The COO Transformation Office drives the “change the bank” agenda through the evolution and transformation of the bank’s operating model (across process, people and technology) in accordance to business (client and front-office) needs and the overall bank strategy.
The Programme Management Office (PMO) is a sub-function of the Transformation Office that is responsible for defining and maintaining high, consistent standards for project management within CP and the bank. The function must serve to provide a transversal view of project status and facilitate cross-departmental project coordination (impacting the business and IT).
The successful candidate will work within the Transformation Office and be responsible for developing, implementing and managing PMO processes, working closely with project management and collaboratively with other departments to achieve this.
Management and enhancement of PMO reporting processes including:
Coordination of monthly status reporting process
Quality check information provided in status reports and alignment to PMO guidelines – challenge project managers where required
Collate information for escalation in an appropriate format• Preparation of meeting material packs for strategic and regulatory project forums and bank committees
Support periodic CP-wide project planning processes
Partner with Technology and Operations (T&O) to transversally review project pipeline, demand, budget
Establish and maintain project level governance including executive level reporting to fulfill stakeholder requirements on progress against key criteria such as timing, scope, resourcing, budget, risks, issues and benefits
Appropriately orchestrate the necessary involvement of various project methodology disciplines (industry best-practice and alignment to COO Transformation Office PMO framework) to contribute to project success
Support other members of the team leading particular initiatives
Documentation and periodic review of PMO guidelines and PMO policy
Continuous enhancement of CP-wide project reporting (including validation of business rules, technical migration to an improved software and change management)
Development of project management information (MI)
Work collaboratively with other departments (e.g. Risk, Finance, T&O) to define business case methodology
Enhance and spread project management methodology, including project manager training and support
Experience / Skills Required
2-5 years relevant work experience in a financial services firm, with preference as a current or former management consultant (e.g. Deloitte, E&Y, PWC, Accenture).
Relevant experience in a PMO or business analyst role for a financial services firm
A proven self-starter; ability to operate independently with limited oversight
Fluent in English and French; excellent communication (written and verbal), networking, influencing and presentation skills
Proficient level of Microsoft Office skills, PowerPoint and Excel
Detail oriented; demonstrates initiative, thoroughness and strong ownership of work
Able to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment – strong sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
Good team player with a strong willingness to participate and help others
Position based in Geneva
PS : this worldclasse firm offers excellent hiring conditions and working environment.
If you recognize yourself in this description, we look forward to receiving your application, which will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Job Ref: 1562BD
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