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Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation Mortgage Wholesale/TPO Project Manager (Remote) in Urbandale, Iowa

Do you have project manager experience in an agile/scrum environment?

Do you have mortgage industry experience?

Do you excel at wrangling tasks, making things happen, getting things done, and all while building maintaining relationships?

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment?

Are you a team player looking to make a difference and help others?

Then this might be just the opportunity for you!

Here at Fairway, we strongly believe the way we do things is just as important as what we do. Our Core Values define how we work together as team, support individual growth, and guide us in determining how we can best serve our customers, team members and communities. As a member of our Wholesale/TPO Project Management team, YOU can be a difference maker!

The TPO Project Manager manages Wholesale mortgage projects from intake through implementation. Defines the scope of work to be performed, including resource assignments, budget, timeline and mitigating any risks that may arise during the course of the implementation to ensure successful and on time project delivery. (NOTE: This is a 100% remote role. Candidates can be located anywhere in the U.S. Previous agile/scrum and mortgage industry experience required.)

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manages project execution from requirements-gathering through implementation, business readiness, and support, clearly communicating project status, issues and risks throughout the life cycle.

  • Ability to simultaneously execute and prioritize multiple projects

  • Develops partnerships with stakeholders in order to understand business needs

  • Oversees project execution, including but not limited to:

  • Conducts project kickoff meetings and workshops

  • Creates and maintains the implementation project schedule, resource plan, and issue and risk log

  • Facilitates regular meetings with all necessary stakeholders including any third-party consultants

  • Coordinate with vendors as needed

  • Runs functional and technical requirements gathering workshops – Discovery workshop

  • Supervises the technical development efforts for deliverables

  • Supports the team and business through go live activities

  • Coordinate with the Communication Manager to ensure appropriate planning is done by the business for execution of policy & procedure updates, training & marketing campaigns and resource material updates required for adoption of initiatives implemented.

  • Performing retrospective after implementation

  • Prepares formal project status reports on a regular basis

  • Provides oversight and is accountable for the quality of any deliverables

  • Coordinating with other lines of business to understand their work and impacts to Wholesale

Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • Leads proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals

  • Adopts Fairway values in personal work behaviors, decision making, contributions and interpersonal interactions

  • Leads a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value "can do" people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Detail Oriented

  • Ability to Work in a Fast-Paced Environment

  • Knowledge and understanding of current business acumen

  • Knowledge and understanding of customer service and intrapersonal best practices

  • Knowledge and understanding of organizing people, tasks, and activities to yield efficient work flow

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalency degree

  • Previous Management experience required

  • Preferred 2+ years of previous project management

  • Demonstrated experience with analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and making solid business decisions

  • Demonstrated experience of written and communication skills

  • Demonstrated experience producing accurate and detailed work on multiple projects under time pressure

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing and interpreting data

  • Demonstrated experience of excellent customer service skills

  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast paced and changing environment

  • Demonstrated experience with attention to detail, time management, written and oral communication, multi-tasking, and working in a team atmosphere adhering to tight deadlines

If the above job describes you and you’re interested in becoming a part of the Fairway team, please “Apply Now” to complete our application process. Be sure to include a resume with your application.



Job Posting Title (Candidate Facing): Mortgage Wholesale/TPO Project Manager (Remote)

Portal Location: Urbandale, Iowa

External Company Name: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation

External Company URL:

Street: Work From Home

Remote (for Job Posting Search Purposes): Yes

Remote Type: Can be located anywhere in US