Lead Manager, Programme & Project Management

BNY Mellon
Manchester, United Kingdom
22 Jul 2022
06 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

What we do:
Digitization & Business Change group is dedicated to International business change, covering a wide range of programmes from new client / growth business opportunities, regulatory reforms, social change across EMEA Asset servicing. Activities include:
  • Coordination and management of the Digitization & Business Change, inclusive of budgeting and resourcing.
  • Consolidated reporting and communications.
  • Programme initiation and set up.
  • Change delivery across the Corporate portfolios (Strategic Growth and Change, Sustain/Support Current Business Model and Regulatory Control).
The successful candidate:
  • Adept organiser, communicator and consensus builder.
  • Manages and oversees end-to-end portfolio management activities such as programme/project reporting, planning, issue/risk identification and tracking, scope management, estimation, client management, relationship management and other portfolio documentation. Works effectively with external parties and regulatory bodies as required.
  • Directs and controls all work performed. Reports and escalates progress/issues to management, as needed.
  • Process oriented thinking with a strong attention to detail. The ability to quickly assimilate multiple programme/project MI reports, conduct quality assurance, scrutinize and clarify exceptions and then summarize themes and issues towards the production of MI reporting packs for Executive Committee and Board level consumption.
  • Financial management of existing programmes and projects. Inclusive of supporting annual forecasting, administration, review of actuals against plans and resolving variances with Programme/Project Managers.
  • In depth cross-functional experience in administration, resource planning, governance, procurement and MIS.
  • Perform secretariat dutire for Committee and other assigned meetigns to include preparation of agendas, collation/distrubition of MI/reporting and accurate minute taking
  • The ability to project manage a small or medium scale project under supervision of a Programme Manager.
  • Knowledge and use of enterprise PM tools and techniques; analysis of requirements, instigation of project controls, identification and analysis of cross project dependencies as well as production of detailed reports.
  • Provide high quality communications and presentations, in line with the Regional and Portfolio Communications plan.
  • Support effective records management and adherence to Corporate Policy. This will include the ability to manage both shared drives and SharePoint sites.
Experience & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education and experience in business management or related field is required.
  • Strong experience in Programme/Project Management preferred. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and/or Prince2 certification is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Knowledge of Regulatory/Governance framework
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Experience in the Financial Services sector.
  • Experience working in a confidential environment.
  • Literacy in the following software packages: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel (high level of skill essential), Visio, Project (latter not essential).
  • Knowledge of Visual Basic advantageous.
  • Flexibility in terms of both working hours and work undertaken will be required.
Employer Description:

For over 230 years, the people of BNY Mellon have been at the forefront of finance, expanding the financial markets while supporting investors throughout the investment lifecycle. BNY Mellon can act as a single point of contact for clients looking to create, trade, hold, manage, service, distribute or restructure investments and safeguards nearly one-fifth of the world's financial assets. BNY Mellon remains one of the safest, most trusted and admired companies. Every day our employees make their mark by helping clients better manage and service their financial assets around the world. Whether providing financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors, clients count on the people of BNY Mellon across time zones and in 35 countries and more than 100 markets. It's the collective ambition, innovative thinking and exceptionally focused client service paired with a commitment to doing what is right that continues to set us apart. Make your mark: bnymellon.com/careers.

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