Job #: 2032

Title: Program Manager

Region:

  • New York City, NY
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 12 months ago

    The Enterprise Program Management – PMO Support will report to Director – Central EPMO lead. The mandate is to support the central PMO team at Mizuho which defines and implements best practice program management standards and governs a portfolio of major firm strategic initiatives across the region.

    Responsibilities:
    • Cultivate deep knowledge of Enterprise Program Management Standards
    • Serve as a custodian of the program management methodologies, tools, standards, templates and guidelines and ensure adherence
    • Support EPM portfolio performance reporting by managing weekly status meetings with individual PMs and produce timely and accurate consolidated status reports (based on program inputs)
    • Ensure programs are actively identifying and documenting risks, assumptions, issues, dependencies and key decisions at the program level on a weekly basis. Escalate unsolved program issues / risks when needed (RAID Management)
    • Provide guidance for PMs to follow the Change Control Process, helping with identifying, documenting and approving changes to programs with appropriate approvals
    • Analyze program status reporting to identify escalation or intervention required as well as provide review and challenge across program status reporting, RAID log and change requests
    • Maintain EPMO intranet site / centralized document repository (managed via EPMO SharePoint site) and ensure appropriate storing of evidence and materials for individual program
    • Partner with PMs to promote effective engagement with EPMO, drive consistency of deliverables across all programs and verify that program deliverables are completed as expected and according to standards (trust but verify model)
    • Provide appropriate information share and updates for senior management and other key stakeholders related to major firm initiatives

    Skills:
    Requirements:
    • Experience and track record of working in a Project Management Office at large and complex financial institutions. This includes structuring major initiatives, project planning, budgeting, resource management as well as the tracking and reporting of efforts to a variety of key stakeholders
    • Understanding of major regulatory and business issues which have been driving major projects at large US and Foreign Banking Organizations in recent years
    • Strong knowledge and experience of change management process
    • Strong business, analytical, quantitative, problem-solving and decision making skills
    • Strong stakeholder management skills including experience at performing this across multiple functions, committees and areas
    • Superior communication skills: both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff
    • Tolerance and understanding in multi cultures.

     

     

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