Enterprise Project Manager
Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
Posted on: January 17, 2020
Responsible and accountable for the delivery, coordination, status
reporting and stability of semi-complex project oriented work.
Drives the planning and coordinating activities of departmental
technology projects; ensure goals or objectives of projects are
accomplished within a prescribed time frame and funding parameters.
Executes on plans and activities pertaining to technology projects
for a given business unit, within area of expertise. Responsible
for the more complex work and assignments typically required of an
IT Project Manager.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Implements project management processes and methodologies for the
assigned IT user community; ensure projects are delivered on time,
within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer
Drives the review of project proposals or plan; determines time
frame and procedures for accomplishing programs. Understands the
technical scope and objectives of the program and ensures project
teams' commitment to the program delivery roadmap. Executes on
established work plan for each project under the program roadmap in
accordance with to Synovus' Project Governance Framework.
Drives the execution of project plans and teamwork assignments,
directs and monitors work efforts on a daily basis, identifies
resource needs, performs quality review; and escalates functional,
quality, timeline issues appropriately and ensures issue
Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting
project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of the project.
Prepares relevant status reports for project managers/clients.
Adheres to standards and procedures for project reporting and
Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that
impact the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort
being managed. Executes on project activities with activities of
business unit(s). Coordinates request for changes from original
specifications and ensure proper change communication and impact
Works closely with the end user, business technologists, and others
to understand and prioritize business goals and information needs;
participates in the development of system requirements and design
specifications; refines conceptual systems design requirements into
the technical design and manages and controls the program
throughout the life cycle of each project within.
Standard Compliance - Ensures that projects follow the established
System Development Life Cycle standards and tailor this methodology
to meet the project and audit standards.
Assists other Project Manager(s) and/or Business Analyst in
identifying and prioritizing opportunities for utilizing IT to
achieve the goals of the enterprise and ensures project
dependencies are clearly defined and addressed
Drives project scheduling, resource allocation and forecasting,
time entry, and project controls through the standard project
management tools to ensure proper budget allocation and
Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their
functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures,
laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role.
Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected
violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely
Performs other related duties as required.
The information on this description has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned
to this job.
Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science,
Information Systems, Business Administration, or related field.
Minimum Experience: 6 years of IT work experience, including 4
years managing projects. Experience with projects in multiple
technologies and functions; demonstrated experience managing
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management
methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change
Knowledge of how to leverage business applications for competitive
Knowledge of current technologies.
Knowledge of the software development process, including
requirements gathering, analysis and design, development tools and
technologies, release and version control, contemporary testing
methodologies, and deployment management.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
Strong conceptual and creative skills.
Solid project management skills, and the ability to multitask and
manage multiple small to large projects in a cross-functional
Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills at all levels of
Ability to blend creativity, problem solving, and technical skills
for refining existing theories or developing new approaches.
Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that
establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.
Ability to communicate needs and schedules to IT and clients.
Ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust
Highly proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Visio
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or Project Management
Professional (PMP) certifications
Experience in one or more organization(s) or line(s) of
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