. The Program Manager collaborates with the PMO and the business to identify and manage the project pipeline for the specific business line. The position may lead/and or direct the work of others.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Lead complex Corporate Digital Projects and inter-related programs; defines and manages all aspects of project planning including scope, budget, financial forecasting and scheduling
  • Monitor project and / or program execution and escalate issues as necessary. Maintain project / program website and database and tracking logs for issues and risks.
  • Determine resource requirements and procure resources; manages contract project / program resources.
  • Remains informed of industry related issues through networking, training programs, seminars and trade publications.
  • Complies with enterprise project management standards and contributes to their incremental improvement.
  • Documents program / project decisions and meeting minutes.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Detailed understanding of digital banking products and services (web and/or mobile applications). 
  • Ten or more years of project / program management experience and demonstrated success in 5 or more years of digital banking experience. 
  • Demonstrated success with both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies. 
  • Requires advanced knowledge of project and program management principles.  
  • Ability to execute complex projects on time and within budget. 
  • Five or more years of experience that demonstrates an understanding of IT and/or banking operations systems and operations. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in systems integration and management Business orientation with broad experience with banking processes, technology and change initiatives. 
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement and strategic thinking under a minimum of supervision. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills. 
  • Expertise in MS Office, Visio and Project. 
  • 4 year degree and / or equivalent professional experience.