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New York Life Insurance (NYL) is seeking a highly-talented, driven Project Delivery Lead to join our dynamic, high-performing team focused on modernizing the core of our investment technology platform. The future-state vision includes a best-of-breed, cloud-based technology incorporating core accounting platforms, performance system, sophisticated rules engines, data warehousing, client reporting and business intelligence tools. NYL is uniquely positioned for success as we embark on this modernization journey thanks to our significant strategic advantage in investment expertise and deep financial resources attributed to our 174-year history and AAA rating. We are looking for a leader who possesses the right combination of project delivery and business acumen to join the team with the vision, experience and commitment to transform the very core of an industry leading investment management organization.
The Project Delivery Lead role will work with senior business and technology leaders, project managers, and strategic business analysts to develop and deliver a comprehensive strategy and set of roadmaps for the core investment businesses. With strategy and roadmaps defined, the individual will manage internal and external project managers and business analysts that will execute against the roadmaps in a collaborative cross-functional matrixed delivery model. This role requires our delivery teams to provide executive-level strategy and status updates. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 10-15 years of experience in Project Delivery and Business Analysis on complex, multi-provider, investment management platform solutions.
If you are ready for a challenging leadership role in a fast-paced environment, on highly visible initiatives, this position is for you.
Partner with business and technology leadership to define technology strategy and roadmaps for large scale investment management technology initiatives
Assess new technologies with your Application Development team partners and articulate the transition from current to future state in consideration of the future needs of the business
Manage internal and external project management and business analyst teams through all phases of the technology development life cycle
Partner with the Business, Application Development and Infrastructure teams through all phases of the technology development life cycle
Own relationship with Security & Risk Management teams, ensuring program designs satisfy data security and privacy requirements
Partner with Project Management Office to establish project performance metrics
Ensure that program activities are well organized, resourced and orchestrated with the business, functional and shared services units.
Ensure that program activities comply with all relevant methodologies and process standards
Develop program timelines, individual work-stream deliverables and ensure timely reporting of all program metrics and statuses
Ensure that the program operate within the approved budget and time, through appropriate forecasting and utilization.
Articulate project issues/concerns that may emerge at any level of the project delivery life cycle, and from any component across the business and technology teams, to senior business and technology leaders
Closely monitor industry trends and developments and pass on findings to team leadership Required Skills:
Investment Management project delivery experience
Investment Management business acumen
Investment Management core systems experience with trading, accounting, performance, pricing, data platforms
Ability to effectively communicate concepts to varying audiences, including non-technical business executives
Team Leadership Experience (5-10 years)
Congenial history of building consensus among competing interests
Master's degree and/or equivalent work experience
Investment Management industry experience Travel Requirement: 10%
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