BECU Opening Statement
How would you like to be part of an organization where member values and company values are one and the same? Whose culture encourages and expects employees to advocate for our members -- which has made us the most trusted and respected financial institution throughout the communities we serve and support. That’s BECU—where we put Members First. We’re looking for dynamic, passionate, engaged employees who value doing what’s right to serve our members – and take pride in knowing that our success depends on everyone who comes to work with us each day. BECU is one of the nation’s leading credit unions, serving our Members for over 80 years. We know our people are what make us special, and we seek to employ those who want to make a difference. If that’s you, then read on…
As a Senior Manager, Technical Project Management, you will provide leadership and oversight to a project and program management team at BECU. You will be responsible for leading and managing PMO staff and processes, and partnering with business leaders to ensure successful delivery of business outcomes. You will facilitate and drive critical decisions and manage day to day project activities to ensure project implementations comply with methodologies and best practices. Strong candidates will have demonstrated experience in both project and program management, use of various project methodologies and frameworks, and successful development of high performing teams.
In this job, you will• Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies, compliance, regulatory and Information Protection requirements. • Define and develop enterprise-wide project management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics. • Provide ongoing coaching, mentoring and training of staff to develop and encourage their performance. Meet with staff on a timely basis for the purpose of conducting personnel evaluations and providing feedback. • Lead the continual progression of the project management framework at BECU, maintaining a focus on continual improvement. • Tracking key project milestones and recommending adjustments to project managers. • Drive process development and process improvement efforts, working with a broad range of stakeholders. • Assign project managers to projects, programs, and other key initiatives to support the business. • Collaborates with members of the Development, QA, and Release Management teams to support and improve our regular release process. • Educate and provide thought leadership for project management methodologies throughout the organization. • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with BECU Competencies and Information Protection requirements. • Incorporates effective change and risk management controls. • Deliver all projects contained in the BECU project portfolio on time, within budget and meeting the strategic and business objectives. • Define and refine the metrics used for the application of the waterfall and Agile frameworks. • Perform additional duties as assigned.
Qualifications• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration or other related discipline, or equivelent work or education related experience required. Advanced degree preferred. • Minimum 10 years of managing projects, programs or portfolios. • Minimum 3 years of leadership experience • Strong knowledge in software development processes, with practical experience with both waterfall project management methodology and Agile framework. • Demonstrated track record of successfully delivering large/complex projects, including project scope, schedule, resources, quality, costs and change management. • Exceptional management and interpersonal skills. • Proficient verbal and written skills to effectively communicate in the English language. • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, and to gather and analyze information skillfully. • Full-time hours required, with additional hours as necessary.
BECU is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status.