Project Manager with Financial background

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  • Location:

    Charlotte

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    339857

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months+

  • Expiration date:

    08/15/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Project Manager with Financial background for an opportunity with a client located in Charlotte, NC. This team's job is to enhance the ownership, organizational structure, standardization, and oversight of project management functions across the company. It is a team of seasoned project and program professionals who are aligned to support CIB through Portfolio Management, Program Delivery, and Project Management. Through governance and prioritization, the team enables project investment decisions to be aligned to business goals and strategic priorities.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for direct and independent management of primarily moderate risk projects (occasionally low or high risk) and/or participates as a member of larger effort(s) to independently manage sub-program component(s) of moderate complexity under the purview of a program/project leader

  • Influences sponsors and stakeholders to promote success of project prioritization and obstacle management

  • Seeks counsel of peers, stakeholders, and/or program/project leads in times of highly unusual or complex ambiguity and adapts planning, communications, and engagements accordingly

  • Incorporates business organizational/systems knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts ensuring full understanding of project impacts and comprehensive engagement strategies

  • Performs all usual duties of a Project Manager in accordance with policy, methodology and artifact creation

  • This includes needs identification; resource requirements; project dependencies, planning and progression; financials management; status reporting; prolific and effective communications; ongoing risk assessment and adaptation; and appropriate escalation strategies and implementation

  • Incorporates regular and appropriate consultation with business and other stakeholders to validate project trajectory and project performance feedback throughout the project lifecycle

  • Responsible for matrix managing other PMs and Project Coordinators for the project

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years of experience in one or a combination of the following: project management, project delivery, project methodologies, digital product/program management, strategic planning or implementation

  • Mid level Project Manager for Corporate & Investment Banks (CIB) with focus on Regulatory projects

  • Must have 5+ years experience, preferably managing projects in the financial industry

Ability to:

  • Lead cross-functional project teams, managing all project lifecycle activities associated with high visibility projects that are long-term, across one or more lines of business and carry a substantial impact to the relevant businesses

  • Execute end to-end project management using the Enterprise Project Methodology, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end

  • Establish and manage matrixed project teams across the organization, including Technology, Operations, Legal, Compliance, Finance and other impacted partners

  • Drive delivery of all project deliverables including business case, requirements, project planning, testing, implementation, and closing

  • Create and deliver presentations to executive and senior management on project goals and plans, including progress reports

  • Recognize and manage areas of change. Document internal & external impacts, and a plan for implementation & readiness

  • Identify, analyze and manage risks, issues and interdependencies

  • Provide leadership, direction and coaching to project management staff

  • Manage project family budgets/forecasting, schedules, and staffing to ensure optimal business results

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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