Whitefish Credit Union Project Manager in Kalispell, Montana
Position Title: Project Manager
Organizational Relationships: Reports to VP of IT
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Leads and manages strategic and technical projects under the guidance of the WCU Steering Committee. Develop full-scale project plans, build and support teams of needed resources and manage complex, cross-functional projects to an on budget and timely completion. Responsible for the overall success or the project. Acts as a lead to the Project Management team.
Defines project scope, goals and deliverables, both as necessitated by both day-to-day operations, and as supported by strategic initiatives established by the Steering Committee
Develops full-scale project plans and associated documents for small to large, technical and non-technical projects
Consults with technical or functional experts at all levels to ensure thorough requirements are captured.
Identifies and leads opportunities for project improvements
Manages project dependencies and critical paths
Establishes and applies WCU methodology and standards to both projects and them self
Tracks all project tasks, milestones and deliverables
Responsible for managing relationships throughout the organization including all project team members, business contributors, stakeholders, and executive management
Proactively mitigate risks and issues
Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and Board/Steering presentations
Drives the creation and ensures the completion of all project documents and tasks, from concept to project close
Adheres to all Whitefish Credit Union policies and procedures
Reports to work on time and as scheduled
Performs other duties as assigned
Mastered the ability to manage all phases of the project lifecycle
Ability and willingness to align Project Management goals with larger organizational strategies
Proven and strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
Must possess strong analytical and leadership skills
The ability to communicate effectively with peers, supervisor, president / CEO, members, volunteers, and Senior Management Team
Excellent problem solving and organizational skills
Ability to prioritize work, multitask and oversee multiple simultaneous projects
Required Education and Experience:
College degree in Project Management or sufficient and related work experience
5+ years of similar or related experience leading and directing project teams to deliver projects within the constraints of the project specifications required.
PMP Certification required, or candidate must be willing and able to study and sit for the exam within 12 months of filling the role.
Information technology project experience preferred
Previous credit union or banking experience preferred
Previous Symitar Episys and JHA systems experience a plus
This job description is to be considered a general outline of the duties and responsibilities of this position and is subject to changes and revisions by management at any time. Responsibilities are listed as guidelines only and the job is not necessarily limited to these specifications.