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Strategic Execution, Securities Services - Senior Vice President at Citi

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
May 29, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a career move that will put you at the heart of a global financial institution? Then bring your skills in strategy and change management to Citi's Strategic Execution team. By Joining Citi, you will become part of a global organisation whose mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress.

Team / Role Overview:

Within Securities Services, the Strategic Execution team is responsible for providing central strategic direction, governance, and oversight of an overall Securities Services technology budget and its entire book of work. With a particular focus on the Digital First program, this central team reports to the Head of the Strategic Execution is responsible for developing frameworks, enriching methodologies, creating outcome-based metrics, tracking program status, risk & issues, budget, program benefits, and implementing Agile and OKR to ensure investment and benefits of the programs are aligned to Securities Services strategies.

What you'll do:
  • Oversee all aspects of change management, execution services and delivery for Securities Services entire book of work, including development, refinement and ongoing evolution of the delivery frameworks, methodologies, tools, etc..
  • Provide assurance to senior stakeholders that delivery and change frameworks, methodologies, and tools are being leveraged across the product, technology and operations teams.
  • Provide leadership to ensure all solutions are developed in a front to back manner and that there is oversight on how to move towards a more digitally nimble business model. Weighing in on change of scope and controlling change, scope creep, execution issues and obstacles through collaborative and firm control process.
  • Work with key business and technology and operations stakeholders to eliminate delivery and execution obstacles to ensure change throughput is optimized.
  • Act as a strategic advisor to peers and program leaders in the implementation and adoption of frameworks, methodologies and tools. Ensure that the on the ground teams are utilising best practices and continuously improving the overall delivery tools.
  • Work with Services, business, technology and Operation stakeholders to roll out Agile and implement OKR.
  • On an on-going basis, identify opportunities to enhance existing frameworks, tools, methodologies and bring the framework changes to the stakeholders through documentation, communication and continuous education.
  • Develop strategy and approach to expand use of frameworks, methodologies, and tools to expand the business change and execution services capability across the enterprise.
  • Maintain and automate the overall management reporting framework ensuring data quality by centralizing and digitizing key data components. Utilize PTS reporting capabilities to standardise senior management and regulatory reporting.
What we'll need from you:
  • Extensive experience overseeing and leading change programs, relevant processes, data, technology and controls and recommend ways to improve quality, delivery, change management controls, and efficiency.
  • Extensive experience in delivering highly visible, complex initiatives global programs; capable of prioritizing and driving multi-program portfolio in a largescale, distributed organization.
  • Extensive experience in demand management in a multiple disciplined program structure with ability to conduct predictive analytics on forecasting demand and reallocation of capacity.
  • Demonstrated ability implementing and executing the development of program related analytics, models, dashboards, etc. to make data-driven decisions on digital program investments. Ability to drive dashboard and data visualization that tells the data driven story of a program's health and change controls.
  • Deep subject matter expertise in financial services /asset services and custody and settlement.
  • Strong technical skills in platform changes and underlying custody and funds services tools.
  • Strong skills in administration and set up and management of confluence, JIRA and other program management tools.
  • AGILE best practices and demonstrated ability to lead AGILE at scale.
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills and an ability to identify conflicts, and discrepancies.
  • Exceptional matrix management and influencing skills.
  • Ability to drive AGILE and Waterfall programs end to end.
  • Bachelor's degree, Masters degree preferred.
  • AGILE certification a plus.
  • Change Management certification a plus.
What we can offer you:

We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well. By joining Citi London, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as:
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure.
  • A discretional annual performance related bonus.
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances.
  • Employee Assistance program.
  • Pension plan.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • Special discounts for employees, family, and friends.
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources.
Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self every day. We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay, and empowered to thrive.

Sounds like Citi has everything you need? Then apply to discover the true extent of your capabilities.

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