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Senior Project Manager.

Req #: 180000578
Location: Wilmington, DE, US
Job Category: Technology
Job Description:

As a Senior Project Manager (Vice President) you will provide project oversight to one or more projects to include the following:
  • Manage and direct project teams from beginning to end utilizing Agile and Waterfall project methodologies.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Participate in all key project deliverables with the project team
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the firm.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate project tasks and responsibilities to appropriate project personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify risks and escalate to senior management with appropriate mitigation plans.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan, schedule, and track project timelines and milestones.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Coach, mentor and motivate project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and project or process management.

This role requires a wide variety of strengths and capabilities, including:

  • 5+ years of direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology is preferred

  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft project

  • Database and operating systems experience with Oracle, SQL Server, AIX, Microsoft

  • Demonstrated experience managing project teams 

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently

  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines

  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating

  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products

  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

  • Customer service skills an asset

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

Our Consumer & Community Banking Group depends on innovators like you to serve nearly 66 million consumers and over 4 million small businesses, municipalities and non-profits.  You’ll support the delivery of award winning tools and services that cover everything from personal and small business banking as well as lending, mortgages, credit cards, payments, auto finance and investment advice. This group is also focused on developing and delivering cutting edged mobile applications, digital experiences and next generation banking technology solutions to better serve our clients and customers.


When you work at JPMorgan Chase & Co., you’re not just working at a global financial institution. You’re an integral part of one of the world’s biggest tech companies. In 14 technology hubs worldwide, our team of 40,000+ technologists design, build and deploy everything from enterprise technology initiatives to big data and mobile solutions, as well as innovations in electronic payments, cybersecurity, machine learning, and cloud development. Our $9.5B+ annual investment in technology enables us to hire people to create innovative solutions that will not only transform the financial services industry, but also change the world. 


At JPMorgan Chase & Co. we value the unique skills of every employee, and we’re building a technology organization that thrives on diversity.  We encourage professional growth and career development, and offer competitive benefits and compensation.  If you’re looking to build your career as part of a global technology team tackling big challenges that impact the lives of people and companies all around the world, we want to meet you. Apply today, and put your passion for technology to work at JPMorgan Chase & Co.


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