Corporate Project Manager II - Kalispell

  • Glacier Bank
  • Kalispell, MT, USA
  • Mar 06, 2023
Full time Banking Project Management

Job Description

This is a Corporate position which may be located at an available bank division location across our eight-state footprint in AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, UT, WA, or WY.


  • Project Execution: Applies project management methodologies and control techniques throughout the project lifecycle. Executes plans and coordinates with team members to complete the project according to scope, on time, and within budget. Provide steady leadership in the face of uncertainty, change, and aggressive deadlines. Lead cross-functional meetings and foster teamwork. Act as an advisor and build/maintain relationships across the stakeholder community. Partner with the executive sponsor to communicate project goals, objectives and potential outcomes. Lead regular interactions with the executive sponsor to inform, alert, negotiate, and maintain a continuing good relationship and shared vision for the project outcome. Effectively negotiates with project stakeholders and team members to drive project delivery to a successful completion. Communicates with project team members regularly through team meetings, documented minutes, and weekly status reports. Manages and updates changes to project documentation, such as, the budget, schedule, and decision log. Identifies and manages project risks and issues and works with impacted areas to reach a resolution. Follows procedures for scope changes if required. Guides stakeholders through system selection processes such as requirements definition, Requests for Information (RFI), Requests for Proposal (RFP), demos, reference checks, vendor due diligence, and solution evaluation. Documents all project decisions during the vendor selection process.
  • Project Planning: Applies a rigorous project management planning discipline following the project management procedures. Develops and maintains detailed project plans (scope, requirements, success criteria, and dependencies), budgets, and schedules for projects in collaboration with project sponsors and stakeholders. Identifies and requests needed resources and estimates their work efforts. Identifies, evaluates, and manages project risks and prepares contingency plans. Obtains project sponsor signoff on planning documentation where required.
  • Project Closure: Finalizes project schedule, budget, and documentation, and makes certain all requirements are met. Effectively handles the transition from project to daily operation with the functional areas and obtains project sponsor sign off. Documents lessons learned for inclusion with post implementation review.
  • Governance: Adheres to and supports the use of governance, security and risk management practices.
  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations, including but not limited to, the Bank Secrecy Act, the Patriot Act, and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Must complete the assigned online training courses and achieve a passing score by due date.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Education Level



Bachelor’s Degree

Bachelor's Degree in a business-related discipline, such as organizational management, marketing, finance, or information technology.



Experience Level



5 years

5+ years hands-on experience as a Project Manager with PMP or 7 years of experience without PMP, managing projects within a banking or business environment.


Advanced / Specialized Knowledge

Experience working with various project management methodologies (i.e. Waterfall, Agile) and tools (i.e. Microsoft Project, Workfront).


Advanced Experience

Skilled in the development of project plans, work breakdown structures, and project schedules. Strong project risk management skills. Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-mo






Project Management Professional

Active certification status.

Required Skills and Abilities

·    A significant level of trust, credibility and diplomacy is required. In-depth dialogues, conversations and explanations with customers, direct and indirect reports and outside vendors can be of a sensitive and/or highly confidential nature. Communications may involve motivating, influencing, educating and/or advising others on matters of significance.

·    Demonstrate diplomacy, professionalism, and strong communication, written and inter-personal skills, solid leadership skills and proven ability to lead cross-functional teams to successful outcomes.

·    Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

·    Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem- solving capabilities.

·    Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, coworkers, and customers.

·    Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies, techniques, and procedures.

·    Excellent customer skills.

·    Excellent relationship development skills, with the ability to balance work and interaction with bank and corporate stakeholders using a customer-oriented attitude.

·    Highly self- motivated and directed.

What We Offer

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: Starting salary is dependent upon relevant experience and may vary based on the geographic location of the position.  We offer an extensive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, a health savings account option, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), a health rewards program, a 401(k) retirement savings plan, discounts on banking products and services, and paid sick, holiday, and vacation time.  Visit our website for more details!