Senior Project Manager 202185

U.S.A. Remote /
Professional Services – Professional Services /
Full time
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit ‪ to learn more.

The Senior Project Manager provides support to Encompass Banker customers with the goal to efficiently and satisfactorily deploying their purchase. The Senior Project Manager is directly responsible and accountable for the project triangle: scope, schedule, and budget.  She/He will coordinate project activities within various workstreams in order to facilitate the gathering of necessary information and direction to deliver the scope defined in the Implementation Statement of Work.

Primary Responsibilities & Objectives

    • Manage the delivery of the scope of work defined in the Implementation Statement of Work.
    • Coordinate project activities
    • Works closely with the customer and Implementation Consultant to establish the key project planning and routines across the key work streams
    • Establish work stream tracking routines and ensure customer is making required progress to meet budget and timing targets
    • Define and document risks, own executive escalation where required, and document mitigation plans
    • Communicates progress against milestones and deliverables to a broad audience including executive stakeholders and tactical owners.
    • Monitor resource assignments with respect to project budget and illuminate risk accordingly.
    • Engage internal Ellie Mae resources as needed in order to meet deliverables.
    • Maintain a level of expertise on the mortgage industry and the Ellie Mae product suite
    • Act as a contact to Ellie Mae customers throughout the implementation process
    • Use Professional Services tools to comply with internal requirements established to maintain visibility to project work including requirements, status, budget, escalations, assignments, and archiving.  These include SalesForce, PSA,, Tableau, and Sharepoint.
    • Contributes to the evaluating and improving current Ellie Mae project implementation processes and methods.

Qualifications, Skills and Education

    • 7-10 years of mortgage lending or banking experience with extensive exposure to all aspects of the industry
    • 7-10 years of project management experience in either mortgage or technology fields.
    • Bachelor of Arts or Business Management Degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent Certifications and Experience (Degree strongly preferred)
    • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) strongly preferred
    • Experience with process improvement and standardization
    • Working knowledge of both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies desired
    • Ability to summarize complex ideas clearly and succinctly to recipients at multiple levels within multiple organizations
    • History of roles requiring leadership, communication skills, negotiation skills, and influencing skills
    • Experience with Microsoft Office including Visio and Project, as well as Sharepoint, and
    • Self-management: Ability to manage and prioritize own workload effectively.
    • Must be able to travel within the US up to 50%

Ellie Mae is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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