The Business Project Manager will lead critical business project initiatives of moderate complexity that involve acquiring agreement/adoption of project objectives and deliverables by key sponsors. Ensures that a comprehensive business project plan is developed and maintained to track deliverables and progress toward completion on time and within budget.
Work efficiently with business partners, vendors, technology and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by affected constituencies. Provide proactive project communication to project owner. Works to identify cross-organizational interdependencies and ensures appropriate integration to project plan.
Responsible for the delivery of small to medium scope business projects of moderate complexity. Lead department/business projects within the company's project delivery framework. Accountable for business project communications, risk assessment and prioritization, and advancement of critical issues to project sponsor/owner, etc.
Define the overall objectives and key deliverables for the business project; identifies and supervise key measures of success. Provide regular status reporting on plan progress, as defined by company standards. Some of these activities may be performed under general mentorship/direction.
Provide leadership to business project resources in a manner that ensures timely delivery on commitments/tasks in support of broader business project deliverables. Align resources (may be cross-organizationally) to ensure successful delivery of the project. Identify project resource requirements and works with project plan sponsors to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments.
Confirmed capability in standard office and project management applications - Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Project Workbench.
3+ years of validated experience leading small- to medium-scale projects to successful completion and implementation; demonstrates innovative.
Experienced at establishing relationships; strong communication abilities that include ability to efficiently articulate information to others.
Previous experience in developing risk mitigation plans in association with assigned projects.
Solid track record of leading large-scale, long-term projects
About Our Company
Millions of people around the world rely on Columbia Threadneedle Investments to manage their money. We're intentionally built to help our clients succeed, backed by a global team of 2,000 people including more than 450 investment professionals sharing global perspectives across all major asset classes and markets. At Columbia Threadneedle, you'll find the promise we make to our clients is the same one we make to our employees: Your success is our priority. In addition to our competitive total rewards package, employees stay with us because of our culture and commitment to their development. And, backed by the strength of our parent company, Ameriprise Financial, we are committed to providing you with the tools, resources, recognition and rewards to help you shape the career you want.
Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.