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KeyBank Lead Project Manager in Brooklyn, Ohio

Lead Project ManagerinBrooklyn, OHatKeyBank

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: 4900 Tiedeman Road Brooklyn, OH

  • Date Posted: 10/17/2020

About Us

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, KeyCorp (Key) is one of the nation s largest financial services companies. Key provides investment management, retail and commercial banking, consumer finance and investment banking products to individuals and companies throughout the United States and, for certain businesses, internationally.

Our goal is to be the best regional bank in the U.S. What that means is we put our clients needs first and take a customized approach to meeting those needs. At Key we ve made a promise to our clients that they will always have a champion in us. To deliver on that promise, we re committed to building a team of engaged employees who do the right thing for our clients and help them achieve their financial goals each and every day.

Job Description

About the Job

Leads high-priority projects, which often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation using the Standard Project Lifecycle. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Provides guidance and expertise to less experienced project managers. Adept in risk management and organizational change management methodologies and techniques. Recognizes and recommends alternative solutions. Establishes and maintains a trusted advisor relationship. Presents effectively to all levels of management.

Essential Job Functions

  • Leads one or more projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, which may include directing third party resources as well as virtual teams. Projects are of a scope and complexity that usually impact multiple Lines of Business as well as functional areas, may have executive sponsorship and in some cases a steering or advisory committee and may span several years.

  • Supports business case development; performs project registration/consolidation/prioritization as required; creates funding plan; and administers project pipeline checkpoints to drive delivery and mitigate/resolve bottlenecks.

  • Defines and manages project scope, scope changes, objectives, requirements, deliverables, and value proposition that support the diverse business goals and interests of multiple stakeholders.

  • Develops integrated project plan; identifies and manages project dependencies and critical paths; and tracks/reports project milestones as well as status.

  • Ensures potential impacts to external client experience are addressed in project solution/plan.

  • Estimates resources needed to achieve project goals; tracks utilization; determines and assesses need for additional staff and/or vendors; manages on/off-boarding; and monitors/manages vendor performance on labor resources.

  • Drafts and submits project budget proposals and recommends subsequent budget changes where necessary; conducts cost forecasting and actual tracking as well as variance reporting.

  • Identifies, tracks, escalates and resolves issue conflicts; performs impact analysis and prioritization; manages dependencies and track/monitors; and escalates risk with corrective/ mitigating actions.

  • Tailors methods and metrics; administers configuration management/version control; adheres to project policies/ standards; performs project assessments; coach/ mentors teams; and manages deliverable reviews and sign-offs.

  • Leads communication planning, execution and reporting with project team members; liaises with key stakeholders.

  • Supports development of change management planning, design and implementation including communication and training.

  • Manages documentation and the knowledge transfer to the “business as usual functions; conducts “lesson-learned reviews.

  • Manages the execution of vendor contract(s) and ensures adherence to contract provisions, where applicable.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor s Degree or equivalent work experience required. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent preferred.

5+ years of project management experience required.

Competencies and Skills

  • Works autonomously and demonstrates solid Key leadership competencies; organized, leads others towards common outcomes and execution

  • Demonstrates strong critical thinking and problem solving skills to analyze & solve complex problems; takes initiative to plan and execute as assigned; meets project budget, schedule, scope & risk targets

  • Understands business model and project impact to business strategy

  • Possess strong written, verbal, and presentation skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate project future state vision and impact to business strategy

  • Assesses strengths and developmental needs of team members; independently seeks feedback from management and peers; learns from feedback (setbacks, mistakes) to drive personal improvement

  • Identifies and assesses risks & issues; performs impact analysis and prioritization; manages identified risks & issues to resolution; provides effective reporting of impact and status

FLSA STATUS:

KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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