Project Manager-PMO Project Manager-PMO …

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Minneapolis, MN, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Project Manager-PMO
Job Description

Lead the delivery of small to medium scope project initiatives of moderate complexity that involve obtaining agreement/adoption of project objectives and deliverables by key sponsors. Ensures that a comprehensive project plan is developed and maintained to track deliverables and progress toward completion on time and within budget. Utilizes company/industry project management methodologies and tools throughout project lifecycle.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the delivery of small to medium scope projects of moderate complexity that often represent cross-organizational initiatives. Manage projects within the company's project delivery framework and utilizes company/industry-standard project management methodologies and tools. Accountable for project communications, risk assessment and contingency planning and escalation of critical issues to project sponsor/owner, etc.
  • Defines the overall objectives and key deliverables for the project; identifies and tracks key measures of success. Ensures the development of a comprehensive project plan that incorporates deliverables, accountabilities and timelines, utilizing the company's project management system (Project Server) for maintaining/tracking project plan and status. Provides regular status reporting on plan progress, as defined by company standards. Some of these activities may be performed under general guidance/direction.
  • Provides leadership to project resources in a manner that ensures timely delivery on commitments/tasks in support of broader project deliverables. Aligns cross-organizational resources to ensure successful delivery of the project. Identifies project resource requirements and works with plan sponsors and project management office/competency center to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments.
  • Works effectively with business partners, vendors, technology and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by affected constituencies. Provides proactive project communication to project owner. Works to identify cross-organizational interdependencies and ensures appropriate integration to project plan.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • 5 to 7 years relevant experience
  • Experienced with industry-standard project management methodologies and tools.
  • Demonstrated capability in standard office and project management applications - Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Project Workbench.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading small- ($500K-$1M) to medium-scale ($1M-$5M) projects to successful completion and implementation; demonstrates innovation.
  • Experienced at building relationships; solid communication skills that include ability to effectively articulate information to others.
  • Previous experience in developing risk mitigation plans in association with assigned projects.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Prior exerience in Waterfall Project Manager, Scrum Master, and Business Analyst roles
  • Financial service experience
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