The Project Manager manages client and/or internal cross functional teams responsible for delivering defined project outcomes on time and within quality specifications. The Project Manager plans, organizes, monitors and oversees five or more projects at a time to meet defined requirements. Reporting directly to the Manager or Director of Project Management, they have the responsibility to define, plan and manage projects and client enhancements as assigned. The Project Manager position is also responsible for mentoring and assisting in developing Project Coordinators and ensuring overall project processes are followed
Essential Job Functions:
Defines and creates the project charter, scope and project plan for projects or implementations and drives the overall project progress and quality of the delivery
Drives the day-to-day coordination of the project efforts while adhering to standards and sponsor expectations to manage the timeline, scope and requirements to meet the project expectations
Manages the relationship with project stakeholders including internal and external clients, keeping all informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations, uses problem-solving, critical thinking and independent thinking skills to overcome challenges and resolve issues and problems
Organizes work into manageable and logical groups (work breakdown structure) and determines an effective approach to complete the work
Serves as project lead for ad hoc/special projects as required
Responsible for identifying conflicts and seeking assistance in resolution to ensure team works well together to meet goals
Coaches to clarify assignments and deliverables; mentors stakeholders in project management practices, quality, and manages integration of stakeholders work
Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science or related field; or equivalent educational and/or work experience
Preferred Work Experience:
PMP Certification preferred
6 to 8 years of related work experience with a minimum of 5 years in cybesecurity, card security, client platform implementation following a standard methodology or process
Ability to utilize project management tools and techniques to create project plans and project artifacts
3 to 5 years of experience in banking/credit card industry or other proof of learning and working with diverse and complex project types highly preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of tools and Microsoft Project
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to create and maintain appropriate project documentation with clarity and quality
Ability to plan and facilitate meetings with key stakeholders and executive level staff
Excellent time management skills
Detail-oriented, able to multi-task and prioritize
Self-starter with strong initiative
Ability to lead in ambiguous and high pressure situations, as well as manage a matrixes project team
Ability to apply Project Management Principles to projects and implementations
Alliance Data card services business
Alliance Data's card services business develops market-leading private label, co-brand, and business credit card programs for many of the world's most recognizable brands. Through our branded credit programs, we help build more profitable relationships between our partners and their cardmembers, and drive lasting loyalty. We uphold our Know more. Sell more. promise by leveraging unmatched customer insights, advanced analytics, and broad-reaching innovative capabilities. It's how we deliver increased sales to our partners, build enduring loyalty to their brands, and provide more value to our cardmembers.
Alliance Data offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive selection of benefit options including 401(k).
All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of credit and background checks.
Alliance Data is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Alliance Data will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.
Any applicant offered employment will be required to establish that they are legally authorized to work in the United States for Alliance Data.
Alliance Data participates in E-Verify.
Alliance Data will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal and credit histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
To learn more, visit www.KnowMoreSellMore.com/careers