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Project Manager I- Retail Project Office - 3DK02 in Buffalo, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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Job Description

Basic Function
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques in order to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance.
Essential Position Responsibilities
The ability to independently apply the following skills is required for this job description.
Establish project deliverables - Develop Project Plan, Forecast and Schedule
Record detailed customer project requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.
Includes the Work Breakdown, Project Organization chart, Communication plan, Risk plan, Quality plan, Cost/budget and Resource plans.
Communicate project plan
Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members.
Execute project plan
Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals. Includes executing all parts of the project plan and managing the budget/forecast.
Monitor and control project work including change controls
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
Implement approved actions
Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
Develop project team
Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and boost morale.
Nature and Scope

Under direct supervision of a more senior Project Manager, a Portfolio Manager, or a Program Manager, manages a small project or phase(s) of a larger project.
Responsibility for all aspects of the project over the entire life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close).
Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
Leadership
Supports team building
Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members.
Demonstrates high ethics and values
Inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs.
Recognizes contributions
Praises people for a job well done.
Basic Qualifications
1 to 3 years Project Management and 7 years related experience
Bachelors degree or in lieu of degree, four to five years relevant experience
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) or Project Management Professional (PMP®) preferred
Experience using spreadsheets, word processing and project management software
Writes clearly. Communicates information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Possesses good listening skills: Listens intently to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interrupting them.
Speaks clearly: Communicates information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

We encourage candidates with relevant military experience to apply.
About M&T
At M&T, we strive to be the best place our employees ever work, the best bank our customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make. So when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. As a top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing regional banks in the country, we offer a wide range of performance based career development opportunities for talented professionals. And through our longstanding tradition of careful, conservative and consistent management and a strong commitment to the communities we serve, we continue to grow with a focus on the future.
M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.