Bank of America Project Manager in Pennington, New Jersey

Job Description:

Manages projects limited in scope to LOB products, processes or functions although some may have cross-functional or inter-departmental implications. Serves as secondary contact to senior department managers for critical change initiatives and provides assistance to staff. Partners with the business to develop and transition plans, including ongoing success measures, to sustain the change. Accountable for initiatives limited in scope to department products, processes or functions although some may have cross-functional or inter-departmental implications. Accountable for analyzing present-state, developing alternative future-state approaches and facilitating implementation. Plans, organizes, monitors and controls projects using appropriate tools and techniques to ensure efficient and effective project completion. Develop and socialize potential risk mitigation strategies. Effectively communicates with managers, peers and business partners on deliverables, timelines and support needed. Partners with the business to develop and transition plans, including ongoing success measures, to sustain the change. Responsible for Clarity and PCM updates and project documents. Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines. Typically 3+ plus years of project management support experience.

Summary:

This position is supporting the GWIM client-facing platforms - My Merrill, Merrill Edge and Benefits Online. The project manager is responsible for managing multiple software development projects through the full SDLC from initiation through deployment. This includes facilitating document reviews, team meetings, collecting and consolidating cost estimates, schedules and signoffs of pertinent artifacts in accordance with defined processes, managing risks, issues, changes and action items and tracking and reporting progress to management and project stakeholders. The project manager coordinates test planning, script reviews testing and defect resolution and deployment planning and support and ensures that the project adheres to all Enterprise and GWIM risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls.

Required Skills:

  • 3 – 5 years prior project management experience

  • Detail oriented with excellent communication and organizational skills

  • Strong people management and negotiation skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities for concurrent projects effectively

  • Familiar with distributed and web-based applications

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project

  • Familiarity with Rally tool and PMP certification are a plus

Posting Date : 03/20/2017

Location : US-NJ-Pennington

Travel : Yes, 5% of the time

Full / Part-time : Full time

Hours Per Week : 40

Shift : 1st shift

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