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TTS N.A. Implementations-Technical Implementations Manager, VP

  • Primary Location: United States,California,San Francisco
  • Other Location: United States,Delaware,New Castle
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Implementation
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 19028552

Description


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Treasury and Trade Solutions is an integral part of Citi's Institutional Client Group, serving public sector clients, corporates and financial institutions in over 120 countries.  Citi TTS North America has been awarded the 2015 Best Transaction Banking House in North America by Euromoney Awards, the 2015 Best Trade Finance Bank by Global Finance and the 2015 Top 5 Card issuer by the Nilson Report. The North America Implementation team owns all client implementation projects with varying degrees of product and geographic complexity for new and existing clients.

Technical Integration Manager (TIM) is responsible for designing the optimal approach for integrating client business platforms with global TTS services and driving the execution of the resulting solution.  Acting as the central point of contact for the client regarding the technology aspects of a cash management project, the TIM is the subject matter expert for Citi's automation channels and coordinates with internal global partners (e.g. product, operations, technology, regional TIMs) to ensure delivery of the technical integration design within agreed upon timeframes and with full ownership of the process from client commitment through go-live and post implementation support. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring and closure of technical integration solutions.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in a consultative role with clients for TTS file channel product offerings to ensure client's cash management automation needs are met.

  • Build work orders, create datasets, and initiate any related system set-ups with TTS channel services, for test and production, to install the client integration solution. 

  • Design and execute comprehensive end-to-end testing plans with client technology teams and internal partners to the satisfaction of all parties.

  • Support the development of Business Requirements Documents (BRD), Statements of Work, and other project documentation.

  • Provide technical expertise to the sales process by supporting request for proposal response preparation; attend client solutioning calls and present at pre-win sales events.

  • Partner with Sales and Product to identify and address global capability development. 

  • Coordinate with Citi's Technology group and vendors to install, program, test, and set up changes to TTS file service platforms.

  • Educate and train clients on operational and service procedures as well as product capabilities and data translation. 

  • Share and interpret file specifications including Payment and Country Rules with client technical resource team for all payment types and payment products.

  • Proactively enroll in development training to hone skills and enable lateral/ promotional movement.

  • Consistently meet scorecard objectives and maintain top scores on Voice of the Client surveys.

  • Adhere to all compliance procedures.

Development Value:

  • Technical Integration Managers have the opportunity to work with some of the largest institutional Citi clients on complex global projects involving multiple products and geographies.
  • The opportunity to learn about the Treasury Services business as well as a view into emerging industry trends.

  • Gain valuable leadership, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Opportunity to grow into managerial positions within the Implementation organization as well as to be considered as strong potential candidates for senior Sales and Product Management roles. 


Qualifications


Education and Experience:

  • BA/ BS with 2 years of relevant experience or 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Certification is a plus. Accredited ACH Professional (AAP), Project Management Institute, Certified Treasury Professional (CTP), Certified Cash Manager (CCM)

  • Industry Knowledge:  Strong technology and cash management knowledge.

  • 5+ years of project management experience required

  • File conversion, connectivity and integration experience

  • One or more of below highly desirable:

    • Experience with treasury/ Accounts Payables modules of ERP and treasury systems (SAP, Oracle, Sungard, etc.) used by large corporations and prior experience in treasury integration in ISOXML environment.

    • Exposure to Corporate Treasury and/ or Accounts Payable working in a Payment Factory, in-house Bank or Shared Service Center

    • Payments connectivity using API (Application Programming Interface) based integration protocols

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong technical skills and background preferred

  • Project Management and organizational skills

  • Strong influential skills to manage virtual teams

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to translate client deliverables into detailed plans

  • Heavy focus on client experience: client service oriented with excellent risk management skills

  • MS Office/ MS Project Skills
  • Technical Communications - Verbal, Written and Presentation

  • Strong analytical, problem solving, ideation and time management skills

  • Flexibility to handle multiple concurrent complex projects involving a number of channel services and products globally

  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic environment

  • Organizational conflict management skills