Bank of the West Sr Program Manager - Data Center & Tech Consolidation in Tempe, Arizona
Sr Program Manager - Data Center & Tech Consolidation
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 oversight and execution of one or more bank programs within Information Technology group. Partner with leaders across the Bank's footprint to drive expected operational and/or financial results through program governance, project management, planning, marketing and process improvements. Exercise sound business judgment in managing the initiation, planning, and execution of assigned programs.
Essential Job Functions
Manages and leads the assigned projects, work streams or forums. Responsible for the project until deliverables are completed.
Ensures that all projects are compliant with Local Regulations and follow the Group Policies and Procedure.
Drives the Project Governance and all the necessary meetings with all actors.
Scopes projects with key stakeholders, develops Implementation Project Plans according to allocated budget and expected timeline
Identifies and obtains the proper decisions from all the stakeholders
Drives implementation consistency and quality through execution of project management best practices. Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path items.
Manages all relations and interaction with external partners involved.
Drives the change management process over the course of the project
Gathers and reports project costs, identifies and fix issues, anticipates risks and develops risk mitigation plans. Delivers all reporting and monitors progress toward achievement
Ensures clear communication of goals, costs, risks, efforts involved, as well as on the progress of the project.
Keeps the project documentation up to date.
Other Job Duties
Provide information and recommendations to partners as appropriate.
May manage internal/external customer research and awareness studies to measure issues of interest. Request additional research necessary for management decision-making.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum 7 years of experience in IT in banking industry
Minimum 7 years of experience in Project Management or IT Production / Infrastructure Management
Ability to work both independently and within a team framework and to motivate colleagues in order to manage projects most effectively.
Analytical mindset, inquisitive, and proactive
Strong communication and presentation skills.(required to prepare presentations for Senior Managers)
Excellent level of knowledge in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
- Bachelor's Degree
Demonstrated leadership experience leading high performing teams or organizations through significant change.
Previous experience in datacenter relocation or IT production / infrastructure management.
Good knowledge in infrastructure hardware / software technologies for networks, servers, databases, storage systems, data centers, and other technology infrastructure.
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-Nebraska-Omaha
Other Locations: United States-California-San Ramon, United States-North Dakota-Fargo, United States-Arizona-Tempe
Requisition ID: 054168