Project Manager

  • location: Rocklin, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $60 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
Our client is seeking a Project Manager for a 6 month contract opportunity in Rocklin, CA.

Primary Job:

This position works with the Director of Program Management to support the initiation, planning, and execution of strategic projects. This is a senior level position, which requires an IT/Business professional that has demonstrated experience managing complex projects in the mortgage industry. The candidate will need to be bright, imaginative, and a capable technologist with strong communication and organizational skills. The Project Manager will assist with implementing organizational wide projects to project management standards. The position applies IT and Mortgage Banking business knowledge and experience to formulate a PMBOK approach to project management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct planning and execution of assigned projects. Includes planning and leading and facilitating any discovery processes, development of a project charter, project plan, and execution of a project through successful delivery.
  • Develop business requirements for technology solutions to improve business processes or solve business problems.
  • May lead or plan and conduct the design and/or testing phases.
  • Resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between project stakeholders and/or functional areas.
  • Develop standard PMBOK and internal project artifacts and tools to monitor assigned projects and communicate progress to stakeholders.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Facilitate and/or develop the definition of service levels and customer requirements.
  • Interact with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and develop plans for improving delivery.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
  • Facilities the coordination of technical projects as the liaison between the business and Information Services.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of mortgage banking fulfillment operations and process.
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience as a Project Manager with applied knowledge of PMBOK methodologies, fundamentals of project management process, and development of project artifacts.
  • Bachelor's degree or 5 years of equivalent work experience in Mortgage or Banking, finance and technology.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; able to analyze problems and work from issue identification through resolution quickly and methodically
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work well with Sr. level business and technology staff as well as peers.
  • Experiences working with vendors and third-party application development teams.
  • Prior experience developing requests for proposals. SOW's or other agreements and managing project budgets.
  • Able to translate business issues/needs into cohesive technology requirements.
  • Superior project planning skills with the ability to handle large work load, facilitate the activities of dynamic workgroups, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with all phases of the SDLC, including gathering requirements, creating user cases, workflow diagrams and documentation.
  • Strong organizational skills and able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project, etc.)
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a fast-paced, high pressure, short notice environment where priorities shift often.
  • Adaptable- able to quickly learn new or different techniques, products and IT systems or applications.
  • Commitment to company values, policies and procedures. This person must live our culture ever day! (Respect, Transparency, Scrappy)
Desired Skills and Experience

  • Has extensive knowledge of business issues and processes as well as IT resources and enabling technologies.
  • Experience with developing technical documentation methods and procedures
  • Experience in the mortgage or finance industry.
  • SharePoint Experience
  • Experience working with TFS
  • PMP Certified
  • Prior use of Encompass, Reporting Database, Smartsheet, third party integration A PLUS
 
location: Rocklin, California
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Our client is seeking a Project Manager for a 6 month contract opportunity in Rocklin, CA.

Primary Job:

This position works with the Director of Program Management to support the initiation, planning, and execution of strategic projects. This is a senior level position, which requires an IT/Business professional that has demonstrated experience managing complex projects in the mortgage industry. The candidate will need to be bright, imaginative, and a capable technologist with strong communication and organizational skills. The Project Manager will assist with implementing organizational wide projects to project management standards. The position applies IT and Mortgage Banking business knowledge and experience to formulate a PMBOK approach to project management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct planning and execution of assigned projects. Includes planning and leading and facilitating any discovery processes, development of a project charter, project plan, and execution of a project through successful delivery.
  • Develop business requirements for technology solutions to improve business processes or solve business problems.
  • May lead or plan and conduct the design and/or testing phases.
  • Resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between project stakeholders and/or functional areas.
  • Develop standard PMBOK and internal project artifacts and tools to monitor assigned projects and communicate progress to stakeholders.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Facilitate and/or develop the definition of service levels and customer requirements.
  • Interact with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and develop plans for improving delivery.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
  • Facilities the coordination of technical projects as the liaison between the business and Information Services.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
 
qualifications:
Desired Skills and Experience

  • Has extensive knowledge of business issues and processes as well as IT resources and enabling technologies.
  • Experience with developing technical documentation methods and procedures
  • Experience in the mortgage or finance industry.
  • SharePoint Experience
  • Experience working with TFS
  • PMP Certified
  • Prior use of Encompass, Reporting Database, Smartsheet, third party integration A PLUS
 
skills: Our client is seeking a Project Manager for a 6 month contract opportunity in Rocklin, CA.

Primary Job:

This position works with the Director of Program Management to support the initiation, planning, and execution of strategic projects. This is a senior level position, which requires an IT/Business professional that has demonstrated experience managing complex projects in the mortgage industry. The candidate will need to be bright, imaginative, and a capable technologist with strong communication and organizational skills. The Project Manager will assist with implementing organizational wide projects to project management standards. The position applies IT and Mortgage Banking business knowledge and experience to formulate a PMBOK approach to project management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct planning and execution of assigned projects. Includes planning and leading and facilitating any discovery processes, development of a project charter, project plan, and execution of a project through successful delivery.
  • Develop business requirements for technology solutions to improve business processes or solve business problems.
  • May lead or plan and conduct the design and/or testing phases.
  • Resolve or assist in the resolution of conflicts within and between project stakeholders and/or functional areas.
  • Develop standard PMBOK and internal project artifacts and tools to monitor assigned projects and communicate progress to stakeholders.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Facilitate and/or develop the definition of service levels and customer requirements.
  • Interact with existing or potential clients to determine their needs and develop plans for improving delivery.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to senior management.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
  • Facilities the coordination of technical projects as the liaison between the business and Information Services.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Extensive knowledge of mortgage banking fulfillment operations and process.
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience as a Project Manager with applied knowledge of PMBOK methodologies, fundamentals of project management process, and development of project artifacts.
  • Bachelor's degree or 5 years of equivalent work experience in Mortgage or Banking, finance and technology.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; able to analyze problems and work from issue identification through resolution quickly and methodically
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills with ability to work well with Sr. level business and technology staff as well as peers.
  • Experiences working with vendors and third-party application development teams.
  • Prior experience developing requests for proposals. SOW's or other agreements and managing project budgets.
  • Able to translate business issues/needs into cohesive technology requirements.
  • Superior project planning skills with the ability to handle large work load, facilitate the activities of dynamic workgroups, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with all phases of the SDLC, including gathering requirements, creating user cases, workflow diagrams and documentation.
  • Strong organizational skills and able to manage multiple concurrent tasks
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project, etc.)
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented.
  • Flexible and able to adapt to a fast-paced, high pressure, short notice environment where priorities shift often.
  • Adaptable- able to quickly learn new or different techniques, products and IT systems or applications.
  • Commitment to company values, policies and procedures. This person must live our culture ever day! (Respect, Transparency, Scrappy)
Other duties as assigned.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Customer Service - the ability to provide and maintain effective and positive communication
  • Adaptability - an ability to quickly learn new or different techniques, products and computer programs
  • Problem Solving - an ability to effectively analyze and resolve problems at a functional level
  • This person must live our culture every day! (Respect, Transparency, Scrappy)
  • Other duties as assigned
Desired Skills and Experience

  • Has extensive knowledge of business issues and processes as well as IT resources and enabling technologies.
  • Experience with developing technical documentation methods and procedures
  • Experience in the mortgage or finance industry.
  • SharePoint Experience
  • Experience working with TFS
  • PMP Certified
  • Prior use of Encompass, Reporting Database, Smartsheet, third party integration A PLUS

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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