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POSITION: PROJECT MANAGER

Summary:

As a member of the Project Management Office (PMO), the Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business units at the bank working closely with departmental project sponsors and the PMO Director. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project. Prepare reports for stakeholders and senior management regarding status of project.

The Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of schedule and budget and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case. The Project Manager will report to the Program Manager.

Key Result Areas:  

  • Simultaneously manage 1 to 3 initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business and shared services

  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for several initiatives simultaneously developing and managing all aspects of each engagement such as schedule, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks, and issues

  • Provide status reporting, required documentation and presentations regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, PMO Director and key stakeholders

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate team members; Monitor, track, and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables

  • Monitor project team performance and complete performance reviews

  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address internal client goals while maintaining alignment with the bank’s project management policy, procedures, and industry best practices

  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence

  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the PMO

  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders Identify and develop trusted adviser relationships with project and program stakeholders, sponsors, and stakeholders

  • Perform additional duties as required

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer or business-related discipline

  • 3+ years of project management experience in PMBoK based methodologies, Agile-SCRUM/Waterfall, or similar working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment successfully leading projects to on-schedule and within budget close

  • 2+ years of experience in the financial services industry; banking industry experience is a plus

  • Proven leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations

  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence

  • Excellent communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills; demonstrated experience presenting to stakeholders and/or Senior Leadership 

  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands

The above description covers the most significant responsibilities but does not exclude other occasional responsibilities and accountabilities, the inclusion of which would be in conformity with the major purpose of this job. 

Location:        

Waltham, Massachusetts 

About Cambridge Savings Bank: 

Cambridge Savings Bank is a full-service financial institution with approximately $5 billion in assets that is committed to improving the quality of life in the communities it serves. One of the oldest and largest community banks in Massachusetts, Cambridge Savings Bank offers a full line of individual and business banking services and has branches located in Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Cambridge, Charlestown, Concord, Lexington, Melrose, Newton, and Watertown.

Cambridge Savings Bank is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.