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Project Manager II

Navy Federal Credit Union
Vienna, Virginia 22180
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    Full Time

Employee Perks

Why You Will Love Being Part of the Navy Federal Team:

*Competitive compensation with opportunities for annual raises, promotions, and bonus potential
*Best-in-Class Benefits! (7% 401k match / Pension plan / Tuition reimbursement / Great insurance options)
*On-site amenities include fitness center, wellness center, cafeteria, etc. at Pensacola, FL; Vienna, VA and Winchester, VA campuses
*Consistently Awarded Top Workplace
*Nationally recognized training department by TRAINING Magazine
*An employee-focused, diverse, and service-oriented workplace environment

Basic Purpose

To plan, manage, and execute all aspects of life-cycle projects from inception through implementation. To develop project plans and deliver solutions on schedule and within budget in support of service innovations and organizational and process changes/enhancements.


• Ensures effective management of projects from inception through implementation
• Defines, develops and executes project plans, including scope definition, expectations, activities, cost estimates, and schedules
• Works with the business group to determine and understand business requirements
• Manages projects from concept through the planning, analysis, design, testing, implementation, and transition phases
• Develops clear and concise “big picture” of projects within Navy Federal organizational goals
• Directs and leads Project Teams by developing and coordinating work plans, schedules, milestones, deliverables, and training
• Manages project budgets including risk and impact of changes to project plans
• Identifies and minimizes project risks or constraints that would impact project deliverables
• Identifies, communicates, and resolves branch/division/department areas of concern, or cross-organizational that may impede or impact other projects/initiatives
• Maintains/archives project documentation
• Ensures project deliverables are met in accordance with customers’ expectations
• Sets, manages, and communicates client expectations for the project
• Oversees project progress to ensure project documentation and schedules are in compliance with previously agreed requirements and standards
• Identifies, escalates and/or resolves issues associated with project(s) ensuring deliverables conform to established quality and schedules
• Monitors and controls risks to ensure timelines are met and project goals are attained
• Facilitates project team and client meetings for the resolution of project issues
• Provides project status reports to management
• Ensures success of projects by working closely with Procurement regarding vendor contracts
• Works closely with Procurement to clearly define and understand contracts, including language, scope, pre- and post-award, contract closure, basic legal aspects, and risk management
• Manages contracts’ quality assurance, including contract administration and execution
• Manages contract budget, cost control mechanisms and Change control
• Serves as primary point of contact for project management and related issues.
• Secures resources and ensures optimum utilization of those resources, meeting budgetary requirements
• Allocates project team assignments to ensure accountability, establishes a team environment, manages personnel changes, and executes the training plan
• Manages, executes, and communicates project plan, changes, direction, approach, and priorities based on changing business requirements, circumstances, new information and/or budget considerations to
• stakeholders
• Establishes team objectives and assignments, reviews work products, and provides timely feedback to staff regarding performance; may provide input to team members’ performance appraisals
• Promotes team building and skills development of project team members
• Manages multiple, moderately complex projects
• Solves moderate to complex project-related problems
• Interacts effectively with managers and division/department management concerning projects
• Participates with division/department management in researching and selecting vendors
• Recommends improvements across division/department lines
• Builds relationships with management and key stakeholders
• Manages relationships with vendors, including contract definition, monitoring and issue resolution
• Performs other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Education Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of education, training, or experience
• Experience leading and/or managing small projects or portions of larger projects
• Experience participating in, and/or managing, cross-functional, multi-dimensional teams and projects
• Solid knowledge of project lifecycles, project management methodologies, and business requirements analysis
• Strong planning, organization, and problem solving skills
• Demonstrated skill in leading, guiding, and mentoring others
• Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
• Experience working with all levels of staff, management, and vendors
• Knowledge and understanding of contracts, including language, intricacies, scope, and risk management
• Demonstrated skill in effectively building relationships with and influence team members, management, vendors, and a diverse group of stakeholders
• Demonstrated skill in presenting findings and conclusions clearly and concisely to stakeholders and management
• Proficiency with PCs and related software applications (word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and project management applications)

Desired Qualifications and Education Requirements:

• Advanced Degree in Business, Management, Economics, Finance, or related field
• Knowledge of Navy Federal’s, or other financial institutions’, operations
• Working knowledge of Navy Federal’s Project Portfolio Management (PPM) standards
• Extensive experience managing multi-disciplinary project lifecycles for financial institutions

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Location: 820 Follin Lane SE, Vienna, VA 22180

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability


Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.


Posted: 2019-10-29 Expires: 2019-12-13

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