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Director, Project Management

Company: First Tech Credit Union
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

First Tech is an innovative and dynamic organization with employees and leaders that provide the highest level of service every day. We're looking for a Director of Project Management to drive strategy and execute on high priority projects on the credit union's project portfolio; this includes staff oversight, budgeting, risk mitigation, contractual requirements, and process design methodology. Qualified candidates will have at least 7 years' experience leading a diverse team, plus 7 years' experience leading highly complex projects and programs in a mid to large size operating environment. The Director of Project Management is a significant contributor to the overall success of First Tech's project strategy; if you are execution focused, interested in making a difference, and willing to "walk the talk", we'd love to get to know you better.

Here's what you can expect from the job and what you need to be successful:

Job duties

  • Direct the activities of project managers who manage cross-functional project teams for multiple enterprise-level projects
  • Oversee the resources that manage our queue of technically complex organizational projects
  • Ensure the quality of project plans including estimates of cost and resources required; help ensure projects are completed on schedule, on scope and within budget
  • Develop and maintain a standardized project management process for Enterprise Projects
  • Ensure projects have all the necessary inputs to be successful (e.g., business case, business requirements, technical requirements)
  • Implement change control procedures
  • Provide project methodology expertise and guidance to team members, business owners, vendors, and other key stakeholders
  • Partner and serve as liaison between technical and non-technical departments to ensure that all targets and requirements are met

Essential skills

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in project management in an Agile and/or Waterfall environment
  • Experience in the financial services industry is preferred
  • Proven people management and development skills, adept at providing frequent and valuable performance feedback to develop and build employees
  • Exceptional business communication skills; able to write/speak clearly and professionally for a variety of audiences
  • Ability to explain difficult concepts and skilled at driving execution
  • Strong interpersonal and consensus building skills with the ability to build trust and foster a collaborative spirit
  • Ability to foster strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated effective time management skills and the ability to work independently or in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to problem solve effectively, execute with strong critical thinking skills and a strong orientation to detail
  • Proficiency with Jira and/or Confluence is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Education: Bachelor's degree (preferably in Business Administration, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field)
  • Certification/License: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required

Location: Hillsboro, OR 97124

First Tech is not currently offering Visa sponsorship for this position

Keywords: First Tech Credit Union, Hillsboro , Director, Project Management, Other , Hillsboro, Oregon

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