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VP - IT Project Tech Lead - FX (Hybrid)

Employer
Citi
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 17, 2023

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Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The IT Project Tech Lead is a senior management-level position responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to contribute to continuous iterative exploration and investigation of business performance and other measures to gain insight and drive business planning.

Responsibilities:
  • Supervise a business analytic team supporting one large system or multiple systems with responsibilities including work allocation, budget and planning, performance evaluation, compensation, staffing and other duties as assigned
  • Provide direction and technical leadership on complex, high-impact projects and in all phases of the development and implementation process, ensuring essential procedures are followed
  • Provide evaluative judgment based on analysis of information in complicated and unique situations and contribute to formulation of standards and strategies for own area and other functional areas
  • Resolve issues that have impact beyond own area and apply in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas
  • Work as a team to achieve objectives and negotiate with internal and external parties
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • Ability to manage teams.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
Business Analysis, Functional Requirements
  • Work with stakeholders in Trading Business, Operations, Technology and PMO to run meetings, coordinate and gather business requirements
  • Work with stakeholders across Business lines, for transformation projects to understand their business and process
  • Understand current business process and provide functional design inputs for the proposed technology solution
  • Create high quality documentation for Business and Functional Requirements
  • Manage traceability of requirements from BRD till Test Plan / Results.
  • Analyze huge data sets, create flow diagrams, prepare high level summaries and workflows
  • Work in close co-ordination with the development leads on enhancements and defects, and assist with troubleshooting / resolution of application defects
  • Engaging successfully with software developers and testers to ensure quality delivery, on time
  • Planning, estimating, managing risks and issues, project reporting, managing stakeholders, and building strong relationships with the business
  • Assist in project execution through JIRA, providing tracking to technical teams and status updates to internal and business stakeholders
Subject Matter Expertise / Technology Partnership
  • Shape the strategic architecture for the application by working closely with the development leads and by defining solutions that are robust and aligned with the technology roadmap
  • Develop best practices to be used in evaluating, selecting and implementing technologies for use within FXLM technology more broadly
  • Monitor new developments in data visualization and analysis technology across ICG and in the industry more generally, and provide recommendations about new technology adoption
Development Value:

This role offers the opportunity to partner with Senior Business and Technology leaders and define the next generation Operations Technology platform to be used within Citi's FXLM business. As the platform supports all products traded within FXLM business including FX, Rates, FI, Money Market & Derivatives, the role has high visibility and individual will be considered a critical partner across the various technology and business stakeholder teams.

Qualifications:
  • Overall 15+ years experience with at least 6-8 years' experience as Business Analyst with any Investment/ Global Bank in Foreign Exchange, Trade Processing, Risk Management areas
  • Project Management experience of coordinating with Local Country Tech and Global Tech, aligning to Global Strategy
  • At least 12-15 years' overall experience working in a Banking/Financial services industry
  • Strong understanding of FX, MM and Fixed Income Bonds Settlements and Accounting for complete post trade processing.
  • Familiarity with SDLC and Agile development methodologies
  • Should understand full front to back workflow for minimum of two other asset classes (FX/FI/MM/FX Options/Derivatives) viz., deal capture, deal execution, risk management, confirmations, accounting, settlements etc.
  • Knowledge of workflow mapping and use cases would be advantageous
  • Practical project lead/management experience in the financial services industry, preferably within an Operations function
Education:
  • Strong academic record ideally with a Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science, or related technical discipline from a top tier University. Master's degree (MBA) with specialization in Finance from top tier University will be an added advantage.
#LI-Hybrid
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Job Family Group:
Technology
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Job Family:
Business Analysis / Client Services
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Time Type:
Full time
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