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Data Technology Transformation Program Manager

Job Req ID 21416573 Primary Location New York, New York; Tampa, Florida; Irving, Texas Job Category Project and Program Management
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A critical element of our Transformation is taking a holistic view at the way we approach Data, from the way we organize it to the expectations we have for what it can do. 

We are organizing and simplifying all of our enterprise-wide Data so all of our systems speak to each other. This will help us better understand our clients, and therefore our risk profiles better—while giving us the opportunity to counsel our clients better.

Office of the Operations & Technology Transformation (OTTO) is looking for a Program Manager Senior Lead who will be aligned to various initiatives in the Data Program work stream formed to deliver on Citi’s Transformation efforts.

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. Typically, a small number of people within the business that provide the same level of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Accountable for significant direct business results or authoritative advice regarding the operations of the business. Necessitates a degree of responsibility over technical strategy. Primarily affects a sub-function. 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 particular 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.

  • Be a champion in driving Quality Review in this Data Transformation efforts by partnering with strategy, Planning & Governance (SPG) team within OTTO

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

  • Good knowledge of Data Quality, Data Standards, Data at Rest/ in motion, Data Tracing, Straight Through processing, Reporting & Analytics

  • Project Management certification (PMP, SaFe, or any Agile project management certification)

  • Experiencedelivering Transformation Programs

  • Experience in collaboration tools like Jira, Confluence, Teams

Education:

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

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Job Family Group:

Project and Program Management

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Job Family:

Program Management

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Time Type:

Full time

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