Senior Project Manager

US-TX-Irving
Req #
2017-6943
Type
Full-Time
Category
Other
Irving, TX - Las Colinas (HTH)
Availability
Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Company Name
HILLTOP HOLDINGS, INC.

Job Summary

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for performing both business analysis and project management duties and will be responsible for a variety of large and small projects. Will work as a liaison between multiple business lines across the organization providing effective leadership towards a defined project plan. Will also lead other project managers.

Essential Functions

  1. Facilitates requirements gathering with key business stakeholders and translates those requirements effectively to other stakeholders.
  2. Communicates progress, including achievement of developmental milestones, and conducts regular team meetings to discuss project status and issues, including summary of projects to executives.
  3. Develops and revises complex project plans while focusing on bringing issues to resolution, and escalating as necessary to meet timelines.
  4. Maintains a schedule of project deliverables, schedules, and budgets. Assists in the preparation of design documents, technical and functional documents, and other project reports.
  5. Plans, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical and administrative functions of the assigned project.
  6. Mobilizes company resources through liaison with support departments to complete effective, quality work.
  7. Standardizes Project Management practices across the organization. Ensuring that all project activities from design to deployment are performed within the allotted schedules and ensuring that the final deliverables meet quality standards and expectations.
  8. Develops targeted communications for various levels within the organization, discovering and escalating critical risk factors, and mentoring with colleagues and leadership.
  9. Stays abreast of industry best practices and the latest developments in project management field.
  10. Partners with internal and external auditors as well as federal and state examiners to ensure proper controls are enforced.
  11. Hires and develops project managers by clearly communicating expectations and goals, providing ongoing feedback, performing employee coaching and counseling sessions, and assessing employee performance through the performance review process.
  12. Additional duties may be assigned as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field required.
  • Project Management certification (CAPM or PMP) strongly preferred.
  • 5-7 years direct experience in project management and business analysis required. Must have experience managing multiple complex projects simultaneously. Financial services industry experience a plus.
  • Experience in M&A (Merger and Acquisition) projects a plus.
  • Must be proficient with creating flowcharts, project plans, and formal business documents.
  • Strong computer skills, specifically with Microsoft Office suite of products, and the ability to learn and utilize custom systems and applications; Must be proficient in Visio.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of individuals across the company as well as external business partners. Must also have refined professional presentation skills and experience communicating with and presenting to executives.
  • Excellent analytical, time management, organizational and problem-solving skills with the ability to multi-task and work in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Must be self-motivated with strong attention to detail and high level of accountability.
  • Must have proven leadership skills including mentoring and coaching other team members. Previous experience directly supervising employees strongly preferred.

About the Company

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Hilltop Holdings offers a diverse range of financial services through its four primary subsidiaries, PlainsCapital Bank, PrimeLending, HilltopSecurities, and National Lloyds Corporation. PlainsCapital Bank is a leading commercial bank with locations throughout Texas. PrimeLending is a national mortgage provider focused on purchase mortgage originations. HilltopSecurities provides financial advisory, clearing, retail brokerage, and other investment banking services. National Lloyds Corporation is a niche property and casualty underwriter focused on homeowners insurance for low value dwellings. Hilltop Holdings seeks to build the premier Texas-based diversified financial services holding company through acquisitions and organic growth.  To learn more, please visit www.hilltop-holdings.com.

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