PMO Project Manager - Compliance


Who We Are: Cross River is a highly profitable fast-growing financial technology company recognized for the third year in a row by CB Insights as one of the 250 best global fintechs. Our comprehensive suite of innovative products powers financial solutions with a strong focus on regulatory compliance for our partners and their millions of consumers around the world. We are on a mission to build the infrastructure that propels access, inclusion and the democratization of financial services. While our company has tripled in size over the last three years, our strong sense of purpose led Cross River to be named to American Banker’s list of Best Places to Work in Fintech for the last 4 consecutive years. The reason for this success is simple --- our nimble, adaptive, and collaborative family culture lives in every member of our growing team. Together we are at the forefront of technology and innovation in financial services, and we invite collaborative and motivated high performers to join our rapidly expanding team. What we’re looking for: The PMO Team handles all the planning, implementation, and tracking of a wide range of business projects that are cross-functional in nature. In addition, the Project Manager provides project tracking and status, identifies constraints and potential workarounds, and is responsible for the overall success of the project or process implementation. This role will have expose across all business units and will work cross-functionally with teams to lead to increased execution of all project timelines. A successful candidate will bring experience and passion for Project Leadership, strategic development, and committed to helping Cross River meet its goals. Duties & Responsibilities: The PMO / Project Management deliverables component will cut across four distinct work-streams: (i) PMO, Governance (ii) Internal Controls and Regulatory Remediation (iii) Strategic Target state Operating Model and (iv) project delivery planning. The ideal candidate will leverage exceptional analytical and project management skills to drive efficiency and effectiveness, through strong presentations, clear communication, and ability to action in a fast-paced environment. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, reporting, control, and completion of specified projects ensuring consistency with Citi project management governance. Project manages multiple projects of varying size and complexity, whilst overseeing the total project list and maintains focus on key critical projects Resolve complex problems, where expertise is required to interpret against policies, guidelines, or processes. Full ownership for one or more processes, reports, procedures, or products, and may also be considered analytical or procedural experts representing a unit or team on cross-function process or project deliverables. Ensures resources are assigned to project by the stakeholders & monitor commitment. Ensures change control is executed throughout project. Identifies, documents, and understands project dependencies and identifies key stakeholders who participate in project scope definition. Tracks actual project costs, identifies variances, and reforecast project costs as needed. Measures project management performance against standards. Ensures appropriate project staffing levels from all stakeholders. Establishes project communication needs and creates project communication plan. Creates the project risk/remediation management plan. Partners with cross function peers to create, administer, track, and eventually close project contracts. Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Cross River Bank, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards. About You: Strong knowledge of project management – both Waterfall and Agile methodologies Proven experience delivering PMO artifacts and documentation, including project plans, status reports, RAIDs logs, and other meeting materials • Background in regulatory project management, issues management, risk, and controls. • Proficiency in all MS Office applications especially Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills Excellent relationship management skills Ability to deal with competing priorities and exacting expectations. Ability to work well under pressure across a diverse group of stakeholders. Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and professional presence. Excellent communication skills required to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication/negotiation may be necessary. Frequently involved with a variety of broad based and complex issues requiring conceptual thinking. • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with clients, project managers and workstream stakeholders Entrepreneurial spirit, hands-on mentality, integrity, and reliability. 7+ years Project Management experience Experience working in a fast paced, lean environment Experience managing large, cross functional business projects PMP Certification is preferred Salary Range: $90,000.00-$145,000.00 Cross River is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Cross River does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. 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