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Project Manager - Project Management Office (PMO) - Markets Group more...
Location:New York, NY
Company:Federal Reserve Bank of New York
First posted:June 17, 2017 (last updated 3 weeks 1 day ago)

Primary Location: NY-New York City

Full-time / Part-time: Full-time

Employee Status: Regular

Overtime Status: Exempt

Job Type: Experienced

Travel: No

Shift: Day Job


The Treasury Auction (TA) team within the Market Operations Monitoring and Analysis (MOMA) function in the Markets Group is responsible for auctioning and issuing approximately $8 trillion in Treasury securities each year. The auctions are conducted by the TA team as fiscal agent for the Treasury, and require close coordination with the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). The Treasury Automated Auction Processing System (TAAPS) is a business critical system used to conduct auctions. To ensure this crucial activity continues to take place in the most secure and robust fashion possible, a multi-phase program has been initiated to update and modernize the TAAPS application.


We seek an experienced project manager to support a TAAPS multi-year modernization program. The project manager, who will report through the Markets Group Project Management Office (PMO), will be expected to support the project management processes set forth by the program support team and to ensure the highest quality program management.




  • Manage up to four (4) Program Support Team resources, ensuring key processes and deliverables are met.

    • Understand the level of effort that is expected of the Program Support team and seek efficiencies in the team by analyzing processes, tools, points of contact, etc., and balance workloads among the resources.

    • Ensure resources are supporting the TITAN management team effectively.

  • Oversee Program Management processes and adherence to Federal Reserve System Program Management standards.

  • Evaluate existing processes and roles and responsibilities of the Program Support Team and make recommendations for efficiencies and other improvements.

  • Support the Program Leadership Group (PLG) Chair by providing him/her with meeting notes, action items from select meetings attended and providing appropriate materials for future meetings.

  • Work closely and effectively with an overall program team comprised of leadership across Fiscal Service, National IT, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve Board of New York (FRBNY) and other Federal Reserve System stakeholders.

  • Prepare agendas, facilitate key program meetings, track minutes and actions as required.

  • Tailor and speak to program communications materials for various audiences and stakeholders.

  • Ensure key documentation is accessible and posted to SharePoint.

  • Oversee access control activities such as onboarding / off-boarding of resources and their associated accounts in adherence with all relevant policies.

  • Oversee the development and management of program budget and forecasts in partnership with Finance department.




  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of staff leadership / resource development experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of IT project management experience.
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project) and SharePoint.
  • Program management experience and solid understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project management.
  • Proven experience in achieving successful project outcomes.
  • Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making and sound judgment.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced business environment.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Agile software development methodology related experience a plus.
  • Experience in Financial Services a plus.
  • Technical experience/knowledge a plus.
  • Travel: estimated 25%, largely to Baltimore, MD, Washington, D.C. and Parkersburg, WV.

This position requires access to Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) information, which is limited to "Protected Individuals" as defined in the U.S. federal immigration law. Protected Individuals include, but are not limited to, U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, U.S. permanent residents who are not yet eligible to apply for naturalization and U.S. permanent residents who have applied for naturalization within six months of being eligible to do so.

This position also requires access to "Sensitive but Unclassified" (SBU) and "Personally Identifiable Information" (PII), a position which has received a "High" risk designation from Treasury and is therefore, limited to individuals who are U.S. Citizens and who must undergo a separate background screening.



The Federal Bank of New York is committed to a diverse workforce and to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or military service.

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