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Sr. Project Manager – Financial Services
Ref No.: 18-07559
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/22/2018 to 12/21/2019
Genesis10,, is seeking a Sr. Project Manager – Financial Services for a contract position with our client in Minneapolis, MN.


We are looking for an experienced senior business project manager with a proven track record of several projects implemented within scope time-line and cost.
The project manager will be part of a large program. This role will be responsible for managing two of the workstreams in the program. The program is implementing a change in how we do business with our clients in the managed accounts space.

  • Draft and maintain detailed project plans for all the work components across all business areas, technology, service/operations business areas as well as all marketing, training and communications areas. This role will fulfill manage across all these areas as the Single Point of Contact PM. The PM will be responsible to pull all the project plans across all the project stakeholders an business areas into one consolidated plan and ensure everything stays on track.
  • Create a detailed critical path across all the different work areas to track project status and be able to identify on a daily basis if anything in not on track. This needs to be highlighted to management immediately with an associated action plan.
  • Manage project core and owner meetings and be able to communicate clearly at all levels
  • Producing clear and concise project status for many different audiences
  • Managing project risks, issues, change requests and questions pro-actively and sscalating to the Steering Committee/Project Sponsor risks and issues with potential significant impact
  • Consistently providing internal and external stakeholder communications and progress reports that effectively outline the project status, risks, issues and action plans to ensure project success
  • Working effectively with business partners, vendors, technology, and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by all affected constituencies
  • Analyzing project performance, creating cost benefit analysis and identifying optimal solutions that minimize the negative impact and trade offs
  • Implementing corrective actions to ensure project success and facilitating project change request.
  • This role is not a technical PM role. The work is mostly business focused with an emphasis on managing change with end users. The appropriate candidates will have experience with large project implementations and roll-outs and be able to manage through a variety of issues and escalations.
  • Exceptional project planning across a broad range of business units and work components
  • Proven track record in identifying and managing the critical path of big project efforts
  • Proven track record of delivering projects within scope, timeline and cost (know how to control scope, timeline and cost)
  • Strong financial management skills including experience with creating / updating monthly forecasts, and review of actuals and variances.
  • Strong executive presence and experience with facilitating core, owner and steering committee meetings.
  • ability to execute at all levels within the organization, strong written and verbal skills, and the ability to manage cross-organizational teams to drive execution
  • execute effectively with minimal guidance/leadership
  • proven track record in delivering large cross-organizational project
  • Holding resources accountable for delivering on the project plan, including providing coaching and mentoring of resources across a broad range of business functions as well as vendors and internal technology deliverables
  • Adhering to the approved project methodology for project management and maintains project artifacts and records
  • Identifying and tracking key measures of success for the project.
  • Clear concise project communication (status, meeting agenda, meeting notes) for different audiences from core teams to owner teams to steering committee members.
  • A deep understanding of the financial industry and more specifically the advice and wealth management industry will be an advantage.

If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, apply today!

Genesis10 provides access to career opportunities with over 40 clients in the Twin Cities. As the #3 ranked firm for Business and IT consulting in Minnesota, we offer a variety of opportunities whether you are looking for contract, contract-to-hire, or permanent positions. Let's connect today!

Benefits of Working with Genesis10:
  • Medical and dental insurance available- including HSA
  • Bi-weekly payroll
  • Established consultant re-marketing program with our 50+ local clients!
  • 401k plan
  • Downtown Minneapolis/St. Paul parking allowance
  • Delivery Director for employee success and support
  • Referral program with the opportunity to earn additional income

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a Professional Technology Services Firm providing Staffing, Workforce Optimization and Domestic Outsourcing Solutions. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at “Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”