Under general supervision, but following established policies and procedures, establishes strategy and operational framework for robust Project Management Office and related personnel to ensure the Credit Union’s competitiveness, alignment with strategy, operational efficiency, continued long-range profitability and growth. Establishes PMO department structure in support of its growth. Identifies software and other tools in support of effective project management. Collaborates with department leaders for project management and resource allocation. Provides guidance to department and organizational leaders on the establishment of an effective PMO consistent with the organization’s structure, values, and priorities. Supervises project management staff as the department evolves. Makes recommendations to the VP of Organizational Communication and senior management team based on findings.
Education and Experience
PMP certification required.
Minimum eight years relevant project management experience with minimum of three years previous management level experience also required, including supervisory responsibility.
Ability to manage an interdisciplinary team.
The ideal candidate has leadership experience building out processes to manage projects or programs within a complex, multi-functional organization.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills including diplomacy, facilitation and ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams and all levels of management.
Must have ability to manage technical and organizational projects in a fast-paced environment and be able to switch priorities rapidly.
Knowledge of credit union products, services, policies, and procedures and constraints including regulations preferred.
Must have demonstrated ability to independently research, develop and/or implement projects across an enterprise level delivered within established scope, schedule and budget. Excellent writing, communication and presentation skills.
Ability to interact effectively in group and individual situations at all levels within and outside the credit union
PC proficient, including expertise with project management software, Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point.
Ability to function in a financial institution branch environment and utilize standard office equipment including but not limited to: PC, fax, copier, telephone, postage machine, etc. Some travel required.
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