Senior Project Manager


On Site
Full Time


Financial services
Software design
Project planning
Project management
Program management
Status reports
Scope management
Stakeholder management
Resource allocation

Job Details

Location: Baltimore, MD
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager
This is a hybrid position based out of Baltimore, MD with a large Financial Services Company.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Senior Project Manager

ROLE SUMMARY: Serves as the end-to-end program lead for large-scale, high-value, and complex programs that span multiple business units. Drives benefit achievement by leading program initiation, planning, and solution design and build and by measuring key performance indicators and solution adoption. Engages other colleagues/resources and assigns appropriate responsibilities to support achievement of project plan(s). Independently applies expert, specialized knowledge of advanced methodologies, selecting and applying high-level project management tools to conduct analyses, reporting, and related activities for assigned projects. Contributes to the development of internal protocols and processes used to carry out program management work, often recommending innovative or cutting-edge ideas. Responsible for program management activities, including contingency/dependency tracking, status reporting, issue/risk identification and tracking, scope management, estimation, and internal/external stakeholder management. Provides oversight to workstream/task leads within the program; resolves any escalated project risks, issues, and dependencies. Manages the overall scope and timing of the program, ensuring delivery is on time and within budget.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversees end-to-end program management activities for large-scale, high-value, and complex programs that span multiple business units, with oversight for the full program life cycle. Accountable for a program, consisting of a portfolio of various related projects. Manages the progress and contributions of workstream leads or subordinate project managers to ensure all activities deliver expected value within committed time frames and budget. Manages contingencies between multiple projects and monitors interdependencies and synergies where required. Proactively recommends approaches to mitigate contingencies and dependencies within and across programs. Builds and synthesizes highly detailed project plans, budgeting and forecasting models, or resource plans requiring significant stakeholder management skills and interpretation of diverse and varied information. Monitors market changes and stakeholder needs; recommends plan adjustments to meet changing needs that optimize costs, benefits, and speed of delivery. Develops statements of work, stakeholder management plans, guiding principles, project goals, risks, resource allocation, and roles and responsibilities for assigned projects. The high-profile nature of assigned projects often requires planning on an enterprise-wide, global scale. Secures, leads, motivates, and inspires the internal and external resources required to effectively deliver the program. Establishes the program's governance (e.g., sponsors, approvers, stakeholders). Participates in the evaluation, selection, and management of external resources or vendors. May require interaction with regulators. Provides transparency in project progress and effectively anticipates and mitigates major risks across the project life cycle. Proactively crafts feasible solutions to combat risks and issues. Exercises sound judgment, balancing risks and making prompt decisions in ambiguous or difficult situations. Manages communication with business unit leaders at a detailed functional level and discusses/resolves issues. Works with all required functions and groups to effectively plan and execute the program. Coordinates resources across organizational boundaries. Strategizes and develops tools and training methods to enable successful project management throughout the enterprise. Trains and coaches project teams in execution methodologies and promotes adoption of best practices. Ensures program delivery is in conformance with company methodologies and standards; develops standards in collaboration with management. Considered an expert in this space. Measures and monitors program costs and benefits, including actual results and forecasts with comparisons to original or baseline plan and updates plans with accurate, up-to-date information in a timely manner. Follows financial standards and processes (e.g., monthly external revenue accruals, procurement, and external payments). Reports financial information and status to the required executive level. Ensures program solution(s) meets quality and reliability requirements and that the launch approach meets or exceeds adoption targets. Monitors program results for significant deviations, evaluates options, and takes corrective actions.


Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and relevant experience AND -10+ years of total relevant work experience

PMI or PMP certification preferred.


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