Consultant – 4-6 Years Banking Project Management Experience

Consultant – 4-6 Years Banking Project Management Experience

We are seeking an experienced Consultant with significant bank or credit union project management experience. This position is a remote position so the candidate can live anywhere in the USA. In this role, you will work with a talented team of consultants and directors in the Technology Solutions Group providing project leadership on complex core conversions and merger integration engagements. The incumbent must have excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully work with all levels in the organization and travel up to 50-70% of the time.

Cornerstone is a fast-paced work environment where employees can make a difference. We pride ourselves on being a knowledge company and hire life-long learners.

100% paid employee covered health care (medical, dental, vision, STD & life), matching 401(k), 3 weeks PTO, profit sharing, annual bonus and more.

Position Description:

Consultant responsibilities include leading clients through complex conversion projects, developing project plans and deliverables, leading client meetings, assisting with balancing and testing and commanding the “war room” during conversion weekends. Position will perform various coordinating tasks, like schedule and risk management, maintaining project documentation and handling time and billing responsibilities. Ultimately, the responsibility is to ensure that all projects are completed on time, within budget and meet high quality standards.

Major Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Self-starter who assists team leaders in developing the best course of action and get things done with minimal supervision
  • Strong organizational and coordination responsibilities for a project(s), which include status reporting, project plan updates, scheduling and other administrative functions.
  • Main project contact for Cornerstone, Client and Vendor team members
  • Notifies and escalates issues to team leaders as necessary
  • Updates project schedule and coordinates with project team on deliverable execution
  • Schedules calls, meetings, demonstrations and other related project activities
  • Takes meeting notes, tracks action items status and works with team leaders to get owners assigned
  • Monitors project budget, client invoicing and milestone status and reports to team leaders
  • Works with team leaders to identify, resolve and manage project issues
  • Communicates timing for project deliverables and tracking of action items completion
  • Collects, formulates and distributes project status reports

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
  • 4-6 years’ banking experience, preferably including management responsibilities in Operations,IT and/or Project Management
  • Experience leading core system conversion for a bank or credit union
  • Certifications in Project Management, Six Sigma, business analytics, Agile and similar disciplines are a plus, but not required

Performance Competencies:

Customer Service

Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Administration

Organizing: Can marshal resources (people, funding, material, support) to get things done; can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal; uses resources effectively and efficiently arranges information and files in a useful manner.

Priority Setting: Spends his/her time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zeros in on the critical few and puts the trivial many aside; can quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminates roadblocks; creates focus.

Time Management: Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.

Written Communications: ability to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.

Language Skills
Excellent communication skills – verbal and written in English.

Background screening including past employment, education and references required.

Our firm provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, our firm complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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