- San Mateo, CA
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- Kevin Witthuhn
Procurement Professionals - A Fortune 500 fintech operation in San Mateo is looking for an experienced Project Manager to drive execution of a plan to improve vendor onboarding. This initiative is comprised of multiple, concurrent work streams, each owned by different business stakeholders. The ideal candidate is someone with a passion for both planning and detailed execution, who can work effectively as a leader, individual contributor and team member and drive project results. They will have a proven track record of managing complex initiatives, be self-motivated, highly organized and foster positive internal and external relationships.
Manage multiple complex programs and projects for vendor onboarding inatiave
Partner with key cross-functional stakeholders to drive all aspects of complex initiatives, including scope definition, developing project plans, managing dependencies, personally executing with a high degree of accuracy, keeping supporting groups on task, and producing status and other documentation for presentation to senior management to ensure progress and completion.
Proactively identify and anticipate barriers and escalate in a timely manner when deliverables or deadlines are in jeopardy. Assertively and creatively remove obstacles that slow down or prevent programs from delivering against project objectives.
Strong process orientation and demonstrated knowledge of organizational, planning and analytical skills, including project scheduling, estimating, risk identification, change management, and best practices.
Ability to influence effectively without direct management authority; experience managing conflict to achieve project goals.
Ability to work with cross-functional teams at a global or multi-region capacity, with strong cross-cultural sensitivities.
Strong organization skills; ability to multi-task; show initiative and work aggressively to meet deadlines.
Superior written and verbal communication skills; effective and confident presentation skills.
Proactive and solution-oriented, solid analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to think strategically.
Ability to work independently, yet seamlessly integrate activities with other teams when needed.
Experience engaging, negotiating with and managing vendors and the procure to pay process/sourcing.
Demonstrated understanding of corporate protocol, maintains a high level of discretion and confidentiality.
This Fortune 500 fintech pioneer headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area has been an industry disruptor since day-one. Whether introducing consumers to credit cards, it's gold-standard ecommerce solutions for businesses or biometric purchase authentication tools, this industrial giant defines bleeding-edge of finance technology. To keep pace with year-over-year growth, this industry leader is continually on the lookout for experts in design, technology, and operations. Special Bay Area benefits include commuter access to free luxury shuttle service.