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Director of The Project Management Office - VP

New York, NY, USA | Leading Banking / Investment Banking Company

  • Industry:
    Banking / Investment Banking
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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In this position, you will work closely with the Chief Information Officer and business leads to manage large programs such as new platform integration. You will be responsible for the implementation of processes and procedures to manage large initiatives. If you are forward thinking and have a passion for Project Management this immediate opportunity might be a fit!

Primary responsibilities include

Delivers project management, strategic planning, and implementation support for key organizational initiatives as assigned by the CIO.

Develop and implement Project Office policies and procedures to govern strategic projects

Responsible for scoping and implementing special projects and initiatives, including the development and implementation of the strategic plan and long-range strategic project goals, in conjunction with the Chief Information Officer.

Lead team of stakeholders on selected projects that require cross-functional engagement with key staff across the organization, and with external stakeholders, as appropriate.Team would be tasked with the creation of functional requirements, test plans, implementation strategies and IT coordination.

Coordinate with stakeholder groups represented in forums such as the Product Committee to plan and implement solutions for businesses and functions.

Liaise with Signature IT team to ensure technical specifications met the business and functional requirements. Coordinate with IT on governance and architecture.

Ensure proper measures are in place to identify, measure, track and communicate all risks and issues and project completion status. 

Oversee training, implementation, planning and execution.

Develop business and functional requirements for new platforms needed.

Coordinate with implementation teams to ensure smooth project completion.

Develop prototypes or system sketches for demonstrating or illustrating future system performance.

Design and oversee acceptance testing.

Ensure upgrades are implemented accordingly.

Ensure proper internal controls and risk management protocols are in place..


Bachelors’ degree in Information Technology, Business, Finance or related degree required.

Minimum 5 years of experience in project management.

Minimum 5 years of experience in Financial Services.

Track record of thinking conceptually and mastering complex subject matter quickly.

Prior experience with stakeholder management.

Systems implementation experience; Acceptance testing experience.

Takes initiative in managing competing organizational and departmental priorities.

Relationship building expertise with ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams, customers and external alliances.

Ability to work independently and to undertake supervisory responsibilities as needed; Self-reliant, good problem solver.

MS Suite including MS Project and Visio.

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