Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non-Executive Management
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**Position Description** **What does a great Senior Project Manager do?** DNA Project Managers are invaluable leaders within our business in coordinating the implementation of complex projects completed by our Fiserv team. You are an inspiring leader who is well organized, decisive, multi tasker that can balance a project timeline, budget and overall scope of a project while overseeing the completion of the individual tasks assigned to their team. You will enjoy the flexibility of working on a variety of projects and relish in the benefits and satisfaction of bringing their assigned projects to a successful completion. As a Project Manager you are responsible for ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery of our DNA product Suite to our FI Clients. You will plan, coordinate, and monitor medium to large sized scope and budget projects as well as partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects typically impact a single business unit or functional area. The Senior Project Manager is encouraged to work under moderate supervision with oversight provided by the PMO management team. + Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to: Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline/schedule highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Communication Plan, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.) + Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined escalation path + Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes + Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project + Actively communicate the project's progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle. + Knowledgeable about how the organizations work; knows how to get things done through formal channels and the informal network. Understands the culture of organizations. + Manage third party relationships involved in the overall implementation project to include scheduling activities, maintaining budget control and insuring deliverables are properly defined and completed on schedule. + Communicate all changes to schedule and scope on a timely basis. **Basic Qualifications for Consideration** + Bachelor's degree required; Masters preferred + Minimum five plus years managing Credit Union or Bank software implementation or conversion projects. + Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies, as well as, project lifecycles + Experience working in a client facing role. + Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired + Experience in driving medium to large size projects within an organization **Preferred Qualifications:** + Certifications - PMP certification preferred or willingness to work toward attainment of PMP certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) **Travel Required** : 65% **Learn more about us.** In this role you will be aligned with our Open Solutions division which offers multi-charter solutions to banking and credit union clients in a shared services model. Its flagship product, the DNA platform, is a real-time, open technology account processing solution for financial institutions seeking a modern technology architecture and looking to benefit from the power of data and integration. Life moves fast. And as it does, we know most people aren't thinking about "financial services" But we are. We help people and businesses move money and information every minute of every day. Our solutions connect financial institutions, corporations, merchants and consumers to one another, millions of times a day, behind the scenes, reliably and securely. We're Fiserv, a global leader in Fintech and payments enabling innovative financial services experiences that are in step with the way people live and work today. The company's approximately 44,000 associates proudly serve clients in more than 100 countries, so their customers, members and consumers can move money when and where they need it, at the point of thought. Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired Companies for the sixth consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce. We are an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet. Explore the possibilities of a career with Fiserv and Find Your Forward with us. Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit for more information.
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