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Senior PMO Project Manager

  • Location: Jersey City, NJ, 07310
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 6+ month contract opportunity in Jersey City, NJ for a Senior PMO Project Manager.  Will be part of the Program Management Organization function.  Will partner with key internal stakeholders (operations, Technology, Banking, Markets, Commercial Bank, TTS, Compliance and Risk) to drive end-to-end delivery, governance and reporting on a Front-to-Back strategy for Credit Risk service model with the focus on syndicated loan portfolio that fully supports, satisfies and anticipates the reporting needs of the business and our regulations.

Requires a broad and comprehensive understanding of multiple system and practices related to the Credit Risk and syndicated loans functions.  In-depth knowledge of the industry and direct competitors’ products/services is also necessary to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business.   Will develop and manage medium to long term plans and execute functional strategies for complex regional and country structures requiring coordination and integration across units.  Will provide input into strategic decisions affecting the various function within a region or business.

•    Work closely with partners in other Control Functions and Businesses, to ensure consistent, insightful and clear communications to regulators
•    Effectively partner with key stakeholders and submitted matter experts across Risk Types and Businesses to promote a more integrated approached to regulatory relations
•    Effectively partner with Technology Central Business Office, Technology Leaders, Program managers and management Office team, providing insightful financial and business analysis and developing senior management reports, to define and track key operational/program metrics and to help drive business decisions to achieve goals
•    Attend regulatory meetings as representative of the organization on regulatory matters
•    Record meting summaries and follow-up actions for distribution to relevant stakeholders
•    Demonstrates ability to identify potential risk issues that need escalation and escalates them promptly
•    Support the development of appropriate and diligent responses and remediation plans when regulatory issues and concerns are identified
•    Maintain awareness of changing industry trends, competition and regulations that impact any phase of success of the lending business
•    Ensure key results are well defined and clearly communicated with relevant stakeholders
•    Support all Division business including Global Functions priorities as needed
•    Develop and support performance measurement and management ranging from strategic franchise development scorecards to project/function-specific metrics.
•    Enforce a culture of SDLC best practices across the technology group
•    Proactively follows escalation and change control processes, when necessary
•    Utilize proficient Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills to provide effective reporting and documentation including dashboards and scorecards.

•    8-10+ years of experience in Program/Project Management strategy development and execution.
•    Advanced proficiency in MS Excel, including VLOOKUP, Pivot tables, etc.
•    Excellent PowerPoint skills including creating decks that synthesize data and reflect critical thinking.
•    Ability to provide effective reporting and documentation including dashboards and scorecards.
•    Strong business domain knowledge across Credit Risk/Commercial loan products including securities reference data across various financial products
•    Experience with a major consulting firm, including senior engagement management roles with client assignments of significant scope in consumer financial services
•    Experience in the Software Development Lifecycle SDLC including Agile project work
•    Demonstrates clear understanding of the drivers of performance and decision making to
•    maximize results. Strategic thinker with proven ability to operationalize the strategy.
•    Robust problem-solving skills
•    Prefer Project Management certification