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Director, Program Management, Credit Union Solutions

Position Description

What does a great Director of Project Management do? You will be part of the leadership team leading management and oversight of the Program Management Office for Credit Union Solutions (CUS). The Director should be a forward thinker providing strategic direction and collaboration with peers and leaders across CUS and Fiserv to seek for near and long-term delivery improvements that drive quality execution and improved client experience. This role is responsible for project and program management staffing for product development and special initiative for the diverse set of product offerings that makes up CUS. Project/Program portfolio management for one or more of the CUS products is included in the set of responsibilities assigned to the Director; as well as, people care and management for a team of high performing project managers, program managers, and portfolio managers.


ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
-  Build positive relationships and engagement across multiple levels within an organization


-  Accountable for the successful delivery of business results tied to the most complex projects and programs across multiple business unit portfolios. Direct/Indirect budget management, 1-1.5 MM based on program, project, or release activities.


-  Monitoring and management of annual portfolio of projects. Design and develop improvement opportunities to gain efficiencies of project methodologies, deliverables, reporting and training to mature capabilities in service and delivery.


-  Align team with CUS Project Management standards, processes, and templates. Collaboration with designated Business Units on PM intake prioritization, options and staffing decisions.


-  Responsible for the optimization of talent, measurable goals and accountabilities, driving actionable development plans in alignment with desired competencies, and acquiring talent through competency-based hiring practices.


-  You will be leading critical issues when business results are at risk. Collaborate with Enterprise Technology Teams across division to ensure client expectations are met and division goals achieved.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION:
-  A leader with shown project and program management discipline, that is well organized, and able to drive engagement across organizational boundaries. Able to think and act strategically and tactically within a technical discipline and from a broad business perspective


-  You will lead large organizations through transformative business process change efforts and possess self-starter/self-directed skills to lead with high energy and passion


-  Ability to exercise with utmost discretion and independent discernment and ability to multitask and meet deadlines, ability to communicate, both verbally and written, formally and informally, with a high level of confidence


-  8+ years leading large-scale delivery of programs and projects which includes development and integration as well as leading professionals within a distributed team environment


-  Experience with application development projects utilizing a software development life cycle and multiple methodologies


-  A Bachelor?s Degree in an IT, Business or a management related discipline


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS FOR CONSIDERATION:
-  Strong leadership skills and experience in building positive relationships, strategic partnerships with external and internal key stakeholders/customers.


-  Excellent social skills with shown ability to lead complex matrix teams across geographic and business unit boundaries. Excellent negotiation, conflict, and discernment skills to balance Fiserv and Client goals.


-  Experience leading infrastructure upgrades, technology refreshes and/or data center moves. Experience in talent development and/or organization development and process oriented.


-  Experience with Clarity / Ideation / Service Point or Service Management processes


-  Financial industry / Credit Union industry experience is a plus


TRAVEL REQUIRED:
-  20%


BUSINESS DESCRIPTION
Credit Union Solutions provides account processing services for credit unions of all sizes. In addition to account processing, CUS offers a wide range of valuable solutions to deliver an integrated credit union platform that is tailored to each client?s needs.


WHO WE ARE:
Fiserv is dedicated to providing financial accounting software that automates and streamlines day-to-day processing by reducing the effort required to perform financial accounting functions. Our clients include the finance leadership, financial and treasury accountants at leading US financial institutions.


FISERV IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/DISABILITY/VET


Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit http://www.careers.fiserv.com/eeo for more information.



Company Description:

Going Up?  Today's shifting demands require a partner who shares your goals with the proven expertise to help you reach them.  For more than 16,000 clients worldwide, Fiserv is transforming the way financial services are delivered to ensure business growth.  With Fiserv, you have the power to go places.  The power within.  www.fiserv.com


 


Fiserv Technology Makes the Difference
Through thousands of partnerships with clients worldwide and hundreds of solutions, Fiserv touches almost every part of financial services €“ online & mobile banking, account processing, e-payments, lending, wealth management...our technology makes the difference in every interaction.


 


Fiserv Technology: Consumer Reach and Scale
Fiserv technology simplifies financial transactions. We enable 120 million deposit accounts, 60 million online banking users, and 23 million active bill payment users, making financial transactions easy to allow people to focus on the things that really matter: planning, living and prospering.




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