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Project Manager

  • Location: Elk Grove Village, 60007
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

Grow your career as a Project Manager with an innovative global bank in Elk Grove Village, IL. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.
  • Execute established project management disciplines including the development of project and communication plans, meeting facilitation, risk & issue management & mitigation, documentation.
  • Lead large teams as a business project manager to on board partners, both de novo and conversion initiatives, and/or flagship initiatives that span cross-functional disciplines in a matrix environment.
  • Interface with Technology, Operations, Business, and Control teams to drive planning, execution, and issue resolution.
  • Identify functional resources needed to support the project. Define the business, control, and operational milestones and/or tasks, lead times and dependencies. Engage with the partner and vendor(s) to define and manage to the integration plan.
  • Drive business solutions in adherence to the on-boarding strategy and/or conversion model, elicit and generate the business requirements, and jointly document partner integration requirements.
  • Manage multiple relatively large to jumbo size projects concurrently.
  • Manage projects through the entire life cycle adhering to an Agile and/or Hybrid Agile methodology.
  • Manage testing work streams both internally and in conjunction with a new partner.
  • Ensure creation of project plan and charter plan, and central project risk & issue, and decision logs.
  • Ensure resources are identified to project & monitor commitment.
  • Ensure change control is executed throughout project.
  • Monitor project management performance against standards.
  • Participate in or drive UAT, partner integration testing, and pilot testing, collaborating with internal and external teams.
  • Coordinate delivery of test scenarios from Business and Operation to IT for positive, negative and regression testing.
  • Responsible for partner launch readiness, rollout plans, and post-implementation management.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding company, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
  • 5+ years of project management with experience in managing partner/product boarding/conversions and/or large complex initiatives.
  • Experience defining and executing against a formal integration plan with an external partner.
  • A strong understanding of business procedures, and financial services and products.
  • Familiarity with business applications, technology, and B2B connectivity.
  • Proficient in MS Project, Power Point, and Excel.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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