Finance Lead Programme Manager

  • Company:
    Citigroup
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
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• This role is to act as the Programme Governance Lead for the IPV Initiative, which includes a number of regulatory commitments to the OCC. • The role will lead execution of the IPV initiative governance process • The role will partner with multiple stakeholder groups; including Product Control teams (including VCG and GPO), MSS, MQA, MSST, GFT, CDO, Risk, other EIO&T teams, ensuring that the defined programme of work across multiple stakeholders and delivery teams is tracked and documented according to regulatory & internal governance process expectations. • The initiative is critical to Citi globally, and is key to delivery against a number of regulatory commitments • This cross functional leadership role sits within the Global Product Control Programme Leadership group, which runs a number of cross functional regulatory Initiatives involving Finance, as well as specific Product Control projects, aligned with the Finance Transformation and Governance organisation. This is a highly visible leadership role, with exposure to global senior business and functional leadership. Responsibilities include: Programme Management Accountable for execution of governance process for cross-functional regulatory programmes Leads, influences, drives and sets regional approach / strategy, within global frameworks Will face off to global Senior Finance and functional / business management May manage a small team of Project Managers Organise and plan the activities required to implement tracking and monitoring processes, communicating and reporting status of the program or programs Develop Initiative reporting structure (cadence, management and reporting setup, issues / risk tracking / escalation, scorecard / metrics, budget tracking) Facilitate and lead regular steering, operating / working group committee meetings, and other implementation working groups as needed. Prepare executive / management level reporting and other regulator-required presentations Employ standard program processes, templates, and tools for program delivery, per the Finance Org PMO and Citi program and project management procedures Ensure project documentation and auditable artefacts are created and stored, as required by Citi programme management standards Lead / participate in internal and external audits related to controls, governance, and integration points Provide credible challenge to the individual work streams / projects on their plans, delivery and documentation Qualifications – Internal Knowledge and Experience: Extensive years of relevant work experience Proven programme management / governance experience Experience and ease in interfacing with Senior Management Experience with enterprise program management tools and processes Familiarity with Budget and prioritization processes at Citi PMP or other Project Management certification a plus Consulting or project background preferred Program/project management or PMO using a structured methodology to successfully track, plan, monitor and report on concurrent, multiple projects Knowledge and experience of the regulatory environment in the EU a plus. Experience of forming an efficient and strong project management structure Skills: Excellent presentation and communication  (written, verbal, active listening) skills required in order to synthesize key messages and “storytell” to broad set of senior stakeholders, internally and externally. Excellent interpersonal skills required, to lead the programme governance process across multiple functions, products, geographies and reporting lines,. Excellent project planning / organizational skills, including an ability to lead project teams towards clear delivery plans across geography, function and other organizational structures; Excellent influencing, facilitation, and collaborating skills A Risk mitigation mindset is required – to identify, anticipate, challenge, mitigate and manage risks to delivery. Strong attention to detail and hard work ethic Good influencing, facilitation, and collaborating skills Practical approach Strong analytical skills required, experience with budgets and financial analysis preferred Possesses a comprehensive understanding of how own area and others collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, particularly Microsoft Excel and standard project management tools (LPMT, MS Project, PTS-W) Contributes to the direction and strategy of the wider project team Individual should be analytical, flexible, team-oriented, have good interpersonal, communication, and follow-up skills with strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task Competencies: It is important that the following key characteristics can be clearly demonstrated, based on previous experience: A well-motivated, well-organized self-starter, the successful candidate will be able to lead, coordinate and drive medium- sized project teams, including representatives from a variety of areas across the organization, sometimes for initiatives lasting several months; Someone who can think through a problem; Someone who is comfortable in the detail; The ability to assimilate data and to reach well thought out decisions; The ability to add value to current working practices and to challenge the status quo, thinking beyond the “here and now”; Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels. Someone who can successfully manage  strategic initiatives towards the timely achievement of their stated objectives Requires minimal supervision Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and to work with geographically diverse resources Ability to work effectively with project teams/leaders across all functional areas and levels Ability to see the “big picture” without losing attention to detail Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience. Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success. 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