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MUFG Union Bank Business Management Director in Trenton, New Jersey

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. Across the globe, we’re 180,000 colleagues, striving to make a difference for every client, organization, and community we serve. We stand for our values, building long-term relationships, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.

With a vision to be the world’s most trusted financial group, it’s part of our culture to put people first, listen to new and diverse ideas and collaborate toward greater innovation, speed and agility. This means investing in talent, technologies, and tools that empower you to own your career.

Join MUFG, where being inspired is expected and making a meaningful impact is rewarded.

This is a remote position. A member of our recruitment team will discuss location preferences with you in more detail.

This role can be remote in any of these States: Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, Washington, Oregon, California, Illinois, Kentucky, Georgia, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, District of Columbia, Utah, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri. Arkansas, Indiana, Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia.

Job Summary

In this role you will focus on leading, implementing and supporting strategic initiatives, including expense management, planning/annual appropriations, third-party vendor spend management, resource planning & reporting, workforce strategy, space planning, service catalog strategy and execution, and responses to senior management/board/regulatory presentations for a team or multiple teams. Responsibilities include change management, business strategy, project organization, and problem solving. Lead initiatives that promote company culture and vision.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provides thought leadership on overall Operations & Technology business strategy

  • Provides ideas on overall process improvement

  • Consults on Operations & Technology business unit strategy

  • Partners with the Operations & Technology business unit heads to support:

  • Human Resources, to ensure resource strategy aligns with capabilities, workforce strategy, and location strategy

  • Internal customers (employees and business units), to streamline business processes and break down barriers to align to business priorities, leverage automation, gain efficiencies, and enable an entrepreneurial business

  • Site optimization, to align business unit space requirements with firm/Operations & Technology strategy

  • Provides strategic guidance and advisory services to business unit heads

  • Partners with Project Management Office to align business unit strategy with annual appropriations and midterm business plan submissions

  • Oversee Operations & Technology business unit financial plan and cost controls

  • Develops strategies for the Operations & Technology business unit to increase the company's bottom line

  • Works with business unit and business unit finance team to monitor and control financial spend

  • Works with financial management to create a cohesive product and service strategy along with pricing trajectory (IT product catalog)

  • Serves as the primary point-of-contact for third-party vendor strategy

  • Partners with sourcing to build and maintain comprehensive and accessible books of record for all technology suppliers and supplier delivery commitments (internal / external)

  • Engages in key stakeholder communications, stakeholder governance routines, leadership meetings, and management routines

  • Manages the collection of business unit information for governance and management routines and ensures that deliverables are met on time

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related or equivalent education and experience

  • 10+ years' experience in the financial industry

  • Preferred experience: previous work at a financial services firm or within a technology or operations division within a firm

  • Requires a minimum of 12 years of progressively increasing experience

  • Demonstrated success in creating strategic direction/plans and proven ability to implement and sustain business improvement and results; strong business acumen required.

  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to synthesize complex information into user-friendly, persuasive formats and presentations

  • Preferred experience: previous work at a financial services firm or within a technology or operations division within a firm

  • Excellent skills in risk assessment analysis and a solid understanding of business and financial markets

  • Strong knowledge of the inherent risk in the business line

  • Strong management skills, excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and an ability to interact with all levels of management

  • Ability to analyze risk trends, identifying, and project signs of changing risk levels

  • Must have a deep understanding of their respective business areas

  • Requires solid understanding and planning skills in all aspects of the system's/business project life cycle, i.e., enhancements, user requirements, application configuration and usage using MS Project as the project planning tool.

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering positive results in project work, including high quality implementations, cost savings, additional revenue, within time and budgetary constraints.

  • Requires the ability to identify excessive cycle time and/or costs and develop alternative courses of action associated with the project's life cycle.

  • Must be fully conversant on issues and current trends as they relate to the banking industry's products and services.

  • Aptitude to prioritize and analyze a list of measurable product or service characteristics along with associated target values.

  • Ability to develop and oversee strategic goals and techniques for a project and effectively communicate this to all project team members.

  • Proven ability to reach an audience through effective and clear presentations, writing skills and excellent communication strategies.

  • Track record delivering community impact with measurable outcomes

  • Change management skills

  • Superior organization and priority setting skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (executive communications, PowerPoint presentations, and public speaking)

  • Team builder and collaborator

The typical base pay range for this role is between $168K – $225K depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience and location. This role may also be eligible for certain discretionary performance-based bonus and/or incentive compensation. Additionally, our Total Rewards program provides colleagues with a competitive benefits package

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 on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender expression, gender identity, sex, age, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran and military status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives that is protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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At MUFG, our colleagues are our greatest assets. Our Culture Principles provide a roadmap for how each of our colleagues must think and act to become more client-obsessed, inclusive and innovative. They reflect who we are, who we want to be and what we expect from one another. We are excited to see you take the next step in exploring a career with us and encourage you to spend more time reviewing them!

Our Culture Principles

  • Client Centric

  • People Focused

  • Listen Up. Speak Up.

  • Innovate & Simplify

  • Own & Execute

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