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PMO Project Manager

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

Posted about 2 months ago

Terrific 12+ month contract opportunity in Jersey City, NJ for a PMO Project Manager.  Will partner with key internal stakeholders 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 loans portfolio that fully supports, satisfies and anticipates the reporting needs of the business and our regulators. Will participate in various regulatory programs including the execution of Shared National Credit and Wholesale Credit Risk strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities:
• 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 subject matter experts across Risk types and Businesses to promote a more integrated approach to regulatory relations.
• Effectively partner with Technology Central Business Office, Technology Leads, 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 meeting 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
• 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
• Provide effective reporting and documentation including dashboards and scorecards

Qualifications:
• 7+ years of experience as Project Manager in a strategy development and execution role
• 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
• Advanced knowledge of MS PowerPoint and Excel
• Experience working in a global, dynamic environment
• Demonstrates clear understanding of the drivers of performance and decision making to maximize results.
• Strategic thinker with proven ability to operationalize the strategy
• Strong listening, presentation, communication, and influencing skills. Articulates with confidence to senior management
• Robust problem-solving skills