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Global Financial Crimes PMO Project Manager, Vice President

at MUFG Americas

Posted: 5/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 10026154-WD-SECONDARY-45

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.

Job Summary:

Reporting into the Project Management Office (PMO) Execution Team Lead, this new position has been created for the purpose of expanding Global Financial Crimes Division (GFCD) Operations Project Management capabilities for BTMU.

One of several key positions in the new Global Financial Crimes Division Operations function, this position will be responsible for the delivery of Non-Technology program/project management at BTMU.
The incumbent is responsible for supporting leadership to ensure a globally consistent effort that enables continuing improvement to the GFCD capabilities and further mitigate potential financial crime.

Major Responsibilities:

Participate in the design, development, delivery and maintenance of best-in-class Financial Crimes programs, policies and practices for GFCD.
Responsible for assessing, creating and gaining signoff on key project management tools such as; project plan, charter, stakeholder management plan, risk & issues log, communication plan and governance structures.
Identify resource requirements for projects by partnering with stakeholders to understand scope of effort, deliverables, and project milestones and dependencies.
Actively manage project plans and help ensure they meet project objectives in agreed project milestones.
Lead in the preparation of all monitoring and reporting activities across program/project.
Provide in-depth support with interpretive thinking to define problems and develop innovative solutions.
Create reports, presentation material, and communications for senior stakeholders and committees.
Ensure all stakeholders are identified, included in project scope definition activities and understand the project schedule and key milestones.
Drive program enhancements by working collaboratively with all members of the program.
Coordinating with global cross-function teams to identify, prioritize and facilitate execution of potential enhancements to projects/overall program.
Keeping abreast of regulatory changes, new regulations and internal policy changes in order to further identify new key risk areas.
Work collaboratively across functional teams within GFCD to ensure effective and efficient operations with clearly defined roles and responsibilities.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously


Experience interacting with the Executive Committee Leadership, control function leadership, and compliance subject matter experts
Proven excellence in execution in complex and demanding situations
Collaborative with strong interpersonal communication skills
Systemic thinker across enterprise
Process oriented coupled with a strong ability to develop appropriate program enhancing strategies
Detail-oriented and organized execution
Executive level presentation skills
7 years' experience of non-technology program/project management or change management experience and/or;
5+ years financial industry financial crime experience;
5+ years of progressive process improvement experience;
4 year university degree.
ACAMS certification is a plus.
PMP certification is a plus.

Additional skills a plus:

Experience interfacing with banking regulators and enforcement staff
Understanding of an effective financial crimes risk management framework
The ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization, including Bank staff, management, directors and prudential regulators where required
Ability to work autonomously and initiate and prioritize own work
Ability to work with teams of project managers
Ability to balance regulatory requirements with the best interests of the Bank and its customers

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.

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.

A conviction is not an absolute bar to employment. Factors such as the age of the offense, evidence of rehabilitation, seriousness of violation, and job relatedness are considered in all employment decisions. Additionally, it's the bank's policy to only inquire into a candidate's criminal history after an offer has been made. Federal law prohibits banks from employing individuals who have been convicted of, or received a pretrial diversion for, certain offenses.

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