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Project Manager I-Hybrid

Company: Hope Credit Union
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:


For 28 years, HOPE (Hope Enterprise Corporation, Hope Credit Union and Hope Policy Institute) has helped entrepreneurs, homebuyers, families and communities become more financially secure by providing affordable financial services; leveraging resources; and engaging in policy advocacy to strengthen communities, build assets, and improve lives in economically distressed parts of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Job Summary

The Project Manager I (PM) is a member of the Strategic Initiatives Team that works in collaboration with all departments to advance the organization's priorities. This multifaceted role will require a tech-savvy leader with a wide skillset including business knowledge, project execution ability, and strategic and consultative thinking. The PM will develop and manage the company's project management tools and lead various cross-functional teams working on strategic projects that include technology configuration, business strategy, operations, and business process optimization initiatives.

Primary and Essential Functions

Lead project teams and partner with business stakeholders to understand business needs, support the implementation of innovative product and technology solutions, and drive strategic projects and process improvement initiatives.

Responsible for planning, directing, and managing a portfolio of projects from initiation through to implementation.

Manage project resources, change requests, risks, and issues to ensure that maximum business benefit is maintained.

Develop project plans and ensure that the scope and approach are fully understood by all stakeholders.

Develop, maintain, and coach internal stakeholders on HOPE's project management process and related tools.

Secondary Functions

Perform general administrative duties such as attending meetings, report production, etc.

Perform other duties as assigned

Regulatory Compliance Requirements

Must comply with provisions of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA).

Must comply with all provisions of the Privacy of Consumer Financial Information regulations.

Must comply with all provisions of the Right to Financial Privacy Act.

Must comply with all regulations governing credit unions and financial service institutions.

Accountability for Business Results

Timely and accurate reports

Performance of strategic initiatives


Highly adaptable and agile in a fast-paced environment and a proven ability to lead others through change

Experience collaborating with cross-functional teams and conducting facilitated workshops/meetings

Stronganalytical skillswith the ability to collect, organize, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy

Strong Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project) skills

Strong oral and written communication skills

Experience with project management software and productivity tools

Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, balancing competing priorities

Ability to solve undefined problems in a structured way

Ability to manage teams composed of people who are not direct reports and achieve results

Ability to work independently

Desired Qualifications

2-3 years of project/program management work experience

Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree preferred

Strong analytical and data gathering skills

Good business acumen

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Hope Credit Union, Jackson , Project Manager I-Hybrid, Executive , Jackson, Mississippi

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