• Project Manager II

    Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Cucamonga
    Req No.
    2018-2609
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    CO-OP Financial Services provides technically superior products and services to financial institutions across the nation. We are seeking a talented Project Manager II to be responsible for planning , organizing, leading and control technology-based projects that are moderately complex and/or medium to large in scope, budget and impact.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • Work with team to create project charter including: definition of project scope and deliverables; identification of project goals and milestones; development of project plans and budgets.
    • Work with technology leaders to identify project resources and develop schedules.
    • Assemble project team members; assign individual responsibilities; lead team meetings.
    • Oversee completion of project tasks, manage conflicts within group and escalate risks/issues as needed.
    • Coordinate technical professionals and other staff across other functions and disciplines.
    • Apply generally accepted project management methodology and enforce project standards.
    • Prepare for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
    • Maintain project documentation; ensure project documents are complete, current and appropriately stored.
    • Prepare and disseminate project reports and communications; communicate with technology team, project sponsors, functional area managers and/or consultants regarding status of specific tasks.
    • React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
    • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.
    • Actively supports our CO-OP culture and embraces our core values of Work as Partners, Communicate Openly and Honestly, Demonstrate Excellence and Champion Change in all interactions.

     

    Qualifications

    • Working knowledge of standard software packages, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.
    • Working knowledge of agile and waterfall SDLC’s.
    • Experience with an ALM tool, such as Microsoft TFS, JIRA or VersionOne.
    • Experience with a PPM tool, such as Planview PPM Pro (formerly Innotas).
    • Basic knowledge of financial services technology industry.
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • PMP Certification preferred.
    • Associate’s Degree.
    • 2 to 4 years of Project Coordinator or Project Management experience.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills.
    • Detail-oriented with strong problem solving skills and the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems, driving solutions to completion.
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, while meeting demanding deadlines.
    • Understanding of and support for generally accepted project management standards and methodology.
    • Ability to work with individuals of all levels and varying technical skills.
    • Team player.
    • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands with a positive attitude.

    About Us

    CO-OP Financial Services is the technology engine that provides access and convenience for credit unions. With over 35 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through Debit, Credit, ATM, Shared Branching, Member Interaction Services, Mobile, Virtual, and Bill Pay services. CO-OP serves a total of 3,500 member credit unions, 50 million cardholders, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and more than 5,500 shared branches. Handling three billion-plus annual transactions, CO-OP is the nation’s largest credit union service organization—offering resources that enable deeper member engagement to help credit unions prosper.

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