JobDescription : The Role: Senior Director, Project Management Office
The Location: Mainland China - Beijing or Shanghai with ability to move or travel
Implementation of the Internal Control Structure across the Operating Office. Work with other internal control functions to assess, remediate, and monitor the effectiveness of controls across the Data, Operations, IT, and Vendor Management functions. Work with Compliance, Risk, Legal, and Internal Audit to: a) respond to internal and external (Regulatory) requests for information; b) ensure effective exams and audits; and c) address new regulatory requirements across the Operating Office.
Execution of SGPI operations initiatives in China. Partner with Operating Office leaders to oversee strategic initiatives (such as location strategies) and other special projects as required; with a specific focus on the effective functioning, collaborating and connection of Chief Operating Office functions.
Presentations and business analysis. Support the production of ad-hoc presentations (including board, executive committee), reports, strategic planning and business analysis as required. This will require coordination across multiple functions to gather analyze and synthesize information for executive audiences.
Provide direct support to the China ExCo, representing the SPGI operations on China initiatives such as local market entry strategies and M&A activities.
Provide on-the-ground leadership across all SPGI operations functions in China. This will involve partnering with COO global functional heads and providing day-to-day management of regional issues, staffing, and problem solving
Representative of the SPGI Head of Operations in China. Represent the head of operations and partner with China, APAC and global executive leaders. This will include ensuring all operational functions work closely and effectively together to deliver strategic objectives, meet local APAC needs, and enable regional initiatives with both a global and local mindset.
Vendor Management Framework Oversight. Partner with the VMO to enable the Vendor Management Framework in the APAC region. This includes ensuring compliance with regional requirements such as contracts that meet regulatory guidelines, and presentations and approvals of local boards.
Partnership Oversight. Oversee regional aspects of the Operating Model between SPGI external partners such as vendors, partners, investees. Provide oversight and governance of the IT Operating Model, including ensuring the consistency and quality of IT Service deliverables and monitoring and reporting of SLAs and KPIs
What we're looking for:
Bachelors required, MBA or Masters preferred
12+ years of relevant industry experience
10+ years in a relevant specialty: Operations, Technology, Risk Management, Program Management
Proven efficiency of 6-8 Years in a Management Role
Aptitude to communicate and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously, strong prioritization and organization skills
Advanced communication skills in English and Mandarin - both written and verbal. This includes the ability to simplify complex concepts and messages to the essential components and deliver these effectively to a wide range of audiences
Advanced problem solving skills. Able to quickly identify and understand issues and drive towards effective resolution
Highly developed skills in influencing and navigating a complex, global organization to senior executive level
Broad experience in a range of management and leadership roles across Operations and IT
Ability to work in a complex and highly matrixed environment; including being skilled at influencing senior leaders across the organization
Ability to work effectively across teams, overcome resistance and navigate a complex organization with a high level of EQ
Ability to quickly build credibility and relationships across multiple teams
Ability to develop a strong working knowledge of the functions within the Operating Office and the broader Ratings business
Ability to hold a position and have difficult conversations in the face of adversity and resistance. Being prepared at all times to speak up and hold people to account for their actions and responsibilities
Experience with managing staff and providing direction ideally from remote locations (potential future requirement)
S&P Global Corporate
At S&P Global, we don't give you intelligence-we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We're the world's foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets. Our divisions include:
S&P Global Ratings, which provides credit ratings, research and insights essential to driving growth and transparency.
S&P Global Market Intelligence, which provides insights into companies, markets and data so that business and financial decisions can be made with conviction.
S&P Dow Jones Indices, the world's largest resource for iconic and innovative indices, which helps investors pinpoint global opportunities.
S&P Global Platts, which equips customers to identify and seize opportunities in energy and commodities, stimulating business growth and market transparency.
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