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Project Manager - Trust

Company: First American
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Job Description:

Company SummaryJoin a team that puts its People First! As a member of the First American family of companies, First American Trust is a federal savings bank that has provided banking, wealth management, and trust solutions on a national, full-service basis for more than five decades. Since 1889, First American (NYSE: FAF) has held an unwavering belief in its people. They are passionate about what they do, and we are equally passionate about fostering an environment where all feel welcome, supported, and empowered to be innovative and reach their full potential. Our inclusive, people-first culture has earned our company numerous accolades, including being named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For-- list for six consecutive years. We have also earned awards as a best place to work for women, diversity and LGBTQ+ employees, and have been included on more than 50 regional best places to work lists. First American will always strive to be a great place to work, for all. For more information, please visit www.careers.firstam.com.Job SummaryFunctions/Responsibilities

  • Independently oversee medium to large scale complex projects
  • Coordinate activities of project team, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project
  • Develop project plans specifying goals, timelines, strategy, and staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, budgets and allocation of available resources
  • Consult with management and review project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements and allotment of resources
  • Work closely with the end users, business technologies, and others to understand and prioritize business goals and information needs related to the project
  • Facilitate status and milestone meetings with cross functional groups
  • Prepare project status reports and keep team, management, clients and others informed of project status and related issues
  • Participate in vendor selection, may negotiate with outside vendors and interact with and be able to influence, senior management, follow the Vendor Management Process
  • Provide oversight and management of outsource resources and/or vendorsKnowledge and Skills/Technology Used
    • Conceptual understanding of current technologies and methodologies to plan and communicate effectively with project team and sponsors
    • Experience with project management methodologies and techniques, and their application in business and technical environments
    • Experience with applicable business process sufficient to communicate and consult with team members, customers and management
    • Experience managing multiple projects or larger projects with complex inter-dependencies
    • Experience developing PowerPoints/Executive presentations and facilitating meetings, managing risks, and developing contingency plans
    • Written communication skills sufficient to create project plans and other project documentation
    • Knowledge of PM tools to create project documents and reports including graphs and visual representationsTypical EducationBS Degree in a business field or equivalent work experienceTypical Range of Experience
      • Experience implementing software solutions including, core systems, digital banking solutions, commercial cash management products, item processing, enterprise risk management solutions, content management or similar solutions.
      • Experience in the industry of Banking, Software, or FinTech
      • 2+ years of project manager experience
      • 2+ years related Commercial Banking or financial services industry experienceLicense or CertificationPMP DesirableFirst American invests in its employees' development and well-being, empowers them to provide superior customer service and encourages them to serve the communities where they live and work. First American is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer.Based on eligibility, First American offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO/paid sick leave and other great benefits like an employee stock purchase plan.

Keywords: First American, Santa Ana , Project Manager - Trust, Executive , Santa Ana, California

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