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U.S. Bank Custody Replatform Business Readiness Lead in Denver, Colorado

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

Ensures U.S. Bank's largest programs and projects are held to the leading practices in the Program/Project Management industry related to cost, schedule, scope, and quality. Oversees and is ultimately responsible for a team responsible for readiness of employees, clients, third-parties, and partners. Evaluate and coach on U.S. Bank's largest programs as well as the balance of the WMIS project portfolio (annually 50 active projects and programs) through active assessment, redirection and coaching.

Responsible for the readiness activities related to the SWP custody re-platform to make employees, clients, third-parties, and partners ready to go live per the event schedule. This program is a three-year, $75+ million transformational technology initiative to replace the existing custody system with a new, modern custody system. Role is responsible for the identification and execution of all readiness components of the program, including testing, training, procedure reviews, communications and more.

The position will collaborate with other program leaders to properly resource and prioritize the program deliverables. Responsible for reporting program status, mitigating risks and issues, and escalating challenges appropriately.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities: Lead, facilitate, and manage all activities necessary for the employees and clients to be ready to convert or use the SWP system and its surrounds.

  • Provides direction and leadership to the WMIS business regarding the SWP program

  • Creates strong partnership between business and the SWP program team to drive readiness activities

  • Serves as critical partner with SWP program, WMIS business, and their clients

  • Develop and oversee program readiness plans and tracking of progress and changes

  • Communicate overall status to various leaders at all levels

  • Drive completion of readiness tasks that are both in this leaders control and tasks they must influence

  • Seek opportunities to make improvements to team efficiency and process

  • Establish milestones and monitor adherance to master plans and schedules

  • Monitor inter-connected projects/programs

Strategic Responsibilities: The long-term goal is to build a repeatable readiness process to execute upon each vendor or internal technology change, including future automated testing framework.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master's degree, or equivalent work experience

  • 12 or more years of experience in project management and leadership activities

  • Six or more years of managerial experience

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Expert knowledge of Wealth Management and Investment Services business line and Custody functional area

  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills

  • Advanced knowledge of project management

  • Ability to identify and resolve exceptions and to analyze data

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .

Learn how the way we work at U.S. Bank (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/prod/UBNAGLOBAL/documents/Thewaywework-1666895142717.pdf) drives meaningful relationships with our customers and collaboration across the company.


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, US Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401k contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $135,660.00 - $159,600.00 - $175,560.00

U.S. Bank will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.