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Senior Project Manager

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

Posted 14 days ago

Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Position: Senior Project Manager
Location: San Francisco, CA
Term: 6 months
 
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Report to the Senior Director of the Enterprise Portfolio Office, representing the Lending and Deposits Portfolios.
  • Interact with all levels of the organization from Senior Leaders and Sponsors to individual team members in the business and technical areas.
  • Collaborate with Product Owner (PO) and Tech Owners (TO) to identify, summarize and capture the Product Vision, Roadmap, and Backlogs.
  • Define and manage the Product Roadmap in JIRA: Idea to Initiative to EPIC to User Story.
  • Partner with PO and TO on monthly progress update to present at Functional Lead meeting.
  • Plan, facilitate and summarize new Product Increment planning events (done each quarter).
  • Help manage risks and dependencies crossing workstreams.
  • Escalate and track impediments crossing workstreams.
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks.
  • Work with the Enterprise Portfolio Office (EPO) on program execution and operational excellence.
  • Understand and operate within Budgets, complete monthly Hyperion forecast.
  • Provide Dashboard reporting to PO for bi-monthly Business Product Updates meeting as required.
  • Will be required to drive developing business requirements, process flows, use cases, test plans and other work streams related activities and artifacts.
  • Leads and manages all aspects of project planning within and across related projects including scope, budget, financial forecasting, and scheduling.
  • May contribute and/or lead vendor relationship management for project-related vendors and coordinates initial contracts, contract renewals, and addenda to contracts with key project vendors.
  • Keeps project governance up to date and reports on projects as per PWM PMO standards and contributes to their incremental improvement.
  • Monitors project and/or program execution and escalates project risks and issues early.
  • Facilitates adoption of business process changes and leads project team and stakeholders through effective change management.
  • Develops detailed training, communication and rollout plans and manages business process changes.
  • Leads integration of multiple upstream and downstream data interfaces.
  • Manages time bound regulatory compliance projects impacting critical business functions.
 
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • 4-year degree or equivalent professional experience.
  • Formal training in project or program management and/or certification.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working in financial technology, or in a banking environment.
  • 5+ years of project/program management experience and demonstrated success.
  • 5+ years of experience that demonstrates an understanding of IT and/or banking operations systems and operations.
  • Advanced knowledge of Project, Program and Product management principles.
  • Expertise in MS Office, MS Visio, and MS Project.
  • Demonstrated ability to execute complex projects within budget.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in system integration and management Requires expertise in MS Office, MS Visio, and MS Project.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in system integration and management.
  • Understand Project Management and agile metrics and reporting techniques.
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for Project Management, Program Management, Product Management and Agile/Scrum.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills including serving as a mentor.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels of the enterprise including external vendors.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and strategic thinking under a minimum of supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communicator, able to gain the respect of the team, external stakeholders, and management.
  • Able to nurture self-organizing, high performing teams through servant leadership and mentoring.
  • Encourage, support, and guide continuous improvement of the team, its products, and processes.
  • Able to resolve conflict through arbitration, negotiation, reasoned discussion, or escalation.
  • Willing and able to identify problems, impediments, dependencies, and other team dysfunctions, and then facilitate quick resolution.
  • Work effectively in a growing, dynamic development environment with matrix reporting structure.
  • Able to lead a team to make realistic and achievable delivery commitments.
  • Ability to influence others including those in senior management.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, comfortable presenting to large and small groups.
  • Able to review and analyze data reports and manuals.
  • Computer proficient.
  • Able to communicate effectively via telephone and in person.

About our client
Founded in 1985, our client and its subsidiaries offer private banking, private business banking and private wealth management, including investment, trust and brokerage services. Join a team that continues to make significant investments in its digital solutions, including upgrading our consumer-facing technology.