Technology Initiative Manager

Contractual | 9 months+ potential extension or direct employment conversion& | SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT LIFECYCLE , MANAGER , BANKING , MICROSOFT APPLICATIONS
Irving, TX, Texas, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 490-1738

Title: Technology Initiative Manager
Location: 6400 LAS COLINAS BLVD, IRVING, TX 75039
Duration: 9 months+  potential extension or direct employment conversion 
Worksite Location: Hybrid - Remote and Onsite 2 days a week

Job Description:

  • The Technology Initiative Manager will be responsible for the Program management function within the Information Services Group (ISG) and Institutional Client Group (ICG).
  • S/He will partner with key internal stakeholders (Operations, Technology, Banking, Markets, Commercial Bank, TTS, Compliance, and Risk) to drive end-to-end delivery on a Front-to-Back strategy for a Credit Risk service model with a focus on syndicated loans portfolio that fully supports, satisfies and anticipates the reporting needs of the business and our regulators.
  • The role requires a broad understanding of multiple systems, and practices related to the Credit Risk and syndicated loans function. In-depth knowledge of the industry and direct competitors' products/services is also necessary to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business.
  • S/He will develop and manage medium to long-term plans and execute functional strategies for complex regional and country structures requiring coordination and integration across units.
  • S/He will provide input into strategic decisions affecting the various functions within a region or business.
  • The right candidate will have an understanding of the strategic direction of the Credit Risk function within the ICG business.
  • Excellent communication skills are required to influence a wide range of audiences.
  • The job may involve both internal and external negotiations which will have a major impact on the area managed, and possibly on related areas and organization as a whole.
  • The candidate is expected to participate in various regulatory programs including the execution of SNC (Shared National Credit).
  • WCR (Wholesale Credit Risk) key strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute strategic roadmap to drive execution of Credit regulatory initiatives such as SNC (Shared National Credit), and WCR (Wholesale Credit Risk) with stakeholders (ICG Business, Operations and Technology, Global Function teams) across the globe to meet the commitment of Citi to Regulators on a timely manner
  • Attend regulatory meetings as a representative of the ISG organization on regulatory matters. Record meeting summaries and follow-up actions for distribution to relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist in high-priority regulatory ad hoc projects across their lifecycle by identifying and structuring problems, analyzing root causes, developing solutions, communicating project results, and obtaining buy-in for change.
  • Effectively partner with key stakeholders and subject matter experts across Risk types and Businesses to promote a more integrated approach to regulatory relations.
  • Drive tactical and strategic planning to ensure the program's corrective action plans are met. This includes identifications, documentation, and reviews of multiple deliverables (ICG businesses, Internal Audit, Risk, etc.) before distributing them to Regulators regularly
  • Identify, prioritize, and own execution of opportunities, end to end, to drive operational efficiency including Data Quality, completeness, data linage, and data coverage
  • Demonstrates ability to identify potential risk issues that need escalation and escalate them promptly
  • Support the development of appropriate and diligent responses and remediation plans when regulatory issues and concerns are identified; and
  • Work closely with partners in other Control Functions and Businesses, to ensure consistent, insightful, and clear communications to regulators.
  • Drive change management strategy through the execution of strategic initiatives
  • Maintain awareness of changing industry trends, competition, and regulations that impact any phase of success of the lending business
  • Provide functional support to drive continuous improvement across the Loans area
  • Ensure key results are well defined and communicated with relevant stakeholders
  • Support all ICG business including Global Functions priorities as needed
  • Support performance measurement and management ranging from strategic franchise development scorecards to project/function-specific metrics.

Competencies:

  • Experience working in a global, dynamic environment
  • Excellent Interpersonal + Communication skills
  • Strong Leadership and Motivational skills
  • Project Management certification preferred
  • Negotiation and Influencing skills
  • Obtain a unique firm-wide view of Risk Management at Citigroup.
  • Attention to detail
  • Superior Planning & Organization skills
  • Excellent Workflow Management skills/experience
  • Pro-active, flexible, have good organizational skills, and must be a team player
  • Creates executable path and drives meaningful outcome
  • Virtual /remote management
  • Innovation and Change Management implementation
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, PowerPoint)

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in strategy development and execution related to reg projects
  • Strong business domain knowledge across Credit Risk/Commercial loan products including securities reference data across various financial products
  • Experience with a major consulting firm, including senior engagement management roles with client assignments of significant scope in consumer financial services
  • Experience in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) including Agile project work
  • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the drivers of performance and decision-making to maximize results. Strategic thinker with proven ability to operationalize the strategy
  • Robust problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills and ability to influence others and deliver articulate presentations to senior leaders. Ability to lead and direct a team of knowledge professionals

Education:

  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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