Corporate Development Separability Lead Business Execution Consultant
Corporate Development directs all activities for the company that support mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, strategic investments, joint ventures, and work on the Recovery and Resolution Separability capability. The Separability focus area contemplates the divestiture of businesses and portfolios across all of the Company’s major lines of business as part of Recovery and Resolution Planning (“RRP”). The Corporate Development Separability team is seeking a Lead Business Execution Consultant to support the continued development and maintenance of Corporate Development’s RRP deliverables. Separability planning is key to successful annual RRP plan submissions and demonstrating our ability to execute these divestitures options should the need arise in a Recovery or Resolution scenario.
The Lead Business Execution Consultant will work closely with the Corporate Development team and key line of business leaders while being responsible for the successful implementation of Separability RRP deliverables required for each core business line, including a variety of Divestiture Option Playbooks and Reverse Due Diligence initiatives, and supporting documentation. This position requires both tactical and strategic execution in order to meet the yearly objectives defined by the regulators for RRP.
- Responsible for the end-to-end planning, tracking, communication, documentation, and execution of all Separability deliverables and objectives, including:
- Prepare and maintain project plans and status reporting
- Develop and present Separability kick-off presentations with key stakeholders
- Providing guidance and reviewing Separability RRP plan content (e.g., Divestiture Option Playbooks) for clarity and conformance with established best practices
- Support annual RRP plan cycle playbook preparation steps using a cloud-based platform
- Effectively lead and document routine workstream meetings and ensure active engagement from all required stakeholders throughout the development of all deliverables and committed milestones
- Collaborate with functional partners (e.g., Legal, Human Resources, Enterprise Transition Services) and other stakeholders to create execution plans and ensure all deliverables and objectives are successfully met per the intended scope and timeline outlined in the RRP Program calendar
- Build and maintain strong working relationships with the various core business lines and Corporate Development leaders
- Participate in broader Corporate Development activities and consult around potential impacts to the Separability program
- 4+ years’ experience in operational Project Management
- Financial services industry experience
- Experience executing in a matrixed environment and engaging with senior stakeholders to achieve common business goals
- Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
- Experienced with Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
- A BS/BA degree or higher in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Analytics, or Reporting
- Ability to lead during times of ambiguity and change
- Ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with senior leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
- Proven ability to be solution oriented and be a self-starter with modest direction
- Proven track record of end-to-end implementation/execution of complex projects
- Superior project management skills including the ability to execute/implement multiple projects concurrently, ideally in a regulatory environment
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