First Republic Bank

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Project Manager

Project Manager

ID 
2017-5165
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 supervision of the Director of Engineering, the Project Manager role manages small-to-medium IS Sponsored Projects and/or department projects. The role requires experience as a project manager and formal training or certification as a project manager. The role requires familiarity with IT and/or banking operations. This individual must be able to quickly learn and adapt to a complex business model while partnering with peers, business units, and management to ensure a successful delivery of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees all aspects of a project in support of an overall program and/or manages small-to-medium projects or department projects within an overall program.
  • Defines and manages scope, budget, timeline, and resource requirements.
  • Identifies project risks and collaborates with the project team and management to mitigate project risks.
  • Provides cross-functional communication and coordination.
  • Collects business and technical requirements in collaboration with business and system analysts.
  • 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. 
  • Five or more years of project management experience required.
  • One to three years of experience including a broad understanding of both IT concepts and banking processes.
  • Demonstrated track record in leading multiple teams through both overlapping and sequentially related projects.
  • Demonstrated strong customer focus and client relationship building skills
  • Requires expertise in MS Office, MS Visio, and MS Project.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Formal project management training or certification preferred.
  • 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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