Charles Schwab Project Director in Austin, Texas


Austin - TX, AUSTINA, 12401 Research Blvd, 78759

Jodi Lynn Cohen


Our Opportunity:

The Schwab Project Services organization delivers business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of solutions to solve business problems and opportunities.

What you’ll do:

This individual contributor role is responsible for the successful execution of large projects or programs supporting organizational strategies. Project Directors build and manage the critical relationships with project executives across the organization, and directly oversee work produced and delivered by their project teams.

  • Drive programs or large, complex projects to completion, while championing business objectives and goals

  • Adapt style to work with a diverse set of stakeholder needs and expectations

  • Work across diverse business and technical partners to broker decisions and negotiate trade-offs

  • Distill complex information for business partners

  • Communicate effectively at an executive level

  • Mediate and resolve conflicts

  • Maintain a strategic focus when making decisions

  • Demonstrate sound judgment regarding decisions and escalations with incomplete information

  • Drive to complete project/program planning and execute roadmaps.

  • Provide supervision and direction to project teams to ensure successful execution

  • Ensure quality and evidence of project documentation

  • Ensure program/project financials adhere to and align with budgetary expectations

  • Understand project interdependencies and anticipate/manage/mitigate risks at a program level

  • Inspire project team members to improve their own performance; engage and motivate teams to go beyond their role expectations, to help each other, and to exceed goals

What you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 12 + years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments

  • Proven ability to earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders through focused execution of business priorities

  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a highly matrixed organization

  • Sound business and technical acumen

  • Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure

  • Demonstrated and applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects

  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills

  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools and methodologies

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Management/Technical Project Mgmt-6+ yrs

Position Located In: TX - Austin

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Monday, October 2, 2017

Expiration Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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