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Sr. Manager, Business Manager

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

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POSITION SUMMARY:

The ERM Financial Risk Business Manager helps drive the day-to-day execution of business planning activities and ensures execution alignment with the overall strategy.

Business management support includes (but is not limited to):

- project management of area initiatives,

- financial oversight (budget, forecasting and monitoring),

- business performance measurement (KPI's, etc.),

- process improvement and change management,

- area communications and

- human capital management (facilities, space planning, moves)

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  1. Supports business management projects by monitoring and tracking risks, issues and action items

  2. Tracks department goals and objectives to ensure they are met.

  3. Analyzes and report on area data (financial, headcount, etc.) and performance metrics

  4. Maintains regulatory documents within assigned business area

  5. Makes decisions on tactical issues that have limited impact to a function, business unit or area and escalates/provides solutions where relevant.

  6. Supports the internal communication strategy for the assigned area

  7. Drives and oversees meeting planning which will likely include coordinating or requesting conference services/rooms, preparing meeting materials (agendas, etc.), taking meeting minutes

Additional responsibilities:

  • Will support management of complex projects/programs. Likely to also manage smaller less complex projects/programs in line with the 2018 goals.

  • Accounts for own and others activities, working within the project scope, making choices and giving instructions. Manages relationships within the team. Plans and establishes team objectives and outputs. Documents results. Manages operational and/or project risk and issues.

  • Defines and discerns key aspects of a problem and then develops an integrated solution to solve it.

  • Approaches tasks systematically and independently adapts work activities and behaviors to support execution.

  • Has a basic understanding of the principles of financial, risk and project management and applies methodologies, tools and processes to manage costs/risks for own assignments or simple projects.

  • Uses knowledge of the firm's businesses, products operating models and systems to pro-actively develop relevant ideas for new/improved uses of technology or application of design to create efficiencies and drive continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Clearly communicates milestones, goals and deliverables when working with others. Creates synergies and actively shares knowledge to create transparency and keep people informed. Tailors communication style to audience.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

BA/BS degree required

5 + years of business management experience

Desired:

5+ years of business management experience in financial services or insurance industry.



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