Job Description

Reference # : 21-01455Title : Program Management
Location : Irving, TX
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/11/2021 / 10/10/2022
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Key Responsibilities:

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 Major Global bank 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 Major Global Bank's PMO Policies and Standards for process, tools and quality assurance

At least 5 years' experience in genuine Program management or consulting roles during which s/he applied 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 products and services Major Global bank offers
Preferred prior 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.)
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,

Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred


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