MUFG Union Bank Program Manager - Director in Jersey City, New Jersey

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Ideal candidate will apply many years of project and program management experience to successfully manage large and complex (high visibility/risk) programs. Coordinates team of project managers to ensure completion of the defined program(s).

The Program Manager’s role is to effectively oversee/manage multiple projects comprising a program within the specified time frame and budget per EPMO Policies and Procedures, including use of the Bank’s Project Life Cycle, and project management tools/methodology.

Ideal candidate will partner with Sr. Technology and Business Leads/Sponsors, to develop strategic roadmaps to deliver large/complex technology programs.

Successful program completion is defined by all milestones being met within each project, and the final implementation meeting the business requirements within the approved budget and timeline.


  • Strong Interpersonal Skills

  • Strong Leadership skills

  • Strong Communication & Presentation Skills (makes complex issues accessible to business audience, clear, concise, and audience appropriate)

  • Capacity to take on new projects and technologies

  • Disciplined approach to business and people management processes

  • Client satisfaction focused- Prompt and effective communications and follow-up is provided

Project Execution/:/

  • Project Scheduling expert

  • Well versed in the application of a formalized/rigorous project management methodology

  • Meticulous project Status Reporting, Issue/Resolution Tracking, Risk Management

  • Effective Test and Conversion Management

  • Reliable forecast estimates to actuals; minimal surprises

  • Analytical capability to identify issues and risks

  • Ability to execute and troubleshoot problems

  • Projects completed on time, within budget and with satisfactory quality

  • Financial Services business and technology understanding

  • Expertise in Microsoft Project/PM Tools and MS Office Suite Experience

_Must have successfully managed (independently) at least one large scale program of projects, from start to end, of $5MM or larger with a duration of at least 12 months_

15 years managing project(s) in Financial Services

Can show progression in the Project Management field with formative experience as:

  1. Showing progression from junior PM role to senior level PM role

  2. As a Project Manager, independently managed at least three large scale and complex projects, from start to end (i.e. covering all Life Cycle Phases) of $1MM or larger with durations of at least 6 months.

4 year Bachelor’s Degree required

Completion of PMP or other PM certification (preferred)

/The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified./

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Job: *Project Mgmt

Title: Program Manager - Director

Location: NEW JERSEY-Jersey City

Requisition ID: 10010461-WD