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PMO Lead

  • Location: New York, 10013
  • Salary: $74 - $79 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

Grow your career as a PMO Lead with an innovative global bank working in New York City, NY. 6+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension). Will be required to work onsite 3 days per week. Will provide hands on PMO support to the program, as well as leadership on PMO responsibilities. Will also be expected to proactively drive the appropriate project set up and project tracking.

  • Demand Management to profile new project requests, provide timely book of updates to requestors.
  • Status Reporting to other change teams, business functions and sponsor.
  • Monitor & maintain Risk, Assumptions, Issues, and Dependencies, escalating as appropriate.
  • Production of executive level program governance material suitable for external bodies e.g., regulators.
  • Track issue management and correction action plans linked to program deliverables.
  • Buildout and maintenance of the strategic program roadmap with benefit tracking.
  • Change management entailing identification and impact assessment of scope, schedule and resource requests.
  • Manage dependencies across legal entities, and regions as well as reporting requirements for regulators, risk partners and front office product groups.

  • Recent (2 to 4) years of experience in a major bank or asset manager as a PMO.
  • Experience pulling together decks for senior management forums and delivering an initial product for review that is materially complete and where they have performed robust QA.
  • Must have financial services background.
  • Must have strong reporting/analytics skills (PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Disciplined and methodical approach to PMO activities.
  • Experience in overseeing deliverables from initiative, through to closure and beyond into sustainability.
  • Experience in performing PMO roles on large and complex global programmes including regulatory mandates.
  • Hands on experience in managing PMO activities across regulatory programs to challenging non-negotiable timelines.
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office products including SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams.
  • Experience in developing and implementing project controls to monitor and project assurance to assess adherence to program governance.
  • Ability to analyse project data to identify quality assurance emerging issues across risks, resourcing and scope delivery.
  • Experience drafting new and improving program standards and processes as well as briefing project managers.

About our client

Our client stands as one of the world's 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 a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.