The Change Management division is a global Programme Delivery Management team responsible for the delivery of the strategic Delivery portfolio across Bank and Securities entities in EMEA. The team is based in London with oversight, prioritization & delivery for the International Securities business portfolio and Bank London branch portfolio's. The Delivery portfolio is delivered across key regional programs of work (Front Office, Regulatory Compliance & Operations, Finance, Risk & Data , Human Resources, Technology, and Planning), and overseen by the Regional Portfolio Committee.
Outside of the core Programme delivery portfolio; the Change management function leads a stream that develops and delivers Strategic or Transformation programs of work. The objectives of these are predominately to drive simplification and deliver a sustainable operating model in EMEA that is aligned with strategic business or functional targets. This stream currently manages the delivery of various initiatives that help define and delivery against strategic or MTP initiatives for EMEA management.
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MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Over the past three years, MUFG in EMEA has embarked on an integration journey between MUFG Bank London and Securities to support the delivery of a sustainable business and operating model for the longer term business growth that aligns with internal performance objectives and externally to support our Clients and Market footprint in EMEA.
The successful candidate will be part of Front Office Change function reporting into the Head of Front Office Change. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing Programme / Project Management across projects within Bank and Securities Front Office.
The candidate will need to support the Head of FO Change in the development and delivery of a number of initiatives that have been developed or are to be developed as part of the broader transformation and strategic projects book of work. Cross project synergies, dependencies and challenges need to be identified to ensure optimum delivery.
The candidate will need have extensive experience in Banking, with strong Front Office experience. Strong communication and interpersonal skills is a must, and candidate must have a well organised structured approach to managing large projects and working with senior stakeholders.
The right candidate will work closely, from front to back, with Functional Subject Matter Expert (SME) leads or Account Executives (AEs) in support of delivering against planned initiatives, the definition and running of associated Project / Programme working groups and or Steering Committees to achieve tangible outcomes required to deliver against business objectives.
Full lifecycle Programme / Project management for front Office Change projects and supporting the Head of FO CHG across the entire FO programme (inc Global Markets, Corporate Investment Banking, Transaction Banking).
Collaboration with key functional or business stakeholders to achieve clear outcomes/deliverables in relation to the strategic and transformational book of work
Carry our analysis and form clear recommendations and proposals that are based on sound business rationale ensuring consensus and collaboration with functional partners required to opine or sign off
Run and manage steering committees, working groups (cross functional) and ensure accountability of actions against planned timelines.
Be a trusted partner functional stakeholders and Planning department ensuring updates, issues and consensus is effectively managed and delivered.
Manage implementation deliveries ensuring transparency of Risks, issues and dependencies that are fully aligned to functional / business owners.
Senior Programme / Project Manager with over 8+ years investment banking experience and/or Management consultancy with direct IB/FI experience
Proven track record of Programme Development and delivery of FO change projects experience of developing framework models or their implementation. Experience of Regulator interaction and delivery of regulatory change projects.
Governance LoD – experience of defining frameworks / implementation and handover to BAU
Transformation delivery and change management – overall strategic and or transformation led change and delivery experience
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Functional / Technical Competencies:
Front to back understanding of IB Operating model with good FO / product knowledge.
Experience in development of strategies; implementation of strategic or transformation programs / projects
Experienced interaction of delivering front to back solutions with demonstrable knowledge/interactions with functional divisions e.g. Finance, Ops, Risk, Legal, Compliance
Direct experience is managing multiple functional stakeholder (senior level) to derive clear and tangible outcomes
Education / Qualifications:
Degree level (min)
Programme/Project management or Financial markets led accreditation (beneficial)
Excellent communication skills
Result & Delivery driven, with a strong sense of accountability
The ability to operate with urgency and prioritise work accordingly
Strong decision making skills, the ability to demonstrate sound judgement
A structured and logical approach to work
Strong problem solving skills
A creative and innovative approach to work
Excellent interpersonal skills
The ability to manage large workloads and tight deadlines
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
A calm approach, with the ability to perform well in a pressurised environment
Strong numerical skills
Excellent / best practice use of various Programme / Project / PMO tools and artefact management throughout PDLC
Advanced Experience of MS Project and or other PM tools (Planview)
Microsoft Office skills (specifically Powerpoint, Visio, Excel & Word).
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