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Junior Project Manager, Analyst
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Union Bank, N.A. | Monterey Park, CA
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Job Description


Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 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, cultivating long-term relationships built on integrity and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our expansive, 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.

Are you looking for an unrivaled opportunity to jump-start your career as a project management professional?

Program Overview

The Project Management Academy (PMA) is a two-year program designed to support you as you obtain the skills necessary to succeed as an entry level project manager. The program will encompass:

* You will take part in project management training that combines industry best-in-class standards along with company specific methodology, tools and processes.
* You will also learn the fundamentals of Agile and other skills/knowledge related to preparation for PMI - CAPM, ACP certification.
* As a participant in the PMA, you will rotate within various areas of the business such as Central Project Management Office Quality Assurance, Quality Control and Project Portfolio Management, Enterprise Information Security and Project Finance to gain deep understanding of the functions provided by project management support groups for EPMO and to provide an opportunity to jumpstart your network
* Project assignments to reinforce learned concepts
* Mentorship from EPMO Sr. PM's and managers, and exposure to MUFG Executive and senior management

Position Overview

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

Primary Responsibilities Include:

* You will build and maintain the Project Work Breakdown Structure, Issues and Risks Log, in addition to meeting agendas, presentations and minutes
* Monitor and maintain project financials and forecast
* You will also lead small to medium size projects independently, and take ownership of other IT project related activities


* 4-year Bachelor's Degree - majoring in an analytical discipline
* Recent college graduate with 0-1 year of work experience
* Entry Level opportunity; experience managing projects is not expected
* Extraordinary verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
* Outstanding organizational skills and attention to details
* Communicates clearly and concisely in both oral and written contexts, and comfortable giving and receiving feedback
* Strong analytic/problem solving skills and detailed orientation
* Innate ability to understand process, think creatively and work well with others
* Proficient in MS Office applications, experience with MS Project or equivalent an advantage
* Is flexible and comfortable with high levels of change and uncertainty
* Enthusiastic/positive attitude and interest in a PM career
* Aptitude and passion for continuous learning/development
* Exposure to basic Financial Services and Project Management concepts a plus

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 using 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.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

About Union Bank, N.A.

Based in San Francisco, UnionBanCal Corporation (NYSE: UB) is a bank holding company with assets of $54.3 billion at September 30, 2007.