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Citigroup Programme Manager in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Overview of Citi: Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. 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. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity. Job Purpose: Responsible for planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action. Also, defining and running the programme's governance arrangements as well as ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme. Flexible working: We are a diverse and flexible employer and hiring the best talent is our objective. Our working landscape is changing and as such we are equally keen to hear from people who would prefer flexible working patterns as people working traditional hours. We are open to flexible working arrangements and work from home opportunities from the outset – you won’t have to “earn” the right to work flexibly with Citi. Job Background/context: The role is within the Citi Edinburgh Fund Accounting Change function, working on a complex system integration. The challenge is to integrate three system instances that cover 17 key business processes and with connections to 33 up /down-stream applications. The final step will be to migrate clients’ data and administration onto the destination instance. Key Responsibilities: Establishes short and long-term programme objectives and ensures team members understand expectations and meet them Defines, implements and runs appropriate governance structures Assigns tasks to team members to ensure project objectives are completed as required Drives and monitors overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate Reports on program's progress in regular meetings with stakeholders Coordinates the workstreams and their interdependencies between in the program Ensures that deliverables are aligned across the workstreams Knowledge/Experience: Strong project management experience in Financial Services, preferably fund accounting / Asset Management / Banking or Transfer Agency. Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management Knowledge of project management techniques and tools Proven experience in people leadership Proven experience in strategic planning Proven experience in risk management Knowledge of current Finance industry regulatory environment Skills: Technical Skills: Proficient in the use MS Project. Expert in Presentations and use of MS PowerPoint. Strong communicator able to liaise confidently with BAU supervisors, senior Citi Managers and client contacts. A confident decision-maker with the ability to weigh up all potential options prior to making decisions. Accuracy and completeness are essential to the success of each project, the team and the Edinburgh operation. People Skills: Proficient in People leadership & Emotional Intelligence Qualification in project management or equivalent preferred but not essential. Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience. Development Value: This programme offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work on very large, complex initiative that would rarely be available outside a global bank. This is a truly international project, with key stakeholders in our Luxembourg, Dublin and Edinburgh offices, covering almost every aspect of what we do. There is also a very heavy technology aspect to the project, with over 30 up / drown stream applications also in scope. This is a rare opportunity to lead such a large, business critical project, working with very senior stakeholders. What we Offer As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer; • 23 days paid annual leave • Award winning pension scheme, • Life assurance and • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare. Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras. Our vast range of diversity networks demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce. Please note this is a 12 month fixed term contract and opportunity to get to know us better. ------------------------------------------------- Job Family Group: Project and Program Management ------------------------------------------------- Job Family: Program Management ------------------------------------------------------ Time Type: ------------------------------------------------------ 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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