Principal Project Management (1176) in Irving, TX at Mr. Cooper

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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Job Description

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Mr. Cooper is seeking an energetic, highly motivated, self –starter who thrives in a dynamic fast paced environment for the role of Project Manager II non IT. PM will have the primary ongoing responsibility of several small to medium projects or one to two large projects at any given time. Projects may require working directly with Sales, Processing, Underwriting, Closing, Funding, Post Closing, Compliance, Legal, Credit Risk departments as well as other lines of business within the mortgage originations space.

The Project Manager will manage projects from original concept through final implementation, managing stakeholder relationships throughout. The Project Manager is accountable for assembling the project team, assigning and managing individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing project plan and timeline to ensure timely completion of the project. He or She will proactively evaluate the current process, system, policies, procedures, testing, and other items related to the project. Identify risks and issues that could challenge project delivery or quality and will ensure those risks and issues are either mitigated or resolved.

The PM also develops a partnership with lines of business and is responsible for ensuring the results of project adheres to Nationstar’s overall goal of great customer service and employee experiences.


Accountability to drive projects to success as defined by the project executive sponsor and key stakeholders.
Work effectively with lines of business, from end users to senior management
Define project scope, identify business case, obtain initial IT estimates, present to senior Mgmt. for approval with cost benefit analysis.
Assembling project team, assigning & tracking individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing the project plan and schedule to ensure timely completion of the project with acceptable project outcomes
Managing the triple constraint to ensure timely completion of the project - On time, within budget while maintaining scope
Manages multiple projects of varying size, as assigned; manages dependencies between projects whether owned by candidate or managed by another PM
Communicates with key executive sponsors and stakeholders on issues that impact scope, budget, or time related to the projects managed.
Manages the prioritization and change management processes while providing valuable problem solving skills to identifying ways to resolve issues to keep the project on track
Proactively identifies and plans for ways to overcome project risks that jeopardize successful project delivery
Escalates, as necessary, project issues, risks and decisions
Provides project leadership and fosters a collaborative work environment where project team members feel that they have a voice
Completion of all project documentation; Charter, CBA, Project Plans, etc.
Documents and receives sponsor and-or key stakeholder approval for key documents and quality gates
Identifies measurable success; Drives post project success follow-ups, including FLOD testing results, and other measurable results.
Contributes to continuous improvement and evolution of project methods and processes to address emergent requirements

Essential Job Functions

Demonstrated leadership skills
Ability to influence without direct authority
Ability to build relationships
Strong customer focus
Driven by results
Ability to manage multiple priorities
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent organizational, analytical and planning skills
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Ability to plan and facilitate meetings
Ability to identify and manage risks and issues
Excellent presentation skills
Strategic, conceptual and analytical thinking and decision making skills
Negotiating skills within a context of political sensitivity and conflicting interests
Ability to communicate highly technical information in a manner that the business friendly manner
Experience with Microsoft Suite of Products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, Visio, Project

Required Education/Experience

Project and resource management experience. Minimum 3 years

Mortgage industry experience. Minimum 3 years.

Preferred Skills

PMP certification or equivalent

Graduation from a 4-year college or university with major course work in a discipline related to the requirements of the position is preferred. We will consider the equivalent combination of job experience & education that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of this job.

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United States of America

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Mr. Cooper

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