Business Group: Financial Institutions Group (FIG)
Operating Group: Risk & Compliance Solutions
Location: Owings Mills, Maryland
Business Description: Risk & Compliance Solutions helps financial institutions optimize their use of and return on capital by making risk actionable and transparent within their organizations. Key areas include financial performance management solutions for budgeting and planning, financial accounting, and funds transfer pricing and profitability; financial risk management solutions for credit, market and liquidity risk as well as asset/liability management; financial crime risk management solutions for fraud and money laundering detection and mitigation; and financial control solutions for reconciliation, exception management and account certification.
The Project Manager will be responsible for supporting the Manager of Software Development, thus serving a broad support role for Fiserv’s Financial Control Solutions Management Team. More specific responsibilities will include developing and executing project plans to support numerous software releases. There will be opportunities to act as a role model and mentor on product development lifecycle methodology, standards and change leadership. Some efforts might require leading broad, ambiguously defined initiatives. Some assignments will be strategic in nature, requiring this individual to exercise creativity, some level of vision and conceptualization, self-motivation and initiative. The Project Manager will be expected to be a leader, well versed in project management skills and an effective communicator, oral and written. There may be small group speaking and presentation opportunities.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Exercise some project management activities
Develop and manage to plan
Anticipate and identify risks and issues
Develop and implement mitigation plans
Manage stakeholder expectations
Plan and facilitate meetings
Escalate issues / priority discrepancies as needed
Continue driving deployment of new product management tools, techniques, practices and processes
Lead Software Development improvement initiatives
Define success metrics and develop reporting plan for measuring progress across all assigned initiatives
Collect data and work with assigned resources to identify potential areas of improvement
Based on internal feedback, work with management to develop strategy for gaining operational efficiencies and increasing customer satisfaction.
Operate under general supervision with latitude for independent judgment
Education : Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree. Four years of military experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
5 years of project and/or product management experience. One year of experience as a Scrum Master may be combined with 4 years of project and/or product management experience
Significant experience in development project lifecycle
Full understanding of formal Software Development Life Cycle methodologies with expertise in Agile Scrum
Minimum one year experience as a Scrum Master
Entrepreneurial attitude with advanced leadership skills (formal training a plus)
Skilled negotiator with the ability to build consensus and influence across functional teams
Ability to set strategy, but focus on tactical and detail for execution
Sharp decision-making skills and an ability to prioritize and execute on multiple activities
Mature communication skills, both oral and written, to concisely communicate status, key issues and resolutions in manners appropriate to the audience
Strong interpersonal skills – able to build and maintain working relationships across functional teams
Broad market expertise required
Accounting or Finance knowledge preferable but not required
Proficient with MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
Professional project, Six Sigma belt or product management certification a plus
Fiserv, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.
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