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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Piscataway


Project-Program Manager - 90212003
Primary Location:US-New Jersey-Piscataway
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:16 Apr 2019 - Ongoing
Project Manager
Whippany, NJ

Planning & Change Delivery (PCD) is looking for an AVP Project Manager to ultimately join our Whippany, New Jersey location. The PCD Project Manager is responsible for driving the successful implementation of medium to large-scale projects across all areas of the Bank (e.g. Marketing, Technology, Customer Care, Credit, Collections, Bank Ops, Fraud, etc.)  Candidate will possess strong strategic thinking, problem solving, communication and analytical skills and must be able to work in a fast paced, collaborative, entrepreneurial environment.  This includes managing projects through all phases including Planning, Initiation, Delivery, Implementation and Closeout; collaborating with Project Sponsor to refine the scope and success criteria of the project; ensuring the project is delivered on time, to budget, to the required quality standard with full adherence to the SDLC standards and Project Management Best Practices; identifying the project risks, escalation as appropriate, and ensuring subsequent mitigations are invoked; managing “change” in adherence to the change delivery process; managing communications for the project to all stakeholders; and ensuring the project is effectively resourced, utilizing resources in an efficient manner, and maintaining a co-operative, motivated, and successful team. The purpose of Planning & Change Delivery is to help shape the Portfolio by driving alignment to Strategy and Value, facilitate discovery and solidify Change Definition, manage bank-wide capacity planning and prioritization, lead the quality delivery of bank-wide and technology change, and define organizational change methodology and governance model.

What will you be doing?
•Organize project teams by identifying areas of needed expertise and required skills
•You will manage overall delivery of project across all bank functions including requirements gathering, design, build/customization, integration, and testing
•Identify, assess impact of and resolve project issues and conflicts with business partners, management and/or project team
•You will support budget tracking and variance mitigation efforts
•Provide current status and updates on programs as requested with executive management, business partners and internal project teams
•Promote improvements to Project Delivery Tools and Methodology
•Internal: Establish strong contact with all bank functions, act as central hub
•External: Coordinate, act as day-to-day project contact with technology and business vendors

What we’re looking for:
•Bachelor's degree
•3 or more years of project management experience
•2 or more years operating in an Agile delivery environment

Skills that will help you in the role:
•Experience delivering programs with budgets of $2M+ that span multiple business and technology areas
•Project/strategic planning and business background with understanding of assigned areas of responsibility
•Advanced Business Analysis
•Problem Analysis & Resolution

Where will you be working?
The Whippany campus brings together members of Barclays’ Chief Operating Office - operations and technology - and functional teams from across the Americas. The campus houses the very latest technology and state-of-the-art working spaces, facilitating cooperation and innovation across teams, and enhancing the firm’s ability to deliver for customers and clients across the globe. The campus features a health center, a fitness center and onsite childcare. It also has walking trails, as well as campus-wide WiFi.

Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details.

Our Values
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.  It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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