PMO Project Manager - FinTech Banking


Who We Are: Cross River is a highly profitable fast-growing financial technology company recognized for the third year in a row by CB Insights as one of the 250 best global fintechs. Our comprehensive suite of innovative products powers financial solutions with a strong focus on regulatory compliance for our partners and their millions of consumers around the world. We are on a mission to build the infrastructure that propels access, inclusion and the democratization of financial services. While our company has tripled in size over the last three years, our strong sense of purpose led Cross River to be named to American Banker’s list of Best Places to Work in Fintech for the last 4 consecutive years. The reason for this success is simple --- our nimble, adaptive, and collaborative family culture lives in every member of our growing team. Together we are at the forefront of technology and innovation in financial services, and we invite collaborative and motivated high performers to join our rapidly expanding team. What we’re looking for: The PMO Team handles all the planning, implementation, and tracking of a wide range of business projects that are cross-functional in nature. In addition, the Project Manager provides project tracking and status, identifies constraints and potential workarounds, and is responsible for the overall success of the project or process implementation. This role will have expose across all business units and will work cross-functionally with teams to lead to increased execution of all project timelines. A successful candidate will bring experience and passion for project management, stakeholder management and committed to helping Cross River meet its goals. Duties & Responsibilities: The Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including much of the following: Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management Document detailed notes, action items and key takeaways from project meetings, as appropriate Gather and document requirements from key stakeholders Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project Determine the resources (time, money, people, etc) required to complete the project and work with business leaders to ensure the appropriate resources are allocated to the project Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required and communicate project risks Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion Execute the project according to the project plan Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured Monitor the progress of the project and adjust as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organization on the progress of the project Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality Monitor project performance against scope, schedule, and cost baselines Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase Conduct post-implementation reviews of the project in order to incorporate lessons learned for future projects. About You: Strong knowledge of project management – both Waterfall and Agile methodologies Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to synthesize ideas and data to develop a project plan and approach Excellent relationship management skills Ability to deal with competing priorities and exacting expectations. Ability to work well under pressure across a diverse group of stakeholders. Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and professional presence. Ability to easily communicate complex information between the business, Information Technology, and the bank’s technology and API partners. Entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on mentality, integrity, and reliability. 7+ years Project Management experience Experience working in a fast paced, lean environment Experience in Finance, Financial Services, Enterprise Systems or Fintech Experience managing large, cross functional business projects PMP Certifications preferred Prior experience working in a Big 4, consulting or large corporate setting is preferred Salary Range: $90,000.00-$145,000.00 Cross River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cross River does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. By submitting your application, you give Cross River permission to email, call, or text you using the contact details provided. 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