Project Manager II-ST
Rethink what’s possible with SwitchThink! SwitchThink Solutions is an IT Services CUSO (Credit Union Service Organization) from Desert Financial.
As a collaborative partner for innovation, SwitchThink Solutions offers technology solutions that help credit unions achieve their transformational goals. Our knowledgeable development, infrastructure, and IT operations experts work hand-in-hand with our clients to maximize the benefits of their technology and speed their results.
Are you a high-integrity individual who is known to always “do the right thing”? Are you a service-minded person who thrives on collaborative problem-solving and seeing an issue through to resolution? Do you gain energy from working in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment where adaptability is a must? If this sounds like you, then consider joining our team of trailblazers and begin to unlock the possibilities for our clients…and for you.
As Project Manager II, you will be responsible for managing assigned projects using the processes, guidelines, systems, templates, and forms set forth by the Project Management Office (PMO). The Project Manager II is expected to manage several medium-complexity projects simultaneously and lead medium-sized project teams (10-20 people). In addition, the Project Manager II is expected to be a leader within the PMO and therefore lead by example in presence, communication, and professionalism.
What you’ll do here:
Work with cross-functional business and IT teams to understand and document project objectives, scope, requirements, milestones and deliverables.
Coordinate vendor evaluations and demonstrations; and support vendor negotiations, vendor deliverable tracking and invoice processing (when applicable).
Monitor and control each project by tracking, reviewing and communicating progress to project stakeholders. To include risk and issue management, decision and action item tracking.
Prepare for and lead project team meetings. Including creation and distribution of meeting agendas and meeting notes.
Participate in continual process improvement within the PMO.
Stays abreast of current project management trends and makes recommendations for self-development.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
What you’ll need:
5 years of system conversion and/or system implementation project management experience, while working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple medium-complexity projects at once.
Experience working in information technology and/or the banking/financial industry preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Information Technology, or additional experience in lieu of degree.
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with all levels of staff and management.
Confidence in leading medium sized project teams and meetings.
Attention to detail and ability to work across functions.
Ability to prioritize work within time constraints.
Strong organizational and follow-up skills.
Strong relationship-building and customer service skills.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Power Point, Project, SharePoint, and/or Visio).
Experience working with HP Application Lifecycle Management (HP ALM) and Atlassian JIRA preferred.
Experience with both Waterfall and Agile project methodologies preferred.
Travel may be required.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
For additional information about our organization, careers, and benefits visit www.switchthink.com/careers.
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 9f7102bd-4606-4c13-8f08-97c864745d15