Fiserv Project Manager, Team Lead in Alpharetta, Georgia

Position Description

Position Purpose:

The Project Manager – Team Lead has full knowledge of the primary job functions within project management and is responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects. This position is the first step toward a management position, creating an introduction to management in combination with the person’s core job function competency. The position provides direct leadership to Staff Project Manager associates within the team. The Project Manager – Team Lead will also take projects from original concept through final implementation and will interface with multiple stakeholders affected by the project. They will develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports. Typically requires five to seven years of professional experience in a project management and/or consulting role.

Business Description:

Digital Channels provides industry-leading products and services for the online and mobile channels to help financial institutions drive deeper relationships and more effectively compete in the digital transformation. Digital Channels develops innovative online banking and mobile banking solutions for financial institutions of all sizes with a mission to deliver easy and compelling digital financial management and money movement always at your fingertips. Leveraging in-depth research, user experience design, and industry best practices, Digital Channels’ online banking and mobile banking solutions are ranked as the top solutions in the market and adopted by some of the largest and most innovative financial institutions in the market.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Engage with Workforce Management process to ensure PM’s are being allocated to new projects and that allocations are aligned with PM’s skills

  • Provide performance management support to Project Manager Management for annual review cycle to include discussions of resource’s performance with colleagues and peers, input into performance reviews, and delivery of performance reviews

  • Ongoing communication with assigned resources in multiple venues: 1:1 meetings, team meeting, ad-hoc meetings and feedback, mentoring conversations and other tasks as assigned.

  • Provide support to direct manager for interviews, career path, discipline, mentoring and recognition

  • In addition, team leads will also function as Sr. Project Managers, performing all the necessary functions of that position, to include driving assigned projects to ensure success including compliance with budget, schedule, quality, and process standards

  • Plan and supervise activities for multiple, large-scale projects, managing expectations and ensuring all applicable functional areas in Fiserv are engaged on the project.

  • Create and maintain a project schedule for each project by identifying and monitoring overall project timeline, project milestones, tasks, resources, ETAs, task dependencies, and critical paths.

  • Control and track project performance, time allocations, cost, and quality by constantly evaluating project progress and conducting regular team status meetings as well as coordinating with other project managers and organizational entities to identify and monitor issues, impacts, and dependencies.

  • Provide status on progress of projects and Prepare and conduct informal and formal presentations. Ensure audit compliance.

/The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities./

Required Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent Project Management work experience required.

Experience Required:

  • 5 - 7 years of professional experience in a project management and/or consulting role.

Additional Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas

  • Well-developed negotiation skills

  • Ability to build consensus

  • Detail and big picture orientation

  • Organization and time management skills: Operates independently with minimal guidance by management

  • Problem-solving skills with ability to perform root cause analysis

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and resultant methodologies

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the development project lifecycle (e.g., design, development, testing, implementation, etc.)

  • Extensive experience in meeting planning, facilitation, and public speaking

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications

  • Proficient with Project Management Tools including MS Project, Project Workbench, etc.

  • Experience working in the Information Technology and/or Financial industry

Travel Required:

  • Occasional travel required (less than 25%)

Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit http://www.careers.fiserv.com/eeo for more information.