CPMO Practices and Controls Analyst

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Job ID:
20170928-4993
Job Category:
Project/Program Management
Relevant Work Experience:
Project Management-2-5 yrs, Risk Analysis
Current Licenses / Certifications:
None
Position Located In:
TX - Westlake
Education:
BA/BS
Job Type:
Full Time
Description:

Westlake - TX, TX2050R, 2050 Roanoke Road, 76262-9616
Jodi Lynn Cohen
20170928-4993

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:

Our Project Services organization supports Schwab business goals through the delivery of projects spanning technology, operations, business continuity, and offshore management. Our team collaborates across a matrixed organization to deliver business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of effective solutions to business problems and opportunities.   

What you’ll do:

This CPMO Project Management Practices and Continuous Improvement (Staff Project Manager) role is responsible for supporting several key activities related to executing and maturing Project Services project delivery capabilities. The focus of this role includes the execution and support of lessons learned processes and continuous improvement analysis, the management of Project Serivces risk and controls framework, partnership with Project Services team members to facilitate execution of documented best practices, and facilitating responses to audit testing of projet management processes.

  • Work with Project Managers to develop Interim or post project lessons learned surveys
  • Compile lessons learned survey results for communicating feedback to project teams including technology and business leadership
  • Participate as needed in lessons learned reviews with project teams and other stakeholders
  • Provide analysis of lessons learned trends for continuous improvement
  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts to mature project management and project delivery practices
  • Maintain and update Project Services Risk and Controls Self Assessment (RCSA) data
  • Create quarterly RCSA certification summary information for Project Services leadership certification
  • Support key artifacts reporting and facilitate updates to project documentation
  • Partner with CPMO and Project Services management to respond to internal and external audit, risk, and compliance requests
  • Adapt style to work with a diverse set of stakeholder needs and expectations
  • Work across diverse business and technical partners to broker decisions and negotiate trade-offs
  • Distill complex information for business partners and communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Mediate and resolve conflicts
  • Consider strategic direction when making decisions
  • Demonstrate sound judgment regarding decisions and escalations with incomplete information
  • Travel up to 20% 

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of project management experience with a focus on risk management and process improvement including lessons learned and continuous improvement practices
  • Experience with risk and controls frameworks, reporting, or data management
  • Ability to aggregate, analyze, and summarize data for trends and themes to document and discuss findings
  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a highly matrixed organization and interact at all levels of the organizational hierarchy including technical staff and senior leadership
  • Sound business and technical acumen
  • Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools and methodologies
  • Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence, and SharePoint
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new tools and processes to support continuous improvement and process maturity

 

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. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.


Job Specifications
Relocation Offered?: No
Work Schedule: Days
Languages: English - spoken
Current Licenses / Certifications: None
Relevant Work Experience: Project Management-2-5 yrs, Risk Analysis
Position Located In: TX - Westlake
Education: BA/BS
Job Type: Full Time

Category:Project/Program Management
Activation Date: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Expiration Date: Monday, January 1, 2018
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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. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab’s hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of securities, brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services through its operating subsidiaries. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”), Member SIPC , offers investment services and products, including Schwab brokerage accounts. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides deposit and lending services and products.