Title Governance & Project Manager
Start Date2018-07-28
Job Information

(To Apply Please contact Diane Katz at diane.katz@primesoftinc.com)

Job Title: Governance & Project Manager

Location: Newark NJ

Financial Institution

No Third Parties

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Out Client, A NJ Based Financial Institution is looking for a Governance & Project Manager. The Governance & Project Manager will oversee several key Consent Order initiatives and will be responsible for/ to:

Managing remediation and other special projects.
Defining governance structure.
Facilitating key leadership meetings (Task Force).
Oversight of Compliance, Audit and Regulatory Reviews and Action Plans.
Direct interface with the Consent Order team.
Follow up with Regulators
Managing all Metrics and Reporting for program.
Creating project, contingency and dependency plans and
Driving adherence to project management processes, procedures, methods.

Other key responsibilities:

Identify, build and manage key relationships across the organization.
Lead the facilitation, coordination and resolution of cross-functional projects within/across teams.
Lead the identification and drive resolution of issues, including those outside established norms.
Work with stakeholders to ensure project scope definition meets business objectives
Drive adherence to project management processes, procedures, methods
Direct the communication of status and issues to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis.
Direct the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.

Job Skills

Experienced in consulting with project stakeholders, including the skills to facilitate compromises and resolve conflicting requirements.
Strong consulting and stakeholder management skills and the ability to build and foster internal relationships;
Proven track record in delivery of multiple parallel initiatives is essential;
Proven track record of operational process change, and improvement is essential;

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree
PMI Certification required
Previous Project Management/Program Management experience for a Financial Institution managing under a Consent Order with responsibility for tracking all tasks deliverables, contingencies and dependencies
People Leadership – Ability to lead and motivate teams in order to achieve superior results.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to facilitate discussions up to senior stakeholder level;
Ability to present to senior levels of management (e.g. Director,)
Ability to deal and follow up with regulators
Ability to lead strategic planning sessions challenging the status quo where appropriate and drive decision making process;
Ability to work under pressure and manage to tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements;
A good knowledge of the techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programs
Ability to quickly grasp and master new concepts / requirements and related product / functional knowledge;
Ability to learn/understand some technical implications of system design;
Ability to work independently, multi-task, and take ownership of various parts of a project or initiative;
Excellent analytical and problem -solving skills; Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, BI Reporting tools;
Flexibility to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities
Writing Samples are requested and references.
Prior bank examination experience; Prior experience interacting with regulators and auditors
Excellent ability to take notes and synthesize complex information
Ability to utilize and manipulate data on excel to create issue matrix trackers.

(To Apply Please contact Diane Katz at diane.katz@primesoftinc.com)