Senior Specialist, Project Manager

Recruiter
BNY Mellon
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 May 2022
Closes
25 May 2022
Ref
14853236
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Overview
Role Overview
This role, under the direction of the Head, Liquidity Platform Management, will serve as the bridge between Corporate Treasury Asset/Liability Management, Technology, ALM Operations and Analytical User Group stakeholders in analyzing and evaluating business processes and translating into strategic solutions, business requirements and user stories. Additionally, the candidate will interact with cross-functional teams to lead projects and workstreams to successful completion. The candidate will have the ability to effectively communicate and distill complex processes into meaningful requirements to define technology solutions and to directly manage project scope, schedule, and resources. An understanding of Agile project management and experience in working with multiple stakeholder groups to analyze and capture their needs is preferred for this role.
Role-Specific Job Responsibilities
  • Influences and leads change within the project, team, department, and across multiple departments. This includes changes to processes, technology/systems, job roles, organizational/project structures and developing change strategies to maximize adoption/usage and minimize resistance.
  • Day to day project/program management:
    • JIRA management
    • Schedules and facilitates project meetings and provide minutes and action items to attendees
    • PMO documentation
    • Metrics and reporting
  • Builds cross functional and cross department relationships.
  • Develops business cases and presents project information to senior leadership to facilitate effective and efficient decision making.
  • Develops and explicitly communicates the products' goal.
  • Leads the creation and definition of the product backlog:
    • Requirements gathering and writing
    • Prioritization of requirements
    • Ensures backlog is transparent, visible, and understood
    • Aligns stakeholders and analysts to assist in the above points
    • Drives creation of acceptance criteria and each teams' definition of done
  • Ensures all aspects of a body of work are complete, through testing, defect management, to release.
  • Serves as primary point of contact for the program to non-ECO resources.
  • Serves as a coach for program members.
  • Removes impediments for program resources.
  • Removes barriers between stakeholders and working teams.
  • Helps establish empirical product planning in complex environments.
Standard Job Responsibilities
  • Analyzes, defines, and prioritizes the business requirements, functional specifications and operational architecture for up to and including highly complex strategic, global programs.
  • Provides consultation to IT and business management on applying technology to business opportunities and planning and implementing cross-functional applications or systems.
  • Monitors, evaluates, and reports on program status inclusive of scope, schedule, budget, and alignment with strategic goals.
  • May allocate/coordinate work within a team/project. Elicits, challenges, and prioritizes requirements using standard processes and templates, and translates into functional design and use case documents. Develops project scope, objectives, constraints and assumptions for a given large, strategic, multi-year project.
  • Participates and provides guidance in development of the technical design, test plans, and user documentation. Consults internal business groups on requirements, functional architecture and implementation. Tracks scope and change throughout the remainder of the initiative utilizing formal requirements management principles, including change control and requirements traceability.
  • Gathers and analyzes information to assist in development of recommendations to address strategic business objectives that span multiple, global business and technology areas.
  • Participates in industry forums and keeps current on domain knowledge for their specific business and application areas of expertise.
  • Applies experiences with existing software and/or systems development processes to develop better processes to be used in the future. Actively influences software development process improvement initiatives.
  • Provides senior level consultation to internal business groups on process improvement projects designed to improve their business results. Contributes to the achievement of related teams' objectives.
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree, preferably in business management or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience is required, advanced degree is desirable but not required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is beneficial.
  • 8-10 years of related project management experience is required.
  • Experience with technology or financial services industry is a plus in a quantitative model or financial engineering domain.

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