• Project Manager

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    2018-2021
    Category
    Project Management
  • Roles

    What you should know about the role

    The Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that organizational projects stay within scope, on time, and within budget. The Project Manager leads project activities between business units to support business activities, installation of systems and applications, and completion of all project plan activities.

     

    What you should know about Advia

    Advia is a fast growing Credit Union that is positioned in the top 3% of credit unions across the United States with nearly 2 billion in assets.  We offer very similar product and services as the big banks with a focus on saving our members money while providing financial advantages.  We are rooted in our communities and believe we have a responsibility to give back outside of our four branch walls through volunteering and charitable donations.  The work environment at Advia is fast-paced, performance based and fun infused.  We certainly live by the saying “work hard, play hard.”  As an employee of Advia, you can expect regular and constructive feedback, development opportunities, great benefits, excellent co-workers and engaged managers.

     

    As a Project Manager, you will have opportunities to:

    • Self-manage your day to day work schedule.
    • Build strong relationships throughout all levels of the organization including executive-level.
    • Be a part of a team that focuses on driving progress, building relationships and keeping people at the core in everything that they do.

    Major Duties

    • Oversees all phases of projects; request, initiation, planning, execution, closing.  This includes developing and maintaining project documents, plans, and budgets.
    • Manages projects using MS Project and Project Online.
    • Facilitates team and group meetings.
    • Manages and resolves issues that may arise during the lifecyle of the project.
    • Familiarizes project team members in Advia's project management methodoligies including policies, procedures, work flows, templates, and tools.
    • Defines project risks. Develops and maintains risk strategies.
    • Compiles project status reports and communicates updates to project sponsors/stakeholders.
    • Adheres to data standards necessary to maintain Advia's project portfolio.
    • Assists in management of Advia's project porfolio.
    • Strictly adheres to and enforces system security policies and follows all company standards. Must comply with applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the office of Foreign Assets Control, in addition to all company policies.

    Physical Requirements

    Is able to bend, sit, and stand in order to perform primarily sedentary work with limited physical exertion and occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs. Must be capable of climbing / descending stairs in an emergency situation. Must be able to operate routine office equipment including computer terminals and keyboards, telephones, copiers, facsimiles, and calculators. Must be able to routinely perform work on computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary. Must be able to work extended hours or travel off site whenever required or requested by management. Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance.

     

    Working Conditions

    Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with minimal noise.

     

    Mental and/or Emotional Requirements

    Must be able to perform job functions independently or with limited supervision and work effectively either on own or as part of a team. Must be able to read and carry out various written instructions and follow oral instructions. Must be able to complete basic mathematical calculations, spell accurately, and understand computer basics. Must be able to speak clearly and deliver information in a logical and understandable sequence. Must be capable of dealing calmly and professionally with numerous different personalities from diverse cultures at various levels within and outside of the organization and demonstrate highest levels of customer service and discretion when dealing with the public. Must be able to perform responsibilities with composure under the stress of deadlines / requirements for extreme accuracy and quality and/or fast pace. Must be able to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous, and changing priorities. Must be capable of exercising highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters.

     

    Acknowledgement

    Nothing in this position description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not a contract and should not be construed as a guarantee of employment for any specific period of time.

    Skills & Experience

    Experience/Certifications/Licenses

    • Three to five years of relevant experience.
    • A college degree.
    • Project Management Professional certification preferred.
    • Must possess knowledge of project management processes and methodologies along with associated applications to effectively manage projects.
    • Experience managing process improvement projects preferred.

    Interpersonal Skills

    A significant level of trust credibility and diplomacy is required.  In-depth dialogues, conversations and explanations with stakeholders and outside vendors can be of a sensitive and/or highly confidential nature.  Communications may involve motivating, influencing, educating and/or advising others on matters of significance.  Obtaining cooperation and agreement on important outcomes via complex, senior level dialogues, as well as a professional level of written communication skills are essential.

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