MUFG Union Bank Jr. Project Manager Rotational Program - New Grad July 2018 in Monterey Park, California

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 50 countries. In the U.S., we’re 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that’s working to fulfill its vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group.

_Program Overview_

The Project Management Academy is a two-year program designed to support entry level candidates as they obtain the skills necessary to succeed as project managers. The program will encompass:

  • Project Management training combining industry best in class standards along with company specific methodology, tools and processes

  • A rotational program within various areas of the business such as Central Project Management Office Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Project Portfolio Management, Enterprise Information Security, Technology Infrastructure Operations to gain thorough understanding of the functions provided by project management support groups for EPMO and to provide an opportunity to jumpstart their network

  • Project assignments to reinforce learned concepts

_Position Overview _

The Junior Project Manager will support IT projects, help to effectively manage deliverables and coordinate successful implementation of technology solutions to satisfy business requirements.

Primary//Responsibilities//Include/: /

  • Create and maintain the Project Work Breakdown Structure

  • Maintain the Project Issues and Risks Log

  • Monitor and maintain project financials and forecast

  • Manage small to medium size projects independently

  • Create meeting agenda, presentations and minutes

  • Additional IT project related activities

o Entry Level position – no expected job experience in project management

o Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills

o Excellent organizational skills and attention to details

o Innate ability to understand process, think outside the box and work well with others

o Communicates clearly and concisely in both oral and written contexts, and comfortable giving and receiving feedback

o Proficient in MS Office applications, experience with MS Project or equivalent an advantage

o Strong analytic/problem solving skills and detailed orientation

o Is flexible and comfortable with high levels of change and uncertainty

o Enthusiastic/positive attitude and interest in a career in project management

o Aptitude and passion for continuous learning/development

o Exposure to basic Financial Services and Project Management concepts a plus

o Bachelor’s degree required

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

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Title: Jr. Project Manager Rotational Program - New Grad July 2018

Location: CALIFORNIA-Monterey Park

Requisition ID: 10018080-WD