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Program Consultant-EPMO

Job ID RLD-10464 CityLos Angeles StateCalifornia Exempt/Non ExemptExempt ShiftDay Work ScheduleMonday-Friday, 8-5

The Program Consultant-EPMO is responsible for the management of major programs across the bank. We are looking for individuals who are both strategic thinkers as well as detail oriented. This role will support the delivery of the bank's major strategic initiatives. This position is responsible for the planning, implementation and successful delivery of one or more key programs, supporting the Program Manager in leading project teams and Project Managers that are each responsible for elements therein. This includes architecting program or project structures, providing transparency into program status and mitigating risk or issues to these project plans.

Program elements may include areas such as organization structure, processes, operational support and technology. Role will be instrumental in driving and tracking program activities, negotiating changes in plans and effective communication with all stakeholders and senior management. Success of program outcomes will be measured by the implementation and fulfillment of a strategy and realization of program's defined benefits and results.

Responsibilities

  • Document and communicate program plan objectives, coordinating activities across multiple departments and projects to achieve program goals.
  • Implement program and governance structures to support successful delivery and manage program risk
  • Support management of large complex programs and projects as needs dictate
  • Create project plans for conformance to program strategy, program plan and schedule.
  • Facilitate and support high-level meetings for program plan requirements and to develop schedules and milestone measurements.
  • Accountable to program stakeholders and senior management for schedule, budget, quality and outcome of all program elements.
  • Communication creation for key stakeholders, coordinating and holding periodic briefings/status updates.
  • Create strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
  • Document cross-program dependencies
  • Provide guidance and leadership to a matrixed Program & Project Team.
  • Adhere to CNB Project Management Guidelines and delivery methodologies when applicable
  • Complies fully with all Bank Operational policies and procedures and completes all required training.

Basic Qualifications

  • *Bachelor's Degree, MBA Degree a plus
  • *Minimum 2 years of experience managing complex programs/projects involving a large team with multi-department impact.
  • *Minimum 2 years banking/financial services and/or technology industry experience.

Job Skills and Knowledge

  • PMP or Master's Degree preferred.
  • Expert with the MS Office Suite with a focused ability to create concise and compelling presentations (Project Plans in MS Project, Presentations in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc).
  • Management Consulting or Technical Project Management background desired.
  • Must have strong business savvy with good diplomacy skills in order to influence and be effective with senior executives.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional leadership, coaching and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and exercise solid judgment
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with highly technical as well as functional partners
  • Must be extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of project methodology, various project management tools and techniques across all program and project activities
  • Knowledge or experience in the implementation and/or support of applications and/or infrastructure environments within a technology organization a plus

*Represents basic qualifications for the position. To be considered for this position you must at least meet the basic qualifications.

City National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans

Note: This preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Note: Candidates should be advised that City National Bank does not pay interviewee travel expenses or relocation expenses for candidates who are hired unless previously agreed.

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