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Program Manager
Ref No.: 18-05722
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Pay Rate : $ 70.63 - 79.84 /Hour
This position is for the Technology Program/Project Manager within the Our client Wealth Management (WM) Global Banking Technology (GBT) organization.

The candidate will be responsible for planning, managing, tracking and reporting on the GBT organization's critical division-wide activities for mandatory initiatives such as software upgrades, end of life, application decommissioning and technology compliance programs. The role requires the ability to interact and empathize with development and QA teams, demonstrating the ability to act as a value add partner for those teams.
  • Liaise with divisional stakeholders on mandatory division-wide technology driven initiatives as a representative for the GBT department
  • Plan, track and coordinate activities across various project managers and delivery managers to ensure the GBT department's timely and cost-effective delivery on several mandatory division-wide technology driven initiatives
  • Produce monthly status reporting for Tech Driven initiatives for GBT management
  • Produce monthly reporting for various governance forums and senior management.
Skills Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance or Information Technology
  • Ability to develop, monitor and report on project and resource plans.-Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to efficiently prioritize and multitask, and work under pressure to meet aggressive deadlines and objectives-High level of attention to detail and focus on precision
  • A minimum of five years of experience in financial services
  • In depth knowledge of project management methodologies, best practices and technology processes, including waterfall and agile.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to navigate complex organizations and build relationships
  • Proficiency with MS PowerPoint, MS Project, MS Excel, and MS Word
Skills Desired:
  • Knowledge of banking products and services
  • PMP or Prince2 Certification