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Returnship - Diversity & Inclusion, Sr. Project Manager

Returnship - Diversity & Inclusion, Sr. Project Manager-1903933



Our cohort experience will have you taking part in a series of interactive professional development sessions designed to support your transition back to work. You will gain guidance on managing your career, refreshing your skills and insights into balancing work-life integration. You will also have the opportunity to build your professional network and meet our industry leaders who will immerse you into our corporate culture.

Here at Santander, our 12-week Returnship Program is aimed at mid-level talent with a financial services background, who have taken a career break for at least the last two years. Whether you may have been a stay-at-home parent or care giver, spent time supporting a partner, or simply had a career break, this may the opportunity for you to re-enter the workforce!


The Human Resources Sr. Project Manager is considered a subject matter expert providing guidance to the most complex issues on major projects. S/he is responsible for developing a strategic direction of the relevant business area, and both defines and manages the lifecycle from project initiation through to program closure. The incumbent resolves risks, issues and dependencies, and measures and monitors program actuals, forecasts and budgets and updates plans with accurate, up-to-date information. S/he follows financial standards and processes (e.g. monthly external revenue accruals, software capitalization, procurement & external payments), and reports financial information and status to the required executive level through steering committees. The incumbent secures, leads, motivates and inspires the internal & external resources required to deliver the program, and is responsible for establishing the program governance (e.g. sponsors, approvers, stakeholders).

  • Acts as an internal consultant to make professional recommendations for project implementation regarding Diversity & Inclusion
  • Supports complex initiatives affecting multiple functions or businesses
  • Serves as a dedicated resource working directly with leaders and staff to support process improvement
  • Acts as a change agent/coach to instill and sustain changes
  • Motivates functional process team working on projects within a matrix reporting structure
  • Engages people and develops them through team work and a high level of participation
  • Lead objective discussion regarding Diversity & Inclusion status within the organization
  • Manages process and project management deliverables for all assigned projects from initiation thru closure, including intake activities
  • Identifies project duration, effort, sequence, and dependencies of tasks required to meet applicable project objectives
  • Facilitates Project Team meetings and situational analysis regularly to ensure appropriate communication to all stakeholders
  • Monitors and documents project milestones and outcomes throughout the project lifecycle to ensure adherence to established quality standards
  • Develops, communicates and implements project risk mitigation plans and completes risk actions, issues and decisions documentation to effectively monitor risk and enable accountability and responsibility
  • Ability to influence others at an operational level regarding new concepts, practices and approaches
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in the area of project management
  • Ability to engage the support and resources of others to achieve project goals and objectives; influencing without authority
  • Ability to enable individuals to work effectively as they plan, implement, and experience change
  • Ability to manage all aspects of multiple projects, deliverables and timelines
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and decision making skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization


  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or equivalent field.Or equivalent work experience
  • 9-12 years formal project management experience in a financial services environment;Estimating and budgeting to ensure project costs are maintained;Building project planning documents; Developing and coaching others indirectly or directly- Coaches, reviews and delegating work to lower level professionals
  • Have at least two years since last working experience



Primary Location

:Massachusetts-BOSTON-75 State Street - 06366 - State Street-Corp

Other Locations

:Massachusetts-Framingham-5 Whittier Street - 06365 - Whittier Street-Corp, Massachusetts-Dorchester-2 Morrissey Boulevard - 06367 - Columbia Park


:Human Resources (8590)



Job Posting

:Jul 12, 2019, 6:00:09 PM


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