1+ months
2018-06-122018-09-12

SVP - Cards Data Platform and Process Transformation Senior Project Lead

Citigroup
Queens, NY
  • Primary Location: United States,New York,Long Island City
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Business Management and Admin
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18030071

Description


About Citi
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
Citis Mission and Value Propositionexplains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients and the publics trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.
Cards Data Platform and Process Transformation Senior Project Lead
The purpose of the Data Platform and Process Transformation initiative is to significantly enhance how key data elements and portfolio metrics are produced (e.g. financial ledger, customer warehouse), delivered and consumed across the U.S. Cards organization, with the goal of providing portfolio managers and senior management timely, replicable, reconciled (gold source), granular and consistent information on the performance and health of each Card portfolio in order to enhance and speed up day to day decision making.
This individual will be responsible to:
  • Lead and be accountable for the US Branded Cards Data Platform and Process Transformation initiative, defining goals for, partnering with and driving results across key business and functional teams including, Finance, Risk Management, Decision Management, Portfolio Management, Acquisition/ECM Marketing teams and Operations & Technology
  • Engage regularly with all key stakeholders (including US Cards Head, CFO and CRO) to review evolution of problem statements, progress against commonly defined objectives, identify challenges and propose alternative solutions. 
  • Lead all aspects of the Program Management Office for this initiative (e.g. governance structure, management routines, detailed project plans, metric and milestone definition), including break down and alignment of problem statement against responsible functional group. 
  • Manage all resources dedicated to this project, including relationship with external vendors (e.g. technology, software, platform), and consultants (e.g. project management, strategy, execution)
  • Define, consolidate and track budget needs across functional teams to deliver on initiative, including hiring of external vendors, working closely with procurement to negotiate contracts and define engagements, and manage costs to meet yearly budget
  • Define and track productivity and performance metrics across portfolios to measure benefit of initiative, including cost synergies achieved through platform consolidation, automation and process streamlining. 
  • Push down goals and deliverables to each functional group, and build a tracking and monitoring process to ensure each is held accountable to and delivers against the common objectives, including review of resources being dedicated by each group
  • Navigate the various Citi approval processes while engaging the right level of resources across the Bank to drive potential investment decision making
  • Leverage a collaborative and agile operating model across to engage key stakeholders, cross functional teams and Technology to streamline execution and foster innovative thinking

Qualifications


  • Bachelors Degree required, Masters degree strongly preferred in analytical field (such as Finance, Engineering, Statistics, or Mathematics) or MBA
  • 15+ years of experience in Financial Services and/or Cards business
  • Strong leadership skills. Proven track record of bringing diverse groups and perspectives to work against a common goal 
  • Ability to interact and clearly communicate with senior members of an organization
  • Strong Project Management skills with experience leading large cross functional initiatives
  • Proven track record as change agent, with ability to encourage and embrace innovative ideas and solutions
  • Knowledge of Forecasting platforms, database management and tools is preferred, not required

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Queens, NY

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