Sr. Manager - Project Manager (Technical)

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Job ID:
20170426-2030
Job Category:
Information Technology
Relevant Work Experience:
IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
AZ - Phoenix
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

Phoenix - AZ, PHX4701A, 4701 E Francisco Dr, 85044-5365
Christine Marie Mosby
20170426-2030

We believe that, when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all.  As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

This position is responsible for managing a team of Project Managers who will focus on delivering project and business outcomes that support critical infrastructure platforms and services within Technology Infrastructure Services (TIS). 

What you’ll do:

The Senior Manager will be an inspirational leader of a team of Project Managers.  The ideal candidate will have proven experience working effectively in a dynamic technology environment, adapting to and supporting change. The Senior Manager will report to the Managing Director of the Technology Infrastructure Services (TIS) Project Management Office (PMO).

Key Activities

  • Manage staff to deliver high quality project outcomes that meet scope, cost and schedule commitments.
  • Ensure project management processes, standards, templates and best practices are properly and consistently applied across projects.
  • Manage the completion of accurate and timely required project portfolio level reporting.
  • Work with the TIS PMO Portfolio Manager and/or Director to prioritize and assign project work across the team.
  • Effectively field leadership escalations, using sound business judgment to identify appropriate course of resolution.
  • Provide resource management, including time allocations for demand forecasting, 1:1s, performance reviews, coaching, etc.
  • Identify and track progress toward individual and team objectives, holding team members accountable to meet expectations. Conduct performance reviews, provide input to pay decisions, and implement corrective action measures when necessary.
  • Provide recommendations and lead continuous improvement activities across TIS PMO.
  • Be a thought leader for developing methods and procedures to improve TIS PMO project outcomes. Must think strategically and support department focus on achieving business benefits.
  • Perform as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for TIS PMO Project Portfolio Management tools.
  • Exhibit strong interpersonal skills for relational development and conflict management.
  • Act as Project Manager on projects, as needed.

What you have:

  • Bachelor degree in Business or Technology discipline desirable.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in Project Management required.
  • PMP and experience managing technology infrastructure projects desirable.
  • Experience with Waterfall, RUP and Agile methodologies required.
  • At least five (5) years of proven success leading a team of professional Project Managers, while demonstrating a high level of initiative and autonomy.
  • Exceptional time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, and comfortable with change and complexity.
  • Knowledge of project metrics, including data gathering, reporting, and trend analysis.
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to motivate and engage others.

What you’ll get:

 

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package
  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program
  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions
  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab.

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.


Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs
Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology
Activation Date: Thursday, June 8, 2017
Expiration Date: Friday, September 1, 2017
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