Charles Schwab Sr. Project Manager in Austin, Texas
We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.
As a company, we were established by Chuck at http://www.aboutschwab.com/press/leadership/charles-schwab over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.
Our Project Services organization supports Schwab business goals through the delivery of projects spanning technology, operations, business continuity, and offshore management. Our team collaborates across a matrixed organization to deliver business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of effective solutions to business problems and opportunities.
What you’ll do:
Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives. They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.
Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables
Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit
Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners
Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project
Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters
Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures
Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
What you have:
Required minimum qualifications include:
8+ 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 quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders
Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace
Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools, Agile/Scrum and iterative development methodologies
Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity
Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively
Sound business and technical acumen
Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally
Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure
Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desired qualifications:
Experience with Agile methodology
Background in the financial services industry
What you’ll get:
Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life
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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. All applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status (disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans), or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Position Located In: TX - Austin