VP Product Development - Clearing/FI , Messaging and Portal Strategy (Bronx)

  • Bronx, NY


: $156,655.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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The Product Dev Sr Specialist is a strategic professional who stays abreast of developments within own field and contributes to directional strategy by considering their application in own job and the business. Recognized technical authority for an area within the business. Requires basic commercial awareness. There are typically multiple people within the business that provide the same level of subject matter expertise. Developed communication and diplomacy skills are required in order to guide, influence and convince others, in particular colleagues in other areas and occasional external customers. Significant impact on the area through complex deliverables. Provides advice and counsel related to the technology or operations of the business. Work impacts an entire area, which eventually affects the overall performance and effectiveness of the sub-function/job family.. Responsibilities:. The Product Development Senior Specialist is responsible for activities related to the development of new products and/or features and functionality of products including developing business cases, requirements definition (BRDs), product enhancements innovation, feature and functionality definition based on market and industry research and trends and client needs. This role executes on the end-to-end product development lifecycle and will also scope product releases, agreeing to and tracking business priorities, incorporating regulatory and compliance requirements and investment tracking. Identifies, gathers, and organizes client insights, internal innovation ideas, marketplace analyses and trends to drive to new concepts. Creates a product vision aligned to business priorities and corresponding road-map to delivery. Follows market, industry and client trends to own field and adapts them for application Citi's products and solutions platforms. Conceptualizes, plans, prioritizes, coordinates design and delivery of products or features to product release, and serves as product ambassador within user community. Works in close co-ordination with Technology, Business Managers and other stakeholders to fulfill the delivery objectives. Manages and implements a wide variety of products and solutions. Identifies solutions ranging across data analytics, reporting, CRM, Trade Workflows and trade processing. Has responsibility to deliver direct business results and advice regarding product development that necessitates a degree of responsibility over technical strategy. Partners with business leaders and a widely distributed global user community to define and implement solutions. Creates project plans, business and technical requirements documents for product execution. Has direct interaction with sales, business managers and technology, to understand their long term vision, discuss industry trends, and incorporate them into the product & solutions strategy. Focuses on controls and governance, including performing Need-to-Know based security and access reviews, Access Approvals, controls testing and documentation. Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, 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.. Qualifications:. 6-10 years of experience. Intellectual curiosity, analytical and conceptual thinker. Proactively seeks and develops new opportunities. Attention to detail and process/analytic mindset. Ability to build networks and relationships internally and externally. Familiarity with product development methodologies. Direct experience in end-to-end project delivery, preferably in product development, and knowledge of various analytical tools including Qlikview, Tableau, Access. Comfortable with performing data investigations that require a high degree of accuracy with tight timescales. Ability to create business analysis, troubleshoot data quality issues, and conduct exploratory and descriptive analysis of business datasets. Ability to structure and break down problems, develop solutions, and to drive to results. Process Management knowledge with a propensity for detail and comprehensiveness of content. Ability to collaborate and clearly communicate with team members of an organization. Project Management skills with experience leading large cross functional initiatives. Generation of reports and presentations for management0. Education:. Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred. This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.. Position Objective. Lead delivery of ISO XML related initiatives for Payment processing, and Payment information across banks in domestic and cross border environments. Lead execution of product development to improve client self-service: improve transaction visibility/accessibility to clients via various initiatives to enable clients' access to the information or actions they need without the need of contacting Service.. Create, refine, and execute on existing business requirements to deliver an industry strength/robust solution in response to client needs. Work to become SME on all aspects of the payment lifecycle and client actions. Work with global and regional payment/receivables, account management, channel and enterprise, Service, product processor teams to meet the goals of internal stakeholders, while delivering cohesive client experience. Align the global and regional partners and enhance the features and capabilities to meet client needs. Key Responsibilities. Coordination of ISO XML readiness activities.. Development of an omni-channel Connectivity startegy (SWIFT channel, CitiDirect BE, and API) in collaboration with Channels to support self-service for clients. Development of a roadmap with P&R technology that is aligned with our Payment Transformation, Application Rationalization, Big Data and Channels Strategy.. Close interaction with Client Ops to develop a roadmap for increased client ability to action on payments and receivables transactional issues, including investigations, with a focus on reducing manual efforts, improving automation, and increasing operating efficiency. Commercialization strategies to ensure mass client adoption to realize the objectives of the strategy. Work with other teams across TTS (Enterprise, LMS, Account Services) to ensure we have a consistent strategy. And look and feel across all Cash offerings for clients.. Ensure that the strategy supports and leverages capabilities for the industry wide and SWIFT sponsored market mandatory initiatives.. ISO2022 co-ordination and lead across Clearing Business in US and Europe - Representation on Industry groups. Knowledge/Experience. Understanding of payment messaging technologies very desirable. Understanding of regulatory trends, payment landscape, payment digitization and user expereince trends, emerging payment methods/channels. 5+ years of product management experience. Basic knowledge of core receivables and payments products and solutions. Skills develop project plan, drive team meetings, follow up with team members and make sure project is on track towards the timeline. Problem solving. Developing business requirements, training documents, communication and marketing material. Work with technology and client operations to define action plans, track issues. Learn to strategize, brainstorm regarding uses and sources of data regarding payments and receivables. Present client demos, client segmentation. Analytical Skills.. Qualifications. Bachelors Degree. Major in accounting/computer science/information technology discipline would be a plus.. Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - US. Time Type :Full time. Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.. Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries (\"Citi\") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. 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