Title Program Manager-Markets Technology Risk and Control and Audit Support Lead
LocationNYC
Job Information

(Respond to: diane.katz@primesoftinc.com)

 

Job Description

The Program Management Senior Lead is a strategic professional who closely follows latest trends in own field and adapts them for application within own job and the business. Excellent communication skills required to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Accountable for significant direct business results or authoritative advice regarding the operations of the business. Necessitates a degree of responsibility over technical strategy. Responsible for handling staff management issues, including resource management and allocation of work within the team/project.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
  • Identifies stakeholders and key organizations and build and manage relationships.
  • Directs the creation of multiple programs of work and manage their alignment to business goals.
  • Leads the facilitation, coordination, and arbitration of cross-functional macro level topics within/across programs and with Senior Management.
  • Leads the identification and drive resolution of issues, including those outside established programs of work.
  • Works with stakeholders to ensure program scope definition meets business objectives.
  • Works with Program Sponsor to ensure business case/cost benefit analysis is in line with business objectives.
  • Drives adherence to program processes, procedures, methods, and standards for program delivery and leverage across the program.
  • Assists program team in negotiating for resources owned by other departments in order ensure the program can be completed.
  • Directs the communication of status, issue, and risk disposition to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis.
  • Directs the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.
  • Manages multiple teams or a functional area (depending on size of business).
  • Applies comprehensive understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas to resolve issues that have impact beyond own area.
  • Ensures creation and signoff of program plan and charter, benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
  • Ensures program plans meet business needs as described in the program initiation documents.
  • Ensures all stakeholders are identified and included in scope definition activities, understand the program schedule and key milestones, and receive schedule status regularly.
  • Ensures funding has been approved for the program.
  • Ensures all areas of the program are appropriately staffed.
  • Ensures program commitment from those assigning resources.
  • Escalates program risks to the Program Director, or Program Sponsor, when appropriate.
  • Ensures vendor performance is monitored and actions taken if performance warrants.
  • Maintains appropriate staffing requirements to meet operational needs.
  • Exercises shared responsibility for budget, policy formulation and planning.
  • Evaluates subordinates’ performance and makes recommendations for pay increases, promotions, terminations, and other personnel actions.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, 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.
  • Work closely with Internal and External auditors towards planning and execution of technology audits
  • Represent markets technology in various internal and external audit meetings
  • Coordinate audit meetings and ensure engagement of the right technology teams
  • Coordinate audit responses from the technology org

 

Qualifications:

    • 10+ years of experience
    • Should demonstrate a commitment to quality and attention to detail
    • Excellent interpersonal relationships with ability to influence and negotiate with stakeholders
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Risk/Controls certifications such as CISA preferred (not mandatory)
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence people
    • Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

 

Education:

    • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Master’s degree

Phone Number: 561-573-1581