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Manager Project Management

at Discover Bank in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you'll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it - we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies.We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description

What You'll Do

Lead teams to accomplish strategic program/project objectives by planning, evaluating, assessing risk, managing interdepartmental, cross-divisional and external resources, managing budgets and pre-determined timelines, and ensuring all required activities are identified and executed in a timely, efficient, high-quality, and cost-effective manner.

How You'll Do It
Manages enterprise level projects from conceptualization and initiation to closure. Accountable for successful, defect free, on-time, and on-budget delivery of assigned projects. Works with project sponsor(s) and stakeholders to define and/or document project objectives, scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, work structures, development budgets and timelines. Develops, manages, and maintains overall project plans and schedules. Understands both business expectations and technology capabilities. Effectively manages project scope by ensuring any changes are documented, assessed, and effectively integrated into the project.
Assembles and leads teams. Works with line managers to obtain resources. Provides leadership, and direction for project team members. Distributes work, motivates, coaches, enforces policies, and monitors project team members. Establishes team roles and responsibilities and clearly communicates expectations to team members and stakeholders. Acts as a mediator between sponsors /stakeholders and project team members. Determines if external consultants or contractors will be required to complete the project plan. Obtains approvals and manages external resources as an integral part of the project team.
Continuously tracks project deliverables and effectively communicates status, risks, problems, recommendations, and resolutions to senior management team and all stakeholders. Resolves any issues and solves problems throughout the project life cycle.
Determines how results will be measured and evaluates project performance, outcomes, and efficiencies. Assesses and communicates results and lessons learned.
Ensures compliance with company project management processes and pod and eventually archived following project completion.

Qualifications You'll Need
The Basics
High school diploma or GED
4+ years of experience in project management

Bonus Points If You Have
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, science, math, finance, or related field
In lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in project management

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

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Job Posting: 1048277

Posted On: Sep 28, 2022

Updated On: Oct 20, 2022