Manage and implement highly complex projects from conception to launch. Projects include strategic initiatives executed in conjunction with operations, IT, risk, marketing, finance, Lines of Business, Third Parties as well as large-scale, cross-functional enterprise initiatives internal to the Bancorp.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with organizational leaders on enterprise-wide initiation, planning, and rollout of new strategic initiatives while assisting in the development of governance and financial management processes to ensure post-launch sustainability.
Serve as internal project lead on complex strategic projects requiring collaboration with multiple Lines of Business. Develop and execute resource plans to manage projects. Calculate project costs and ROI. Assess long-term viability of initiatives and ongoing resource requirements.
Collaborate with all levels of management including executives, business and internal operational partners (operations, risk, marketing, IT) to define project scope and deliverables. Work closely with Information Technology to deliver on technical requirements as projects require.
Identify, assess and provide solutions for identified risks and issues to ensure the success of the project.
Identify, make transparent, and help to manage dependencies with internal and external teams.
Produce all project documentation including project charters, estimates, timelines, resource plans and status reports.
Prepare reports for all levels of management regarding project statuses.
Team with external service delivery partners to integrate processes and implement improvements as needed, ensuring SLAs and other Bancorp business needs are met.
Actively participate in continuous improvement discussions regarding Project Management and agile best practices.
Independently lead other related initiatives as assigned.
An undergraduate degree in business, finance, information technology or a related field.
A minimum of 8 years working as a Project Manager.
Agile Project Management certification preferred – Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) or Professional/Certified Scrum Master (PSM or CSM). Project Management (PMI) or Six Sigma certification preferred.
Significant business acumen with bank operations, pre-paid card or institutional banking functional experience preferred
Conveys complex and technical concepts with simplicity and clarity
Good executive presence with excellent written and verbal skills
Executive relationship management and influence
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Possesses excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook
Position may require travel to other business locations within and outside of the US.
Today we’ve grown far from our roots as a branchless commercial bank to become a true financial services leader, offering private-label banking and technology solutions to non-bank companies ranging from entrepreneurial start-ups to those on the Fortune 500. Over the years, our strategic focus on a handful of high-growth financial service sectors such as Payments, Health Benefit Banking, Instituti...onal Banking, and Specialized Lending has resulted in tremendous organizational growth and widespread recognition. We now comprise a diverse team that includes bankers, business strategists, fintech experts, software developers, program managers, regulatory advisors, information security specialists and category thought leaders, all eager to provide their wide-ranging expertise in new and innovative ways. No other organization does what we do. And no other organization delivers what we can deliver.