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Project Manager

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

As one of the largest financial institutions in the world, our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that's not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Project Manager
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202
Term: 24 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for direct and independent management of primarily high risk/strategic projects (occasionally moderate risk) and/or participates as a member of larger effort(s) to independently manage sub-program component(s) of high complexity under the purview of a program/project leader.
  • Successfully informs and influences sponsors and key stakeholders to promote success of project prioritization, senior and executive leadership through times of ambiguity, and obstacle management.
  • Seeks counsel of peers, stakeholders, and/or program/project leads in times of strategically complex or critical ambiguity and adapts planning, communications, and engagements accordingly.
  • Incorporates multi-business and enterprise support operations organizational/ systems knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts.
  • Ensures full understanding of project impacts then translates that into comprehensive engagement strategies.
  • Performs all usual duties of a Project Manager in accordance with policy, methodology and artifact creation.
  • This includes needs identification; resource requirements; project dependencies, planning and progression; financials management; status reporting; prolific and effective communications; ongoing risk assessment and adaptation; and appropriate escalation strategies and implementation.
  • Incorporates regular and appropriate consultation with executive leadership, sponsors, business and other stakeholders to validate project trajectory and project performance feedback.
  • Ensures that Risk Controls are met.
  • Provides performance feedback to managers of project team members.
  • Regularly coaches other project managers or project coordinators, including matrix management.
  • May at times be assigned as a program leader.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Self-Starter, detail oriented, organized and great communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast paced environment.
  • Experienced in Clarity – Status reporting, financials, issue and risk tracking
  • MS Project Proficiency
  • This position requires the ability to multi- tasks within 10 + work streams.
  • Proactive and accountable and works with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to engage quickly with work stream resources and drive work forward.
  • Able to build strong relationships quickly.
  • 8+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, project delivery, project methodologies, digital product/program management, strategic planning or implementation