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MasterCard Project Manager II in Boston, Massachusetts

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Job Title

Project Manager II

SessionM is seeking a Senior Manager, Project Management with a proven track record in managing the implementation of complex projects. This individual will lead the project management team and work closely with the Head of Delivery & Support, the Sales & Customer Success team, Engineering and Product to ensure that deliverables across the entire project are meeting the client’s schedule and expectations


-Initiating, scheduling, forecasting, coordinating, managing and delivering all activities related to client projects

-Supporting pre-sales initiatives as needed, ie. Providing estimated timelines and work breakdowns

-Ensuring that project managers follow established standards and best practices

-Creating and maintaining project schedules, working closely with client project sponsors and external partners to ensure project plans are integrated and key dependencies are identified

-Managing overall work breakdown and resource assignment

-Coordinating inter-project and inter-team dependencies and risks and leading risk management

-Demonstrating leadership by working with the Client, Integration Engineers and Product Managers to prioritize and refine User Stories, assist with client -integration efforts, and help secure resources

-Driving and holding teams accountable for change management

-Managing projects to the budget and timelines defined

-Developing & presenting executive level status and risk reporting

-Facilitating project post-mortems with all key partners and identify key areas for process improvements

-Managing a team of Project Managers

-Providing guidance and professional development to your team, and reviewing performance regularly

-Some travel required


-Extensive experience managing global project teams, on large enterprise integration projects

-Degree in technology, business or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

-Significant knowledge of platform and SaaS system implementations; marketing technology experience preferred

-Strong understanding and involvement in the SDLC process

-Exceptional project management skills with ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects in cross-functional environment.

-Ability to communicate needs and schedules to business stakeholders and technology teams, as well as ensure plans are in place/standards are adhered to

-Position will require a level of confidence to hold the line with either clients or with internal teams to provide the highest level of advocacy for the project.

-Excellent communications skills, attention to details and confidence to take 'command and control' of project delivery from initiation to production

-Strong interpersonal and proactive problem-solving skills

-Thrives in complex, fast-paced environment

-Excellent presentation, written and verbal skills

-Ability to prioritize and make tough decisions

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

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Corporate Security Responsibility

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position must:

• Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

• Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

• Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

• Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

Requisition ID: R-132512