Citi Project Lead - VP in Dublin, Ireland

  • Primary Location: Ireland,Leinster,Dublin

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Technology

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18012305


Overview of Citi:

Citi has had a presence in Ireland since 1965 and was one of the first foreign banks to open an office in Dublin.

Citibank Europe has been Head Quartered in Dublin since January 2016. The businesses covered by Citibank Europe include Markets and Securities Services, Corporate Banking, Trade and Treasury Solutions, Private Banking and Consumer. As of 2016, Citibank Europe has a net income of US$852 million, over 9,000 employees and more than 60% of these working in the Citi Service Centres.

Citi employs over 2300 people in Dublin. Due to the variety of the products and businesses in Ireland we can truly offer candidates a world of opportunities and encourage internal mobility and learning and development.

Here, we are fuelled by technology. Technology that processes 380,000 equity orders, 1.6 million capital market trades and $3 trillion in cash and securities every day. Technology that enables us to work across time zones and the cultural, physical and linguistic borders that separate the 160 countries we work in.

Citi Dublin is one of Citi’s Core Software engineering sites, developing scalable solutions to support Citi’s global network. We are challenged by the most demanding clients in the world to constantly improve and innovate our global financial software solutions. Our systems are nothing without exceptional people to run them – and here, we invest heavily in both. You can be part of one of the strongest IT teams in the industry.

Team/Position Overview:

Trade Treasury Services TTS provides transaction and banking services to Citi’s Institutional Clients, and is truly a global organisation, having a presence in over 100 countries. TTS is one of the strongest businesses at Citi, delivering consistent quarter-on-quarter profitability and growth.

The TTS Dublin Technology team offers a unique opportunity to work closely with product, operations and innovation teams globally, to build the next generation of global platforms across a number of business lines and technologies.

This role is for a dynamic individual responsible for the delivery of change programmes and projects within TTS. The role will primarily encompass delivery of multiple application technology change programmes / complex projects. In this role the successful candidate will liaise closely with Technology, Operations and Product partners to manage and co-ordinate all elements of the technical delivery and to successfully embed the new or changed application(s) within Citi’s technology landscape in a fully compliant manner.

Key Responsibilities:

The requirements and responsibilities for the role include (but are not limited to) the following:

•The successful and timely delivery of all phases of the programmes/projects from early concept through to BAU transition.

•To create, review and maintain program and project plans with all relevant parties involved.

•To proactively monitor overall program and project progress, resolving risks and issues and initiating corrective action plans as appropriate.

•To act as the central point of liaison, communications and coordination between technical teams and other stakeholders throughout the change process.

•To maintain overall control and accountability for the schedule and the delivery of expected deliverables.

•To actively manage scope changes and the impact to the overall plan.


Experience and Skills:

•Experience of delivering complex technical projects involving multiple stakeholders across different geographical locations with a significant amount of uncertainty.

•Experience of application implementation and management in a financial services context, ideally payments.

•Proven ability to manage multiple application teams in an IT environment.

•Previous experience of banking/ payments / clearing.

•Strategic programme & project delivery.

•An expert and creative problem solver and comfortable operating in a rapidly changing and uncertain environment.

•Strong technical background – able to come up to speed and understand differing technologies quickly.

•Stakeholder management.

•Risk management.

What we Offer:

This role will give the successful candidate exposure to multiple high profile work initiatives as well as the opportunity to become part of a growing team within a current and dynamic technology / payment space. In addition, we actively encourage development and training as part of this role.

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

•Competitive paid annual leave

•A non-contributory pension scheme with strong employer contributions

•Life assurance cover

•Citi fully covers medical insurance for all employees with generous day to day benefits as well as hospital cover

•Citi also supports a further education policy

•Wellness program - on site Occupational Health Centre plus a series of informative talks on topical health related subjects

•Tax Saver and Bike to Work Schemes

•Opportunity to work in a flexible environment where the business can support

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer