Kforce Project Manager - Retail Banking in Tempe, Arizona

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Manager -Retail Banking in Woodland Hills, CA. The client is looking for an experienced, versatile project manager needed for large scale transformation initiative, involving evaluation of all Banking daily deposit accounts (DDA) related systems.Responsibilities:

  • Lead the management and execution of project(s) or key work stream within this large-scale, cross-functional program

  • Develop project goals that support business objectives, develop and execute strategies and plans to meet goals

  • Manage/drive the creation, review and approval of the project requirements and business case

  • Establish clear objectives and deliverables for the project that support the business

  • Schedule and run all project reviews

  • Drive and develop integrated development plan that represents the appropriate level of detail and task interdependency and aligns project tactics with overall project strategy

  • Manage complex stakeholder alignment and issue resolution using executive influencing skills

  • Manage projects within the established scope, schedule, and budget

  • Manage major risks and issues through effective contingency plans and proper escalation

  • Facilitate Core Team meetings and maintain master schedule

  • Contribute to overall program success, working sessions and other planning/development activities

  • Analyze and report actual performance vs. business case goals

  • Influence results through others

  • Work in a self-directed environment

  • Typically 10 years relevant consulting and/or industry and functional experience

  • Requires strong executive-level communications, presentations and problem-solving skills, ability to work with and influence various stakeholders, and juggle and shift gears among multiple priorities and processes

  • Solid MS PowerPoint, Project and Excel skills

  • Banking/financial services experience preferred

  • Experience with DDA or system conversion/core replacement projects a big plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00