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Fiserv Project Manager, Sr in Trenton, New Jersey

LOCATION: Alpharetta, GA or Berkeley Heights, NJ

What does a great Project Manager, Sr do?

The Professional Services Team in Digital Solutions is a dynamic group of high-level performers who are leading the industry in developing cutting-edge, custom online and mobile banking solutions. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. The Senior Project Manager will also take projects from original concept through final implementation and will interface with multiple stakeholders affected by the project. They will develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. The Senior Project manager will conduct project meetings and will be responsible for project tracking and analysis. They will ensure adherence to quality standards and review project deliverables. The Senior Project manager manages the integration of tasks across impacted groups and tracks key deliverables and milestones. They recommend and take action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. They will also manage key issues and risks ensuring appropriate mitigation plans are in place.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Plan and supervise activities for multiple, large-scale projects.

  • Develop and manage project expectations

  • Initiative and lead project planning activities, such as scope definition and management, risk management, communication management, etc.

  • Create and maintain a project schedule for each project by identifying and monitoring: Overall project timeline, project milestones, tasks, resources, ETAs, tasks, dependencies, and critical paths.

  • Control and track project performance, time allocations, cost, and quality by constantly evaluating project progress and conducting regular team status meetings.

  • Coordinate meetings, as needed, to initiate working sessions, resolve project issues, etc.

  • Ensure audit compliance

The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration :

Required:

  • Minimum education: Master’s Degree or equivalent Project Management work experience required.

  • 5 – 7 years of professional experience in a client-facing project management and/or consulting role.

Preferred:

  • Experience with client-facing software development and/or systems integration projects

  • Advanced ability to accurately gather, analyze and interpret data, identify and define problems, and make recommendations for resolution.

  • Advanced knowledge of project lifecycle methodologies

  • PMI PMP or CAPM certification

  • Six Sigma Yellow or Green Belt certification a plus

  • Experience working in the Information Technology and/or Financial industry

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

  • Advanced ability to plan and proactively manage project financials/budgets, report progress as required both externally and internally, and ensure profitability according to assigned targets

  • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas.

  • Crisp communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to build consensus.

  • Problem-solving skills with ability to perform root cause analysis

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in parallel

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the development project lifecycle

  • Extensive experience in meeting planning, facilitation, and public speaking

Travel required : Occasional travel required (less than 25%)

Who We Are: Digital Solutions provides industry-leading products and services for the online and mobile channels to help financial institutions drive deeper relationships and more effectively compete in the digital transformation. Digital Solutions Professional Services develops custom online and mobile banking solutions for financial institutions who prioritize differentiated capability and user experience, with a mission to deliver easy and compelling digital financial management and money movement always at your fingertips. Leveraging in-depth research, user experience design, and industry best practices, our solutions are ranked as the top solutions in the market and adopted by some of the largest and most innovative financial institutions in the US and international markets.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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