First Data Project Leader in Omaha, Nebraska

First Data is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology solutions, serving more than six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in 118 countries around the world. Our 23,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world’s largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 2,300 transactions per second and $1.9 trillion per year. First Data is committed to staying at the forefront of our industry, and we are innovating a wide range of next-generation commerce technology solutions to help our clients better detect fraud, gain insights into consumer spending patterns and build customer loyalty. There are many exciting opportunities for talented individuals who would like to join our team and play a meaningful role in helping us shape the future of global commerce.

First Data’s Product Development, Client Solutions and Technology functions are responsible for innovation and advancement of our technology solutions across all of our client segments, and make a critical contribution to ensuring that First Data retains its position as a leading technology innovator. Our Product Development teams are responsible for end-to-end ownership of the product life cycle. Our Client Solutions teams deliver global solutions and expertise that make commerce possible. Our Technology teams develop a wide range of applications and solutions that enable next-generation commerce and create the infrastructure of the global commerce ecosystem. They also ensure that our data remains secure through their work in cyber-security

Position Description Overview The Project Leader manages select steps in the demand/capacity process and small projects. Will provide support for Portfolio Management. Coordinates activities for a project team, including research, analysis, documentation, problem resolution, status reporting, and project timing escalation. Monitors/evaluates project progress, maintains project documentation and develops reports for communication. Creates and monitors process flows, recognizes problem areas, analyzes solutions and makes recommendations for resolution.

Job Responsibilities * The Project Leader manages a small project or phase(s) of a larger project. May provide support for Portfolio or Program Management. Coordinates activities of a project team, including research, analysis, documentation, design/develop testing, problem resolution, training, status reporting, implementation, and post-rollout review/audit. Monitors/evaluates project progress, maintains project documentation and develops presentations for communication. Creates process flows and test cases, conducts testing, recognizes problem areas, analyzes solutions and makes recommendations for resolution.

Scope of Job Work has direct monetary impact. May facilitate the FDC project intake process. Position requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity.

Autonomy Performs duties under limited supervision, applying a broad knowledge of principles, practices and procedures.

Job Requirements * Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, plus 0-4 years project management experience including small to medium scale projects.

Competencies * Risk Management * Organizational Savvy & Politics * Budgeting * Working With MS Project * Coaching * Accuracy / Attention to Detail * Project Management * Manage a Matrix Environment * Measurement of Effectiveness * Meeting Management

First Data is an Affirmative Action – Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT) First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.

Job: *Project Management

Title: Project Leader

Location: Nebraska-Omaha-Omaha - 6855 Pacific St

Requisition ID: 2285020