• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Credit Suisse -
  • 25 Apr 19

Program and Transformation Lead (#129050)

We Offer
International Wealth Management Technology Transformation program has been set up with the vision of enabling International Wealth Management Technology (IWM IT) to best position itself to support the stabilization and growth of International Wealth Management business. The transformation program looks to realize efficiencies via consolidation and standardization and leverage technology to drive innovation.
  • Lead and manage transformation projects, reporting directly into the IWM IT Transformation Lead.
  • Challenging position as senior program manager for IT Platform Transformation within International Wealth Management Technology to facilitate and coordinate a core transformation
  • You will contribute to and help lead the IWM IT Technical Transformation strategy
  • Create and contribute to build-up of various ideas, frameworks to enable strategic change; successful tracking of project achievements and book of work deliverables
  • You will work with Senior stakeholders, lead programs related to transforming Delivery, Quality Assurance and Production Support and other functions within the organization
  • You will face off to cross-functional global partners (Information Technology (IT), Central Legal, Sourcing and Vendor Management, Human Resources (HR))
  • Proactively handle internal and external dependencies, steer, and course correct execution of various strategic multi-year projects and programs
  • Own tracking and reporting of transformation projects; lead external dependencies and RAID log
  • Produce project management documents as appropriate (charters, updates, roadmaps, release plans, strategic presentations
  • Contribute to the firm's business model via strategic technology initiatives and innovation projects
  • Represent IWM IT in various transformation and IT Productivity related forums
  • Working with application owners and internal legal team, establish IP certificate of ownership
  • Drive central DevOps/Agile agenda
  • Own and drive automation and maturity of SDLC productivity framework
  • Help manage cultural change with a focus on communications, incentives, decision processes, behaviors and controls
Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.

You Offer
You are a high-energy and focused individual with Information Technology background. Strong facilitation skills and experience in the financial industry preferred. Excellent communication skills are critical as you will be required to work in close partnership with peers and colleagues at various senior levels in the organization.
  • You have experience in large scale, multi discipline, cross regional program management
  • Excellent stakeholder management, experience in facing senior business partners, and ability to engage with; used to operating and influencing at MDR level
  • Post-graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related subject; alternatively an equivalent education in one of these fields
  • Experience with platform renovation programs and industry standard vendor software packages within the Wealth Management environment
  • Experience with formal agile solution delivery frameworks and the ability to deliver systems and services for competitive advantage
  • You are experienced in DevOps and enablers (e.g., cloud migration, tooling, test automation)
  • You have a background in offshoring/outsourcing IT services
  • Good knowledge of Financial products
  • Strong network of multi-faceted individuals within and outside of the financial industry for knowledge sharing and talent attraction
  • You demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in English, German skills are an asset