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PMO Lead Analyst (VP) - Citi Private Bank (CPB) Technology, Jersey City, New Jersey

Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateNew Jersey
CityJersey City
Job Background/Context:
  • The position is based in Jersey City reporting to the CPB O&T - Global PMO Head
  • The position will manage 2-4 PMOs working towards the respective CPB's group and will work across CPB
  • As part of large, geographically distributed team(s), PMO Lead Analyst will manage stakeholders across multiple functional areas
  • The position requires strong interpersonal, communication & analytical skills in order to engage, negotiate & prioritize the actions during the complex & multi-faced situations to pursue the best outcome for CPB

Key Responsibilities:
  • Subject Matter Expert - PMO, Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management, SDLC tools & processes
  • Execution - Apply the SME knowledge towards the CPB's strategic goals to pursue & drive them to the closure
  • Leadership - Lead PMOs, Program Managers and Projects Managers towards the standard tools & processes
  • Influence - Engage stakeholders and guide them towards the respective goals completion
  • Quality - Oversee efforts to improve the delivery quality. Also ensure KPIs and Status reporting is accurate
  • Prioritization - Help prioritize during the various scope or resources or schedule situations
  • Cooperation - Facilitate cross-organizational collaboration across various teams
  • Flexibility - Encourage creative and innovation solution adoption
  • Training - Mentor PMOs, Program Managers and Project Managers towards the required skills to help improve their performance

Skills Required
  • An expert in 3Ps - Portfolio, Program and Project Management along with PMO knowledge around setting up and guiding large teams on standard tools and processes around IT projects SDLC
  • Through understanding of various SDLCs - Agile - Scrum & Kanban, Iterative, Waterfall
  • Experience in using PPM (Project Portfolio Management) tools (E.g. Clarity PPM, Citi's PTS), Agile delivery tools (E.g. JIRA) and collaborative tools (E.g. Confluence)
  • Good know-how of the technical & functional aspects of the tech projects delivery to work with the various Tech stakeholders at varied level during the SDLC
  • Experience in global IT organization setup working across multiple functional areas and teams
  • Excellent execution focused attitude to see through organization vision & strategic goals are commonly shared, understood and met using various execution strategy actions
  • Excellent in engaging with various tech & business stakeholders at varied level to align them towards the common objectives
  • Excellent in managing & mitigating the risks, issues, dependencies and assumptions throughout the various stages of programs & projects
  • Excellent in defining and tracking the business benefits getting delivered via. various tech projects' deliverables
  • Excellent understanding of budget management - programs & projects budget forecast, forecast v/s actual tracking and relevant adjustments
  • Excellent in defining and generating various KPIs / metrics, its measures and reporting
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Strong analytics and problem solving skills in complex multi-faced conflicting situations
  • Ability to perform vendor and contracts management related actions
  • Ability to take on the work with minimum guidance and lead as own initiatives
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage conflicting priorities
  • Flexible and adaptable

Preferred Skills
  • Experience as strategy & communication expert in creating presentations for senior stakeholders consumption
  • Experience as MS excel functionalities (macros, vlookups etc.) to traverse through various data / information and summarize it for better consumption and allowing it to take required decisions
  • Experience in the financial services industry - global IT team setup

  • Bachelor's degree (in science, computers, information technology or engineering)
  • 15+ years of total experience in large IT organizations preferably in financial services industry
  • 6+ years of experience as PMO or Program Manager in large IT organizations preferably in financial services industry
  • Preferred professional certifications: PMI - Portfolio Management Professional, PMI - Program Management Professional, Agile - Scaled Agile Framework, Any PMO related professional learning

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:
Technology Project Management

Time Type:
Full time

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