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Hiring our Heroes Military Fellowship - Project Manager (Mid Level)

Company: USAA
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: July 10, 2024

Job Description:

Why USAA?Let's do something that really matters.

At USAA, we have an important mission: facilitating the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. Not all of our employees served in our nation's military, but we all share in the mission to give back to those who did. We're working as one to build a great experience and make a real impact for our members.

We believe in our core values of honesty, integrity, loyalty and service. They're what guides everything we do - from how we treat our members to how we treat each other. Come be a part of what makes us so special!The OpportunityWe are currently seeking a dedicated Project Manager to participate in Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) Fellowship Cohort 24-3 with USAA. The HOH Fellowship Program builds an extraordinary experience for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses that increase competitiveness and improve opportunities to find meaningful employment by providing development, skills, and exposure to corporate working environment and private sector business operations. HOH Fellowship Programs are best-in-class workforce development programs that are cohort based and twelve weeks in duration.As a participant in the Military Fellowship Program, we understand that in most cases Fellows are ending their active service commitments and actively relocating. Therefore, while participating in the Fellowship program, Fellows are authorized to work remotely. If selected for full time employment, we offer a flexible work environment that requires an individual to be in the office 4 days per week. This position can be based in one of the following locations: San Antonio, TX, Plano, TX, Phoenix, AZ, Colorado Springs, CO, Charlotte, NC, Chesapeake, VA or Tampa, FL. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.Facilitates and engages in the planning, execution, and delivery of low to moderately complex, specific, incremental work efforts intended to accomplish business goals and objectives within prescribed timeframes, scopes, and budgets. Demonstrates a proficient understanding of how activities contribute to the achievement of strategic business goals, operational objectives, and program-level requirements. Collaborates with key stakeholders, vendors, and project teams to identify mutually beneficial outcomes for competing priorities and negotiate timelines to ensure objectives are met. Adheres to EPMO processes, procedures, controls, standards, tools, and templates.What you'll do:

  • Collaborates directly with cross-functional teams and resources to achieve multiple deliverables and milestones within established timeframes, under guidance or oversight of more tenured Project or Program Managers.
  • Plan and coordinate timelines, stakeholder communication, project scope, and budgets for low to moderately complex work efforts through the development of plans intended to accomplish goals and objectives.
  • Assists with monitoring and reporting on business objectives, work efforts achievements, and key indicators.
  • Identifies and removes obstacles and impediments to ensure team objectives are met.
  • Develops and tracks project budgets that may include necessary capital expenditures, operational expenses, and labor funding requirements.
  • Assists in the creation of the master work efforts plan from the underlying plans (if applicable).
  • Supports more senior Project Managers in scheduling, prioritization, and sequencing for work efforts.
  • Participates in creation and adherence to business case.
  • Assists in managing risk by using risk management practices to address execution challenges associated with quality, schedule, and cost, in adherence with risk management framework.
  • Supports driving the adoption and sustainment of changes within the organization in compliance with USAA's Change Management methodology.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled in accordance with risk and compliance policies and procedures.What you have:
    • Current participant in the 24-3 Hiring our Heroes (HOH) Cohort or a current USAA contractor in the Non-Direct, 24-2 HOH program.
    • Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of related experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.
    • 4 years of experience in project, including planning, tracking and delivery.
    • Knowledge and demonstrated application of project management tools and methodologies.
    • Possess an understanding of scope definition, process, and solution mapping; process structures and components; and standard project planning methodologies.
    • Basic understanding of risk management policies and procedures.What sets you apart:
      • Experience in change management or process improvement
      • Experience wi bank financial crimesWhat we offer:Hiring Our Heroes Fellows are paid by the HOH program.If selected for a full-time role, 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 data of the position. The actual salary for this role may vary by location. The hiring range for this position is: $74,210 - $141,830.Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance and at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.Applications for this position are accepted on an ongoing basis, this posting will remain open until the position is filled. Thus, interested candidates are encouraged to apply the same day they view this posting. -USAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: USAA, Phoenix , Hiring our Heroes Military Fellowship - Project Manager (Mid Level), Executive , Phoenix, Arizona

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