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Risk Project Manager

Posted 25 days ago

Grow your career as Project Manager with an innovative global bank. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.  

•    Lead teams across Threat vulnerability management, in partnership with other Program Management leads, businesses, reporting and managing the data.
•    Partner closely with Risk Work Stream Leader
•    Support execution plans to meet deliverables critical to the Transformation Initiative
•    Manage and monitor the performance of assigned programs of work to ensure program
•    scope definition is in alignment to business goals
•    Ensure consistent implementation of common PMO standards, reporting, and closure process across programs
•    Provide on-the-ground support to help execute the planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running the Initiative or portfolio of programs
•    To oversee the and coordinate activities between multiple projects and teams while they manage the main program, giving detailed attention to program strategy, project delegation, and program implementation.
•    Support adherence to program processes, procedures, methods, and standards for program delivery and leverage across the programs
•    Support the identification and drive resolution of issues, including those outside established projects of work
•    Collaborate with other Program Managers to action deliverables from reviews of each program’s defined scope, target state, and success criteria to ensure it fully addresses the letter and the spirit of the regulatory feedback, broader supervisory expectations and underlying issues and root causes, and is embedded in a broader strategic vision
•    Support identification and escalation constraints (e.g., lack of clarity on outcomes, ineffective program management, resource constraints, lack of stakeholder support etc.) in collaboration with Program Leads
•    Support all aspects of the project reporting including: RAG ratings, key performance indicators, status updates, adherence to dates and deliverables and quality of deliverables
•    Provide input to continuously enhance Risk Management’s program management practices in collaboration with the CAO Transformation Group
•    Continuously strengthen the capabilities across the talent in the organization while learning from internal / external best practices
•    Confirm effectiveness of existing governance / execution processes for all portfolio projects, identify and fix issues, escalate in a proactive manner
•    Support a review and challenge of plans for each program, including definition and timing of work streams, deliverables and other milestones against commitments, dependencies, and staffing
•    Continuously ensure that programs have clearly identified the required roles and responsibilities and have appropriately identified, and are engaging, all relevant stakeholders with appropriate accountability
•    Perform end-to-end review and challenge of program deliverables to confirm quality and adequacy of deliverables against program target state
•    Support identification of interdependent elements and provide recommendations, where needed, for combining or connecting initiatives to achieve greater effectiveness and efficiency
•    Support facilitation, coordination, and arbitration of cross-functional macro level topics with key stakeholders (often including Senior Management)
•    Ensure full compliance with PMO Policies and Standards for process, tools and quality assurance

•    Bachelor’s/University degree, Master’s degree preferred.
•    5+ years of experience in genuine Program management or consulting roles applying a structured approach (methodology) to the successful management, tracking, planning, monitoring and reporting of concurrent, multiple financial services projects spanning broad geographies and organizations
•    Experience within a highly complex, global financial institution or related industry
•    Specific subject matter expertise regarding transformation and program management disciplines and a strong business understanding of the banking products and services
•    Experience with Agile methodology preferred including: SCRUM and Kanban processes and roles
•    Understanding of how to capture requirements and their delivery leveraging SCRUM and/or Kanban approaches
•    Tools: JIRA, Confluence, MS Office, SharePoint
•    Prefer experience and understanding with one or more risk management disciplines in a large global bank environment (e.g., operational risk, credit risk, market risk, risk identification and assessment, risk appetite, etc.)

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

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