Charles Schwab Project Manager in Westlake, 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 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 Opportunity:

The HR Integration and Planning Office delivers business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of effective solutions to business problems and opportunities. This Team is primarily responsible for all operational activities and project management support for the various HR Functions. Chosen candidate will lead a variety of projects, including launching new learning products and programs, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead and/or support medium-to-large-scale projects sometimes involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners

  • Utilizing project management industry best practices, deliver value to the HR organization by directly managing of all aspects of the project life cycle for HR initiatives, including: defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering business, operational, product, program and information technology deliverables

  • Leverage organization defined standardized tools and resources to support project delivery

  • Provide on-going communication to stakeholders regarding project expectations, document lessons learned

  • Using a consultative and strategic partner approach, ensure delivery of HR initiatives while keeping optimal pace of the project, providing transparency and communication with project stakeholders, mitigating risk, and dealing with issues that arise while also maintaining the budget

  • Facilitates consensus on the business need, quantifiable business benefit, anticipated cost and timeline, stakeholder commitment, and success criteria

  • Provide cost assumptions, and on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan

  • Keep track of new change requests, analyze impacts to scope, schedule, and project costs if applicable

  • Ability to effectively communicate with clarity and precision, both written and verbally with project stakeholders and business partners

  • Assist stakeholders with documenting requirements (business, functional, and technical), and acts as a liaison between constituents

  • Fully understands business need, opportunity, or issue related to their assigned projects

  • Manages test planning, test execution, tracks testing issue through to resolution. Participate in user acceptance testing and testing of new functionality

What you have:

  • Basic knowledge in the use of project management tools and project management methodology

  • Experience, managing medium to large projects, with emphasis on program delivery, business process implementation, product and program development, systems, and technical environments

  • Ability to earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders

  • Ability to mobilize project constituencies, set direction and approach

  • Possesses HR, business and technical acumen

  • 1-3 years project management experience

  • Prior business analysis a plus

  • Bachelor Degree Preferred

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

Learn more about Life@Schwab at http://www.aboutschwab.com/careers/lifeatschwab/" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.

Position Located In: TX - Westlake