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Project Manager

Company: Westlake Services
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Overview
The Project Manager manages key client projects. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project.
Position Description
Our Project Manager is responsible for driving large scale initiatives from initial opportunity identification and research, to feasibility analysis and feature definition, through to business adoption and success metric tracking.This role calls for a strong, proactive manager capable of autonomously driving multiple projects in parallel. This position is the dream opportunity for an ambitious professional looking to have a significant impact in a fast-growing company.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties include:

  • Be proficient in the US credit union and automotive leasing industries including the market players and industry trends.
  • Represent our customers (credit unions, dealers and lessees) - be their champion and their voice. Build impactful, personal customer relationships. Bring the customers' voices into the creation process.
  • Collaborate across teams - continually seek feedback from sales, marketing, IT and other stakeholders to ensure product alignment. A collaborative attitude is essential.
  • Prioritize external and internal Seamless enhancement requests and arbitrate across stakeholders for the reprioritization of strategic product backlog list as new requests arrive and business needs change.
  • 'Own' the integration requirements, specifications and implementation for Seamless and other CULA systems plans.
  • Obsess over user experiences and outcomes - work with UX to design and develop delightful and thoughtful user flows.
  • Work with technology teams to deliver a world-class product - drive the end-to-end feature delivery cycle.
  • Ensure products are thoroughly tested and meet product quality measures prior to release.
  • Communicate clearly and efficiently.
  • Develop content for marketing collateral, presentations, webinars and sales training in support of the product. Qualifications
    • Leadership - proven ability to set a product vision, excite, and lead a cross-functional engineering team.
    • Experience in the auto finance, credit union and vehicle lease industries are a plus. Experience in the financial technology markets is desired.
    • A passion for creating innovative solutions and working closely with engineering to define and deliver them.
    • Extensive experience gathering feedback, analyzing it, and prioritizing it. Demonstrate you can execute on this feedback effectively and efficiently.
    • A fantastic ability to listen to our customers; understanding what they really need, not just what they say they want.
    • A quantitative, data-driven approach to making decisions, but know how to rely on your intuition when the data set is incomplete.
    • An analytical approach for effectively evaluating and executing trade-off decisions
    • Crisp and clear communication style across all mediums and with both business and technology stakeholder groups
    • Experience presenting to executive leadership and handling sensitive customer situations.
    • Proven ability to deliver on commitments.
    • Ability to influence our team and work autonomously.
    • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • High proficiency in Microsoft Office products, with emphasis on Excel and project management applications.
    • Frequent travel is required (up to 30%).
    • 5+ years of software product management experience.
    • Bachelor's degree with a quantitative emphasis is required. Pay Rate:
      • $70,000 to $90,000 per year
      • The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire and will be dependent on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to geographic location, skill set, experience, education, credentials, and licensure when applicable Full Time Benefits
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
        • Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Account
        • 401K matching
        • Employee Stock Ownership Program in a $14.2 Billion Company, plus company matching
        • Paid Vacations Days
        • Paid Sick days
        • Paid holidays
          We are an equal opportunity employer and do not unlawfully discriminate in employment. No question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Equal access to employment, services, and programs is available to all persons. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the organization.

Keywords: Westlake Services, San Diego , Project Manager, Executive , San Diego, California

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