US Bank Home Mortgage is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead business initiatives in the Change Management Organization.
Directs the overall work efforts of a cross functional, business focused project team from initial concept through post-implementation.
Advocates for the business to ensure all needs are met with high quality and minimal 'work arounds'.
Provides oversight to meet established functional, quality, cost, and schedule objectives.
Plans and controls multiple related projects with complex dependencies and shared resources.
Builds relationships among different groups within and outside the department while serving as a liaison.
Develops and maintains detailed, effort driven project plans
Manages scope, ensures change requests are reviewed and approved by all impacted stakeholders
Works with resource managers to obtain resources and manages project level resource plan.
Ensures project governance guidelines are understood and followed.
Creates effective, clear, concise, and relevant communications for project stakeholders.
Promotes collaborative relationships across project team members and technology partners.
Manage day-to-day project activities, such as issue tracking and risk mitigation, facilitating project team meetings, and preparing/delivering status reports
Partners with technology project manager to ensure shared dependences are understood and tracked in the project schedules
The Project Manager should demonstrate competency in the following:
Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities.
Plan: Determine strategies to move projects forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience
Eight to ten years of experience in project management activities
Considerable knowledge of assigned business line or functional area
Demonstrated management and leadership skills
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Advanced knowledge of project management
Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Master's degree preferred