Project Manager with Financial Services experience

Job Location(s) US-NC-Charlotte
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/16/2021 1:04 PM)
Job ID
2021-11396
# of Openings
7
Category
Project Management

Overview

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At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

 

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

 

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Project Manager for a Financial Services client located in Charlotte, NC.

 

The Project Manager role is intended to manage and adapt continuously to project goals. This highly collaborative role will need to work closely with all departments, including account, creative and technology teams, in order to deliver quality solutions to our customers. 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Drive project meetings, capture and record meeting notes, and ensure action items are completed promptly.
  • Prepare audit-level PMO deliverables.
  • Create/manage project timelines and ensure project team is meeting commitments.
  • Work closely with Sr. Program/Project Manager to track progress of project deliverables against overall project timelines.
  • Foster an environment that adapts quickly to creative change.
  • Maintain goals set forth by Perficient management and the client.
  • Manage overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverable dates can be clearly communicated at all times.
  • Ensure solutions to technical problems through discussion with technical teams to resolve problems.
  • Partner with development team members to understand opportunities and limitations of solutions being implemented.
  • Effectively balance the needs of the client, as well as the needs of the agency and internal teams.
  • Manage deliverables with external vendors, where applicable.
  • Identify, procure and manage outside vendors that are best suited for assigned projects, when required.
  • Manage resources for each assigned project to ensure that the project remains on schedule.
  • Work closely with the product and account leads to remain in full communication on the status and details of each project, including any cost or timing issues that may arise.
  • Anticipate any potential issues with the project through quick responses and proactive critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate skilled problem-solving capabilities to determine solutions and options to resolve problems.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience leading projects within Financial Services is a MUST.
  • Previous management consulting experience is a MUST.
  • Risk/Regulatory experience is a PLUS.
  • A majority of the roles available will be given to candidates local to client's downtown Charlotte office. Position will be remote to start, but expectation is that candidate will be in-person 5 days per week once office re-opens. Very strong NY based candidates will also be considered.
  • Experience with large enterprise projects / large-scale transformation programs is a MUST.
  • Strong verbal communication skills is a MUST. 
  • Ability to create executive-level communications. Grammar skills must be exceptional.
  • Must be incredibly detail-oriented. 
  • Great PowerPoint and presentation skills is  a MUST.
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • PMP certification preferred.

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 

 

More About Perficient

 

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

 

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

 

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 

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