Job Description

Reference # : 22-00042Title : Project Manager / Program Manager
Location : New York, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 01/15/2022 / 06/17/2022
Project Manager


The office of the Client Chief Operating Officer is responsible for defining an ambitious, growth focused strategy across all wealth client segments and products, leading and executing our strategy against the high-net-worth segment. The COO office will focus on the execution of key growth initiatives and strategic investments, and will lead an in-depth analysis of our business, infrastructure and risk and control functions to simplify our global operating model.

As part of a newly created team, we are looking for Project Management Leads to operate across Major Global Bank to manage the activities of the Chief Operation Office. The successful individual will work with other members of the COO team and representatives from region, product and functional groups to support and manage the tactical execution of high priority initiatives.


• Supports planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
• Assesses creation and signoff of program plan and charter, benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
• Oversees program plans meet business needs as described in the program initiation documents. Ensures all stakeholders are identified and included in scope definition activities and understand the program schedule and key milestones.
• Works with Program Sponsor to ensure business case cost benefit analysis is in line with business objectives.
• Ensures all areas of the program are appropriately staffed.
• Monitors program commitment from those assigning resources.
• Escalates program risks to the Program Director, or Program Sponsor, when appropriate.
• Creates the program risk management plan.
• Directs area supported through responsibility for delivery of end results and shared responsibility for budget management, accountable for resource planning.
• Ensures essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards.
• Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Major Global Bank group, 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.
• Leverages analytic and conceptual thinking with the ability to execute with ambiguity

• 8-10 years of experience project and program management within Financial Services industry
• 3-5 years of Wealth Management experience preferred
• 2-3 years managing cross enterprise projects and programs preferred

-Bachelor's/University degree


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