Middle Office Implementations Project Manager - 12 month contract


Key responsibilities 

  • Lead system developments and new business on boarding projects across Operations;
  • Preparation & analysis of proposed system changes, gathering consensus between business requirements and technology deliverables to assure smooth projects implementation;
  • Formulate project plans that assess resource requirements and timescales for execution to ensure overall project timescales can be met;
  • Preparation of business requirement documentation;
  • Test new system functionalities in UAT environments;
  • Formulate and coordinate regression test plans in readiness for the commencement of version testing;
  • Report and assign the analysis and resolution tracking of software and non-software defects in the central defect management database;
  • Support Production Validation Testing for new system functionalities and client changes;
  • Cooperate with various stakeholders to effectively deliver projects;
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with Technology, Oversight teams, Relationship Managers and Project Managers, by demonstrating committed inclusion in relevant forums, projects, business developments and service calls;
  • Support high quality of service delivered by the team;
  • Challenge the status quo, display initiative and innovation;
  • Support colleagues and peers with production problems;
  • Proactive actions targeting at minimising implementation risk;
  • Perform root cause analysis of common processing problems;
  • Ensure effective MIS process;
  • Ensure implemented process is compliant with local and global regulations;
  • Ensure all Team procedures/checklist and audit requirements are updated;
  • Ensure all issues / potential issues are escalated appropriately and in a timely manner;
  • Manage client and business ad-hoc queries and requirements;
  • Encourage positive and professional working environment;
  • Perform regular and ad hoc trainings for team members;
  • Display appropriate involvement in Department strategic planning;
  • Ensure all mandatory training is completed;
  • Support manager with running team meetings, providing feedback for 1-2-1s and appraisals;
  • Participate in business trips as required;
  • Additional business oriented tasks requested by manager.

Development value

  • Conceptual work, taking part in projects, documentation drafting, new solutions and functionalities implementation within the operational units;
  • Ability to lead the project groups;
  • Managing projects on the local level;
  • Setting up operational processes and possibility to influence them;
  • Have the possibility to influence the clients directly through new solutions proposal and implementation;
  • Access to in depth knowledge of how Capital Markets operate;
  • Awareness of the settlement processes of various financial instruments;
  • Access to a dynamic variety of training material & courses across multiple delivery platforms;
  • Co-operation with other capital market players;
  • Working as part of a team of professionals with vast knowledge of the financial environment;
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment under tight deadlines

Knowledge / Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience within Financial Services;
  • An excellent understanding of Financial Operations

Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of English (spoken and written)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work on own or part of a team
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to manage or lead team/departmental projects
  • Support Team Manager with Team Management
  • Ability to build relationships with various project stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse complex set of data giving suggestions coming out of the analysis
  • Ability to create test cases and execute them according to plan and timeline
  • Describing business requirements by creation of BRDs and revision of technology MDDs
  • Supporting Operations teams with production issues/system queries
  • Identification and implementation of projects improving Citi capabilities
  • Self Dependant leadership in complex programmes from a solutions perspective affecting multiple departments/process flows
  • Partnership with Citi Product team on Citi product strategy
  • Ability to lead a project without a project manager assigned to it

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher would be an advantage.

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Job Family Group:

Implementation

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Job Family:

Implementation Management

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Time Type:

Full time

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.

View the "EEO is the Law" poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement.

View the EEO Policy Statement.

View the Pay Transparency Posting


Key responsibilities 

  • Lead system developments and new business on boarding projects across Operations;
  • Preparation & analysis of proposed system changes, gathering consensus between business requirements and technology deliverables to assure smooth projects implementation;
  • Formulate project plans that assess resource requirements and timescales for execution to ensure overall project timescales can be met;
  • Preparation of business requirement documentation;
  • Test new system functionalities in UAT environments;
  • Formulate and coordinate regression test plans in readiness for the commencement of version testing;
  • Report and assign the analysis and resolution tracking of software and non-software defects in the central defect management database;
  • Support Production Validation Testing for new system functionalities and client changes;
  • Cooperate with various stakeholders to effectively deliver projects;
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with Technology, Oversight teams, Relationship Managers and Project Managers, by demonstrating committed inclusion in relevant forums, projects, business developments and service calls;
  • Support high quality of service delivered by the team;
  • Challenge the status quo, display initiative and innovation;
  • Support colleagues and peers with production problems;
  • Proactive actions targeting at minimising implementation risk;
  • Perform root cause analysis of common processing problems;
  • Ensure effective MIS process;
  • Ensure implemented process is compliant with local and global regulations;
  • Ensure all Team procedures/checklist and audit requirements are updated;
  • Ensure all issues / potential issues are escalated appropriately and in a timely manner;
  • Manage client and business ad-hoc queries and requirements;
  • Encourage positive and professional working environment;
  • Perform regular and ad hoc trainings for team members;
  • Display appropriate involvement in Department strategic planning;
  • Ensure all mandatory training is completed;
  • Support manager with running team meetings, providing feedback for 1-2-1s and appraisals;
  • Participate in business trips as required;
  • Additional business oriented tasks requested by manager.

Development value

  • Conceptual work, taking part in projects, documentation drafting, new solutions and functionalities implementation within the operational units;
  • Ability to lead the project groups;
  • Managing projects on the local level;
  • Setting up operational processes and possibility to influence them;
  • Have the possibility to influence the clients directly through new solutions proposal and implementation;
  • Access to in depth knowledge of how Capital Markets operate;
  • Awareness of the settlement processes of various financial instruments;
  • Access to a dynamic variety of training material & courses across multiple delivery platforms;
  • Co-operation with other capital market players;
  • Working as part of a team of professionals with vast knowledge of the financial environment;
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment under tight deadlines

Knowledge / Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience within Financial Services;
  • An excellent understanding of Financial Operations

Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of English (spoken and written)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work on own or part of a team
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Ability to Multitask
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisational skills
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to manage or lead team/departmental projects
  • Support Team Manager with Team Management
  • Ability to build relationships with various project stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse complex set of data giving suggestions coming out of the analysis
  • Ability to create test cases and execute them according to plan and timeline
  • Describing business requirements by creation of BRDs and revision of technology MDDs
  • Supporting Operations teams with production issues/system queries
  • Identification and implementation of projects improving Citi capabilities
  • Self Dependant leadership in complex programmes from a solutions perspective affecting multiple departments/process flows
  • Partnership with Citi Product team on Citi product strategy
  • Ability to lead a project without a project manager assigned to it

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher would be an advantage.

-------------------------------------------------

Job Family Group:

Implementation

-------------------------------------------------

Job Family:

Implementation Management

------------------------------------------------------

Time Type:

Full time

------------------------------------------------------

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi”) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi.

View the "EEO is the Law" poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement.

View the EEO Policy Statement.

View the Pay Transparency Posting

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