Senior Project Manager - Auto Lending Applications
This role can sit in Atlanta, GA; Houston, TX; Dallas, TX; Phoenix, AZ; or Detroit, MI Senior Project Manager Summary The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the execution of digital products in support of the business. Partners with business stakeholders and the project management team to create digital experiences that exceed customer expectations and drive business KPIs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Your deliverables as a Senior Project Manager may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Responsible for managing all phases of the Digital Project implementation and complying with PMO, Governance controls, and QA process.
Provide support to the teams using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example
Partner with Business Units to scope, plan and deliver quality on-time Digital implementations for the organization
Facilitate discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
Aiding in removing blockers occurring within the project, that can slow on-time delivery
Support budgets build up for the project and management through the delivery including reporting and forecasting monthly.
Actively participate in project scoping, planning activities, and ensure alignment between all parties
Responsible for managing Project Stakeholders and providing regular status updates varying from weekly status reports to bi-weekly Steering/Sponsors Committee Updates.
Responsible for the management of external vendors in terms of SOW and engagement requirements, ensuring all vendor management quality expectations are met or exceeded.
Contributes to the development and improvement of Project Management processes, policies, tools, and methodology
In charge of gathering, storing, and distributing all projects artifacts
Manages resource capacity, scheduling, and dependencies for successful delivery of projects and programs
In charge of identifying, assessing, and mitigating project risks and issues that could impact the quality and timely delivery of projects
Drives standardization and proactively recommends improvements
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor s degree in finance, project management, related field
Minimum of seven (7) years experience as a project manager
Experience in the automotive industry, especially around dealer financing, huge plus
Ability to manage large complex project, must be able to demonstrate
Project management certification, a plus
Strong communication skills to coordinate with team members, vendors, and management
Excellent time management skills, to keep the project on schedule
Project management skills to start and finish projects successfully
Understanding of Agile Methodology, a plus
Demonstrated understanding of Project Management processes, strategies, and methods
Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising department teams
Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality
Ability to predict challenges and see to proactively head-off obstacles
Experience with project management tools like Monday.com to manage project plans, actions items
Experience with development tracking software (Jira, Confluence)