MUFG Union Bank Project Manager, Vice President in Woodland Hills, California

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Job Summary:

Responsible for managing, directing, planning, developing and implementing the most complex projects or initiatives to accomplish goals and business objectives.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for lead project management of the most complex/critical projects or leads in cross-functional projects with large impact to the enterprise.

  • Provides comprehensive analysis direction for multiple concurrent mission critical projects.

  • May manage multiple projects or other projects through other project managers.

  • Spearheads and leads business unit projects by identifying, establishing and utilizing a wide range of Technical and business resources.

  • Defines and develops the overall plans to meet the project goals and objectives.

  • Develops the project management processes and methodologies to create specifications to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.

  • Creates the project charter, planning stage estimates and approval, communications plan, governance council packages and business case preparation.

  • Uses approved project management techniques to track progress against planned targets throughout the lifecycle of the project.

  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.

  • Conducts project meetings.

  • Directs team and monitors work efforts; identifies resource needs, performs quality review; escalates functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.

  • Responsible for taking action to obtain resolutions of critical issues. Negotiates resolutions on project hurdles that threaten cost, schedule or project scope.

  • May manage outside vendors.

  • May plan and lead the execution of complex, cross-functional implementations or integrations (including Command Centers, issue management, escalation, management communications, KPI tracking and reporting).

  • May investigate and develop resolution of complex business or project issues, including analysis, solution facilitation and development, approval, management communication, and implementation Responsible for being a recognized subject matter expert internally and externally within a discipline(s)/area and often provides strategic direction, guidance and integration of products and services to senior management. Develops and delivers management and project-related presentations as needed. Provides feedback for process improvement, lessons learned, program enhancements, and strategic alignment with business or other programs.

Additional Information:

  • Eight to ten years banking experience as project manager with strong strategic management and planning expertise.

  • Requires solid understanding and planning skills in all aspects of the system's/business project life-cycle, i.e., enhancements, user requirements, application configuration and usage using MS Project as the projectplanning tool.

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering positive results in project work, including high quality implementations, cost savings, additional revenue, within time and budgetary constraints.

  • Requires the ability to identify excessive cycle time and/or costs and develop alternative courses of action associated with the project's life-cycle.

  • Must possess the highest level of technical skills and expertise. Must be fully conversant on issues and current trends as they relate to the banking industry's products and services.

  • Aptitude to prioritize and analyze a list of measurable product or service characteristics along with associated target values.

  • Ability to set and develop strategic goals and techniques for a project and effectively communicate this to all project team members.

  • Proven ability to reach an audience through effective and clear presentations, writing skills and excellent communication strategies.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job: Project Mgmt

Title: Project Manager, Vice President

Location: CALIFORNIA-Woodland Hills

Requisition ID: 10019944-WD

Other Locations: CALIFORNIA-San Diego