MUFG Union Bank Technology Project Management, Assistant Vice President - Remote 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.
In this role you will focus on implementing processes to ensure the achievement of technology project objectives, exclusively within the software development life cycle (SDLC). Responsibilities include creating project and resource plans that align with budget allocation and project/program milestones; assisting in requirements documentation, documenting and driving underlying tasks and assignments to complete project deliverables on schedule; closing a project, including budget reconciliation; and, for technical projects following a waterfall or other methodologies (as needed), coordinating development, testing and implementation activities.
Provide hands-on technology project management and documentation to support technology projects
Drive planning at the various organizational levels to ensure projects are on track/resourced
Establish project governance and communication with stakeholders
Ensure timetable and deliverable schedules are understood and communicated
Manage dependencies proactively, coordinate across teams to resolve issues and mitigate risks
Contribute to executive level updates on strategy, budget, project delivery, controls, risks, etc.
Organize required reporting for business and technology management review sessions
Track financials related to technology expenditures including software, hardware, and resource allocation
B.S. in Business, Technology or Accounting
Project Management Professional (PMP) or other equivalent PM certifications preferred
5-8 years' experience managing and delivering end to end technology projects
Experience within a technology organization in the financial services industry is preferred
Experience in working and delivering Financial Crimes (Sanctions/AML/KYC) systems and processes is preferred
Experience tracking projects and tasks through Jira/Confluence or other tracking tools.
Experience in drafting, socializing and communicating project status, risks and issues.
Experience in usage MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word and MS Project.
Must be hands-on with project documentation for planning, test approach, and log, and proactive in closing open risk / issue / dependency items
Understanding of MSP and alert management systems
Thorough understanding of project management fundamentals and the SDLC
Excellent communication skills, and the ability to articulate complex issues concisely
Excellent organizational skills
Good consensus builder; ability to report to middle management as required
Ability to work across organizations and through obstacles
Detail-oriented and experienced in working with a small-medium to large size project (10-50 stakeholders)
Pro-active, collaborative and driven individual who can drive the project team forward to achieve common goals
Problem solver and solution oriented individual, who is not afraid to think outside the box and provide ideas / innovative solutions
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.
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