Project Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512272-581273
    • Job Location: Needham, MA
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 06, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Job Summary:  The role of the Project Manager is to plan and manage projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors in order to deliver projects according to plan. During systems projects, the project manager will incorporate the system selection process into the project plan and guide the project team through system selection.



  • Responsible for preparing and executing project plans on approved projects. Review project plans and milestones to ensure project plans are being followed on a timely basis and deliverables are met; manage the process and teams to accomplish project goals
  • Oversee all aspects of projects to include due diligence, initiation, planning, execution and closing stages; define project scope, objectives, requirements, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
  • Manage and implement project changes/interventions to achieve completion; act as a liaison to expedite projects or problem resolution as it relates to product development, system upgrades and new releases and asseses system training issues
  • Provide management assistance in developing sound project strategy; perform system and workflow analysis to improve productivity and to alleviate bottlenecks
  • Conduct project post implementation reviews
  • Lead the planning and implementation of special projects in company operations
  • Develop and maintain project plans, schedules, and budgets     
  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures, applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control
  • Perform additional duties as requested, needed or assigned











Experience and Skills:


  • Must possess solid leadership skills
  • Ability to perform job functions independently or with limited supervision and work collaboratively and effectively either on own or as part of a team
  • Ability to read and carry out various written instructions and follow oral instructions
  • Ability to speak clearly and deliver information in a logical and understandable sequence
  • Capable of dealing calmly and professionally with numerous different personalities from diverse cultures at various levels within and outside of the organization and demonstrate highest levels of customer service and discretion when dealing with the public
  • Ability to perform responsibilities with composure under the stress of deadlines /requirements for extreme accuracy and quality and/or fast pace
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple, simultaneous, and changing priorities
  • Capable of exercising highest level of discretion on both internal and external confidential matters
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies, techniques, and procedures
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, coworkers, and customers
  • Project a professional image to maintain credibility with customers and team members
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast moving environment
  • Ability to adhere to Needham Bank’s Core Values (Quick-Decision-Making, Reliability, Relationship-Based Focus and Quality Service) 
  • Bachelor’s Degree or minimum five years’ experience of similar or related experience, including preparatory experience
  • Project Management Professional Certification preferred
  • Familiarity and knowledge of Information Technology terminology and operations 
  • Must be able to routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area
  • Must be able to routinely perform work on computer for an average of 6-8 hours per day, when necessary
  • Must be able to work extended hours whenever required or requested by management
  • Must be capable of regular, reliable and timely attendance

Needham Bank offers a competitive salary and an amazing benefit package for a full-time employee which includes fully paid medical and dental insurance, HRA, 401(k) plan with an 8% bank match, defined benefit pension plan, paid vacation, paid holidays, paid leave benefit, a bonus program, flexible spending accounts, vision service plan, group term life insurance, short and long term disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, and an Employee Assistance Program.  We offer a great benefit package to our eligible part-time employees as well.

Needham Bank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Needham Bank will provide all applicants for employment and all employees with equal opportunity for employment and promotion regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, or gender identity.