First Republic Bank

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Contingent: Core Banking PM - Deposits

Contingent: Core Banking PM - Deposits

ID 
2015-2000
Job Locations 
US-CA-San Francisco
Category 
Information Services

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Overview

First Republic is an ultra-high-touch bank that provides extraordinary client service. We believe that one-on-one interactions build lasting relationships. We move quickly to serve our clients’ needs so that their financial transactions are handled with ease and efficiency. Client trust and security are paramount in our line of business. Ultimately, our goal is unsurpassed client satisfaction which will lead to personal referrals – our number one source of new business. We recognize that our competitive advantage starts with our people and our culture. At First Republic, we work hard and move quickly as a very coordinated team. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute in a fun, fast-paced environment, First Republic is the place for you. We have exceptional people focused on providing extraordinary service.


Under the general direction of the Program Manager, the Project Manager III role manages all aspects of large Corporate Projects. The role collaborates to define scope, requirements, project governance, design, testing, timeline, and budget. The role requires exceptional communication skills and an ability to build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved. The Project Manager III prepares status reports for upper management utilizing extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. This position may lead and/or direct the work of others.

Responsibilities

- Serves as lead project manager on large Corporate Projects in support of an overall program, and defines and manages all aspects of project planning including scope, budget, financial forecasting, and scheduling.

- Collaborates with business and system analysts and/or functional managers to define and vet project business and technical requirements.

- Determines project resource requirements and procures resources; may lead and/or manage contract resources assigned to projects.

- Identifies project and/or program risks and collaborates with the project team and business partners to mitigate project risks.

- Manages project and/or program communication planning and execution

- May contribute and/or lead vendor relationship management for project-related vendors; supports enterprise vendor management standards and coordinates initial contracts, contract renewals, and addendums to contracts with key project vendors.

- Complies with enterprise project management standards.

- Monitors project execution and escalates project issues as necessary.

- Maintains project website and database, and issue and risk tracking logs.

- Documents project decisions and project meetings.

- Maintains a flexible work schedule

- Perform other duties when assigned

 

Qualifications

- Four year degree or equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications.

- Formal project management training or certification required.

- Seven or more years project management experience and demonstrated success.

- Three to five years of experience that demonstrates an understanding of IT and/or banking operations systems and operations.

- Requires advanced knowledge of project management principles.

- Requires expertise in MS Office, MS Visio, and MS Project.

- Requires demonstrated knowledge in system integration and management.

- Must possess excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to interface at all levels including external vendors.

- Ability to exercise independent judgment under a minimum of supervision.

- Must possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

- Vision must be sufficient to read data reports, manuals and computer screens.

- Hearing must be sufficient to understand a conversation at a normal volume, including telephone calls and in person.

- Speech must be coherent to clearly convey or exchange information, including the giving and receiving of assignments and/or directions.

- Position involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

- Must be able to travel in a limited capacity.

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