Manager - Project Management Team

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 6, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of St. LouisWe, the Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, are looking for you, an excellent Manager to lead and coach our project management team, including program staff, scrum masters, and business analysts.

The Economic Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is known as one of the top economic research institutions in the world. Providing access to data, educating the public, and partnering with data providers is an essential part of the mission of the Economic Research Division and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

This is a perfect position for an action-oriented manager who excels at leading, coaching, and assessing and resolving complex business problems and solutions with minimal supervision. This manager will report to a Vice President in Research and work with agile teams that include application developers, subject matter experts, and leadership.


Lead and Coach Project Management Staff

Manage the Research project management staff, including the formal performance management process in addition to coordinating staff assignments, leading individual and group staff meetings, and providing ad hoc counseling on performance and policy issues and questions.

Coach agile scrum masters, business analysts, project managers, and program managers; drive continuous improvement to create higher performing programs/projects/teams. Serve as the subject matter expert for implementation and adjustment of all aspects of agile work management - daily routines, self-organization, collaboration, iterative development, managing flow, limiting work in progress, team building, etc.

Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships supporting agile product development to facilitate strong project management support. Identify opportunities for continuous improvements and influence change at all organizational levels. Promote and contribute to internal communications, improving transparency, and radiating information.

Maintain knowledge of project and agile methodologies and tools, as well as familiarity with current and new technologies while staying abreast of Reserve Bank and System technology direction. Perform project quality reviews and propose process or team enhancements.

Website Analytics

Lead strategic analytics efforts for Division economic research and information services business lines; Identify and implement rigorous assessments of user behavior (on Research websites and e-marketing platforms) to inform future content strategies.

Project and Team Support

Support Division projects and agile teams as necessary.

Oversee, coordinate, and track project or team activities to include creating project management artifacts and creating and documenting business and systems requirements. Ensure alignment of high-level requirements, assessments, and analysis.

Apply agile frameworks and best practices like Scrum to facilitate team interactions and to manage projects/assignments for a software engineering team.


  • Bachelor’s degree or commensurate experience (required).
  • 7+ years’ relevant management experience and recent experience as a project manager or agile team leader (required).
  • PMI PMP, Scrum, and Agile certifications (preferred).
  • Leadership experience in an IT environment, including experience being accountable for and delivering results through others, facilitating alignment with the organization's strategic direction, and facilitating outcomes.
  • Advanced ability to build and maintain relationships through clear and transparent communication channels and effective, confident collaboration with diverse teams and leaders at all levels and across organizations, in a combined virtual and in-person environment.
  • Perform as a flexible, dependable self-starter capable of gathering information quickly and applying it to teams and projects.

Total Rewards

Bring your passion and expertise, and we'll provide the opportunities to challenge you and propel your growth—along with many benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life.

Salary: $115,000 - $128,000

In addition to great compensation package, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that all brought together in a flexible schedule where you can find balance:

  • Paid time off
  • Tuition & Training assistance/reimbursement
  • 401(k) match & Annuity/Pension fund
  • Top-notch health care benefits
  • Child and family care leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • And more...

Ranked as the #2 Top Workplace in the St. Louis Region in 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is committed to building an inclusive workplace, where employees' diversity—in age, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, and cultural traditions, religion, life experiences, education and socioeconomic backgrounds—are recognized as a strength. Learn more about the Bank and its culture; check out our Careers Site.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full Time / Part Time

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First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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