Meritrust Credit Union

  • Project Manager

    Location US-KS-Wichita
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 9:26 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Risk Management
    Mon-Fri 8am-5pm & some evenings or Sats if required by the project
    Regular Full-Time
    8710 E. 32nd Street North
  • Overview

    The person in this role collaborates with cross-functional teams and other staff throughout the Credit Union to ensure the successful coordination and timely, efficient execution of Credit Union initiatives and strategic plan objectives. A strong focus on internal and external customer service with exceptional organizational and communication skills is essential to delivering initiatives on time and within budget. The role functions as a problem solver who manages, monitors, summarizes and reports progress of projects.


    • Provide day-to-day project management support for the credit union to facilitate the execution of the strategic plan as well as departmental initiatives.


    • Lead project meetings using the templates established in the PMO process.


    • Drive Projects to completion by monitoring tasks, costs, and resources while holding all parties accountable to the timeline and processes.


    • Honor the project management methodologies and practical application tools set forth to help drive high project standards and results.


    • Create and maintain project related risks, action items, issues, and lessons learned documentation.

    • Facilitate Project Scoping discussions using one or more scoping tools with project teams to establish and document the project boundaries and/or create a vision for the future state of processes or other scenarios.


    • Facilitate discussions and tools to help categorize the critical components, features and requirements of a process by identifying the “must have” and “nice to have” items and establish realistic expectations.


    • Maintain project participant’s accountability to meeting project assignments, quality and timelines in accordance with the needs and interdependencies of the project.


    • Coordinate with Risk Manager to ensure Risk Assessments are performed and appropriate mitigation tools are in place before project completion.


    • Monitor projects regularly reporting on progress, identifying roadblocks, issues, and risks. Implement countermeasures and escalate issues to the Director, PMO when appropriate.


    • Communicate cross-functionally with department heads and support staff to support organizational goals.


    • Enable continuous communication of project status using PMO systems and Status Meetings as primary resources.


    • Close out projects and capture essential lessons learned to ensure future projects are successful.


    • Perform other responsibilities as needed to deliver exceptional service to members and other stakeholders towards meeting Meritrust Credit Union goals.


    • Ability to manage multiple projects required


    • Highly effective interpersonal skills required


    • Able to handle difficult conversations and conflict in a professional manner


    • Ability to participate as a member of a cross-departmental project team required


    • Strong organizational and time management skills required


    • Strong knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, Project and Visio


    • PMI Certification helpful

    • Six Sigma experience helpful


    • Three to five years banking experience helpful


    • Strong understanding of information systems and technology
    • One to three years project management experience


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