Fiserv Director, PS Execution Services, Open Solutions in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
What does a great Director PS Integration Services do?
We are seeking a Director PS Integration Services to be responsible for managing and directing high performance teams to deliver upon 1) large, complex, engagements or 2) a portfolio of projects for a specific client. Complex programs are defined as multiple product implementations combined with software development, systems integration and data conversion, large-scale ERP/Data Warehouse implementations, or custom product development, typically in excess of $10M.
As the Director, you will provide overall leadership, vision, strategic planning and oversight for Engagements, EDO Operations, and leveraging the Enterprise Solution Delivery (ESD) Framework/Methodology for Open Solutions clients. You will be responsible for overseeing to ensure we are delivering various types of programs from mid to large, complex programs, which impact multiple diverse fields and functions across the Fiserv enterprise. As part of your responsibility, you will develop and grow high performance talent that includes your direct reports, other DNA project associates and also influence non-DNA associate talent growth. In order to provide oversight and build high performance team talent, this will require you to have a full spectrum of knowledge in terms of implementation, software development, and knowledge in multiple disciplines. The Director position will give you the opportunity to exercise a wide variety of skill and experience and contribute as a key delivery executive role empowered to deliver on the promise of One Fiserv.
Basic Qualifications for Consideration :
Formulates strategies with an enterprise-level view, implementing the vision with operational responsibility.
Formulates organizational goals and objectives as it relates to Program Management crossing multiple disciplines; fields, and functions.
Oversees progress of the enterprise program goals, which includes overseeing the outcomes of others.
Performs cost and risk management.
Manages activities of staff (i.e. hires, trains, coaches, appraises, rewards, motivates, disciplines, recommends termination as necessary, etc.).
Builds and fosters high performance teams; matrix and direct, ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful program delivery through Engagement oversight.
Develops and maintains strong working relationships and strategic partnerships with external (e.g. primary interface with the client program leadership) and internal key stakeholders/customers across groups and/or business units to maximize effectiveness and influence.
Establishes and manages a deal based portfolio of active engagements managing project resource staffing needs against the sales pipeline to ensure that resources are available for upcoming engagements.
Drives continuous improvement of the Solution Delivery processes as it relates to Engagement and Project Management practices; stays informed of industry developments and best practices, and champions the adoption and integration into the Solution Delivery process
Champions the Enterprise Solution Delivery process (ESD) and the effective utilization of best practices in the field by coaching those filling the enterprise roles, business unit roles and the engagement project team. Participates in ESD training activities and then work closely with field personnel to apply the practices consistently and in a way that ultimately changes behavior and becomes the standard practice in the organization. Ensures that methodology and approach are consistently implemented across the business.
Fosters a culture of continuous development, performance accountability, feedback, and performance coaching and client centricity.
Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Equivalent
Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education: Preferred education
Bachelor's Degree required, MBA preferred.
Project/Program Management Certification preferred, not required
8+ years of project management experience with at least 3 years of program or engagement management experience delivering large complex programs (portfolio of projects) with multiple project tracks.
8+ years of experience in custom software product development, systems integration, and/or software implementation services required with at least 5 years of systems integration experience.
5+ years of client facing consulting / professional services experience.
3+ years of direct management and leadership experience preferable in the professional services/consulting arena.
5+ years of Financial Services experience strongly preferred.
Process management/improvement in the area of solution/implementation delivery methodologies strongly preferred.
Travel required : Up to 50%
Who We Are:
Fiserv is dedicated to providing financial accounting software that automates and streamlines day-to-day processing by reducing the effort required to perform financial accounting functions. Our clients include the finance leadership, financial and treasury accountants at leading US financial institutions.
Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet.
Fiserv is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet. Visit http://www.careers.fiserv.com/eeo for more information.