Financial Technology Project Leader, Vice President

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 Financial Technology Project Leader, Vice President Job Summary The resource will report to the Director, Group Technology Manager, Finance Systems and work closely with Finance System leaders to Lead, manage and coordinate all IT deliverables of software implementation projects Perform duties of and integrate with Program Office Coordination (PMO) for Financial Management of the Americas (FMA) Technology initiatives. Integrate with Data Management Office to ensure continuity and consistency of data integrity and data quality across all Finance technology platforms and solutions. The ideal candidate would have extensive experience implementing Financial applications, ERP, and budgeting and forecasting at various organizations, preferably financial services organization. Primary Responsibilities Lead, manage and coordinate all IT deliverables for design, development, testing, deployment and post-production support. Lead configuration and full setup of all hardware infrastructures. Lead and guide the installation of all software for each environment, including infrastructure software as well as Vendor software. Lead all IT testing phases, including software unit testing, system testing, and integration testing. Support testing phases for PTE (performance testing) and User Acceptance Testing as required. Follow client EPF methodology, completing necessary documentation on time as per project schedule, and obtaining approvals. Partner and work with Business Unit Project Manager to co-lead the project through all system development lifecycle phases. 8+ Years of IT experience, with at least 4+ years as a Technical Project Manager leading large-scale technology implementations Experience in Banking or Financial Services Technology. Good understanding of Banking and Financial instrument accounting Experience implementing Financials applications, especially ERP, Accounting Hub and Regulatory Financial reporting Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials or related ERP Software experience PM experience leading projects over $5MM, full lifecycle from design to development and implementation PM experience leading large projects that span 2+ years in duration PM experience leading projects that involve large Vendor-software implementations PM experience leading projects that follow formalized lifecycle development methodology Proven PM capabilities to execute projects on time, within budget and to scope. Effective communicator and adapts style and messaging to the audience Comfortable navigating dynamic environments, ambiguity and being a catalyst to drive decisions Strong understanding and implementation of financial systems in a banking organization Ability to effectively uncover, align and manage stakeholders needs and expectations Action oriented - escalates and resolves issues in a timely manner Understands financial planning, project budgeting, and expense tracking to successfully manage project budgets to completion Working knowledge of complex technology systems implementations, with ability to effectively communicate with technology and business partners Excellent communication skills, verbal and written Excellent leadership skills, with ability to track, monitor, and drive project activities. 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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