• Project Manager

    Job ID
    2018-2501
    Location
    Corporate
    Type
    Full-Time
    Address
    1600 Redbud Boulevard
    # of Openings
    1
    City, State
    US-TX-McKinney
  • Overview

    Independent Bank provides a wide range of commercial and consumer banking solutions powered by people who value lasting relationships and commitment to community. We are founded on the belief that we have a deep responsibility to solve problems and build healthy communities. Our unique brand of banking is delivered by dedicated employees, who share an honest desire to make a lasting and positive impact. Come join us!

     

    The Project Manager will coordinate, direct and implement projects and transformation activities to achieve outcomes and realize benefits of strategic importance to the bank. The Project Manager partners with interdepartmental management teams, and their staff to analyze and address business needs and/or deficiencies involving the Bank’s processes, products, services, and/or technology. This is based on alignment with strategic goals and business strategy, and maintaining high standards of project management and service quality while meeting customers’ needs in the most cost effective manner. The position may also lead and direct the work of others in a cross-functional team environment.

    Responsibilities

    • Builds strong relationships with both internal and external clients
    • Facilitates brainstorming sessions to gather project ideas and develop a pipeline of opportunities
    • Supports and leads assigned business units by investigating opportunities and problems related to current processes, products or services. Responds to inquiries or requests for modifications and/or improvements, and recommends, facilitates, and coordinates solutions
    • Participates in developing the project budget and tracking and reporting of project savings and overages
    • Supports and leads project management duties for assigned business initiatives, work streams and operational components
    • Applies consultative approach to lead functional planning and design, and operational/procedural planning and design when implementing new systems and/or product enhancements
    • Leads development of interdepartmental business applications and data needs
    • Leads detailed technical and functional business rules and requirements
    • Leads cross-team collaboration to ensure projects and operations run smoothly and efficiently
    • Ensures adherence to published Bank project management methodology, resulting in consistent development and implementation of project components
    • Responsible for providing direction and guidance to Business / Technical Analysts, and is indirectly responsible for performance reviews
    • May assist with other banking functions as assigned and according to business necessity

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in business, information technology, management or a related field is required
    • 5-7 years of business in project management
    • Previous experience in business analysis; change management; strategic planning; operations or vendor management is preferred
    • Previous experience in banking of financial services environment, strongly preferred
    • Experience participating in and leading large, complex cross-functional projects
    • Strong proficiency in the use of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Visio to perform analyses, complete reports, and prepare presentations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to give presentations to all levels of management
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to be influential and establish positive working relationships across the organization
    • Ability to perform and conduct business analysis, strategy, product and project management, and/or process improvement initiatives in a corporate environment. Ability to apply analytical findings to current situation, draw conclusions, and achieve results
    • Demonstrates a high level of knowledge of Project Management and Process Improvement
    • In-depth knowledge of business assessment tools such as analysis/needs assessments, feasibility studies, business case and cost/benefit analyses
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented with a proven ability to multitask and ability to work independently
    • Demonstrate a high level of knowledge of Bank Secrecy Act and OFAC related responsibilities in the performance of daily operations to ensure adherence to bank policies and compliance with all regulatory requirements

        

    A STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE

     

    Our unique brand of banking extends from the Gulf Coast of Texas to the Rocky Mountains. We are an $8 billion dollar community-centric institution providing a wide range of relationship-driven commercial banking products and services tailored to meet the needs of businesses, professional organizations, community groups and entrepreneurs. We also offer a full line of personal financial products and services to make banking easy for busy families and individuals.

     

     OUR CORE VALUES

     

    Principled financial decisions ~ Building strong, healthy communities ~ Leading with a courageous heart ~ Resilient Solutions ~ Thriving relationships

     

    The Bank provides capital and guidance to foster growth, bring new ideas to life, and energize local businesses. We accomplish these goals by funding projects such as medical facilities, warehouse space, and hospitality and education venues. By developing strong relationships and a deep understanding of your industry, our team offers a proactive approach to business banking.

     

    We continue to be named Best Bank within many of the communities we serve. Recently, Independent Bank was named a Community Bankers Cup winner for the fifth consecutive year; a Top 75 Producing Lender Nationwide; a Top 50 Performer by the Dallas Business Journal; and one of the Healthiest Employers in both North Texas and Central Texas.

     

    The Bank builds community on two fronts: by helping create economic development and by partnering within the community. It all begins by empowering our employees. We encourage our people to follow their passion and volunteer. And we back that up through formal giving programs.

      

    OUR MISSION

     

    To make an impact on the communities we serve through high-performance, purpose-driven banking.

     

     

     

    To be considered for this position, you must at least meet the basic qualifications.

     

    No phone calls or direct e-mails please.

     

    Pre-employment background screening will be conducted.

     

    Independent Bank is an EEO/AA - M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status.

     

    Note: The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. If you require assistance at any stage of the employment application process due to a disability, please contact Human Resources at 214-544-4777.

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