Special Projects Manager
Detroit, MI 
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Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience in business administration, operations or leadership
  • 3 years of experience managing projects
  • Experience with planning, organizing and establishing priorities to achieve measurable results
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion with executive leadership information
  • Demonstrated flexibility with moving deadlines
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems from multiple perspectives and determine the best course of action to align with business goals and objectives
  • Advanced knowledge of the business area/supporting team leader
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or a related field

Job Summary

The Special Projects Manager delivers results for executive-level leaders by tailoring feedback according to their leaders, clients, and team members' sensitivities. They concentrate on troubleshooting and navigating the team's daily needs to maximize the executive leader's time for focusing on strategizing and growing the team.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and align executive-level projects by partnering with leadership and other support professionals
  • Execute on executive-level projects
  • Identify areas of risk or opportunity within the team and escalate to leadership
  • Write first drafts of proposals, presentations, etc.
  • Guide decision making on action items
  • Ensure the execution of tasks are addressed with a sense of urgency
  • Communicate the executive leadership team's wants, needs, concerns and ideas with clients and major stakeholders
  • Act as a sounding board for new business ideas and initiatives

Who We Are

We're America's largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D. Power ranked Quicken Loans "Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination" for the past 11 consecutive years, 2010 - 2020. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for 7 consecutive years, 2014 - 2020, each year the company was eligible. There's a simple reason we've been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

If you're tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you'll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won't find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was once again named to FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" list in 2019 and has been included in the magazine's top one-third of companies named to the list for the past 16 consecutive years. In addition, Essence Magazine named Quicken Loans the "#1 Place to Work in the Country for African Americans."

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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