Project Manager II/III

Location: FL Pensacola - Operations Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

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Basic Purpose

To plan, manage, and execute all aspects of life-cycle projects from inception through implementation. To develop project plans and deliver solutions on schedule and within budget in support of service innovations and organizational and process changes/enhancements.


Responsibilities:

• Ensures effective management of projects from inception through implementation
• Defines, develops and executes project plans, including scope definition, expectations, activities, cost estimates, and schedules
• Works with the business group to determine and understand business requirements
• Manages projects from concept through the planning, analysis, design, testing, implementation, and transition phases
• Develops clear and concise “big picture” of projects within Navy Federal organizational goals
• Directs and leads Project Teams by developing and coordinating work plans, schedules, milestones, deliverables, and training
• Manages project budgets including risk and impact of changes to project plans
• Identifies and minimizes project risks or constraints that would impact project deliverables
• Identifies, communicates, and resolves branch/division/department areas of concern, or cross-organizational that may impede or impact other projects/initiatives
• Maintains/archives project documentation
• Ensures project deliverables are met in accordance with customers’ expectations
• Sets, manages, and communicates client expectations for the project
• Oversees project progress to ensure project documentation and schedules are in compliance with previously agreed requirements and standards
• Identifies, escalates and/or resolves issues associated with project(s) ensuring deliverables conform to established quality and schedules
• Monitors and controls risks to ensure timelines are met and project goals are attained
• Facilitates project team and client meetings for the resolution of project issues
• Provides project status reports to management
• Ensures success of projects by working closely with Procurement regarding vendor contracts
• Works closely with Procurement to clearly define and understand contracts, including language, scope, pre- and post-award, contract closure, basic legal aspects, and risk management
• Manages contracts’ quality assurance, including contract administration and execution
• Manages contract budget, cost control mechanisms and Change control
• Serves as primary point of contact for project management and related issues.
• Secures resources and ensures optimum utilization of those resources, meeting budgetary requirements
• Allocates project team assignments to ensure accountability, establishes a team environment, manages personnel changes, and executes the training plan
• Manages, executes, and communicates project plan, changes, direction, approach, and priorities based on changing business requirements, circumstances, new information and/or budget considerations to
• stakeholders
• Establishes team objectives and assignments, reviews work products, and provides timely feedback to staff regarding performance; may provide input to team members’ performance appraisals
• Promotes team building and skills development of project team members
• Manages multiple, moderately complex projects
• Solves moderate to complex project-related problems
• Interacts effectively with managers and division/department management concerning projects
• Participates with division/department management in researching and selecting vendors
• Recommends improvements across division/department lines
• Builds relationships with management and key stakeholders
• Manages relationships with vendors, including contract definition, monitoring and issue resolution
• Performs other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, or experience
• Experience leading and/or managing small projects or portions of larger projects
• Experience participating in, and/or managing, cross-functional, multi-dimensional teams and projects
• Solid knowledge of project lifecycles, project management methodologies, and business requirements analysis
• Strong planning, organization, and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated skill in leading, guiding, and mentoring others
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
• Experience working with all levels of staff, management, and vendors
• Knowledge and understanding of contracts, including language, intricacies, scope, and risk management
• Demonstrated skill in effectively building relationships with and influence team members, management, vendors, and a diverse group of stakeholders
• Demonstrated skill in presenting findings and conclusions clearly and concisely to stakeholders and management
• Proficiency with PCs and related software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and project management applications)


Desired Qualifications and Education Requirements:

• Advanced Degree in Business, Management, Economics, Finance, or related field
• Knowledge of Navy Federal’s, or other financial institutions’, operations
• Working knowledge of Navy Federal’s Project Portfolio Management (PPM) standards
• Extensive experience managing multi-disciplinary project lifecycles for financial institutions


Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Locations:
820 Follin Lane, Vienna, VA 22180
5550 Heritage Oaks Drive, Pensacola, FL 32526


*Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, this position will be temporarily working from home with plans to return to campus at the desired location listed once Navy Federal is back to normal operations. The specific logistics for returning to campus will be determined at a future date by individual leadership* 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability


Disclaimer

Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need.
An assessment may be required to compete for this position.


Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.