Job Title: MAS Project Manager
Department: Conversions Compliance
City/Town: Owings Mills
Exact Job Duties to be Performed: . Collaborate with MAS management to build the project team and determine priorities.
. Negotiate with management for appropriate project resources.
. Manage all phases of the project life cycle.
. Work closely with team members to develop Work Breakdown Structures and estimate the time required to complete individual tasks in order to produce and maintain the MAS project schedule.
. Serve as Liaison with HP with respect to MAS enhancements to facilitate the project.
. Analyze prior MAS projects to determine resource requirements, timeline and likely outcomes for similar project initiatives.
. Forecast accurate schedule and budget estimates while managing scope creep.
. Review and adjust project schedules based on established priorities and available resources.
. Collaborate with the Business Units, HP and Subject Matter Experts to ensure that project business objectives and all other project requirements documentation are captured and approved.
. Function as the MAS project management Subject Matter Expert for the project team.
. Communicate delays in critical path tasks appropriately and provide risk mitigation or risk avoidance strategies and other solutions for on-time project delivery.
. Analyze time and cost variances against plan and communicate project status and issues to the PMO and other stakeholders.
. Ensure appropriate approvals are obtained for project phase gates.
. Perform other duties as required to deliver the product or service.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: . Ability to understand the big picture scope of assigned projects.
. Ability to follow all company policies and procedures including the Project Management Methodology to ensure consistency in project management.
. Demonstrate the ability to effectively lead project teams and successfully deliver projects on time and within budget.
. Must be self-disciplined, goal oriented, action focused, organized, and possess excellent project planning, motivational, delegation, strategic planning, diplomacy, inter-personal, leadership, and mentoring skills.
. Must be able to manage career growth by completing appropriate continuing education courses, and must adapt to changes in project management methodology, tools and techniques.
. Experience leading large systems integration projects that span multiple departments or divisions.
Required Qualifications Only: Required:
. Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience in a relevant discipline
. 5+ years progressive experience in project management
. Demonstrated ability in effectively leading project teams and successfully delivering projects on time and within budget
. Microsoft Project Experience
. MAS experience
. Excellent oral and written communication skills
. Experience working in a global organization
. Basic knowledge of Electronic Payments industry and technologies to intelligently discuss and understand relevant impacts to the projects