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MUFG Union Bank Strategic Initiatives Leader in Raleigh, North Carolina

Strategic Initiatives Leader - 10043959-WD


Do you want your voice heard and your actions to count?

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2020). In the Americas, we’re 13,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, developing positive relationships built on integrity and respect. It’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. We’re a team that accepts responsibility for the future by asking the tough questions and owning the solutions. Join MUFG and be empowered to make your voice heard and your actions count.

Job Summary

The Enterprise Process Solutions Group (EPSG) is an MUFG team of process engineering and project execution professionals who operate within the Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO’s) Operational Effectiveness Office (OEO) organization. EPSG offers process engineering and implementation support services to business, risk, compliance and corporate functions across the bank. EPSG’s services include business analysis, strategic planning, process and risk control improvement, issue remediation and regulatory reporting, organizational and delivery channel design, program management and Lean Six Sigma training and certification. EPSG operates a shared-services model and works with its business partners on short-, medium- and long-term project assignments that align to regulatory imperatives and other strategic priorities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Apply a structured methodology to assigned project engagements and/or enterprise-wide program initiatives from identification through successful implementation

  • Develop and manage project plans, status reports, management and committee updates.

  • Provide thought leadership and analytical rigor to drive decision making and escalation across multiple stakeholders.

  • Manage the reporting and resolution of issues, risks and dependencies, proactively identifying potential planning gaps, suggesting mitigations to risks, actions to close issues or complete open items

  • Provide regular status updates including reporting obstacles or variances that cannot be resolved that would impede the delivery of the initiative on time and within budget.

  • Will be aligned to business partners, leaders and SMEs and be responsible for managing one to multiple assignments.

  • May manage a small group of direct reports. Staff management responsibilities would include: performance management, salary increases, interviewing and hiring decisions, coaching, discipline, and termination of employment decisions.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or at least 10-15 years professional program / project management experience.

  • PMP Certification preferred

Additional Requirements / Competencies

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office Suite applications (strong PowerPoint and MS Project and experience with project management methodologies)

  • Experience leading large, cross-functional initiatives

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and successfully

  • Ability to quickly establish rapport, credibility, trust, and respect throughout the organization at all levels, and be viewed as a team player

  • Ability to lead through influence and garner support from and for cross-functional teams

  • Excellent verbal and written skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues and ideas and communicate effectively within all levels of the organization

  • Ability to organize and conduct effective meetings appropriate for the topic, and facilitate resolution of differing views

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the 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 : Project Management

Primary Location : NORTH CAROLINA-Raleigh

Other Locations : ARIZONA-Phoenix

Job Posting : May 21, 2021, 9:45:30 AM

Shift: : Day

Schedule: : Full Time

Req ID: 10043959-WD