USAA AVP in San Antonio, Texas
Purpose of Job
Manages people who lead cross-functional teams that are focused on the delivery of a product or computer-based system from design to release for customers. Develops, defines and executes project plans, schedules, budgets and deliverables. Identifies needed resources for projects, defines and assigns major project roles. Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with external customers or field-based employees on technical matters, as needed. Assigns and monitors work of project/program management staff, providing technical support and direction. This position is most common in a matrix type organization, where the position does not have true responsibility over product development but does have overall product/program/project management responsibility, i.e. coordinating efforts leading to product release.
Directly manages a sub-functional team, typically through subordinate middle management and executive people-managers. Provides directional guidance and workload prioritization duties in support of operations for the functional area assigned. Demonstrates executive-level thought leadership, strategy development, and financial and operational planning. Applies subject-matter-expert functional knowledge to lead subordinate teams in producing work deliverables in support of departmental and Enterprise initiatives. Leads broad functional and Enterprise projects. May serve as an executive sponsor for projects. Oversees the development of functional policies, procedures and guidelines. Identifies opportunities and facilitates major improvements to processes and systems. Performs highly complex tasks under minimal supervision and has discretion to deviate from established procedures and guidelines. Serves in an executive leadership capacity and has responsibility for performance management and professional development activities for subordinate workers.
AVP TX-San Antonio R0011389