MB Financial Bank Project Manager - PMO - 6111 N River Road in Rosemont, Illinois

Job Description:



Performs key project management responsibilities for multiple, concurrent projects including requirements gathering, work planning, communications, issue resolution, expense tracking, financial reporting and change management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meets with business units to develop and demonstrate an understanding of their business needs, expectations, and requirements. Works with external vendors to create statements of work (SOWs) or professional engagements for specific projects.

  • Coordinates and leads all activities of the project team and ensures that project tasks are completed by scheduling and facilitating team meetings, executive updates, and required tasks.

  • Develops, maintains, reviews, and disseminates all project documentation including business requirements, status reports, invoices, change orders, project schedules, and post mortem reviews.

  • Collaborates with business units and project teams to estimate costs and timing for tasks creating essential documentation and tracking. Works with Project Analysts to manage and track project budgets.

  • Utilizes analytical skills to make critical decisions and solve problems. Identifies project risks early and assists by providing timely recommendations for risk avoidance.

  • Provides management with regular project updates and solutions for potential issues and delays.

  • Ensures effective utilization of each team member related to project needs and project manager skillsets.

  • Complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations.

  • “LIVE” the Bank’s Mission Statement and “PRACTICE” the Bank’s Corporate Strategy.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Ability to identify and resolve issues and use good judgment in making decisions that impact the project.

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional groups, including internal and external partners.

  • Ability to establish relationships with business leaders to support effective use of project management approach.

  • Ability to lead and manage multiple tasks concurrently and self-prioritize workload to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.

  • Strong verbal and written communication, and organizational skills.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and 4+ – AVP; 7+ - VP, years of project management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Project management experience in Banking and/or financial institutions is preferred. Experience in leading multiple projects (typically unrelated) concurrently is required.Management experience in leading teams and experience in leading projects required.

_Certificates and Licenses

Current Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, or on a path to obtain one, is preferred.

**MB Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

As a part of the MB Financial hiring process all applicants will be required to submit to and pass a pre-employment urine drug screening.**