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Program/Project Management Senior

Company: USAA
Location: Atascosa
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.We are seeking an experienced Program/Project Management Senior for either our San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Tampa, FL, Colorado Springs, CO or Charlotte, NC facility. This is a hybrid role with an expectation to be in the in one of the major office locations, two-three days per week.Occasional travel will be required to USAA facility for training and/or meetings.Facilitates and drives the planning, execution, and delivery of incentive compensation scorecard goals and results intended to accomplish business goals and objectives within prescribed timeframes and/or budgets. Demonstrates an advanced understanding of how activities contribute to the achievement of strategic business goals and operational objectives. Collaborates with key partners, vendors, and project/program teams to identify mutually beneficial outcomes for competing priorities and negotiate timelines to ensure objectives are met.For related project experience to be considered outside of a Program/Project Management title, please upload a project list of all program/project management experience. The project list should include: project summary, role, and project timeframe (including percentage of time dedicated to the project, i.e. Jan 2020-present, 50% of time). Failure to provide this documentation may result in disqualification.Job RequirementsPrimary Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and handles existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Drives implementation of low to moderately complex work efforts, working closely with cross-functional teams and resources to achieve multiple program and project landmarks within established timeframes.
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates activities for moderately complex work efforts through the development work efforts plans intended to accomplish goals and objectives within prescribed timeframes, scope, and budgets.
  • Ensures consistent visibility for teams by monitoring and reporting business objectives, work efforts achievements, and key indicators.
  • Communicates with stakeholders and provides insight on issues through root cause analyses.
  • Facilitates collaboration on creative alternatives to work efforts challenges with subject matter experts.
  • Removes obstacles and impediments to ensure business and operational objectives are met.
  • Develops and tracks project budgets that may include necessary capital expenditures, operational expenses, and labor funding requirements.
  • Identifies and applies standard methodologies and needed process improvements; drives adoption and challenges standards.
  • Ensures compliance with company and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Supervises project execution to deliver incremental business value.
  • Participates in the creation of the master work efforts plan from the underlying plans (if applicable).
  • Assists in defining the control and the overall delivery of the work efforts to meet the goals, objectives, and success criteria.
  • Establishes overall cadence for communication with impacted partners and provides framework for underlying work efforts(s) communication plans.
  • Participates in work effort closure activities to determine benefit / business impact realization.
  • Manages risk by using the best risk management practices to address execution challenges associated with quality, schedule, and cost, in adherence with risk management framework.
  • Adheres to EPMO processes, procedures, controls, standards, tools, and templates (as required).
  • Drives the adoption and sustainment of changes within the organization in compliance with USAA's Change Management framework.When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.Minimum Education:
    • Bachelor's degree required, OR 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required in lieu of degree.Minimum Experience:
      • 6 years of relevant experience in project or program management, including planning, tracking and delivery.
      • Comprehensive knowledge and demonstrated application of project management tools and methodologies.
      • Teamwork skills in a matrixed environment including providing consultative guidance to help solve enterprise level issues.
      • Possess an understanding of scope definition, process, and solution mapping; process structures and components; and standard project planning methodologies.
      • Experience supporting projects with complex deliverables including information technology and dependencies across organizations.
      • In-depth understanding of risk management policies and procedures.Preferred Experience:
        • Experience working in a C-Suite chief of staff function
        • Experience leading enterprise-wide projects with multiple stakeholders within a large financial institution and/or insurance industry
        • PPM (Program Project Management) CertificationThe above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.Compensation:USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $97,000-$175,000.Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.Benefits:At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.Please click on the link below for more details.USAA Total RewardsRelocation assistance is not available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, San Antonio , Program/Project Management Senior, Executive , Atascosa, Texas

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