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Project Manager - Return to Work Program



Lending Club



San Francisco, CA, US


LendingClub (NYSE: LC) was founded in 2007 under the belief that a technology and data-driven marketplace can improve the way people access and invest in credit, creating value for both sides. Since then, we've helped millions of Americans take control of their debt, pursue their dreams, and invest in their future – all in a fair, transparent, and affordable way. Today we’re the world’s largest online credit marketplace, facilitating billions of dollars in loans annually, and we’re leading the governance of a new industry by developing ethical, responsible ways to bring greater value and better opportunities to our members. Everyone deserves a better financial future and our team is committed to making that a reality.




About the Role


The Path Forward Return to Work program at LendingClub is a 16- week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to women and men who have at least 5 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least two years to focus on caring for a child or other dependent. If you meet these criteria, we welcome you to apply.

At LendingClub, we are excited to be part of the Path Forward program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who’ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce.

Project Manager, Technology Strategy and Execution
The responsibilities of this position will focus on the planning, initiation, execution, and delivery of projects and programs within the Technology team, with a focus on data systems, governance and the data science group.



What You'll Do


Create and maintain a project schedule for each project by identifying and monitoring: overall project timeline/milestones, tasks, resources, ETAs, task dependencies, and critical paths.

Control and track project performance, time allocations, cost, and quality by constantly evaluating project progress and conducting regular team status meetings.

Coordinate meetings, as needed, to initiate working sessions, resolve project issues, etc.

Responsible for leading project teams and managing all activities in a project life-cycle (initiation planning, executing/controlling, and closing) associated with high visibility projects that are long-term, across one or more lines of business and have a substantial impact to the business.

Aggressively manage dependencies and impact, coordinate with other groups, and remove obstacles that stand between our team and business & customer success.

Formulate project presentations for executive leadership on project status and decisions

Provide project leadership, direction and coaching to team members and project stakeholders, escalate and communicate project/program status, issues, and risks, and interface with platform vendor and leadership to ensure project remains on scope and deliverables are met

Providing transparency and communication across the program team and amongst stakeholders

Work with leadership to identify projects supporting the Servicing Platform implementation

Manage the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.

Consult with business partners to clarify and define complex project requirements, budgets and business cases to align with strategic objectives



About You


Fanatical drive and ability to get things done to deliver value to the business

Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; able to work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment consisting of technology, product management and business operations

6+ years of technical program management experience within a technology function, leading teams

Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Management Information Systems preferred.

Deep experience in multiple banking platform conversions/servicing platform implementations.

Demonstrated experience in managing successful large, cross functional projects.

Demonstrated experience with process & Change Management

LendingClub is an equal opportunity employer and dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, or disability status. We believe that a variety of perspectives will make our teams and business stronger as we work together to transform the traditional banking system​.

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