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Bank of the West Sr Program Management Manager in San Ramon, California

Sr Program Management Manager


At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary

Responsible for managing highly complex program and transformation initiatives, which have considerable strategic impact and involves significant collaboration with internal and/or external resources. Programs include transformation, integration, technology, conversions and other special programs. Exercises significant latitude in managing the project life cycle, including budget and forecast, as well as transformation activities.

Essential Job Functions

  • Monitor and drive major and complex programs/projects aligned with the Finance strategy

  • Leads Finance transformation initiatives ensuring their contribution to Finance’s ambition and strategy

  • Responsible for project governance and reporting for all Finance projects

  • Identifies and develops new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.

  • Develops an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.



Required Experience

  • Requires advanced knowledge in leading and managing the execution of processes, projects and tactics within a Retail Banking Finance organization.

  • Requires mastery level knowledge and skills on Project/Program Management with a strong emphasis on AGILE methodology and understanding the impact of work on other areas of the organization.

  • Exposure to working on financial accounting, regulatory reporting (FDIC, FRB), or management reporting initiatives.

  • Must have solid organizational skills, with the ability to handle complex projects in a multi-tasking environment and meet deadlines with quality results

  • A comprehensive understanding of Retail banking products (loans, deposits, securities, etc.)

  • Experience managing or leading others


  • Bachelor's Degree

  • PMP Certification

Work Experience

  • Minimum 10 - 12 yrs

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Project Management

Location: United States-California-San Ramon

Other Locations: United States-Arizona-Tempe

Requisition ID: 054942