Senior Initiative Development Manager, Corporate Bank in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

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    1360 West Mall Drive
    Cleveland, OH
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Job Description

This position develops initiatives in support of the various Corporate Bank businesses as well as those initiatives that span the broader B2B groups . Shapes initiatives through the integration of insights, hypothesis, and business strategy in order to assist business tams in developing scope and objectives. The position requires understanding of interdependencies with other groups, projects/initiatives for optimal outcomes. Oversight activities will also require that this individual be responsible for managing and coordinating activities across various functions and LOBs in order to successfully execute initiatives. Will ensure that effective success metrics, client and employee experience is front and center in all design and development efforts.


  • Work closely with Corp Bank business teams to define and implement initiatives and activities that balance LOB needs with the most efficient and effective design, development and launch of new processes and activities.
  • Partner with LOB teams and enterprise partners (including sponsors) to drive Initiatives
  • Experience with large scale process design and change management frameworks and practices.
  • Build the community of practice for client journeys as the foundation of initiative design and development.
  • Collaborates and partners closely with internal partners and other areas of expertise to develop ideas and initiatives for launch.
  • Responsible for the monthly, quarterly and yearly alignment of technology projects to the overall business strategies utilizing a cross functional team of line leaders, finance and technology partners.
  • Establishes and organizes the quarterly hot-topic educational sessions
  • Uses external benchmarks and research to help shape initiatives and recommends opportunities for improvements where observed.
  • Provides direction, guidance, and support in the development of initiatives and on an ongoing basis during execution.
  • Manages the tracking and communication of the progress against initiative in design, development and launch
  • Monitors, analyzes, and reports on the portfolio of approved initiatives.
  • Builds relationships with internal “centers of influence” that aids the execution of initiatives.
  • Leads large scale enterprise initiatives into the Corp Bank by engaging the right team members to create a consistent client and employee approach
  • Bachelor Degree in business or related field and/or equivalent
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in projects/initiatives management
  • Experience in organizing, planning and executing large-scale, multi-functional projects from vision through implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to express complex concepts in terms that are understandable to the business partners and banking teams
  • Ability to communicate with all management levels
  • Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with and gains their trust and respect.
  • Planning: Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into the process steps; develops schedules and task/people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance again goals; evaluates results.
  • Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
  • Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.

Key Community Bank serves individuals and small to midsized businesses from Maine to Alaska through our 15-state network of over 1,200 branches, 1,500 ATMs, telephone banking and robust online and mobile platforms. KeyBank’s Consumer/Business Banking segment provides consumers and small business owners with straightforward banking solutions and personal finance expertise that helps them make confident financial decisions today and plan for tomorrow. Key Private Bank offers wealth planning that follows a consistent, disciplined approach guided by objective advice based on each unique situation. KeyBank Commercial Bank offers midsize business financial services that drive growth and profitability and help business owners identify new opportunities with products and services including deposit, cash management, investment services, commercial lending, equipment leasing, and asset-based lending.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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