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IT Project Manager
Allen, TX

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Job Description


UNIFY Financial Credit Union is one of the nations largest 100 credit unions with a reputation for being financially sound and growth-oriented. Were expanding rapidly to meet the needs of a growing member base. At UNIFY, our team members work together to strive toward a common goal, providing superior service to our members. In doing so, we promote a culture where your ideas matter, your growth matters, and you matter. We encourage all team members to challenge and encourage themselves and their teammates to work smarter and to be more successful


This role is responsible for planning, budgeting, overseeing and documenting all aspects of the specific project. This position will work closely with upper- level management and various departments to make sure that the scope and direction of each project is on schedule to ensure success in project outcomes.


* Manage individual projects and portfolio of projects across multiple teams
* Define the overall scope of the project, build charter, maintain status
* Build and maintain a consolidated timeline highlighting the major achievements and associated dates for project activities
* Identify and communicate project dependencies and impacts
* Put controls in place to set expectations and ensure effective governance of projects
* Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage expected project outcomes
* Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project
* Lead project team in brainstorming, root cause analysis, or similar problem-solving techniques to assist in resolving issues, crafting solutions, or defining process improvement
* Oversee project management functional area and drive improvements and maturity to benefit the organization
* Ensures full compliance with UNIFY Financial Credit Union Service Standards, policies, and procedures; all applicable State and Federal regulations; and the Bank Secrecy Act
* Performs other duties as assigned


* PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification or equivalent required
* 2+ years of professional experience as a Project Manager or equivalent position responsible for defining and managing project scope, timelines, communication, and effective delivery of solutions
* Proficient with PM tools such as MS Project
* Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies, as well as software development project lifecycles
* Experience in driving concurrent and complex projects within a matrixed organization
* Ability to lead multiple, concurrent projects
* Travel Required 10%-15%

Preferred Experience & Skills

* 4-year college degree + 2 years of experience in Project Management field OR advanced degree in Project Management field + 2 years of relevant experience
* Experience in online banking and/or financial technology software
* Strong communicator able to identify and clearly communicate the impact of project risks to budget, timeline and scope to key business stakeholders and multiple levels of leadership
* Strong data analytical skills able to collect, analyze and use data to drive business decisions
* Experience working with a Product Management organization
* Solution oriented mindset creative use of technology and alternative approaches
* Strong attention to detail and dedication to high quality deliverables
* Able to work with teams to balance solution vs. budget, schedule, and tools
* Ability to work independently and as a team member
* Enthusiasm to learn new technologies, and ability to do so quickly, on the job
* Professional demeanor and comfortable working with executives and leadership

See the UNIFY Difference!

At UNIFY, we believe that each team member is a valued contributor. Through a teamwork approach, we strive to provide a positive and rewarding workplace that helps our team succeed. UNIFY provides a work environment which promotes learning, growth, and the opportunity for team members to challenge themselves.

Competitive Compensation and Excellent Benefits Package* Includes:

Medical (PPO/HMO), Prescription, Dental (PPO/DMO), Vision, Life, and Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance

Dependent and Medical Care - Flexible Spending Accounts

Vacation, Sick, Personal and Holiday Pay

401(K) Plan with employer match

Education reimbursement for approved programs

UNIFY banking privileges for you and your family

* All programs subject to review and change

UNIFY is proud to be a drug-free, equal-opportunity employer. For more information on UNIFY, visit us at


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