Initiatives Manager Job Description

Initiatives Manager Job Description

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Initiatives manager provides guidance and advise to ensure that company complies with relevant employment legislation and operates within local HR policies.

Initiatives Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Recommend and participate in development of innovative financial products and services with a demonstrable environmental impact (examples green bonds, energy efficiency lending products, products and services that support the transition to the low carbon economy)
Initiate and manage projects to support the promotion of environmental products and services internally and externally such as workshops, training and marketing materials
Approaches onboarding activities with the goal replicating existing processes that will improve benefits through scale
Provide portfolio review of projects Identification of parallel work-streams and cross project dependencies, assess cross-project impact of delays of initiatives
Administer the portfolio management system
Provide overall direction and guidance for the creation, development and implementation of projects and project teams within assigned budget ensuring program/project management processes and discipline are in place and evolve with changing standards
Coordinate prioritization of new and existing initiatives based on expected benefits vs
Collaborate with the Citizenship Impact and Reporting team to report on positive environmental impacts of existing and proposed business activities and establish appropriate environmental goals
Manage and own final accountability of product management initiatives, programs and/or campaigns as identified
Support in the development and execution of a positive overall employee and client experience efforts

Initiatives Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Initiatives Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, CPA, PRINCE2, CRISC, ACCOUNT, NATIONAL, BANK, EV, APICS

Education for Initiatives Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the initiatives manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Education, MBA, Project Management, Engineering, Finance, Business/Administration, Management, Marketing, Technical

Skills for Initiatives Manager

Desired skills for initiatives manager include:

HR practices
Bank products
Services
PowerPoint
Policies and related legislation
Visio
HR challenges
Interrelationships and asset
Organization
Policies and legislation

Desired experience for initiatives manager includes:

Overall ownership of resolution on Insurance, Health & Safety, and Audit outcomes and guidance of JCI in their tactical execution of same
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Organized – detail oriented and ability to multi-task and prioritize time
Personal standards for excellence
Participate in knowledge transfer with senior management, the team, other technical areas and business units
Project/change management experience in a bank setting is desirable

