Co-op services Credit Union Project Manager II in Des Moines, Iowa


CO-OP Financial Services provides technically superior products and services to financial institutions across the nation. We are seeking a talented Project Manager IIto be responsible for planning , organizing, leading and control technology-based projects that are moderately complex and/or medium to large in scope, budget and impact.


  • Work with team to create project charter including: definition of project scope and deliverables; identification of project goals and milestones; development of project plans and budgets.

  • Work with technology leaders to identify project resources and develop schedules.

  • Assemble project team members; assign individual responsibilities; lead team meetings.

  • Oversee completion of project tasks, manage conflicts within group and escalate risks/issues as needed.

  • Coordinate technical professionals and other staff across other functions and disciplines.

  • Apply generally accepted project management methodology and enforce project standards.

  • Prepare for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.

  • Maintain project documentation; ensure project documents are complete, current and appropriately stored.

  • Prepare and disseminate project reports and communications; communicate with technology team, project sponsors, functional area managers and/or consultants regarding status of specific tasks.

  • React to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • Working knowledge of standard software packages, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.

  • Working knowledge of agile and waterfall SDLC’s.

  • Experience with an ALM tool, such as Microsoft TFS, JIRA or VersionOne.

  • Experience with a PPM tool, such as Planview PPM Pro (formerly Innotas).

  • Basic knowledge of financial services technology industry.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

  • PMP Certification preferred.

  • Associate’s Degree

  • 2 to 4 years of Project Coordinator or Project Management experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills.

  • Detail-oriented with strong problem solving skills and the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems, driving solutions to completion.

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, while meeting demanding deadlines.

  • Understanding of and support for generally accepted project management standards and methodology.

  • Ability to work with individuals of all levels and varying technical skills.

  • Team player

  • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands with a positive attitude.

About Us

CO-OP Financial Servicesis the technology engine that provides access and convenience for credit unions. With over 35 years of credit union service, CO-OP connects credit union members to their accounts through Debit, Credit, ATM, Shared Branching, Member Interaction Services, Mobile, Virtual, and Bill Pay services. CO-OP serves a total of 3,500 member credit unions, 50 million cardholders, 30,000 surcharge-free ATMs, and more than 5,500 shared branches. Handling three billion-plus annual transactions, CO-OP is the nation’s largest credit union service organization—offering resources that enable deeper member engagement to help credit unions prosper.

Req No.2018-2524

CategoryInformation Technology