Help First American Payment Systems continue to be a leader in the credit card processing industry by acting as an IT Project Manager. This role will manage large and/or complex IT projects throughout the organization and its subsidiaries.
Management of IT and other complex operational initiatives
Responsible for the plan, execution, control, and close processes within the project life cycle, including defining scope and requirements, setting up schedules and milestones, managing resources and timelines, and ensuring delivery of desired outcomes
Proactively and methodically drive all involved parties to consistent and timely execution of project task items and ensure appropriate project delivery according to agreed timelines.
Works closely with management and business partners to align objects and balance resources
Compiles and maintains all elements of project plans, including schedules, costs, work activities, resources, risks, and communication management
Provides leadership to projects, outlining responsibilities while offering ongoing direction and contingency plan advisement
Manages ongoing communication of project status and any escalating issues
Maintains consistent and timely project documentation including web-based repository, timelines, and status reporting
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with competing timelines
Bachelor’s Degree of Organizational Management, IT, or other business-related field.
Minimum of 5-7 years of hands-on project management experience, preferably in a financial services-related industry
Strong experience using project management methodology and processes
Experience in organizational management and communication
Strong leadership and team management skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Strong problem solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills from front-line employee to executive
Experience managing and developing customer/client relationships with a strong internal customer service mentality.
Ability to handle multiple, shifting priorities in a fast-moving environment.