MSST InCountry Cluster Head for Middle East, Pakistan and Russia

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Job Description



The IT Project Group Manager is accountable for management of complex/critical/large professional disciplinary areas. Leads and directs a team of professionals. Requires a comprehensive understanding of multiple areas within a function and how they interact in order to achieve the objectives of the function. Applies in-depth understanding of the business impact of technical contributions. Strong commercial awareness is a necessity. Generally accountable for delivery of a full range of services to one or more businesses/ geographic regions. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication may be necessary. Accountable for the end results of an area. Exercises control over resources, policy formulation and planning. Primarily affects a sub-function. Involved in short- to medium-term planning of actions and resources for own area. Full management responsibility of a team or multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning, to include performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all technology components of the development and implementation of major/multiple/highly complex projects may manage enterprise wide projects.
  • Develops detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
  • Provides IT strategic direction for projects managed.
  • Sets guidelines for appropriate staffing requirements to meet operational needs.
  • Impacts the IT project leadership function by strategic influence and by exercising control over resources, budget management and planning accountable for end results.
  • Evaluates subordinates performance and makes decisions on pay increases, hiring, terminations and other personnel actions.
  • Applies in-depth knowledge of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas to resolve issues that have impact beyond own area.
  • Ensures essential procedures are followed and contributes to defining standards.
  • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of how IT project leadership integrates within the overall technology function to achieve objectives requires a good understanding of the industry.
  • Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated, unique and dynamic situations draws on diverse range of internal and external sources.
  • Influences and negotiates with senior leaders (across functions) may communicate with external parties.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
  • 10+ years experience in a related technology role with commensurate people management experience


Education:
  • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters degree


This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.
This role is within EMEA MSST InCountry Technology organization that is responsible for coordinating all markets and securities services work from a country perspective. Within the role a close interaction with regional securities services and markets organizations is key, especially the EMEA markets technology Head will be a close partner to align and work with.
The responsibilities cover middle east including Pakistan and an advisory role for MSST Russia but might get also involved in other EMEA MSST InCountry work. reporting will be into the EMEA MSST InCountry head.
Responsibilities:
  • Multi-country management of Technology
  • Ensures managed areas are defining and implementing applications in alignment with business strategy and goals
  • Resolves complex and varied issues with substantial potential impact.
  • Demonstrates an in depth understanding of how own sub function integrates within the overall technology function to achieve objectives requires a good understanding of the industry.
  • Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated, unique and dynamic situations draws on diverse range of internal and external sources.
  • Impacts the technology sub function through responsibility for delivery of end results and shared responsibility for budget management, accountable for resource planning.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
  • Long-term technology solutions and strategic planning for the organizational benefit
  • On-board industry best-practices and strategic process improvement programs to transform in-country Technology
  • Proven work-record of vendor management and vendor relationship
  • Pursuit and influence others through communication and diplomacy skills may negotiate with external parties.
  • Transform teams to on-board strategic patterns of Agile-Scrum and SAFe practices
  • Proven experience with demand management, capacity management and negotiating across multiple parties
  • Experience interacting with senior management on a regular basis
  • Track record of driving cooperation in multi-country environment would be an advantage
  • Able to communicate clearly with the business and technology, meeting the organizational goals
  • Strong team management, client-oriented approach with understanding of financial products and money market. Candidates with MBA in Finance or equivalent financial degree is a plus

Skills:
  • Strong team management, product, project and analytic skills
  • Excellent internal customer management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Ability to influence and inspire others
  • Experience in multiple technology disciplines with commensurate experience in people management
  • Budget management, Risk & Control management, influencing skills
  • Master Degree in Technology and/or MBA/Finance or equivalent
  • Proven experience in Agile transformation on a large scale
  • Knowledge of Architectural landscape and tools, ability to read/draw complicated tech documentation (BPMN, UML etc)
  • Certified as a PM and/or Agile Product Owner
  • Certified in SAFe

Competencies:
  • International exposure and work with stakeholders from different regions
  • Proven record of work in financial institutions and banking industry
  • Strong work organization and prioritization capabilities
  • Takes ownership and accountability for assigned work
  • Empower the team and promote collaborative frameworks
  • Ability to manage multiple activities
  • Focused and determined to get the job done right
  • Ability to identify and manage key risks and issues
  • Personal maturity and sense of responsibility
  • Shows drive, integrity, sound judgment, adaptability, creativity, self-awareness
  • Sensitive to cultural and background differences and environments
  • Confident and assertive
  • Values diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce
  • Appreciates differences in style or perspective

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Citigroup Inc. or Citi (stylized as citi) is an American multinational investment bank and financial services corporation headquartered in New York City. The company was formed by the merger of banking giant Citicorp and financial conglomerate Travelers Group in 1998; Travelers was subsequently spun off from the company in 2002.Citigroup owns Citicorp, the holding company for Citibank, as well as several international subsidiaries. Citigroup is incorporated in Delaware.

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