Sr. Project Manager at UMB Financial Corporation

  • Project Management
  • Fulltime
  • Anywhere (100% Remote) Only
Job Description

Title: Sr. Project Manager (Hybrid / Remote)

Location: VA-Richmond; US Remote


The UMB Governance organization within Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) is comprised of IT leaders, project managers, architects, software engineers, and analysts coming from diverse background and experiences. Functionally, the Governance Organization provides guidance and oversight to IT processes, projects, capacity, and risk management functions to ensure appropriate strategies, policies and controls are executed effectively and efficiently. We share a strong commitment to ensure our enterprise-level systems are performing at peak capacity and we believe in fully supporting each other to achieve this goal.

As a Senior Project Manager , you will lead multiple enterprise projects interacting with cross-functional teams comprised of internal & external technical contributors, IT managers and various other stakeholders. More specifically, you will provide project leadership, primarily supporting our Payments Platforms (Cards, Wires, ACH, Real Time Payments, etc). You will serve as the liaison with project sponsors, vendors and will facilitate continuous communication and manage expectations. You will be expected to coordinate the resolution of complex issues and challenging situations. This is a subset of the overall responsibilities which involves other multiple initiatives as assigned by IT leadership. If you have experience with Payments Platforms (Cards, Wires, ACH, Real Time Payments, etc.) or you are ready to help out with other bank initiatives, we want to talk with you!

This role is hybrid (Tue through Thu on-site) for candidates in the Kansas City area and open to qualified remote candidates outside of the Kansas City area but within the US.

How you’ll spend your time:

  • Managing multiple projects across our core banking and/or payments portfolio.
  • Developing business case for executive review and approval of new projects.
  • Working with project team and stakeholders to establish consensus on project scope, deliverables, and outcomes.
  • Planning, monitoring, adjusting, and communicating the project’s schedule.
  • Identifying constraints, risks and coordinating problem resolution of complex issues.
  • Tracking, measuring, and reporting on project status and progress.
  • Coordinating with IT resource managers and implementation partners to ensure the project has proper staffing during each phase/sprint of the SDLC.
  • Ensuring project methodology, standards, processes, and procedures are followed throughout the life of the project.

We’re excited to talk with you if:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or related discipline AND at least 8 years of IT project management experience.
  • You have experience with Waterfall or combined Waterfall and Agile project methodologies.
  • You have knowledge and experience in financial services process/workflow including data management, card transactions, core banking deposits and customer processing, loan processing, payments, and fraud management.

Bonus Points If:

  • You have experience delivering projects with any of these vendors (TSYS, ACI, CGI, etc).
  • You have a PMP certification.

Compensation Range:

Minimum: $83,200.00 – Maximum: $214,560.00

The posted compensation range on this listing represents UMB’s standard for this role, but the actual compensation may vary by geographic location, experience level, and other job-related factors. In addition, this range does not encompass the full earning potential for this role. Please see the description of benefits included with this job posting for additional information.

UMB offers competitive and varied benefits to eligible associates, such as Paid Time Off; a 401(k) matching program; annual incentive pay; paid holidays; a comprehensive company sponsored benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, and other insurance coverage; health savings, flexible spending, and dependent care accounts; adoption assistance; an employee assistance program; fitness reimbursement; tuition reimbursement; an associate wellbeing program; an associate emergency fund; and various associate banking benefits. Benefit offerings and eligibility requirements vary.

Are you ready to be part of something more?

You’re more than a means to an end—a way to help us meet the bottom line. UMB isn’t comprised of workers, but of people who care about their work, one another, and their community. Expect more than the status quo. At UMB, you can expect more heart. You’ll be valued for exactly who you are and encouraged to support causes you care about. Expect more trust. We want you to do the right thing, no matter what. And, expect more opportunities. UMBers are known for having multiple careers here and having their voices heard.

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