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Program Manager

  • Location: Charlotte, 28282
  • Salary: 70.32
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

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 is 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
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Meeting with Sr Leaders to provide status updates and alignment of overall scope.
  • Ensure project plans are rolled up into an overall program plan.
  • Ensure consistent delivery across the activities outlined for the project managers/coordinators.
  • Manage material consolidation and follow ups for governance forums.
  • Act as an advisor to leadership to develop or influence success of programs, project performance and prioritization for planning, communications, and engagements across change management.
  • Lead the strategy and resolution of highly complex and unique challenges requiring full understanding of project impacts and comprehensive engagement.
  • Deliver solutions that are long-term, large scale and require planning and progression, financial management, status reporting, effective communication and ongoing risk assessment.
  • Provide vision, direction and expertise to more experienced leadership on implementing innovative and significant business solutions that are companywide to support operations using organizational, strategical, institutional knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts.
  • Engage with key stakeholders, executive leadership, project leads, project team, portfolio sponsors and portfolio leaders to promote success of programs and project performance or prioritization.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • Must be able to work effectively through fast paced and stressful environments under tight deadlines and Executive level scrutiny.
  • Must have strong skills with executive level communication in addition to the standard project management communication ability.
  • Ability to work directly with senior leaders to solve business problems from strategy to delivery.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work through ambiguity, evaluate available data and form a structured work product that meets program and business partner needs/requirements.
  • Resources must have experience remediating programs/projects, not just managing initiatives.
  • Proven presentation skills and ability to quickly synthesize data.
  • Must be comfortable making decisions without full view of all impacts and the experience to pivot when additional data becomes available.
  • Demonstrated success at short term stakeholder relationship building and management.
  • Must be able to establish governance routines while concurrently executing and managing day-to-day- activities.
  • Experience leading a variety of large, high profile and complex programs including people/process, mergers and acquisitions, technology; Executive level reporting experience.
  • Diverse background in course correcting large programs.
  • 7-10+ years’ experience in Program/Project management is a must have for this position.
  • Having previous background and working knowledge of the Financial Services industry is a large plus.
  • Certifications that are nice to have but are not required include; PMP, Scrum Master Certified, Six Sigma (Greenbelt, Blackbelt).
  • 7+ years of Project Management and Methodologies, Strategic Planning experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Nice to haves:

  • PMP/6 sigma cert/agile or scrum cert

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

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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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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

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