Project Manager

Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Enfield, CT, US, 06082 Mayville, NY, US, 14757 Greenwich, NY, US, 12834 Phelps, NY, US, 14532 Derby, VT, US, 05829 Presque Isle, ME, US, 04769 St. Albans, VT, US, 05478 Middletown, NY, US, 10940 Batavia, NY, US, 14020 Bedford, NH, US, 03110 Bridgeton, NJ, US, 08302 Auburn, ME, US, 04210 Watertown, NY, US, 13601 Middlebury, VT, US, 05753 Dayville, CT, US, 06241 Potsdam, NY, US, 13676 Cooperstown, NY, US, 13326 Riverhead, NY, US, 11901 Middleboro, MA, US, 02346 Claverack (Hudson), NY, US, 12534 Hornell, NY, US, 14843 White River Jct., VT, US, 05001 Lebanon, NJ, US, 08833 Homer, NY, US, 13077

Company: Farm Credit East

Position Summary:

Join a team focused on the success of our customers, the success of our communities, and the success of each other. Farm Credit East is the leading provider of loans and farm advisory services to farm, forest product, fishing, and other agricultural business owners across the northeast. We are One Team Working Together with a focus on our five pillars: Outstanding Customer and Employee Experience, Quality Growth, Operational Excellence, Commitment to our Communities, and Protecting Customer Information.

 

The Project Manager (PM) drives and delivers initiatives that bring value and additive solutions to Farm Credit East’s team and our customers. The Project Manager brings strong communication skills, organizational qualities, and a proactive mindset working with a diverse team to generate stakeholder value. The Project Manager executes initiatives following the project delivery life cycle managing towards scope, schedule, and budget for effect project implementation. The incumbent works in a team environment to complete initiatives that meet the mission, vision, objectives, and goals consistent with the Farm Credit East Business Plan.

 

The value drivers for this role are as follows:

  • Creates operational efficiency by effectively leading a team through the end-to-end project delivery lifecycle.
  • Delivers organizational value through planning, development, collaboration, and execution of initiatives supporting Farm Credit East’s vision.  

 

We offer generous benefits including: a 6% 401K match plus an additional defined contribution retirement plan, medical, dental, HSA, paid annual holiday and sick leave, FSA, life insurance, and a bonus incentive program. Potential for tuition reimbursement, including Project Management certification courses. Farm Credit East provides all team members with the training and resources needed to be successful in their careers. Technical training, soft skill training, and ongoing professional development provided by Farm Credit East will help you be poised for continued career growth within our organization.  We use state of the art technology for customer relations (Salesforce), internal communication (Microsoft TEAMS) and delivery of services.

 

Come join a collaborative, customer-focused team at Farm Credit East!

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Execution

  • Leads cross-functional teams to complete initiatives to the approved scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards utilizing project management methodologies
  • Develops and maintains project plans including timeline, project budget, risk management, issue management, resource management, and change order/decision management
  • Manages project documentation and deliverables including but not limited to: Project Charter, Risk log, Issue Log, Project Status Reports, Requirements Documentation, and Go Live Documentation
  • Identifies and manages cross-project interdependencies, escalates risks from interdependencies as needed
  • Completes project reflections to capture lessons learned and foster a culture of continuous improvement

Partner with Stakeholders

  • Builds and maintains strong partnerships with stakeholders, including customers, employees, partners, and senior management
  • Communicates frequently with leadership and Executive Sponsor to ensure projects and development align with Farm Credit East strategy/goals
  • Partners with sponsor, key stakeholders, and manager to build high performing teams and a supporting environment leading to effective and efficient project execution
  • Manages appropriate external relationships

Change Enablement

  • Engaged in training and full adoption of FCE’s technology platforms to meet association and customer needs
  • Demonstrates a strong commitment to standardized methods to improve efficiency, collaboration, and embodiment of One Team Working Together  
  • Support organizational transformation providing guidance in change enablement, communications, and training supporting delivery and adoption of strategic programs within the organization
  • Works cooperatively with the change enablement team to develop the Communication/Change Enablement Plan and associated training for each process, system or technology rollout

 

Job Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

 

Farm Credit East is an Equal Opportunity Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, parental status, political affiliation, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. It is our goal to make employment decisions that further the principle of equal employment opportunity by utilizing objective standards based upon an individual's qualifications for a specific job opening. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), if you have a disability and would like a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a position with Farm Credit East, please call 1-800-562-2235 or e-mail FarmCreditCareers@farmcrediteast.com.


Nearest Major Market: Hartford