MUFG Union Bank Project Portfolio Manager-Director in Jersey City, New Jersey

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Portfolio Manager is responsible for a Portfolio of projects, including the Master Project Plan, Budget and Resources. Each project within the Portfolio will have an assigned Project Manager, who will report up to the Portfolio Manager for the duration of that project

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The Portfolio Manager also has line management responsibility for the staff under them.

The Portfolio Manager will oversee a portfolio of projects within EPMO, specifically by utilizing program management techniques to oversee the efforts of the individual Projects within the Portfolio towards the successful completion of the projects.

  • Coordinate with business counter-parts

  • Recommend composition of project teams and monitor resource utilization

  • Mentor Project Managers

  • Accountable for cost, schedule, quality and scope

  • Resolve or appropriately escalate any outstanding issues among the project teams that cannot be resolved within the teams

  • Ensure Program Management techniques are complied with

The Portfolio Manager is required to collaborate with Head Office (Tokyo, Japan) counterparts and participate in weekly conference calls, which typically occur early evening hours. (Note, Japanese language skills are not required)

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40% Provide direction/guidance to project managers and project teams

40% 1stline accountability of project progress

20% Communicate status

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7 years Project Management experience with a Financial Services Institution or Professional Management Consulting Firm. Interpersonal skills must be excellent. In addition, must have extensive experience with:

  • Business Analysis, RFI/RFP, Gap Analysis

  • Project Scheduling, Maintenance

  • Use/knowledge of a project methodology

  • Status Reporting, Issue/Resolution Tracking

  • Management of Project Team, consultants, and vendors

  • Test and Conversion Planning,

  • Creation of Budget Proposal, cost/benefit analysis.

  • Systems and technical terminology


4 year college degree or equivalent

PMP Certification

We are committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences of our workforce to create opportunities for our people and our business. Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans

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 .

Job: *Systems / Technology

Title: Project Portfolio Manager-Director

Location: NEW JERSEY-Jersey City

Requisition ID: 10010350-WD

Other Locations: NEW YORK-New York