• IT Project Group Manager

    Citigroup Jersey City, NJ 07308

    Job #2153957812

  • 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.


    • 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

    • Experience financial reference data, specifically corporate action events reference data and/or securities reference data


    • 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.

    Job Background/Context:

    The Information Services Group (ISG) is responsible for providing authoritative sources of reference data to our clients across the Institutional Client Services (ICG) organization, through implementing state of the art technologies which promote the collection, storage, analysis, and distribution of product, pricing, account and corporate action data. The ISG organization works in partnership with data clients across all ICG business lines, deploying solutions to increase their competitiveness, through restructuring business processes, simplifying information access, and providing business intelligence around critical data.

    Job Purpose:

    This is a challenging and exciting opportunity to work on a global strategic technology platforms for one of the world's largest financial institutions. The role is part of the team that is implementing a Global Corporate Action Event Repository (Event Master Central - EMC), supporting key areas of the business. It is essential to have proven project management experience and a desire to work in both technical tasks and business analysis activities. The individual is required to support both BAU and regional implementation projects, managing projects of various complexity and size.

    Job Family Group:


    Job Family:

    Technology Project Management

    Time Type:

    Full time

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