RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
- Establish the Office of Project Management
- Develop a culture and discipline of Project Management within the organization
- Create structure and standards for Project Management
- Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with various departments within the bank and outside vendors
- Recommends strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating needs, goals, identifying problems and anticipating requirements
- Develops project plans, goals and budgets; identifying resources needed
- Prepares requests for proposals and conducts all necessary meetings to facilitate selection of project services and products
- Reports on project progress to the Director of System Operations and others as required
- Proficient in data analytic reporting and Data Warehouse to support project reporting
- Manages issues and risk during the project
- Aligns project objectives with company goals and ensures project team is clear on objectives
- Other duties as assigned.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical—synthesizes complex or diverse information, collects and researches data, uses intuition and experience to complement data, designs workflows and processes.
Problem Solving—identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully, develops alternative solutions, works well in group problem solving situations, uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Project Management—develops comprehensive project plans, coordinates projects, communicates changes and progress, ensures quality deliverables, completes projects on time and under budget, manages team members and team activities effectively.
Technical Skills—has a good understanding of own strengths and weaknesses, pursues training and development opportunities for self-improvement, strives to continuously build knowledge and skills, shares expertise with others.
Oral Communication—speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations, listens effectively to gain understanding, responds well to questions, demonstrates presentation skills, contributes to meetings, effective in communicating technical issues and concepts.
Written Communication—writes clearly and informatively, edits work for spelling and grammar, varies writing style to meet the needs of the audience, presents numerical and technical information effectively, able to read and readily interpret written information.
Teamwork—leads by example, effective team builder, works well with peers and subordinates, his teams work well with other department personnel, balances team needs with individual responsibilities, exhibits openness to others’ views, gives and welcomes feedback, puts success of team above own interests, builds team morale, and cultivates group commitments to team goals and objectives, supports individual team members’ efforts to succeed.
Quality Management—looks for ways to improve and promote quality, demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, good at follow-up and follow-through, understands that quality must be “built-in” not “added on.”
Ethics—treats people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity, always takes the moral “high ground,” upholds Bank values, willing to voice objections for the best interests of the Bank.
Organizational Support—follows policies and procedures, completes administrative tasks correctly and on time, supports the Bank’s goals and values, reflects credit on the Bank through outside activities, supports affirmative action and respects diversity in the workplace.
Judgment—displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment in daily routines and in crises, supports and explains reasoning for decisions to subordinates, includes the appropriate people in the decision-making process, makes timely decisions, accurately identifies priorities among multiple demands.
Planning/Organizing—prioritizes and plans work activities for self and subordinates, uses time efficiently, plans for additional resources, sets goals and objectives, organizes or schedules subordinates’ tasks, develops realistic and effective action plans, plans for future opportunities and contingencies.
Safety and Security—observes safety and security procedures, determines appropriate action beyond guidelines, reports potentially unsafe conditions, uses equipment and materials properly.
Attendance/Punctuality—consistently at work and on time, ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent, arrives at meetings and appointments on time and prepared.
Dependability—follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, keep commitments and suspense dates, willing to work long hours when necessary to reach goals, develops alternate plans when suspense dates are in danger.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, policies, procedures, and operating instructions. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and subordinates. Ability to develop and present project plans, and to write requests for proposals (RFPs), definitions of business requirements, and feasibility studies.
Desktop Computer Skills
Should have security of network certification, familiarity with state and federal information security requirements, familiarity with navigating and managing network security systems and a knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, and MS Project; and the operation of email.
Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment The work environment characteristics descried here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bank of the Sierra is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.