American Heritage Credit Union
  • Project Management
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

American Heritage Credit Union, a $4 billion credit union, has an immediate opening for a Project Manager. This position will work in conjunction with management and staff to coordinate projects within the credit union. Employ project management methodologies to facilitate the timely completion of projects. Manage multiple concurrent projects of various levels of complexity which includes managing scope, time, and cost. Demonstrate competence in the application and use of project management processes, tools, and techniques.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Effectively manage projects through the phases of Initiation, Planning, Executing, Monitoring and Controlling, and Closing, while facilitating customer acceptance.
  • Ability to take initiative and is a self-starter, produce completed on-time deliverables with limited supervision.
  • Guide, direct, and motivate direct reports daily.
  • Produce project status reports and communicate hurdles/roadblocks to achieving project milestones to the project team and different levels of management.
  • Experience with effectively and comfortably working with Senior Management.
  • Effectively facilitate meetings which include eliciting information from stakeholders for clarity and to achieve the meeting's objective(s).
  • Effectively communicate appropriate, and relevant information with stakeholders using suitable methods.
  • Establish necessary internal relationships across the credit union to ensure that the appropriate parties are involved in project activities and project related communications.
  • Guide, inspire, and motivate team members and other project stakeholders to manage and overcome issues to effectively achieve project objectives.
  • Work closely with vendors to ensure that support and work is performed accurately based on the scope and requirements of the project in a timely manner.
  • Apply an appropriate depth of perception, discernment, and judgment to effectively direct a project in a changing and evolving environment.
  • Prepare and maintain project budgets. Ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope of project.
  • Develop implementation plans that include analyses such as cost-benefit or return-on-investment (ROI).
  • Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies.

Qualifications:

  • Five to eight years of Project Management experience, preferably within the financial services industry.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Systems or Business Administration/Management or a related field.
  • Project Management Certification preferred.
  • Experience with effectively and comfortably working with Senior Management.
  • Must be a self-starter, possess the ability to take initiative, and produce completed on-time deliverables with limited supervision.
  • Must possess and exhibit excellent analytical and organizational skills necessary for delegating tasks, motivating colleagues, and managing priorities in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Highly developed negotiation, listening, team building, influencing, and facilitation skills, and the adaptability to respond to change quickly are required.
  • Proven ability to manage change in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of the organization and work both as a member of a team and independently as required.
  • Must possess effective analytical/problem solving and research skills.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and manage tasks/projects with aggressive deadlines/time-sensitivity.
  • Considerable judgment is required; Must be able to analyze complicated factual situations as well as ambiguous situations, apply logic to understand the need, and develop solutions.

Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive salary commensurate with experience and an extensive benefits package including paid time off, health benefits, 401(k) with a generous escalating company match, and future growth opportunities within the company. We work to maintain the best possible professional and environmentally friendly atmosphere for our employees.

To be considered, correspondence should include a resume and salary expectations. Please be advised that credit, criminal, employment, drug/alcohol testing and education background checks are conducted on potential candidates. All resumes will be reviewed, but only competitive candidates will be contacted for further conversation.

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