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4 May 2021

Temporary NAM-US-Technical Program Manager-Supervisory (USD) (21-12496)

iris.chen@axelon.com – Posted by iris.chen@axelon.com New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Global Financial Firm located in NEW YORK has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Technical Program Manager-Supervisory

“This role is currently work-from-home and will move to the office environment after the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.”
You will need to have reliable internet, computer and android or iphone for remote access into the client systems during remote work

Video/ f2f interviews are required prior to all offers.

Job Description
At the end of Q1 2021 the FRB announced large scale changes to the large Liquidity report known as the 2052a. These changes amount to 50% of the current report changing within a compressed timeline. This role will be responsible for end to end project management & governance of these change on behalf of the Institutional Clients Group more specifically Operations & Technology.

This is a program & project management role with elements of analysis. The role is broad and wide reaching given that changes are likely to impact liquidity data, capital data, risk data & balance sheet data. This role will be an influencer role, and much of the responsibility will be on communicating and ensuring that key members of ICG O&T are staffed and funded to achieve their delivery as part of the overall program.

Key Responsibilities:
• Dedicated senior technology professional program manager aligned to 2052a reporting changes
• Owns end-to-end technology plan (milestones and deliverables along with timing, resourcing) in support of changes to the 2052a
• Acting as liaison between ICG Technology and Finance as well as Global Functions Technology
o Consistent communication at the senior-most levels
o Resourcing and resource constraint resolution
o Prioritization of 2052a tech demands vs existing tech initiatives (where there are conflicts) and work with Client Tech to resolve such conflicts
o Resolve other tech issues as needed (e.g. collision between Program groups, appropriate tech solutioning)
o Financial and budget implications
o Develop and maintain strong working relationships with all key Client stakeholders
• Defining scope, target state, and success criteria
o Ensure all comprehensive analyses of anticipated changes, digest & translate to ICG O & T stakeholders
o Provide review and challenge of each program’s defined scope, target state, and success criteria to ensure it fully addresses the FRB request
o Ensure solutions are embedded in a broader strategic vision
o Look across programs and initiatives to identify related and interdependent elements and provide recommendations, where needed, for combining programs and initiatives to achieve greater remediation effectiveness and efficiency
o Escalate any issues on program structure and scope, as needed, to the ICG O&T Leadership
• Defining program structure and accountability
o Provide review and challenge of remediation plans for 2052a changes, including definition and timing of deliverables and other milestones against commitments, dependencies and staffing
o Escalate any concerns related to program structure and/or insufficient accountability, as needed, to the ICG O&T Leadership
• Identifying critical interdependencies among programs
o Identify and address related scope across programs, other initiatives, and existing frameworks to ensure end-to-end remediation and compliance across Client
o Identify, size, and address, where necessary, critical delivery interdependencies within, and across, significant programs
o Track milestone dependencies across programs and escalate and address milestone delays, as needed
o Escalate interdependencies that may put programs at risk, as needed, to the ICG O&T Leadership
• Overseeing and accelerating execution
o Provide “credible challenge” for all aspects of the PMO process, including: RAG ratings, KPI’s, status updates, adherence to dates and deliverables, and quality of deliverables
o Identify and address program resource constraints (e.g., program management, SME’s, technology) in collaboration with Program Leads and provide staffing support for major initiatives to augment embedded staff, as needed
o Escalate significant remediation issues in a timely manner to the ICG O&T Leadership, and take direct control of challenged or At-Risk programs by deploying central acceleration teams to accelerate execution, if and as needed
o Produce timely and consistent PMO status reporting that can be used to update management
o Provide periodic updates to respective Regulatory Engagement Leads
• Ensuring closure and change management
o Perform end-to-end review and challenge of program deliverables to confirm quality and adequacy of deliverables against program target state and regulatory commitments and expectations
o Coordinate with Internal Audit on internal closure process for the program
o Ensure sustainability of programs through appropriate capability building and implementation of best practice change management

PERSON SPECIFICATION
Qualifications
• Substantial broad experience in transformation roles including significant experience managing large complex cross-company transformation programs
• Specific subject matter expertise regarding transformation and program management disciplines and a strong business understanding of the products and services Client offers
• General understanding of relevant banking regulation and supervisory expectations for large complex financial institutions
• Track record of successfully overseeing complex large-scale transformation programs ideally including regulatory remediation programs at peer institutions
• Track record of managing senior internal relationships and demonstrated experience in leading sustained change and change management efforts
• Well-developed listening skills and a strong ability to engage at the executive management level
• Articulate and effective communicator, both orally and in writing
• Strong interpersonal skills, with evidence of working in collaboration across large, complex organizations, including effective influencing skills, a proactive and ‘no surprises’ approach in communicating issues/requests
• Strong leadership skills with a proven track record in driving positive and sustained change

How to Apply

Please share Resumes to Iris.chen@axelon.com to apply.

Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 83 days.

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