Visa Project Manager in Highlands Ranch, Colorado
As a Project Manager in Visa Issuer Processing, you will be a highly visible leader, building bridges across Visa to ensure projects are effectively developed, integrated, and deployed with quality and on time delivery. In Issuer Processing, we lead internal and customer facing, enterprise class software projects that empower our Client Systems and DPS Business to perform core functions and offer new products and services to our clients. Your projects will often span time zones and your job is to orchestrate and lead the team with a sense of urgency to deliver quality software. Our ideal candidate is someone who takes initiative and a proactive approach to remove barriers to move the project forward, they build team synergy among project team members and are more than then just a facilitator or project administrator. If you are passionate about leading teams through project management, enjoy working in a dynamic and leading-edge technology organization and want to be on the forefront of Issuer Processing’s growth, we want to hear from you! Essential Functions: * Support engineering teams to deliver projects from concept to implementation in a fast-paced, matrixed environment * Manage and drive projects to achieve target scope and schedule while identifying and actively managing dependencies and impacts * Demonstrate an understanding of project management techniques, including both waterfall and agile methodologies, and best practices * Navigate Visa’s organizational structure to identify and partner with Client Services, Product and Technology stakeholders * Collaborate with business and technology subject matter experts to create estimates, produce project charters and other documentation required for funding approvals and forecasting * Establish and maintain artifacts for project financials, issues, risks, decisions, and schedules * Demonstrate proficiency with project-related financial management, including variance analysis, resource forecast to actuals, capitalized vs. non-capitalized hardware and software management * Use influencing abilities to drive evolution and promote operational excellence and best practices * Promote and nurture a positive atmosphere of collaboration and mutual respect, helping to resolve impediments and conflict through communication and engagement * Analyze and organize a plan based upon available information. * Demonstrate versatility and self-awareness in unanticipated circumstances to respond effectively and resolve unanticipated changes * Exercise independent judgement and manage and resolve ambiguity * Create a culture of acceptance, respect, open debate and appreciation of different perspectives, ideas, experiences, and abilities within the project team Basic Qualifications: • Minimum of 2 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree Preferred Qualifications: • 3-7 years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD, or PhD). • PMP certification and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) preferred. Ability to apply Agile Principles to project, regardless of methodology. • Concentration in Computer Science or a related technical discipline. • Experience managing technology software development and or infrastructure projects. • Experience managing technically complex, cross-organizational, global, or multi-stakeholder projects. • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. A demonstrated ability to communicate technical and business issues and solutions to multiple organizational levels internally and externally. • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project) as well as project management, reporting, and Agile tools including, Tableau, JIRA, Clarity PPM, Teams, and Confluence. • Experience with CRM and/or Call Center applications is preferred. Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law. _Work Hours:_ Varies upon the needs of the department * Travel Requirements:* This position requires travel 5-10% of the time. * Mental/Physical Requirements:* This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers. Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.