Senior Project Manager
Irving, TX, USA | Citi Private Bank
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Work collaboratively with extended the technology teams to develop comprehensive infrastructure project plans based on approved funding. Project plans typically include: scope, schedule, cost, quality, roles and responsibilities, communication, staffing, risk and issue management. Obtain commitment to the plans.
Ensure that for each of the programs/projects in his/her portfolio:
All stakeholders and their needs are identified and managed.
Effectively manage project work within the approved scope. Implement and manage scope change control processes and update project plans based on approved changes.
In conjunction with the team, lead the development of the work breakdown structure and creation of the detailed project schedule. Understand the dependencies and interrelationships of the tasks and deliverables.
Monitor actual schedule and costs against the project estimates. Report significant variances and develop corrective action plans.
Communicate effectively with staff and management on status, issues, risks, project goals and objectives.
Schedule and lead project meetings as required, including preparation of meeting agendas and meeting minutes.
Creates and distributes project status/project progress reports to team and management.
Primarily, the individual needs strong skills in relationship building and management, program management/planning, presentations and communication.
PM Industry knowledge or experience mandatory.
PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is preferred, but not mandatory.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in business.
5+ years experience in project management managing complex infrastructure initiatives in a matrix environment, during which s/he applied a structured approach (methodology) to project planning, estimating, monitoring and reporting through the full project lifecycle, from initiation through closure
Experience in managing large globally distributed project teams who are not reporting directly and are associated with the PM for the purpose of the project only.
Demonstrate leadership and adaptability when facing unique challenges encountered on each projectExpert communication skills, significant experience leading technicians and interfacing with senior management
Specialized knowledge or broad technical understanding across complex technical infrastructure
High energy and a passion for project management and its processes Very strong written, spoken and presentation communication skills
Very strong influencing and partnering skills
Strong meeting organization and facilitation skills
Team player with ability to handle strong personalities at all levels of the company
Experience and ease in interfacing with senior management in CTI, GCT and O&T
Track record of managing work to achieve milestones on time and within budget in a high-pressure environment
Analytical, flexible, team-oriented, have good interpersonal and follow up skills with strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
Technical proficiencies in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) and industry standard project management tools.
Financial Services experience preferred, but not mandatory Efficient in spoken English
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree