Heartland Financial USA, Inc. is a growing dynamic organization with many locations offering uniquely different banking and financial solutions for businesses and personal clients. As a performance driven company, we strive to create a culture of excellence with high standards, and high values while providing outstanding growth and involvement opportunities for employees. Join a team that makes "Great Things Happen!"Under general direction, the Senior Project Manager (SPM) is responsible for leading and overseeing the planning, executing and finalizing all the technical and project management functions with the lines of business at Heartland for major projects. In addition, the SPM needs experience training new project managers. This will require a high level of professional project management experience, ideally within a financial services context. In conjunction with the Director of Process Improvement, the SPM will also be responsible for developing the standards, norms, policies and procedures for the newly formed Heartland Project Management Office. The level of work is considered advanced.Responsibilities:* In partnership with lines of business, prepares detailed project plans, including definition of scope, requirements, objectives, resource allocation, task schedules and milestones following the Heartland Project Methodology.* Provides direction, prioritization and conflict resolution in managing project teams to accomplish project objectives.* Plans, directs and coordinates Bank project activities and resources to ensure project goals are completed on time, within budget and with optimum quality.* In partnership with lines of business, identify and validate the key business requirements for major projects to ensure that they are in line with Heartland's vision and mission.* Familiar with the entire scope and requirements of projects and acts as liaison between team members and Project Management Office leadership.* Provides timely responses to inquiries about projects.* Leads Project Management Office software review process.* Understands and analyzes the ROI of all assigned projects.* Produces appropriate reports from the analysis.10.Leads Project Management skills assessment and coordinates Project Management training with business line leaders.11.Identifies and tracks human resources required across projects, ensuring key resources are not over committed.12.Understands and deploys latest project management methodologies in language that is accessible to all employees, regardless of previous project management experience, to build project management competency within the organization.13.Completes annual E-Learning Plan and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) training as assigned and keeps up-to-date knowledge of BSA as it relates to the job function.Secondary & Non Essential Responsibilities:* Performs other duties as assignedRequirements:* Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance;MBA preferred* 7-10 years direct experience managing complex projects, preferably in financial services.* 5 years of financial services experience preferred.* Project Management Professional (PMP) certification strongly preferred.* Demonstrated project and risk management skills including ability to manage multiple priorities, resources, customers and management with a focus on consistency and accuracy.* Extensive experience employing project management methodologies, concepts, practices and procedures.* Self-motivated with excellent teamwork skills.* Ability to work closely with multiple business lines on project design, implementation and close.* Process improvement experience a plus.10.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.11.Experience with industry standard project management software and process mapping software.OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION:* PMP certification strongly preferred.* Lean Six Sigma certification preferred.Scheduled Weekly Hours:40Time Type:Full timeWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified appli