Assistant Director - Project Manager - Omaha - 18080BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.4 billion in 2018, employs approximately 13,100 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 42 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

Department

The Credit Assessment & Origination group helps global lenders of all sizes to digitally transform their commercial lending processes so that they can make credit origination decisions with speed and confidence. Our teams of software engineers, product managers, project directors, and technical consultants work closely with one another to build and deploy configurable modular software solutions to meet the credit life cycle management needs of our customers.

Job Description

Role/Responsibilities:

As an Asst Director - Project Manager with Moody’s Analytics you will be responsible for ensuring successful delivery of Moody’s Analytics’ Credit Assessment and Origination products to new and existing clients. Moody’s Analytics products used by financial institutions both nationally and internationally for credit analysis, pre- and post-approval stress testing and ongoing loan management. As an Asst Director - Project Manager you will lead teams and work individually to ensure that all internal and external projects conform to the best practices defined by the Moody’s Analytics Project Management Office. Job responsibilities include the ability to perform the following items, and includes the leadership of team members performing, individual contributions and continuous performance improvements of the items listed below;
  • Define and execute project plans for various user groups including Risk, Operations and Engineering
  • Coordinate and collaborate across functional groups to manage dependencies and remove blockers which may impede team progress
  • Conduct daily stand-ups to facilitate successful execution of team initiatives
  • Provide daily/weekly reporting on project health, including detailed progress, risks, issues and forecasting
  • Develop and manage risks/issues/decisions logs and escalate to department managers, senior team members as appropriate
  • Develop and execute improvements in operating effectiveness and efficiency
  • Support large scale change management programs led by senior team members; manage work stream within a larger project
  • Build and maintain high quality relationships with senior management

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree with a preference for a major in Business Administration, Information Technology, Finance, Accounting, Project Management and or financial mathematics, Masters preferred.
  • At least 3-5 years professional work experience in project management. PMP (PMI) Certification is desirable
  • Experience in software delivery and/or financial services industries is preferred
  • Ability to quickly and effectively adjust priorities and goals in changing circumstances
  • Proven leader with outstanding interpersonal, communication, and effective relationship building skills at all levels within an organization
  • Effective time management, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure, respond to tight deadlines and exercise excellent judgment in setting priorities for own work, and the work of the team
  • A self-starter, solution-oriented team player with leadership skills, and a desire to grow their career
  • Ability to work in effectively with distributed teams when applicable
  • Travel on occasions – no more than 20%
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