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Senior Project Manager Job Description

Job Category Corporate Functions Job Location San Diego, California

About Us

We are more than a specialty finance company providing debt recovery solutions for consumers. We are a global team of over 4,000 employees whose daily mission is to empower consumers to begin their path towards financial recovery and build a better life for themselves and their families. We know that the only way to support this mission is by hiring exceptional people who bring a diversity of ideas, a collaborative spirit, and a passion for attaining breakthrough results.  If you are results-driven, have a passion for helping others, and thrive in an innovative environment, this might be the right place for you!

In this role, the ideal candidate will be responsible for supporting a number of projects and programs. The Project Manager is responsible for managing cross-functional, strategic initiatives for the company. This individual will use project management tools and methodologies to support and/or lead project teams through the entire project management/process improvement lifecycle.

About the Job

  • Creates project plans, establishes project priorities, aligns resources, engages in problem solving, proactively identifies project risks, develops mitigation plans and works cross functionally to ensure successful project execution

  • Drives communication and collaborates with executive sponsors, project stakeholders, business owners and senior level management to ensure (1) project objectives are met and (2) there is alignment with MCM's strategic initiatives

  • Help drive a culture of continuous improvement and compliance through the management and execution of projects

  • Responsible for meeting with key stakeholders and cross-functional teams to drive project execution, identifying dependencies, critical path milestones, and deploying change management tactics to support project or change adoption


  • 2 plus years of experience
  • Strong critical thinking, communication (written, verbal, PowerPoint), and organizational skills

  • Ability to distill decisions into tasks and measurable outcomes

  • Strong interpersonal and command skills with an ability to lead cross-functional teams


  • PMP or CAPM certification

  • Lean Six Sigma Certification

  • Agile Project Management or other PM coursework

  • Change Management certification


What We Offer

We understand the important balance between work and life, fun and professionalism, and corporation verse community. We strive to support your career aspirations and provide the benefits you need to live a more fulfilling life.

Our compensation and benefits programs were created with an 'Employee-First Approach' focused on supporting, developing, and recognizing YOU.  We offer a wide array of wellness and mental health initiatives, support volunteerism, and environmental efforts, encourage employee education through leadership training, skill-building, and tuition reimbursements, and always strive to provide promotion opportunities from within.

All these things are just a small way to show our employees that we recognize their value, we understand what is important to them, and we reward their contributions.

Encore Capital Group and all of its subsidiaries are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at

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