Director - KYC Project Manager Front Office Change

Mondrian Alpha Recruitment Solutions
New York, USA
c.$250 000
May 18, 2019
May 24, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Manage a portfolio of projects end-to-end to deliver design and implementation of priority change initiatives across CIB businesses to meet regulatory and business requirements
  • Drive definition of holistic end-to-end solutions to regulations or strategic change initiatives
  • Own regulatory interpretation, impact assessment, internal policy definition, and execution of projects impacting CIB businesses
  • Define deliverables and manage detailed implementation plans required to support solutions
  • Negotiate and facilitate agreement of roles and responsibilities across business and control partners to support defined solutions and ownership of deliverables
  • Manage and oversee internal and external resources as required to meet deliverables
  • Brief leadership team on progress of priority change initiatives and escalate as appropriate
  • Lead and facilitate senior governance forums and committees
  • Develop and manage relationships with sponsors and stakeholders across business lines and supporting infrastructure teams
  • Coordinate with subject matter experts and business stakeholders to define and implement relevant rules, regulatory actions, or other management priorities
  • Drive work stream delivery and partner with technology to deliver within timeframes

Experience/ Exposure:
  • Proven track record of project delivery in a front office environment at an Investment Bank
  • Demonstrated knowledge of KYC implementation.
  • Product management, COO, business management and/or management consulting experience (with particular focus on financial services)
  • Product knowledge particularly in Rates, Credit, Equities and/or FX cash/derivatives, with knowledge of the front-to-back trade lifecycle would be significantly advantageous
  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise with written responses to regulators such as on MRA, MRIA, exam findings or other actions
  • Understanding and application of project management methodologies across delivery lifecycle
  • Extremely proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word

Personal Characteristics:
  • Delivery focused with ability to prioritize multiple assignments and requests, and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate thought leadership, innovation, good judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Adept at synthesizing large amounts of information and providing concise messaging
  • Confidence and ability to structure, summarize, present project status as well as defend recommendations and outcomes
  • Assertive with excellent relationship building and stakeholder management skills
  • Motivated, self-starting - able to initiate projects ensuring appropriate sponsorship, governance, funding and resources are available
  • Works well under pressure and always with a professional demeanor
  • Communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, with ability to influence and challenge key decision makers, peer groups, internal service providers and functions outside direct control
  • Agile and flexible - able to determine and resolve project slippage, scope changes, and prioritize deliverables to ensure critical milestones are met

Education/ Qualifications:
  • Solid Undergraduate Degree required
  • MBA / CFA a plus

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