First Republic Bank

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Project Manager for the Head of Student Lending

Project Manager for the Head of Student Lending

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US-CA-San Francisco

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About First Republic:

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.


About the Role: 

The Project Manager role within the Eagle Lending group at First Republic will directly support the Managing Director of Technology & Client Experience, providing support for executive projects, reporting needs, and collaboration with other stakeholders across the firm. By successfully building relationships across the bank and working with a high sense of urgency, the Project Manager will play a key role in enabling the Managing Director to make informed key decisions on behalf of the business group and drive results. Eagle Lending is a fast-growing department within First Republic focused on leveraging technology and innovative loan products to bring in the next generation of clients to the bank. To learn more about Eagle Lending's products and services, please explore the following links below:






  • Manage ongoing projects for the Managing Director related to the department's products and services.
  • Generate reports on behalf of the Managing Director of Technology & Client Experience and present findings to key stakeholders across the bank.
  • Assist the Managing Director in executing a variety of daily requests from different stakeholders at the bank.
  • Thinks proactively, anticipates problems, analyzes situations, develops effective solutions, and takes initiative to facilitate seamless operations for the Managing Director.
  • Fulfill ad-hoc reporting and analysis requests:
    • Prioritize requests
    • Gather and understand requirements
    • Analyze data, workflows and existing processes/systems
    • Design and prepare results of analysis and reports
    • Ensure reporting is refreshed and maintained on an ongoing basis
  • Build relationships within Eagle Lending as well as with IS, EDCI, Credit, Lending Services and more to successfully gather input from colleagues from each respective team to enhance reporting and project planning efforts.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the business to field and address requests and inquiries from team members, making a point to be available and approachable to everyone.





  • Energetic, polished, confident, outgoing, and proactive style
  • Excellent organizational and critical thinking skills with strong attention to detail and the ability to address multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Must be a proactive individual able to operate efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Must be a quick learner and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Must possess strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Basic (or higher) knowledge of SQL and general relational databases a plus
  • Ability to work with a variety of different client-facing professionals and be flexible in approach/style
  • Passion for extraordinary service
  • 1 or more years of data or analytics experience a plus
  • Comfort managing projects with multiple stakeholders across divisional lines is required
  • Must possess strong attention to detail
  • Must be deadline oriented
  • Bachelor's degree required


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