Job Description: We are seeking a seasoned financials services program manager to join the OTC Derivatives Regulatory Reform program team in the Americas. BACKGROUND: IT Program Services is a key component of the Front Office IT Strategy & Architecture (&A) organization. The &A teams of Front Office IT, Back Office IT and Technology Infrastructure Services define the systems architecture that reflects future business and regulatory requirements, ensures efficient development and systems operation, and promotes the adequate reuse of technical assets. The three teams collaborate to leverage technology as a competitive advantage, increase efficiency and drive front-to-back alignment. Specifically, IT Program Service focuses on planning, mobilizing, and executing some of the largest technology programs across the bank, from the Front Office to the Back Office. Typical programs are considered Platinum or Strategic to the bank s success [i.e. high business value, involve high degree of complexity and coordination, larger in scale]. It is a global organization that actively supports the CIOs on large IT transformation programs. Core capabilities include: IT program and project management Program management office Solution brokering Program reviews OTCD ROLE DESCRIPTION: Individual would join this New York-based OTC Derivatives team within the PMO group. Primary responsibilities involve: Support complex IT projects and programs Design and operationalize executive-level and program-level governance Identify team mobilization needs Execute traditional program management functions o Scope and project planning o Progress tracking and reporting o Change control o Communication management o Resource management o Metrics development and tracking o Issue management o Risk management o Quality assurance o Change management o Finance management o Executive reporting Establish protocols to measure benefits realization Effectively communicate with key program stakeholders on progress Take responsibility for quality assurance within the program by ensuring appropriate methodologies, standards, and control procedures are implemented Escalate and course correct Establish credibility with all levels of IT management QUALIFICATIONS: Consulting-style approach to working with leaders, aligning objectives, and forging solutions Experience in assessing health of large transformation programs and proposing corrective courses of action Expertise in large-scale transformation program management Conversant in operating model design, ensuring its implementation is in line with the strategic vision Extensive breadth of domain knowledge in the financial services sector Deep knowledge in one of our business lines (e.g. Equities, Derivatives, Fixed Income, FX, etc.) or a very broad background having worked across many of these disciplines Banking or consultancy background (10 years + experience) and a strong understanding of structured program management in the investment banking arena Proven organizational, leadership and management skills Ability to communicate effectively to senior executives Ability to produce clear, concise reporting Solid strategic analysis, problem solving, issue resolution and decision making skills Strong presentation development skills Proven ability to communicate with all levels of management in a clear, concise manner Other attributes: Delivery focused Process oriented Attentive to detail Strong knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures Sufficient credibility to direct project teams and senior management in relation to the program office Tact, discretion and diplomacy Strong time management skills Education/Professional Qualifications: Essential: University 4-Year undergraduate degree Desirable: MBA Desirable: PRINCE 2 or other structured program / project management qualifications Princeton Information is one of the nation's top five privately-held IT consulting firms, in business since 1985. Princeton Information services a clientele of primarily Fortune 500 companies nationwide. With annual revenues over $120 million, Princeton Information operates across the US from multiple regional offices. Our Commitment to Our Consultants As a privately held company, Princeton Information is solely committed to the success of clients and consultants - not to any shareholders. PI's success is grounded in the relationships we build with our consultants. We seek the best people; provide career path counseling; as well as the most challenging opportunities in business and in IT. As part of its culture of loyalty and commitment to its consultants, Princeton Information is committed to doing all we can to ensure our consultants have the best possible search, placement and work experience possible. 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