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Costa Mesa, California Kforce Technology Staffing
Kforce has a client in search of a Financial Services Senior Project Manager in Newport Beach, CA.

Key Tasks:
* Works with and provides strategic and tactical plans to the Director of Corporate Strategic PMO regarding execution and standards in fulfillment of department, division and/or enterprise needs
* Direct and manage multiple and complex enterprise-wide projects/programs of medium-to-large size and their respective project teams of varying sizes and backgrounds that may expand across the enterprise
* Establish and maintain project plans, report progress as required, generate risk assessments, escalate issues, and facilitate project review presentations
* Facilitate meetings related to the projects/programs involving multiple stakeholders, (e.g. customers, vendors)
* Works with all levels of management including C-level, operations, business analysts, change management resources and business staff on assigning tasks, establishing project/program deliverables and scheduling of those tasks and deliverables
* Serves as a liaison between all Divisions across the Company to prepare formal & information communication/reporting regarding program, issues, risks and achievements
* Obtain approval from project sponsor(s) and/or primary stakeholder(s) and control the project/program scope, priorities, and schedule
* Develop, foster and manage relationships with project/program sponsor(s) for the purpose of influence in effective decision making
* Contribute to thoughtful and creative discussions with project/program sponsor(s), department and division management on resource and scheduling, plans and challenges
* Partner and assist management with the utilization of resources for project/program planning activities across the enterprise
* Analyze project/program data on assigned projects for efficiency gains and make recommendations to management based on findings

* A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, MBA, CFA, CPA, or other relevant study, or equivalent experience; PMP certifications highly preferred
* 7+ years of progressive experience in project/program management, strategic management and/or management consulting
* Experience with business processes, building governance and frameworks across multiple Divisions/stakeholders particularly Finance and Enterprise Risk Management preferred
* In-depth knowledge of financial services industry products services, markets, accounting background, and technology across the business value chain
* Demonstrated project management skills, techniques & various methodologies (i.e. Agile, Hybrid, Scrum). Highly skilled in Project Management tools (i.e. ServiceNow, Azure DevOps, Jira) and MS productivity tools (i.e. MS Project, SharePoint, Teams, OneNote, PowerPoint and Visio)
* Must possess excellent interpersonal skills, exhibit poise and exercise diplomacy in communication, ability to influence others toward consensus, conflict management and decision-making; Strong in critical thinking, data analysis and reporting, risk and controls, and process improvement
* Must be a self-starter, have demonstrated experience in a lead role, be well organized, effectively managing their time and be a strong leader who can adapt rapidly to new developments and changing priorities
* Excellent interpersonal skills, exhibit poise and exercise diplomacy in communication
* In-depth knowledge of financial services industry products services
* Able to manage projects and/or programs with varying degrees of complexity

Nice to Have:
* Investment Management and LIBOR would be a plus

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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