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Project Manager

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

Posted about 1 month ago

Title: Project Manager

Location: San Francisco CA

Type: Contract-24 months

Job Description:

Our client, a leading financial institution, seeks a Project Manager

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for leading project teams and managing all activities in a project life-cycle (initiation planning, executing/controlling, and closing) associated with high visibility projects that are long-term, across one or more lines of business and carry a substantial impact to the relevant businesses.
  • Interacts with senior leadership and major stakeholders to establish strategic plans and objectives for programs or projects.
  • Consults with business partners to clarify and define complex project requirements, budgets and business cases, including statements of work.
  • Creates and delivers presentations on program or project goals and plans, including progress reports.
  • Responsible for end-to-end program or project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end.
  • Develops and implements program and project level processes, procedures and performance metrics.
  • May be responsible for sourcing, negotiating and managing outside vendors.
  • Typically manages a family or series of projects associated with a specific business strategy to obtain benefits and controls.
  • Ensures program/project-related risks are managed according to the Project Management Policy.
  • Leads project staff, including training and providing input to performance evaluations.
  • May directly manage 1 or 2 project staff team members

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years project management experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: internet based business systems, intranet based business systems, or e-business consulting
  • 10+ years of project management experience
  • Financial services industry experience
  • 5+ years Agile experiences
  • Knowledge and understanding of mobile or online technologies industry enterprise project or program oversight
  • Ability to manage complex data and reporting projects requiring coordination of resources at different levels both internally and externally
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management principles: managing projects from beginning to end; that vary in scope and complexity
  • Ability to present to multiple levels of management
  • Ability to facilitate and lead meetings to reach conclusions, identify tasks, record actions, and achieve results
  • Ability to lead, train, and provide feedback to staff and corresponding managers
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management principles and the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of internet, mobile, and tablet technology
  • Knowledge and understanding of online authentication, authorization, fraud, or security
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies: used in waterfall or Agile development projects
  • Knowledge and understanding of internet money movement solutions
  • Knowledge and understanding of PMUWS (Project Management University Work Station)
  • Knowledge and understanding of clients Virtual Channels WFB systems and processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of clients STAMP (System Time-reporting, Accounting Management for Projects)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Scrum Master certification
  • Agile Certification
  • A BS/BA degree or higher
  • Ability to manage large-scale initiatives including stakeholders across business and technical teams