Job Description :
Our Client is seeking a Senior Project Manager to project manage a major commercial bank application implementation including integration and conversion from end to end. Must have previous experience project managing large commercial bank projects.
Primary Responsibilities:




Lead planning and implementation of strategic projects, coordinating with the business, Information Technology, Vendor and various operations teams as necessary to insure a complete and successful transition from old to new product suites.
Manage the overall project, and ensuring that the project is delivered on time, within budget and to the expectations of project sponsors and stakeholders.
Create and maintain detailed project schedule/plan including tasks, resources and percentage completion.
Use Bank s change control process to ensure only necessary changes are introduced, and with appropriate approvals.
Coordinate with executive sponsors and business stakeholders responsible for the project as required.
Prepare all project documentation including business requirements document, project charter, project plans, progress reports, project budget, change control documentation, traceability Matrix and other documents to comply with the Bank s System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and overall management processes.
Identify project risks and work with senior team to identify and implement mitigating strategies as required.
Prepare for and run working group meetings as required.
Prepare reports for weekly project status meetings and periodic steering committee meetings.
Prepare senior management project reports in power point monthly




Candidate Qualifications:




10+ years in banking and financial services, with a focus on IT and operations project management.
Project management experience with any of the following functionality: Customer, conversions, deposits, Teller/Branch, Data Warehouse, cold storage, imaging, accounting, regulatory reporting, tax reporting, general ledger, Digital channels
5+ years managing complex projects, and experience specifically with commercial Banking solutions
5+ year experience PM managing Conversions and integration of banking applications
Strong experience in creating complex project plans
Strong experience managing third party vendor relationship with Banking Vendor
Experience in developing reports for weekly, monthly project status meeting and periodic steering committee meetings.
Experience leading meetings of employees at all levels, including project status and steering committee meetings.
PMP certification
Experience with Banking solutions and applications integrated with banking solutions such as Brach/Teller, transaction processing, loan, Cash Management, data warehouse, cold storage and imaging solution
Broad commercial and private banking experience.
Experience with technical project components such as system integration, data conversion/migrations, file transfer and decommissioning solutions.




Additional Skills:




Professional with knowledge of, and experience with, project management best practices
Outstanding organizational and leadership skills, with an ability to drive issues to consensus, while incenting a positive collaborative environment
Good analytical skills
Ability to build strong relationships and influence project participants at all levels







Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
Willingness to take project ownership and accountability
Strong working knowledge of MS Powerpoint and MS Excel
Able to use Microsoft Project, and other Microsoft Office programs
Knowledge of Service now and JIRA for project tracking