GoAhead Solutions has an immediate need for a Senior Project Manager in San Francisco, CA. This would be a Six month contract to start out with extension. Position will be remote until the Covid-19/shelter-in-place restriction has been lifted.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Team Lead/Project Manager role is a leader within the Core Transformation Program - Digital workstream that will oversee assigned Consumer / Corporate work streams within the core transformation implementation. This person must have experience in implementing client facing digital technologies, preferably in the financial services or similarly regulated industry. To this end, the individual will be responsible for the overall project plan, assigning and tracking scrum teams. The Team Lead/Project Manager is responsible for identifying and escalating risks and challenges and managing vendor relationships as well as dependencies with internal development teams and other impacted stakeholder groups. The individual is extremely adaptable and has the ability to manage multiple highly complex projects. The role collaborates to define scope, requirements, project governance, design, testing, timeline, and budget. The role requires exceptional communication skills and an ability to build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved. The Team Lead/Project Manager collaborates with the Core Transformation Program, PMO and the business to identify and manage the project pipeline for the specific business line. The position may lead/and or direct the work of others.
Team Lead/Project Manager Responsibilities:
-Lead complex Corporate/Consumer project for the Core Transformation Program; define and manage all aspects of project planning including scope, budget, financial forecasting, and scheduling.
-Monitor project and / or program execution and escalate issues as necessary. Maintain project / program website and database and tracking logs for issues and risks.
-Represent the PMO and the Business unit in rationalizing a set of projects into a program on behalf of the business and or technical units.
-Determine resource requirements and procure resources; manage contract project / program resources.
-Remain informed of job-related issues through networking, training programs, seminars and trade publications. Comply with enterprise project management standards and contributes to their incremental improvement.
-Document program / project decisions and meeting minutes.
-Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or Project Management and / or equivalent professional experience.
-Detailed understanding of digital banking products and services (consumer and/or business, web and/or mobile applications).
-Five or more years of project / program management experience and demonstrated success in digital banking. Requires advanced knowledge of project and program management principles.
-Demonstrated success with both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies. PMP and CSM preferred.
-Ability to execute complex projects on time and within budget.
-Five or more years of experience that demonstrates an understanding of IT and/or banking operations systems and operations.
-Demonstrated knowledge in systems integration and management.
-Business orientation with broad experience with banking processes, technology and change initiatives. Ability to exercise independent judgement and strategic thinking under a minimum of supervision.
-Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
-Expertise in MS Office, Visio and Project.
San Francisco, CA