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Data Transformation Assurance Officer, New York, New York

CategoryProject and Program Management
CountryUnited States
StateNew York
CityNew York
The Data Transformation Assurance Officer will be part of the Chief Administrative Office (CAO) Transformation initiatives representing the bank's top priorities globally at an enterprise wide level. This includes Citi's Data Governance Plan, which is being developed to bring the bank forward per the direction set in Citi's Enterprise Data Strategy. The CAO, in partnership with the Chief Data Governance Office (CDGO), will be delivering against the commitments outlined in the Data Governance Plan and includes plans for a robust first line review process to ensure the Plan demonstrates effective self-assessments and introspective challenge of the Program to drive continuous improvement.

  • Develop and implement an independent assurance framework and function that will provide first line of defense self-assessment of the Data Governance Plan and contribute findings to the continuous improvement commitment of the Program
  • Understand the various initiatives of the Data Governance Plan and related commitments and their relationships
  • Develop a playbook that outlines best practices for review and credible challenge of DGP commitments and ensure standards are met
  • Partner with DGP Initiative leads, Issue owners and other stakeholders to develop requirements for appropriate metrics
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders including Executive sponsors, data domain leads, governance/policy owners, and program leads for intersecting work efforts
  • Execute against multiple contending priorities simultaneously
  • Work with executive level management to drive challenges to ensure strategic deliveries meet the letter and spirit of management, regulator, or IA concerns
  • Ensure risks and issues are raised in a timely manner and in accordance with Citi policy
  • Coordinate self-assessment and credible challenge activities with interdependent initiatives and second and third line of defense.
  • Ensure all programs understand regulatory feedback and expectations, underlying concerns, and their root causes to make sure their commitments are complete
  • Provide review and challenge of each program's defined scope, target state, and success criteria to ensure it fully addresses the letter and the spirit of the regulatory feedback, broader supervisory expectations and underlying issues and root causes
  • Identify related and interdependent program elements and provide feedback and input to ensure consistency of review and challenge implementation according to developed guidelines

  • Experience with data management, data governance, data quality or related initiatives
  • Experience with complex, multi-year, regulatory commitments, within the data management space preferred
  • Superior influencing, facilitation, and partnering skills
    Ability to multi-task and to quickly acquire and comprehend the required knowledge
  • Independent self-starter, with intellectual curiosity and bias for action
  • Logical critical thinker, with ability to see the big picture
  • Attention to detail, reads the "fine print"
  • Excellent influencing, facilitation and partnering skills
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communications skills presenting, writing, editing
  • Comfortable working in high pressure, fast paced environment, and managing multiple competing and shifting priorities
  • High level of diplomacy
  • Ease interfacing and engaging with stakeholder at all levels (analyst through Managing Director)
  • Ability to inspire trust, promote collaboration and motivate action
  • Strives for continuous improvement

Knowledge / Experience:
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Previous audit experience in a financial services organization and understanding of capital markets preferred
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment within which Citi operates
  • Knowledge of data management, data governance, data quality or related data concepts (DAMA, DMBOK) preferred
  • Familiarity with BCBS 239, Regulation YY and Heightened Standards highly desirable

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Project and Program Management

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