KeyBank Project Manager III - Community Bank PMO in Cleveland, Ohio

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions:

  • Leads one or more projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, which may include directing third party resources as well as virtual teams.

  • Projects are of a scope and complexity that usually impact multiple Lines of Business as well as functional areas, may have executive sponsorship and in some cases a steering or advisory committee and may span several years

  • Demonstrate leadership behaviors as part of core operating cadence: (Accountability, Managerial Courage, Drive for Results, Lead Change, Client Focus, Effective Collaboration, Develop Self & Others, Develop/Exhibit Business Acumen, and Manage Vision & Purpose)

  • Supports business case development; performs project registration/consoli​dation/prioritizatio​n​ as required; creates funding plan; and administers project pipeline checkpoints to drive delivery and mitigate/resolve bottlenecks

  • Defines and manages project scope, scope changes, objectives, requirements, deliverables, and value proposition that support the diverse business goals and interests of multiple stakeholders

  • Develops integrated project plan; identifies and manages project dependencies and critical paths; and tracks/reports project milestones as well as status

  • Estimates resources needed to achieve project goals; tracks utilization; determines and assesses need for additional staff and/or vendors; manages on/off-boarding; and monitors/manages vendor performance on labor resources

  • Drafts and submits project budget proposals and recommends subsequent budget changes where necessary; conducts cost forecasting and actual tracking as well as variance reporting

  • Identifies, tracks, escalates, and resolves issue conflicts; performs impact analysis and prioritization; manages dependencies and track/monitors; and escalates risk with corrective/ mitigating actions

  • Tailors methods and metrics; administers configuration management/version control; adheres to project policies/ standards; performs project assessments; coach/ mentors teams; and manages deliverable reviews and sign-offs

  • Leads communication planning, execution and reporting with project team members; liaises with key stakeholders Supports development of change management planning, design and implementation including communication and training

  • Manages documentation and the knowledge transfer to the “business as usual” functions; conducts “lesson-learned” reviews Manages the execution of vendor contract(s) and ensures adherence to contract provisions, where applicable Establish, maintain, and grow a

  • Trusted Advisor relationship with Clients and Business Partners Deliver solutions to enable established project business value realization Ensure stakeholders are engaged appropriately throughout the execution of the project and are prepared for changes to processes, tools, and job responsibilities upon project completion

  • Contribute to the knowledge base of Key’s Project Manager Community Secure project resources, promoting strong team engagement and client-focus

  • Actively manage project teams holding them accountable for meeting project business value realization targets Develop project managers through mentoring and coaching

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven experience demonstrating essential job functions on multiple projects

  • Experience managing a variety of initiatives across diverse business areas

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Project Management fundamentals (knowledge of project life cycle, project charters, plans, effective tracking of issues and scope changes)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel Exceptional follow through and organizational skills

  • Exceptional partnering skills within a matrix project team

  • Effectively communicate with a variety of audiences Excel in a team environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management Profession (PMP) certification or equivalent

  • Experience working in consulting


KeyCorp's roots trace back 190 years to Albany, New York. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Key is one of the nation's largest bank-based financial services companies, with assets of approximately $134.5 billion at March 31, 2017. Key provides deposit, lending, cash management, insurance, and investment services to individuals and businesses in 15 states under the name KeyBank National Association through a network of more than 1,200 branches and more than 1,500 ATMs. Key also provides a broad range of sophisticated corporate and investment banking products, such as merger and acquisition advice, public and private debt and equity, syndications, and derivatives to middle market companies in selected industries throughout the United States under the KeyBanc Capital Markets trade name. KeyBank is Member FDIC.


Key Community Bank serves individuals and small to mid-sized businesses through a footprint of over 1,000 branches, more than 1,300 ATMs, telephone banking centers, and robust online and mobile capabilities.


KeyCorp is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Cleveland, OH


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