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Fiserv Sr. Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

What does a great Project Manager, Advisor do?

The purpose of the Project Manager, Advisor’s job is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Project Manager, Advisor will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk. The Project Manager, Advisor will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects typically impact a multiple business units and functional areas. The Project Manager, Advisor is expected to work under minimal supervision with oversight provided by the Project Management Office management team.

This position is not eligible for Colorado

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery

  • Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to: Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline/schedule highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Communication Plan, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.)

  • Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined escalation path

  • Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes

  • Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project

  • Proactively communicate the project’s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions

  • Knowledgeable about how the organizations work; knows how to get things done through formal channels and the informal network. Understands the culture of organizations.

  • Manage third party relationships involved in the overall implementation project to include scheduling activities, maintaining budget control and insuring deliverables are properly defined and completed on schedule.

  • Communicate all changes to schedule and scope on a timely basis.

Basic Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred;

  • 3 + years of previous project management and/or relevant consulting experience

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies, as well as, project lifecycles

  • Experience working in a client facing role.

  • Proven experience in driving small – medium size project within an organization

  • Proficient with Project Management tools

  • Travel: 50%

Preferred Qualifications for Consideration:

  • Certifications - PMP certification preferred or willingness to work toward attainment of PMP certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired

About our Business:

DNA and its surround products from Fiserv offers financial services organizations account processing platforms to streamline operations, quickly adapt to changing business needs and manage relationships in real-time and through all channels. The DNA Team provides the essential functions of converting client’s data from their existing systems to DNA for core account processing system conversions and mergers, as well as offering extensive professional services.

Our Aspiration is to move money and information in a way that moves the world. As a FORTUNE™ 500 company and one of FORTUNE Magazine World’s Most Admired Companies for the seventh consecutive year, we are committed to excellence and purposeful innovation.

In this role you will be aligned with solutions to our banking customers. We deliver comprehensive bank platforms and value-added products and services for community, mid-tier, and large financial institutions. We offer flexible technology solutions that enable financial institutions to quickly align to customers' expectations. With a modular approach to delivery, financial institutions can preserve platform investments while delivering both updated functionality and a consistent experience across channels.

From understanding consumer needs based on the latest research to analytics and advisory services that help identify growth opportunities from accounts, payments and industry data, we help clients access and act on data to create better outcomes

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