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Project Manager
Ref No.: 16-00076
Location: NYC, New York
Cash Management Project Manager Job Description
Location: NYC

The Bank is seeking a Project Manager to lead the effort to replace our current Cash Management platform Client Banklink with D+H Fundtech's CashPlus suite of solutions

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead planning and implementation of cash management solution, coordinating with the Cash Management, Information Technology, and various operations teams as necessary to insure a complete and successful transition from old to new product suites.
  • Manage the overall project, and ensuring that the project is delivered on time, within budget and to the expectations of project sponsors and stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain detailed project schedule/plan including tasks, resources and percentage completion.
  • Use Bank's change control process to ensure only necessary changes are introduced, and with appropriate approvals.
  • Coordinate with executive sponsors and business stakeholders responsible for the project as required.
  • Prepare all project documentation including business requirements document, project charter project plans, progress reports, project budget, change control documentation, and other documents to comply with the Bank's System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and overall management processes.
  • Identify project risks and work with senior team to identify and implement mitigating strategies as required.
  • Prepare for and run working group meetings as required.
  • Prepare reports for weekly project status meetings and periodic steering committee meetings.
Candidate Qualifications:
  • 10+ years in banking and financial services, with a focus on IT and operations project management.
  • 5+ years managing complex projects, and experience specifically with online/Internet based Cash/Treasury management systems for commercial/wholesale customers.
  • Strong experience in creating complex project plans
  • Experience in developing reports for weekly, monthly project status meeting and periodic steering committee meetings.
  • Experience leading meetings of employees at all levels, including project status and steering committee meetings.
  • PMP certification
  • Experience with Cash Management and payments services such as wire transfers, ACH, remote deposit capture, controlled disbursement, lockbox, positive pay/reverse positive pay, account reconciliation and sweep/zero balance accounts.
  • Broad commercial or wholesale banking experience.
  • Familiarity with core banking and transaction processing solutions.
  • Ability to manage third party vendor participation within the project.
  • Experience with technical project components such as system integration, data conversion/migrations, file transfer and decommissioning solutions.
Personal Skills:
  • Commercially minded professional with knowledge of, and experience with, project management 'best practices'
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills, with an ability to drive issues to consensus, while incenting a positive collaborative environment
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships and influence project participants at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Willingness to take project ownership and accountability
  • Able to use Microsoft Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and other Microsoft Office programs