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BECU Project Manager, Retail Strategy & Optimization in Tukwila, Washington

As the nation's largest community credit union, we begin every day focused on delivering superior financial products and services for our 1.3 million members and more than $30 billion in managed assets. Our work has an economic impact as we support our members' financial goals. We are unapologetic about being devoted to our members and the communities we serve. Our business is guided by our people helping people philosophy – which includes our team members.

BECU has been in business for more than 85 years, driven by unwavering core values and a dedication to improving the communities we serve. While we have a rich history, the future of our company, accelerated by business and technology transformation, is even brighter. There's never been a better time to work for BECU.

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The Target Pay Range for this position is $91,700.00-$112,100.00 annually. The full Pay Range is $71,200.00 - $132,600.00 annually. At BECU, compensation decisions are determined using factors such as relevant job-related skills, experience, and education or training. Should an offer for employment be made, we will consider individual qualifications. In addition to your salary, compensation incentives are available for the hired applicant. Incentives are performance based and targets vary by role.


Employees and their eligible family members have access to a wide array of employee benefits, such as medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage. Employees have access to disability and AD&D insurance. We also offer health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, as well as health savings accounts, to eligible employees. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan and employer-funded retirement plan. Newly hired employees accrue 6.16 hours of paid time off (PTO) on a per pay period basis based on hours worked (up to a maximum of 160 PTO hours per year) and receive ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Additional details regarding BECU Benefits can be found here .


As a Project Manager, you will be pivotal in leading the effective management of complex, mid- to large-scale projects. You will oversee all aspects of project execution, from planning through implementation, closure, and performance analysis. This role requires facilitating critical decisions and managing day-to-day project activities to ensure compliance with methodologies and best practices, ultimately delivering expected business outcomes despite unique operational challenges.


  • Stakeholder Collaboration : Work with all relevant stakeholders to define project scope and objectives.

  • Project Management Practices : Develop and implement project management practices, governance standards, processes, and metrics.

  • Detailed Work Plans : Create detailed work plans for complex or specialized projects.

  • Team Assignment : Assign project team members to projects, programs, and key initiatives supporting the business unit’s objectives.

  • Status Meetings : Conduct regular meetings with involved parties to discuss project status, team effectiveness, issue resolution, and tactic development.

  • Milestone Tracking : Track key project milestones and recommend adjustments to team members, business partners, and stakeholders.

  • Resource Management : Oversee the activities of partners and external resources working on assigned projects.

  • Communication : Ensure timely and consistent communication regarding project status, issues, and risks to executive sponsors, project sponsors, stakeholders, and team members.

  • Change and Risk Management : Incorporate effective change and risk management controls.

  • Budget Management : Manage project budgets, including creating budget forecasts and reconciling actual spend against forecasts.

  • Outcome Measurement : Define, report on, and measure expected business outcomes at the completion of each project. 


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related discipline or equivalent work and educational experience required. Advanced degree preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading projects required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Project Management certification preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills to effectively communicate.

  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule, and implement multiple projects required.

  • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner, and to gather and analyze information skillfully.

  • Ability to exercise confidentiality and discretionary judgement required.


Ready to make an indelible impact? Eager to be a part of a collaborative and innovative team where your ideas and contributions don’t just fill a role, but fuel the growth and success of BECU? This is more than a job – it’s a chance to elevate your career, skills, and future, all while contributing to the robust technological landscape of BECU.​


Embrace the opportunity to grow with us. Apply now, bring your expertise to the table, and let’s achieve excellence together at BECU. Your journey of influence, innovation, and impactful contribution starts now.  #BECU #YourGrowth #BECUJourney

EEO Statement:

BECU 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 any other protected status.

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From our very beginning, BECU has been about people helping people. As a financial services cooperative, our purpose has and always will be the same: we work together to best serve our members and improve the financial well-being of our community. More than 80 years and one million members later, we're still rooted in our values, practices and mission - and even more passionate about our future.

As one of the nation's leading credit unions, we're not driven by profit. We're owned by our members and their interests are at the core of everything we do. Now we're growing faster than ever before--but we'll never forget our roots. To continue doing right by our members, we believe we must first do right by our people. Here, you'll receive the resources and support you need to learn, grow and build a meaningful career. Because we know it's our people who make us special.