Project Manager Mortgage Retail Delivery/Project Manager 5

US Bank Earth City , MO 63045

Posted 2 days ago

US Bank Home Mortgage is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead business initiatives in the Change Management Organization.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Personal characteristics

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • Eight to ten years of experience in project management activities

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 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

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