Meritrust Credit Union

  • Project Manager

    Location US-KS-Wichita
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/27/2018 9:26 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2512
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Risk Management
    Hours
    Mon-Fri 8am-5pm & some evenings or Sats if required by the project
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Branch
    TRIAD
    Address
    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.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.

    Qualifications

    • 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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