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Senior Project and Program Analyst - Technical

Company: Visa
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionVisa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging - where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world - helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.Job DescriptionThe Visa Token Services (VTS) Team in the Payment Product Delivery (PPD) Technology division delivers and manages end-to-end technology products to promote the growth of digital commerce and mobilization of payments in emerging and developed markets. The Program and Business Management Office (PBMO) is a centralized function within PPD, responsible for program/project initiation, execution, and deployment of quality products in the marketplace. The PBMO is also responsible for governance and reporting, training programs, financial management, risk management, and maintaining an effective system of internal product delivery controls. -This Sr. Project Manager position is responsible for performing several aspects of project management and budget administration and reporting for the Visa Token Services (VTS) Program. The position is part of a team driving delivery of projects for a large, highly complex, multi-year program. It requires a person who can quickly come up to speed on the key business and technical concepts and budget administration aspects of the program to collaborate with business (product), technology, finance, and PMO stakeholders to plan and manage budgets and manage delivery of software.Key responsibilities are to:Work with PMO leadership to drive the budget approval process, prepare program charters and project charters, and seek approvals for prioritized program scope and budget.Drive regular cross-functional budget planning activities and ensure the VTS program complies with Visa-wide financial management requirements.Drive program compliance with Visa's Project Management Methodology and Key Controls and ensure accurate and timely information is collected and reported regularly on program progress and financial status. Support data collection for audits and other inquiries, as needed.Regularly analyze Program budget data and work with cross-functional PMO teams to ensure that program stays within budget and resources are properly forecasted and allocated.Drive budget change management based on program and project priorities, approved funding, and resource availability across all dependent teams.Be a communication hub for the project team, and ensure all stakeholders have the appropriate information in a timely manner to perform their jobs.Share knowledge amongst direct team members and program team members and contribute to domain knowledge library and training materials.This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.QualificationsBasic Qualifications--- 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelors Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD--- At least 8 years of professional experience in project and program budget administration, at least 5 of which should have been in technically complex, cross-organizational, multi-year programs. --- Experience managing budgets for programs that use different delivery methodologies, especially Agile, Waterfall, and Hybrid.--- Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills, and the ability to effectively communicate technical and business issues and solutions to different organizational levels and audiences.--- Analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to think strategically.--- Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to change (e.g., changing priorities, assignments, and roles).--- Flexibility and adaptability to ensure commitments are met or are successfully replanned when required.--- Interest in learning and expanding responsibilities.--- Conflict management and negotiation skills to achieve project goals and develop trust with stakeholders.--- Proficiency in Clarity, Tableau, Microsoft Office tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint) is required. Experience with Jira, Jira Align, Rally, Wiki, and Visio is a plusPreferred Qualifications--- 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelors Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD--- Experience creating and using Tableau and Excel to extract and analyze data.--- Experience using PowerPoint to communicate budget and project status, risks, and issues.--- Experience with Jira and Jira Align.--- Bachelor's degree or higher.--- Certifications relevant to project, budget, and program management, e.g., PMI certifications, SAFe certifications, Agile certifications, etc.--- Experience working on financial networks, card payments, digital wallets, or e-commerce software development and delivery.U.S. APPLICANTS ONLY: The estimated salary range for a new hire into this position is 130,800 to 170,000 USD, which may include potential sales incentive payments (if applicable). - Salary may vary depending on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location. In addition, this position may be eligible for bonus and equity. Visa has a comprehensive benefits package for which this position may be eligible that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401 (k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness Program. -Additional InformationVisa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.Travel Requirements: This position requires travel -5-10% of the time.Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. - The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.Visa is an EEO Employer. - Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. - Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.SummaryType: Full-timeFunction: Product Management

Keywords: Visa, San Mateo , Senior Project and Program Analyst - Technical, Professions , San Mateo, California

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