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VP Custody Operations User Interface and Workflow project

Citigroup
Warsaw, IN 46580
Senior project role for the implementation of an Operations User Interface and Workflow tool to support Asset Servicing within the Custody Operations team. The individual will drive all phases of the project lifecycle for a build and roll out of a strategic Asset Servicing User Interface and Workflow platform to support the core processing platform. They will also support and have responsibility for subsequent phases for enhancement supporting the core processing flows. The main project will be around system implementation, operating model and re-engineering. Additional projects may involve: process optimisation, risk mitigation, and regulatory mandates.


**Job Background/context:**


Securities Services Operations comprises of multiple operations groups supporting our Custody (Global and Direct), Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency, Securities Lending and Issuer Services businesses.


The individual will have a strong operational focus and will provide an integrated value-added service to our clients.


The role will require the successful candidate to form effective working relationships with all stakeholders Technology, Product, Market Management, Processing teams, Coverage teams, etc. ensuring that all key project deliverables are met. The successful candidate will be required to have a strong and detailed understanding of end-to-end operations and act as the client advocate.


He/she will be required to interface with internal stakeholders at a senior level, acting as escalation point as well as a strategic business partner.


**Key Responsibilities:**


Driving the main delivery of a User Interface and workflow platform as part of the strategic delivery of a new Asset Servicing architecture, supporting and contributing to a new Asset Serving data model, taking responsibility for making sure the project is delivered successfully


Agile creation and participation of a delivery team to implement and roll out the platform working closely with Technology and Operations SMEs

Lead project governance, organisation, delivery, planning and control, and risk and issue management

Proactive identification and management of project risks, ensuring that the all stakeholders have an appropriate appreciation of the key risks and that the required steps to mitigate these risks are complete

Issue tracking and management ensuring that the appropriate stakeholders are in agreement with the resolution steps

People leadership and stakeholder management with a range of senior leaders

Responsible for staff development and career progression

Foster a culture of high performance and risk/control management.


**Development Value:**


High visibility role with exposure to people at all levels, including senior management interaction in various business areas

Opportunity to develop a network and build relationships across the organisation

Involvement in Global strategic initiatives

To further develop project and program management capabilities

To develop strategic planning and improved decision making skills


**Qualifications**


**Knowledge/Experience:**


In depth knowledge of the Custody Asset Servicing product and event landscape


Agile delivery experience in an financial services organisation

Proven Project Delivery Experience


Successful history of delivering change using a range of delivery approaches; on time, to budget and to auditable standards

Demonstrated success dealing with senior and executive management


**Skills:**


Asset Servicing Business Knowledge.

Project Management experience

Analytical skills


Leadership skills


Agile mind set

Good attention to detail, excellent organisational skills.

Proven ability to operate and deliver to deadlines.

Budget planning and financial management


Soft skills

Decision making skills


**Qualifications:**


Primary Degree or Equivalent.

Project Professional qualification (PMI, PRINCE) preferable.

Extensive years of increasing responsible positions in Project Management.

Asset Servicing / Custody Product knowledge preferably with expertise in event creation


**Competencies** :


Innovative

Excellent People Management, Team and Leadership Skills

Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation

Self Motivated

Ability to establish credibility with senior managers

Excellent communication, interaction and influencing skills

Strong presentation and facilitating skills

Ability to engage successfully in multiple initiatives simultaneously

Ability to successfully react/lead workload volatility

Must be able to work under pressure; managing tight deadlines and conflicting priorities


Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.


**Valuing Diversity:** Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.


**Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer**


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**Job Family Group:**


Operations - Core

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**Job Family:**


Operations Project 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.


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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