Project Manager 

Minneapolis, Minnesota


Hybrid, Onsite



|Job ID 67199|Posted Jun 17, 2024

Key/Essential Skills:
• Facilitate the intake and refinement of roadmap items for development.
• Manage and lead agile ceremonies.
• Track the progress of roadmap items to remove blockers and increase transparency across the organization.
• Gather and communicate technical requirements to detail-oriented, non-technical stakeholders.
• Design and author progress reports for senior executive and key stakeholders.

To be considered at the Project Manager Principal level you must meet the following qualifications:
• Associate’s Degree and 14 years of directly relevant work experience.
• Bachelor’s Degree and 12 years of directly relevant work experience.
• Master’s Degree and 10 years of directly relevant work experience.

Overview of Responsibilities:
• Directs, coordinates, and monitors all activities for a variety of large, highly integrated and complex programs or projects related to new products, services, web solutions or automated systems implementation with significant FRS or Bank-wide impact
• Consults with all levels of Bank and FRS management, staff and customers on services, products and automation or systems solutions for business problem-solving, conflict resolution and lead decision-making
• As needed, provides the translation between the technical automation or systems solution and business line processes
• Plans, coordinates, and monitors all stages of project management including initiation, planning, execution, implementation, and closure, ensuring compliance with System and industry standards, methodologies, and guidelines
• Ensures timely delivery of necessary artifacts throughout project and/or program lifecycle
• Develops project agreements or charters based on requirements, risk, and complexity of potential solutions, and creates project plans, integrated schedules accordingly
• Ensures all of the project`s technological requirements and objectives are correctly gathered, understood and properly translated for implementation
• Ensures agreement from project sponsor(s) and stakeholders is received for initial scope and project plans and any changes throughout the project lifecycle
• Directs all aspects of the project or program team, with support from management to assign individual responsibilities, tasks, priorities, and technical functions
• Identifies the project`s/program's key success indicators and manages the work within scope, quality, time, and cost constraints
• Manages to successful outcomes through identifying and addressing issues and risks
• Serves as a key liaison between project/program team, vendors and Bank and FRS management, and business line users, and plays a primary role in FRS workgroups
• Coordinates the implementation, training, and documentation of related procedures
• Routinely prepares and delivers written and oral communications, including presentations to Senior Management
• Provides consistent and comprehensive project/program status reports, updates, and on-going cost analyses
• Evaluates completed projects/programs in comparison to cost/time projections
• Serves as project, program, and/or portfolio manager for the coordinated management of multiple projects including summarizing overall status for multiple projects
• Effectively manages and coordinates complex, cross-functional teams working toward different, but integrated goals and projects; coordination may include project management and scrum resources
• Demonstrates strategic thought direction and leadership in addressing unique or complex situations that impact the related project(s), programs, or portfolios
• Monitors developments and best practices in the internal/external business environment, FRS, and regulatory matters
• Anticipates potential challenges, including internal and external business challenges and regulatory issues
• Advises and recommends appropriate realignments to programs, projects, portfolios, processes, training, resources, products, or services
• Provides tactical and strategic options and project or portfolio recommendations as input to applicable project governance groups
• Acts as technical subject matter expert with broad knowledge of related disciplines
• Plays a primary and influential role in FRS workgroups
• Generates timely and appropriate communications, develops, produces and/or delivers organizational and enterprise-level presentations, views, and reports related to project/s and/or programs
• Ensures that programs and/or projects conform to standards such as technical, quality, timeliness, and cost, as well as to relevant FRS policy, governance, guidance, and frameworks
• Monitors and reports on progress, performance, and status
• Manages and motivates Project Managers and Teams to complete valuable projects.
• Develop and manage project/program budget
• Strategic SWOT Analysis
• Program Proposals and Executive Level dashboarding & presentation skills
• Provides work direction to less experienced Project Managers
• Performs other duties as assigned

Horizontal facilitates valuable and productive conversations between you and potential employers. We can assist you in growing your career by partnering you with employers that offer challenging assignments.  For those that join the team, we offer competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and retirement. Check out all we have to offer and how you can become part of the Horizontal Talent Team. The pay range for this role is $112 - $118 per hour. This is not a guarantee of compensation, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. 

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact us.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.