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IT Project Manager I

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The M&T Bank

Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo, NY

OPPORTUNITY: Under direction of a more senior Project Manager, manages multiple small projects. Manages changes to project scope, schedule and costs using appropriate verification techniques to keep the project plan accurate, updated, reflective of authorized project changes as defined in the change management plan, and facilitate customer acceptance. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: Under direction of a more senior Project Manager, manage multiple small projects. Ensure familiarity with scope and project objectives and establish clear roles and responsibilities for project team members.

Develop Project Plan, forecast and schedule. Work with stakeholders to record detailed project requirements, constraints and assumptions to establish project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g. planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.

 Ensure plans for assigned projects include work breakdown, project organization chart, cost/budget and communication, risk, quality and resource plans.

Communicate project plans to affected parties to ensure a common understanding, set expectations and align stakeholders and project team members.

Ensure execution of tasks defined in the project plan to achieve the project goals. Execute all parts of the project plan and manage the budget/forecast. Monitor and control project work including change controls.

Measure project performance utilizing appropriate tools and techniques to monitor progress; identify and quantify variances, complete any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.

Implement approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events.

Improve project team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency and boost morale.

Support larger project initiatives working under the direction of higher management.

Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

Complete other related duties as assigned. NATURE AND SCOPE: Under direction of more senior Project Manager, manages smaller projects; responsibility for the projects includes all aspects from initiation to close.

Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and responsibility of each team member, to effectively coordinate team activities.

Project Guidelines: Project Scope: Less than $250.0 k Team Size Range: 1 - 5 FTE Project Duration: 1 - 11 months Project Size: Multiple smaller projects Project Customer: One line of business or function Scope of Change: Minor changes to business processes or procedures Project Timeline: Timeline agreed to by business Project Innovation: Clearly defined scope Project Benefits: Minor Project Customization: Minor Number of Interfaces: Less than 3 Project Integration: Internal and External Systems MANAGERIAL/SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: No direct reports, but manages a project team ranging from 1 – 5 employees. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 2 years’ proven general management, project analysis or project management experience, including a minimum of 1 year’s project management experience OR in lieu of a degree, a combined minimum of 4 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 2 years’ proven general management, project analysis or project management experience, of which a minimum of 1 years’ is project management experience.

Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent software packages. Sound knowledge of project management methodology.

Strong verbal and written communication skills, particularly an ability to negotiate, influence and gain consensus.

Regularly communicates verbally and in writing with management on status of initiatives, in a professional and understandable manner.

Excellent problem-solving skills.

Ability to work individually as well as a member of a team.

Self-motivated, results-driven and well-organized individual.

Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under time constraints in support of various assignments.

Ability to function professionally at many different levels (clients, management and peers). Strong interpersonal skills necessary for business partner relationships within and outside the organization. IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or willing to obtain within 24 months. About M&T At M&T, we understand what's important when you're considering a career change: a company with a solid history of responsible growth and positive earnings. A company committed to the communities it serves, one that rewards performance and provides employees with opportunities to direct their own career paths. M&T is a company with a focus on the future. ','New York-Buffalo-One M&T Plaza','','Project Management','Full-time','Sep 8, 2017','Ongoing','','false','IT Project Manager I

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The M&T Bank
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Times like these call for a financial services partner that has stood the test of time. Established in 1856 as Manufacturers and Traders Bank, today we’re the M&T Bank Corporation, one of the 20 largest US headquartered commercial bank holding companies, with current assets of $97.1 billion (as of June 30, 2015) and more than 650 branches, account access at over 1,500 M&T Bank ATMs and more than 15,000 employees throughout New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, Florida, Delaware and Toronto, Canada (Deposits with M&T are not insured by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)).

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