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MUFG Union Bank Program Team Lead (Director) in Raleigh, North Carolina

Program Team Lead (Director) - 10043318-WD


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Program Team Lead (Director)

Job Summary

The Program Team Lead is responsible for managing and leading the central program management team of a large regulatory remediation project within the Operational Effectiveness Office, under the direction of a Managing Director. The Program Team Lead is responsible for managing and leading the central program management team of a large regulatory remediation project within the Operational Effectiveness Office, under the direction of a Managing Director.


  • Coordinating daily operations of the overall program, including directing the central program team and monitoring their work efforts, as well as managing, guiding, and directing project PMO teams as needed;

  • Applying project management methodologies and processes including integration, scope, time, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk and procurement management;

  • Defining program governance, and designing/delivering reports and Senior Management level materials, including to track key project or program milestones using MS PowerPoint, MS Project and MS Excel, or other tools as appropriate;

  • Communicating with and coordinating the underlying projects teams, while demonstrating comprehensive analysis of complex/critical issues and intricacies;

  • Identifying, anticipating and resolving problems using sound, independent judgement;

  • Creating standards and processes for the program;

  • Understanding, monitoring and managing cross-functional dependencies and other constraints, including among and between PMO teams, risk and controls and other support areas, lines of business etc.;

  • Reviewing and monitoring vendor contracts, and supporting internal/external resources onboarding;

  • Providing feedback for process improvement, program enhancements, and other strategic alignment with goals and business objectives.


  • Project/program manager with 12 years’ experience and 7 years’ experience’ in a managerial capacity, with strong strategic management and planning expertise (including specific experience in tight timeline, and/or crisis environments);

  • Banking, Big 4 management consulting organization, financial services subject matter expertise and/or general technical skills highly desirable, as well as project experience with regulatory remediation, corporate-wide initiatives, or major integration projects;

  • Must possess strong leadership skills and be very proactive and adaptable in approach, with ability to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect at all levels;

  • Must have resilient ability to lead multiple initiatives, workstreams and priorities simultaneously, in a fast-paced and constantly evolving environment;

  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of complex data and information into concise and clear messages and status;

  • Solid understanding of and planning skills in all aspects of a business project’s life cycle, including the ability to identify and implement efficiencies, anticipate and preempt obstacles and quickly develop alternative courses of action;

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering positive and high-quality results in project or program planning and execution work;

  • Ability to manage resources both directly and via matrix management, including with upper level executives, as well as external vendors;

  • Aptitude to set and develop strategic goals and techniques for a project and effectively communicate this to all project team members;

  • Demonstrated ability to lead large teams through influence and to work effectively in a matrix environment while also capable of working independently on tasks as needed;

  • Proven ability to deliver effective presentations, with communication skills, and to organize and conduct effective meetings appropriate for the topic, and facilitate resolution of differing views

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, and mastery of MS PowerPoint, MS Project and MS Excel required; experience with project management tools a plus;

  • Prior experience in regulatory remediation projects, and Project Management certification are a plus

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

Job : Corporate and General Services

Primary Location : NORTH CAROLINA-Raleigh

Job Posting : May 2, 2021, 6:59:35 PM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 10043318-WD