Initiatives Manager Examples

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Initiatives Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an initiatives manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for initiatives manager
  • Developing and maintaining governance control procedures, for managing portfolio wide initiatives such as resource utilisation, the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), financials and portfolio development and maintenance
  • Identifying/developing Portfolio/Programme/Project level reporting, to ensure projects can be tracked against key criteria such as cost, schedule, priority, issues and benefits
  • Supporting and maintaining methodologies, to ensure a consistent approach to delivery is taken across the portfolio through the use of common tools, processes and practices
  • Training, coaching and mentoring others in relation to methodologies, delivery processes and best practices in order to continually develop skills and capabilities thus supporting consistent delivery improvement
  • Developing quality assurance review checks to monitor the quality of project reporting and deliverables to drive improvements across the portfolio
  • Leading and driving programme/project delivery process improvements within the portfolio
  • Actively supporting the Group Technology & Operations (GTO) strategy, plans and values, contributing to the achievement of a high performance culture
  • Knowledge of system and SDLC design
  • Proven skills to have worked in a large organisation, with teams spread across multiple locations
  • Proven skills to examine existing state of practices and capabilities and suggest system level improvements
Qualifications for initiatives manager
  • Provide direct support for business case development and program-level assessments of FM premises, energy, environmental and designated substance projects and programs and other Enterprise Real Estate capital projects
  • Communications with Enterprise Real Estate partners and business unit customers on progress and outcomes of projects
  • Coordinate with Human Resources on all occupational health and workplace related matters
  • Experience with multi-stakeholder environments
  • Project confidence is conducting presentations, chairing meetings and dealing with difficult workplace decisions or situations
  • Develop & manage operational processes that are consistent across CSTS
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Initiatives Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an initiatives manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for initiatives manager
  • Proven skills to audit maturity levels of teams via regular assessments
  • Proven skills to conduct workshops to learn and execute continuous improvement processes
  • The ability to observe and generate insight on the end to end process based on lean/agile principles
  • Proven skills to guide teams periodically, to achieve desired results that achieve program outcomes
  • Proven skills to run proof of concepts for improvement initiatives
  • Proven skills to develop a key metrics program
  • Proven skills to liaise independently with internal and external Stakeholders
  • Able to project the gravitas to influence change at different levels of the programme
  • An enthusiastic problem solver and coach
  • Able to formulate hypotheses, conduct experiments and suggest data driven inferences
Qualifications for initiatives manager
  • Centralized counsel on FM policies, standards and program initiatives on premises, energy, environmental and designated substance programs/projects in coordination with internal stakeholders and JCI
  • Participate in and continue to contribute to the enterprise E&S strategic plan
  • Planning, development, maintenance and refresh of the Enterprise Real Estate department own business continuity plans
  • Minimum seven years of job related experience in business, finance, customer service and/or accounting/bookkeeping
  • Minimum five years of project management experience required
  • Demonstrated success in directing and leading individuals and teams
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Initiatives Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of initiatives manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for initiatives manager
  • Create an organization that delivers
  • Leads the Portfolio Management processes for the SPMO and Enterprise Foundational Services
  • Able to differentiate correlation from causation
  • An expert and have an interest in SDLC (in particular Agile/Iterative) and JIRA setup, configuration, implementation (Agile)
  • A self starter, who is able to work with minimal supervision
  • On-going compliance with all Records Management, and Business Continuation Program(s) policies, procedures
  • Guide and / or create detailed analyses and reporting to highlight the impact of pricing decisions on RESL acquisition and retention results
  • Support and enable automation and digitization programs holistically including sales technology, desktop automation, e-Signature capabilities and integrated with our workflow processes
  • Prioritize sequencing and implementation of key strategic initiatives and lead all aspects of implementation
  • As Subject Matter Expert completes detailed analysis operations and fulfillment needs/requirements to ensure design and functionality of the end to end process is client focused and as efficient and effective as possible
Qualifications for initiatives manager
  • Basic understanding of logic structures for different codes bases
  • Possesses working knowledge of HTML, SQL, Visual Basic, and database design
  • Proficiency with MS Project (MS Project Server 2007 preferred)
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology, business analysis approach, and required tools to support these activities
  • The ability to provide leadership related to project management, vendor and risk management, business process and system analysis, within an ever-changing regulatory framework
  • Comprehensive understanding Project Management concepts/processes and demonstrates that skills in situations involving transformational impact
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Initiatives Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of initiatives manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for initiatives manager
  • Responsible for clear, concise and accurate completion of detailed process documentation including operating procedures, Job Aids, process maps and technical/operational training material
  • Able to exercise judgement and make decisions in a job without having to refer or escalate a situation or decision to a higher authority
  • Utilize effective tools and resources to dive deep into identified client irritants and process efficiency/effectiveness gaps
  • Provide thought leadership to the team and within the Investment Statistics function
  • Contribute to the overall management of the department in Dublin
  • Support and collaborate the Head of Investment Statistics
  • Direct management of the team
  • Provide coaching, training and support to all direct reports
  • Set objectives, monitor ongoing performance and conduct appraisals
  • Attend meetings and represent the team and department in a variety of forums
Qualifications for initiatives manager
  • Display flexibility, resiliency, and stability in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • Demonstrated experience in interpreting policies, analyses, trends
  • Track record of insightful analytics and thought leadership
  • Ability to take high-level conceptual questions/ideas to solution & recommendation
  • Strategically minded with highly developed analytical and conceptual thinking skills and ability to deliver actionable recommendations from analysis
  • Ability to drive change and work with ambiguity
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Initiatives Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an initiatives manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for initiatives manager
  • Lead formal and informal training sessions and presentations as required
  • Coordinate systems testing and produce specifications for system enhancements
  • Contribute to the achievement of an annual fundraising target exceeding $3 million with the goal of increasing annual number of fan-hosted events and revenue
  • Manage a calendar of community events, which includes identifying participating staff and volunteers, and provide ongoing follow-up to fan fundraising/corporate organizers
  • Manage and provide support to over 50 annual fan-hosted events – coordinate event details, build and develop relationships with event organizers, ensure CRA guidelines are met, ensure events are tracked
  • Responsible for managing the Jays Care Community Crew volunteer program including recruitment, events and general administration
  • Partner with IT and Business Leadership to facilitate incubation and acceleration of ideas
  • Provide day-to-day management and guidance on all aspects of initiatives
  • Create and maintain a consolidated program-level story
  • Identify, support and coach program participants
Qualifications for initiatives manager
  • Establish metrics to measure program health
  • Strong team, results, and detail orientation
  • Stints at large consumer electronics brands (in India or other locales)
  • Good understanding of technology, thorough knowledge of consumer electronics market & developments across the world, contacts across players in the ecosystem
  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Marketing, Business Administration or related field
  • 3+ years project management or corporate account support

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