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Project Management and Strategy Associate

  • Location: New York, 10013
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

Grow your career as a Project Management and Strategy Associate with an innovative global bank in New York, NY. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specified projects ensuring consistency with company project management governance.
  • Manage projects whilst overseeing the total project list and in particular the key critical projects.
  • Resolve complex problems or transactions, where expertise is required to interpret against policies, guidelines or processes.
  • Full ownership for one or more processes, reports, procedures or products, and may also be considered analytical or procedural experts representing a unit or team on cross-function process or project deliverables.
  • Supervise day-to-day work of junior level employees but will not typically have formal management role.
  • Apply in-depth disciplinary knowledge of concepts and procedures within own area to resolve issues.
  • Ensure creation of project plan and charter benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central project issue log.
  • Ensure resources are assigned to project & monitor commitment.
  • Ensure change control is executed throughout project.
  • Identify, document, and understand project dependencies. Identify key stakeholders who participate in project scope definition.
  • Track actual project costs, identify variances, and reforecast project costs as needed.
  • Measure project management performance against standards.
  • Ensure appropriate project staffing levels.
  • Establish project communication needs and create project communication plan.
  • Create the project risk management plan.
  • Partner with cross function peers to create, administer, track, and eventually close project contracts.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding the company, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s/University degree. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 5-10 years of experience in project management, primarily in financial services.
  • 5-10 years of business strategy and transformational projects experience.
  • Strong analytical, and presentation skills.
  • Familiar with CRM, Sales Force, JIRA, and Agile methodologies.
  • Highly prefer experience in Digital Transformation or Customer Experience and/or customer journey mapping related engagement.
  • Prefer use of project management tools.
 
About our client
 
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.