Director, Mortgage Projects
PenFed is hiring an Director, Mortgage Projects in Alexandria, VA or Omaha, NE. The primary purpose of this job is to lead the Mortgage Projects unit in the Mortgage Division. This includes working across the Division to establish priorities and working across the Company to ensure initiatives are accomplished timely, within budget and achieve the desired benefits. Developing and maintaining strong relationship across the business, IT, Compliance, Legal and our vendors are critical to the success of the group. The position will manage a team of project managers, business analysts and testers.
Develop and maintain an initiative prioritization process to ensure it aligns with Division goals.
Develop and execute a communication plan across the Division and with key internal and external partners.
Develop and implement appropriate project management desciplines including Project Management Professional routines and Agile methodologies. Leverage industry best practices.
Develop and lead change management routines across the Division and Credit Union when appropriate.
Support individual project leadership through issue resolution and removal of roadblocks.
Analyze emerging risks and opportunities that may impact PenFed and present strategies to the Mortgage Division executive team
Establish a vendor oversight program for the Mortgage Division including performance measurements; developing strategies and programs to ensure a high level of vendor efficiency, reports results, and identifies opportunities for improved performance
Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field required.
Master’s Degree in Business Administration is preferred
Minimum of eight (8) years’ of experience in project management is required.
Minimum of five years of mortgage experience required with seven (7) to ten (10) years preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience with seven (7) to ten (10) years preferred
Experience leading Agile Projects
Experience leading large Loan Origination System (LOS) or equivalent implementations
This position will directly supervise a team of 6 – 10 project managers, analysts and testers.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is required
Six Sigma Black Belt is preferred.
Bending, Stretching or Reaching
Talking on the phone, person-to-person & in group
XHearing on the phone, person-to-person & in group
XVision for near, mid-range, far, peripheral, depth and color
XUse of computer
XUse of telephone
XUse of office equipment
XPushing/pulling/lifting/ carrying from 5 to 50 lbs.
Travel Ability to travel to various worksites and be on-call is required.
Founded in 1935, and still growing, we began as the War Department Federal Credit Union. Today, PenFed is one of the country’s strongest and most stable financial institutions with over 1.5 million members and over $21 billion in assets. We serve members in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as on military bases in Guam, Puerto Rico and Okinawa.
Our mission isn’t simply to help our members get by. We exist to help them realize every ounce of their potential. We exist to educate, and to encourage. We exist to usher their dreams into the land of reality.
We provide our employees with a lucrative benefits package including robust medical, dental and vision plan options, plenty of paid time off, 401k with employer match, on-site fitness facilities at our larger locations, and more.Equal Employment Opportunity PenFed will maintain and observe personnel policies which will prohibit discrimination or harassment against a person because of race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status or obligation, the presence of a physical and/or mental disability and all other statuses protected by applicable state or local law in all recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, overtime, position classifications, work assignments, facilities, promotions, transfers, employee treatment, and in all other terms and conditions of employment. PenFed will also prohibit retaliation against individuals for raising a complaint of discrimination or harassment or participating in an investigation of same. PenFed will also reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with a disability so that they can apply for a job or perform the essential functions of a job unless doing so causes a direct threat to these individuals or others in the workplace and the threat cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodation or if the accommodation creates an undue hardship to PenFed. Contact human resources (HR) with any questions or requests for accommodation at 703-838-1568.