Project Risk and Control Assurance Manager, Vice President

MUFG - Jersey City, NJ (30+ days ago)2.6


Discover your opportunity with Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), the 5th largest financial group in the world with total assets of over $2.4 trillion (as ranked by SNL Financial, April 2016) and 140,000 colleagues in nearly 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.

The VP of Project Risk and Control Assurance will working directly with the Head of Project Risk and Control Assurance in managing the entire practice, developing work methods, work product deliverable, staff hiring and onboarding.

This is NOT a testing role. This individual will conduct quality assurance reviews and project risk and control reviews and be responsible for enforcing project governance controls over the following areas:
Post Implementation Reviews
Technology Infrastructure Projects
Projects under Agile Methodology

Major Responsibilities:
Enforce the project lifecycle methodology in governing the following areas:
Post Implementation Reviews
Project Reviews
Technology Infrastructure Projects
Projects under Waterfall and Agile Methodology
Conduct review execution; perform a review of the work product prior to communicating to stakeholders.
Write and/or review reports; meet with Executive Stakeholders to clear and communicate Central Project Management Office (CPMO) point of view.
Represent CPMO on key stakeholder and approval meetings
Coach and develop junior staff members
Drive recruitment efforts for team build out.
Responsible for Practice Management (timesheet approvals, learning requirement monitoring, performance appraisal, etc.)

Four year baccalaureate degree required; advanced degree(s) a plus
At least 8- 10 years of solid Information Technology Risk and Control background, either from Technology Audit, Management Consulting / Big 4, or IT Risk Management experience.
Multi-year experience in managing teams across multiple locations.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Solid presentation skills in front of an executive panel a must.
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification preferred; other information risk related certification (e.g., CRISC, CIA) a plus.

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