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ECDO Reference Data Management Transformation Program Portfolio Manager- C12

New York, New York| Tampa, Florida| Irving, Texas

Job Req ID 22588211
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Citi is undergoing a Transformation to modernize and simplify the bank. We’re raising the bar and taking the opportunity to reevaluate the way we do business. This includes fostering a culture of curiosity and excellence and shifting our mindset to be simpler and data driven, making Citi an easier place to work and improving client experience. If you’re ready to be at the forefront of Transformation while taking your career to the next level, we invite you to come and join us!

Success Profile

As one of the world’s most global banks, Citi gives you the tools to make a difference. Through Transformation, we’re building the future of the bank and shaping the banking industry. Citi employs over 220,000 individuals located around the world, encompassing a broad range of teams, roles, cultures and backgrounds. Some of the skills that will make you successful in this role include:

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Credible Challenge
  • Risk Management
  • Data and Results Driven
  • Accountable
  • Adaptable


This role is for Reference Data Management Transformation Strategy Program Portfolio Manager in the Enterprise Chief Data Office (ECDO). The Reference Data Strategy team will facilitate all aspects of ECDOs’ agenda around Reference Data in particular (e.g., client/customer data; instrument/product data; end of day pricing data) in full partnership with the ECDO and the Federated CDOs, as well as areas in Technology and Operations developing reference data platforms and processes and adopting them.

This role will partner closely with the core reference data strategy team, the Transformation Program Office, and teams across the enterprise to structure and maintain the reference data portfolio and initiatives across Lines of Business.  The scope will primarily include Enterprise Customer, Product Master, and Business Entity Master, but will also ensure appropriate levels of integration and capabilities across all reference data domains.

Master Data Management (MDM) is the core process used to manage, centralize, organize, categorize, synchronize, and enrich master data according to business rules. MDM enables Citi to organize data in how it is stored, processed, and used across the organization. It enables governance of data as a business asset independent of applications, processes, and the organization with data owners being accountable for data quality.


  • Support the reference data CO response as well as ensuring reference data delivery for ongoing regulatory requirements
  • Accountable for portfolio management of reference data deliverables arising from Data Integration prioritized use cases
  • Develop and build strong working partnerships and strategic relationships with key partners across businesses and technology to align implementation and operational strategies
  • Responsible for Resource Planning & Tracking for the Reference Data Management team
  • Manage financial budgets and targets and ensure proper management of project and program
  • Supports planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
  • Finalizes the project plan with stakeholders and track closely for successful project delivery.
  • Partners with Technology, Product and Operations Management Teams to prioritize delivery of key projects.
  • Masters strategic business process modeling, traceability and quality management techniques.
  • Applies best practices for effective communication and problem-solving.
  • Collaborates with Technology on any project delays, risk assessment and risk mitigation plans.
  • Performs project Status reporting to Project Stakeholders, Product and Operations Partners.
  • Prepare Post project MIS, lessons learned and conduct continuous process improvement reviews.
  • Understand the bank environment and compliance and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure creation of program plan and charter benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
  • Monitoring resource requirement for matters, anticipating and managing periods of increased/reduced business
  • Support in new joiner on-boarding and training


  • Knowledge of Master Data Management and Data governance
  • 6+ years of experience preferably in large financial services organizations, a minimum of 4 years of experience in managing complex transformation portfolios
  • Financial service acumen and/or experience to support portfolio creation
  • Excellent relationship management, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to accurately determine length and difficulty of tasks and projects
  • Strategic thinker; must be able to look towards a broad view of an issue or challenge; can think globally; and can discuss multiple aspects and impacts of issues and project them into the future
  • Strong organizational skills with a demonstrated ability to partner on teams through direct and matrix reporting lines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to bring clarity to challenging problems and to help others engage in and embrace a solution
  • Able to leverage strong business acumen to effectively interact with a broad variety of stakeholders
  • Adaptable, flexible, and able to respond to changes in priorities
  • Strong professional presence; confident in presenting a balanced view to key stakeholders


Bachelors/University degree in Business, Financial Services or Technology/Engineering related subject area.

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Data Governance


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

New York New York United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$105,510.00 - $158,270.00


Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

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Success Stories

Usman B.

Usman B.

“By joining Transformation, you will be at the center of driving change at Citi. You’ll help us lay the foundation to make this a better place to work and do business by implementing sound risk and controls. This team will give you a launchpad of endless opportunities to grow as a professional and challenge yourself while working across various functions.”

Risk & Controls Transformation Lead
New York

Cynthia D.

Cynthia D.

“Citi hires people for their potential and not just their experience. This gives people, including myself, the opportunity to try different roles and explore new careers. Transformation at Citi is a new adventure and will challenge how we do things at Citi: with clients, with regulators and with our peers.”

Mexico Transformation Head

Dan F.

Dan F.

“Data Transformation is a great area to be a part of at Citi. Data is at the heart of our business and ensuring that our data is of good quality with clear ownership is imperative to our success.”

Data Operating Model and Governance Program Lead
New York


Shahzad A.

“This is an exciting area to work in at Citi! Being part of Transforming a 200+ year-old institution is a once in a lifetime opportunity. This is relatively new work, so not only you can learn new skills and get exposure, but you can play a pivotal role in shaping the Citi of the future.”

Data Tooling and Capability Head

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