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Project Manager - Enterprise Project Management at Sound Credit Union in Tacoma, Washington

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Sound Credit Union is currently looking for a Project Manager to add to our Enterprise Project Management Office team. This role is perfect for someone with a background leading complex, cross-functional projects with a passion for driving change across a diverse group of stakeholders.



Enterprise Project Management (65%)

  • Manages full lifecycle responsibility for leading multiple complex programs/projects and cross functional teams. Ensure all components are identified, assigned, and completed across department/division lines.

  • Collect, research, and define project scope & requirements specifications for program/project and communicate to appropriate technical and functional groups.

  • Analyzes policies, processes and performance requirements for project / program success.

  • Coordinate project schedules including participation in meetings, documentation, tracking action items for project success.

  • Ensures the implementation and further development of project methodology, management tools and techniques across all project activities. 

  • Identify impacts to personnel, systems, processes and membership. Anticipate bottlenecks, identify and solve project blockers, and know when to escalate to keep projects and process development moving forward.

  • Develop key results and measurements of success that clearly tie back to the project’s purpose.  

  • Ability to navigate ambiguous situations and facilitate tradeoffs as appropriate to balance the business needs versus creative constraints.

Enterprise Project Communication (25%)

  • Clearly identify and communicate the “why” behind projects and their outcomes.  Provide focus to discussions and outcomes that time back to our purpose culture.  

  • Facilitate communication between project teams, and effectively communicate plans, progress, and status with all stakeholders. 

  • Ability to bridge communication between technical and non-technical teams, to foster an environment of teamwork. Consistently communicate inclusion and value for their varied contributions. 

  • Prepares and presents reports and briefings to various organizations & individuals including executive management.

Consultation and Organizational Planning (10%): 

  • Participates on various committees and task forces to ensure consideration of program needs and to determine and provide information regarding proposed projects involving department.

  • Collects, researches, analyzes, defines user requirement specifications for program/project and communicates to appropriate technical groups.

  • Participates in systems design meetings, as appropriate.

Our Enterprise Project Management Office team is close knit, positive, and supportive. They are excellent planners and communicators leading successful project implementation across the credit union. The team is looking for a Project Manager that enjoys working with stake holders across all levels of the organization. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team looking to make a huge impact within Sound! The manager focuses on empowering his team to build strong relationships within the company and ownership of their projects. If you have experience and a hunger for managing and implementing projects in a fast-paced people focused environment, then this may be the position you have been waiting for!


  • 5 years of experience in project management.

  • Information technology project experience is a plus.

  • Financial institution/services experience a plus.

  • Agile and/or scrum methodology experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in examining and understanding business implications preferred.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Organizational Management, Information Technology or related field preferred.

  • Six Sigma and/or Project Management certification preferred.


Days/Hours: Monday - Friday, occasional weekends as needed.


  • Full medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, and disability for the employee - paid by Sound!

  • 3 weeks PTO

  • Employee bonus program

  • 401K w/ 4% match

  • Paid Federal holidays

  • Gym/lifestyle reimbursement

  • Tuition Assistance

  • True work/life balance

Pay: $90,400/annually + DOE


About Sound Credit Union: Sound Credit Union (Sound) was founded in 1940 and is one of Washington State’s largest credit unions. We have 29 full-service branches located throughout the Puget Sound region.

Sound’s purpose is “to stand with you through all waves of life”. Every day, our employees help us to live this purpose. We believe in empowering our employees to do the right thing. At Sound, we pride ourselves on making connections with our members, employees and community. Here at Sound, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are core to who we are and how we operate every day. Together, we strive to be champions for inclusion as we continue to build a culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse perspectives of our employees, members, and the communities we serve. Our employees are dependable, genuine, inclusive and resourceful. Besides competitive pay, we offer career growth and we hold a benefits package that’s consistent with our purpose, personalities, and values. Everyday our team is living out the credit union philosophy of “people helping people”. We’d love to share more about why Sound is somewhere you want to be, apply now and visit our website at:

Sound Credit Union is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other protected status.

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