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Junior Program Management Specialist, Analyst

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 2/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10024754-WD

Job Description

Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world (as ranked by S&P Global, April 2018) with total assets of over $2.9 trillion (106.2 (JPY) as of March 30, 2018) and 150,000 colleagues in more than 50 countries. In the U.S., we're 13,000 strong, working together to positively impact every customer, organization, and community we serve. We achieve this by delivering on our values, putting people first, fostering long-term relationships built on honesty and mutual understanding, and inspiring the best in each other. This is all part of our inclusive, high-performing culture supported by Total Rewards that include our cash balance pension plan. Join a team that's working to fulfill its vision to be the world's most trusted financial group.
Working closely with the Portfolio Program Manager the Program Specialist will be responsible for the oversight of complex enterprise projects for the Enterprise Information Security (EIS) group. The Program Specialist will help in driving and monitoring multiple program deliverables using the Enterprise Project Lifecycle (EPLC) from initiation to closure. This role requires a deep understanding of reporting requirements; strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills; and the exceptional ability to switch between multiple ad hoc and scheduled deliverables. The Program Specialist must be able to initiate and communicate status of the project and/or project to senior stakeholders and be able to evaluate delivery against the business strategies and goals.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Provides clear direction to project team regarding the results to be achieved
  • Anticipates and removes barriers for self and team to achieve results
  • Experience and willingness to work through ambiguous situations
  • Manages time and priorities by working effectively and focusing on the highest priorities
  • Identifies and acts on opportunities to improve business or technology processes and add efficiency and quality
  • Examines variances, disruptions and inconsistencies to determine how planning processes could be improved
  • Continually monitors plans and processes for problems and need for changes/reallocation of resources
  • Understands how the uniqueness of financial services industry influences the application of tools and methodologies and the success characteristics of projects
  • Understands the business, the industry and the role IT plays in driving financial success
  • Creates well developed well supported business cases for technology recommendations, including financial rationale, cost-benefit analysis, etc.
  • Prioritizes investments in technology to reflect business conditions and needed impact (i.e., most done with least resources)
  • Completes compliance training courses and certifications on-time and successfully with passing scores or course completions on transcripts
  • Adheres to all information security policies with customer privacy requirements by avoiding any documented violations during the year
  • Demonstrates an understanding and follow bank policy and procedures by incurring no attributable audit or compliance testing issues
  • Minimum of a BA/BS degree, preferable formal studies in Computer Science or Information Systems or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3+ years working in relevant project management experience
  • Minimum of 2+ years working directly in a Financial Service organization or in Cybersecurity Operations, Information Security or equivalent
  • Extensive experience working with Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in working with Clarity, MS Project preferred
  • Demonstrates solid oral and written communications skills
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. #MNR
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