SunTrust Banks Sr. IT Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

Req ID: W455014

Job Description

  • Manages highly complex IT projects with significant associated risk. Depending on the role, may oversee multiple projects through the direct or indirect management of other project managers.
  • Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
  • Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor activities and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team and other project managers.
  • Provides review, oversight approval, and management of project tasks and dependencies. Influences and negotiates with senior management and vendors to ensure support for the project plan and resources.
  • Reports the status of projects as they track against phase review objectives, schedule, budget and risk.
  • Develops recommendations and implements improvements to established project management methodologies within SunTrust.
  • May apply process improvement approaches (e.g., Agile, Six Sigma, etc.) to the project management approach.
  • Interprets internal/external business challenges and recommends best practices.
  • Uses sophisticated analytical thought to exercise judgment and identify innovative solutions.
  • Mentors less experienced teammates to build technical expertise.
  • May have people management responsibilities. Qualifications Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience as a project manager or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Deep specialized and/or broad functional knowledge.
  • Sound understanding of business and organizational strategies and processes.
  • Ability to interpret internal and external business challenges and recommend best practices.
  • Ability to lead complex projects.
  • Sophisticated analytical skills and the ability to solve complex technical and business problems.
  • Ability to influence others at senior levels to adopt a new perspective. Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s degree or MBA and 10 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

  • Banking or financial services experience.
  • Project Management certification.
  • Agile or Six Sigma experience.

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