The Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver projects spanning multiple business units. Delivering projects within stage gate controls and project SDLC guidelines while managing issues, risks, dependencies and project change will be core competencies to the role.
The Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified boundaries of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.
Stakeholder and Communications Management
Manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
Continually manage stakeholder expectations through governance processes
Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication
Provide status reporting regarding milestones, deliverable, dependencies, communicating across leadership and business stakeholders
Process and Delivery Execution
Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
Own the full project life cycle end to end
Ensure the program is aligned to and supports strategic objectives
Prepare detailed project plan for all phases of the project
Manage the day-to-day project activities, including project management working and steering committees
Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
Qualifications and Skills Required
Seasoned project manager with deep product and operational expertise in banking and investments, preferably Wealth Management
Sound knowledge in Wealth operational process, investment products and services.
Degree in an appropriate field of study or equivalent
Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
A confident and self-aware leader with a high degree of independence with analytical/problem solving ability
Demonstrated 10-15 years of experience in project management
Able to clearly articulates complex matters and provide recommendations on best course of action to be taken
Full end to end project management in a lead role
Direct responsibility of project budgets of $5 - $20 million dollars
Executive level communication skills with excellent written and verbal communication
Ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure
Internal Number: 5244045
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