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SVP - Risk Functional PMO Lead

Job Req ID 24751904 Location(s) Mumbai, India; Bengaluru, India Job Type On-Site/Resident Job Category Project and Program
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Functional PMO Lead is responsible for driving compliance with Citi program management guidelines across CRO for Finance, Model Risk Management (MRM) and Data Analytics Reporting & Technology (DART) organizations. Responsible for overall project portfolio management, including developing senior management reporting, implementing and monitoring compliance to PM requirements (e.g. health and spot checks), and providing training / coaching for processes, methods, and tools to the PM community. Requires prior experience with leading cross-functional, regulatory-driven programs within Risk or Finance. A strong candidate will have the excellent communication skills required in order to present and negotiate at a senior level.

In this role, you are expected to:

  • Understand and communicate Citi project management guidelines to PMO team. Provide training as necessary and monitor compliance to those guidelines.
  • Direct the creation and maintenance of portfolio and underlying program/project status to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis.
  • Partner with Client to understand and quickly respond to Client needs, including scoping of the annual book of work and responding to change requests throughout the year.
  • Serve as a resident subject matter expert on Citi project management tooling (e.g. PTS and JIRA).
  • Partner with Transformation, CAO and Internal Audit teams on Consent Order / MRA / Issue creation and closure.
  • Direct the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.
  • Coordinate with Technology where ongoing systemic enhancements are required to enhance the existing process; aligned with annual tech investment process.

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience, within the financial services or consulting industry highly preferred
  • Demonstrate a consistent track record having worked as a Program or Project Manager of large, strategic cross-functional projects.
  • Prior experience in Risk or Finance preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proficient in content creation for executive summary, senior management review packages
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, experience and demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in a complex and dynamic environment.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, specifically PowerPoint and Excel
  • PMP preferred but not required.


  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters degree and managerial experience


Job Family Group:

Project and Program Management


Job Family:

Program Management


Time Type:

Full time


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