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MasterCard Lead Project Manager-2 in O'Fallon, Missouri

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Job Title

Lead Project Manager-2

The Cross Functional PM assumes all responsibilities of a traditional project manager with primary involvement in efforts that impact Cross-functional project teams in Corporate Security. This basically refers to the practice of assembling project teams using members of the organization from different functions. Cross-functional project teams have several key benefits related not only to knowledge management but also to innovation.

• Drives large scale and/or cross-functional projects while meeting goals as efficiently as possible by using key insights and lessons from previous projects’ successes and failures.

• Works across a number of impacted teams necessary to implement in coordination to be successful.

• Executive leadership and peer level communications, including status updates, risk/impact assessment, and identified work streams

• Responsible for cross team knowledge and ensure policy/process adoption to improve customer journey

• Drives the timely completion of projects with an in-depth understanding of project implementation and an ability to anticipate potential trouble-spots and financial impact of delays

• Engages others at Mastercard in identifying future project needs and in finding key impactful areas for improvement while maintaining a safe balance of risks and rewards

The team supports a number of unique efforts not limited to Waterfall, Agile, Kan Ban and different methodologies/ practices used by multiple teams. This team supports a number of different projects in support of 4 key internal programs and many market facing programs across MasterCard. The best candidate will have knowledge of program management processes and metrics and be familiar with the ALM tool. Initiative, assertiveness, empowering oneself to reach out and build relationships will be key to managing complex initiatives requiring some level of technical understanding in addition to driving projects and prioritization forward successfully.

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Requisition ID: R-101782