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M&T Bank Credit Support, Strategic Solutions - Project Manager in Buffalo, New York

R21039

Overview:

Credit Administration is responsible for credit policy, analysis, underwriting, monitoring and control of credit for Commercial, Business and Private Banking Divisions. The Credit Support Department within Credit Administration leads and assists the Credit Division with strategic initiatives including process improvement, technology enhancement and change management. The position provides an opportunity to interact with multiple lies of business and gain a thorough understanding of how multiple functions interact with Credit at the Bank.

The Project Manager II will manage projects with multiple interfaces or initiatives, or one larger project affecting two businesses or functional areas.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure familiarity with scope and project objectives and establish clear roles and responsibilities for project team members. Projects may be of a technical and or non/technical nature.

  • Develop Project Plan, forecast and schedule. Work with stakeholders to record detailed project requirements, constraints and assumptions to establish project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g. planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.

  • Ensure plans for assigned projects include work breakdown, project organization chart, cost/budget and communication, risk, quality and resource plans.

  • Communicate project plans to affected parties to ensure a common understanding, set expectations and align stakeholders and project team members.

  • Ensure execution of tasks defined in the project plan to achieve the project goals. Execute all parts of the project plan and manage the budget/forecast. Monitor and control project work including change controls.

  • Measure project performance utilizing appropriate tools and techniques to monitor progress; identify and quantify variances, complete any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.

  • Implement approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events.

  • Improve project team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency and boost morale.

  • Support larger project initiatives working under the direction of higher management.

  • Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and responsibility of each team member, to effectively coordinate team activities.

  • Understand and adhere to the Company’s risk and regulatory standards, policies and controls in accordance with the Company’s Risk Appetite. Identify risk-related issues needing escalation to management.

  • Promote an environment that supports diversity and reflects the M&T Bank brand.

  • Maintain M&T internal control standards, including timely implementation of internal and external audit points together with any issues raised by external regulators as applicable.

  • Complete other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory/ Managerial Responsibilities:

Supervisory, leadership of people in all work activities

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ proven general management, project analysis or project management experience,

OR in lieu of a degree,

A combined minimum of 5 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 3 years’ proven general management, project analysis or project management experience including a minimum of 2 years’ project management experience.

Proficiency with personal computers as well as pertinent software packages.

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Location

Buffalo, New York, United States of America

At M&T Bank, we make a difference in people’s lives . For more than 160 years, we’ve been providing our customers with guidance and financial solutions, leading our communities through challenges and growth opportunities, and empowering our employees to build purpose-driven careers.

Our talent and culture set us apart. Our core values drive the work we do – integrity, ownership, collaboration, curiosity, candor. We seek to further build upon our record of success by bringing in diverse talents and fresh skill sets while supporting the growth and development of all team members. At M&T, we are a talent and people driven organization. Take a peek inside M&T’s Human Capital Report (https://www3.mtb.com/homepage/careers/why-work-at-m-and-t) to learn how it feels to be one of our 17,000+ employees.

We are constantly renewing. Our future success relies on our ability to understand what’s important to our customers and use that understanding to build new and innovative customer experiences.

We support our employees every step of the way.

  • Competitive compensation

  • Full medical & dental benefits, Heath Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts, and life/disability insurance

  • Generous paid time off (PTO) plus 11 paid holidays and an option to buy additional PTO

  • 401(k) match at 5% with options for Roth and discretionary employer contributions

  • A deep commitment to equity, including 14 resource group charters, a D&I sponsorship program, 40 annual paid volunteer hours and more

  • Various options for tuition assistance, paid parental leave, stock purchase, wellness and employee discounts

We need you. Are you ready to join us? Apply today to start the journey.

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M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including disabilities and veterans.

M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.

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