Sr. Project Manager in Cleveland, OH at Key Bank- Corporate

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Leads one or more projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, which may include directing third party resources as well as virtual teams. Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, organizational change management methodologies and techniques, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. Orients members of the project team on the Standard Project Lifecycle Framework.
• Develops and grows partnerships and foster relationships with senior functional managers and their management teams to prioritize projects and set/ receive direction to achieve business objectives.
• Supports business case development; performs project registration/consolidation/prioritization as required; creates funding plan; and administers project pipeline checkpoints to drive delivery and mitigate/resolve bottlenecks
• Defines and manages project scope, scope changes, objectives, requirements, deliverables, and value proposition that support the diverse business goals and interests of multiple stakeholders
• Develops integrated project plan; identifies and manages project dependencies and critical paths; and tracks/reports project milestones as well as status
• Estimates resources needed to achieve project goals; tracks utilization; determines and assesses need for additional staff and/or vendors; manages on/off-boarding; and monitors/manages vendor performance on labor resources
• Drafts and submits project budget proposals and recommends subsequent budget changes where necessary; conducts cost forecasting and actual trackingas well as variance reporting
• Identifies, tracks, escalates and resolves issue conflicts; performs impact analysis and prioritization; manages dependencies and track/monitors; and escalates risk with corrective/ mitigating actions
• Tailors methods and metrics; administers configuration management/version control; adheres to project policies/ standards; performs project assessments; coach/ mentors teams; and manages deliverable reviews and sign-offs
• Leads communication planning, execution and reporting with project team members; liaises with key stakeholders
• Supports development of change management planning, design and implementation including communication and training.
• Manages documentation and the knowledge transfer to the “business as usual” functions; conducts “lesson-learned” reviews
• Manages the execution of vendor contract(s) and ensures adherence to contract provisions, where applicable

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certifications: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required. PMI certification preferred. Knowledge and experience in the financial services industry a plus. Knowledge and experience with standard project development/management methodologies and tools required.

Experience: Five or more years of increasingly complex project related experience required.

Competencies and Skills:
• Demonstrates critical thinking, problem solving and conflict management skills; ability to “connect the dots”
• Assesses and coaches to strengths and developmental needs of project team members and direct reports. Shares knowledge, insights, and experiences to help others develop.
• Thinks, plans and executes on multiple levels
• Organized, self-disciplined, leads others towards common outcomes and strategy execution
• Credible leader with established reputation for presenting and gaining support for ideas/solutions
• Proven demonstration of Key leadership competencies
• Can clearly articulate vision for future state; provide big-picture view/ enterprise view; decisive and directive when necessary
• Fosters and encourages frequent, open and honest feedback; learns from setbacks and mistakes to drive improvements; independently seeks out learning opportunities
• Highly polished and confident communication ability; possess written, verbal and stand-up presentation skills. Adjusts communications to audience.
• Takes the initiative to understand the business impacted by the project, current, trends and information that could impact the business and organization. Stays up to date on current industry best-practices



ABOUT KEY:
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.

ABOUT THE BUSINESS:
Key Technology and Operations (KTO) is Key Bank’s shared services organization for technology, operational, and servicing functions supporting business partners and clients across all lines of business. Within the overall organization, KTO provides efficient, reliable and secure technology; creates an effective variable cost technology delivery model that maximizes the return on IT spend; orchestrates the efficient use of corporate information and technology assets; and supports innovation that creates competitive distinction. KTO is effective and efficient in payment and deposit servicing, loan servicing, exception and dispute processing, investment and support services, sourcing and procurement, as well as enterprise-wide fraud prevention, investigations and operational support to human resources and the Bank’s BSA/AML program.

FLSA STATUS:Exempt

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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