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11 days ago
American Express
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Analysis Jobs
Do the right thing
for our customers, our company and your career.

Join a team
of creative, curious, and passionate professionals whose mission is to become
the future of American Express through the groundbreaking use of technology to
bring innovation to life!

Do you want
to make a positive impact within the company? Can you show proficiency in
crafting quality documentation? Do you have experience identifying risks and
making recommendations? Have you coordinated with other team members/teams to
resolve issues and challenges?

We, the
Investment Management team in Global Commercial Services Technology, are
responsible for a portfolio of business initiatives and Opex funding. In this
position you will work directly with and in support of one or more Vice
President portfolios to ensure maximum value of the multi-year technical
roadmap in terms of value-management and investment optimization. You will also
work with Engineering Directors and Program Managers across the Technology
organization to collect, consolidate, reconcile, and present Opex financial
data.

Here’s just some of what you’ll be
doing:

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Help define,
plan and build our roadmap of technology initiatives.

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Provide
advice on prioritization and scheduling.

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Reprioritize
initiatives based on resource availability and changing business priorities.

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Monitor
portfolios against delivery, budget, forecast, schedule and quality targets.

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Complete
financial analysis and craft financial reporting on IT Labor across American
Express Technologies.

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Facilitate
the engagement and relationship between business and technology development
teams.

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Ensure the
accuracy and consistency of information in Rally and Jira.

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Assisting
with the compilation of portfolio-level status reporting, and reconciliation of
portfolio funding and forecasts.

Please note,
salary increases in case of a lateral move are provided only on an exception
basis and in line with compensation guidelines.

Offer of employment
with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a
background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Qualifications

Required
skills

Are you up
for the challenge?

We are
looking for a forward-thinking individual with:

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Bachelor's Degree
in Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Information Systems, Business
Administration, related field or equivalent experience.

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Proven
experience in a dynamic environment.

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Knowledge of
financial operating principles.

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You will
demonstrate these technical, functional, leadership, and business competencies,
including:

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Agile
Practices.

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SDLC
Methodologies and Practices.

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Financial
Management.

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Governance
and Reporting.

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Technology
Industry Trends.

Skills:

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Positive
relationship and networking skills.

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A real
passion for questioning the status quo.

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Demonstrate
thought leadership to overcome challenges and motivate change.

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Excellent
written and oral communications skills to work across organization.

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Shown
ability to influence and challenge traditional thinking by engaging in
constructive dialogue.

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Ability to handle multiple
concurrent initiatives with conflicting needs and adjust quickly to shifting
priorities, multiple demands, and rapid change.

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Strong planning, follow-up, and
coordination skills.

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Excellent analytical and problem
solving skills.

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Possess good social skills across
collaboration channels such as email, decks, group discussions, Slack, Skype,
etc.

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Independent self-starter to make
things happen and prioritize your own work load.

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Bring to bear advanced skills in
Rally, Jira, and Excel (pivot tables, functions).

Why American
Express?

There’s a
difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express
has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them
in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on
their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made
a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and
collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We
have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even
take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to
take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the
guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we
believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful
backing of American Express.

Don’t make a
difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

To
complete your application please click on the links below. However, if you
require any assistance with the completion of this process – or need any
reasonable adjustments to be made – then please contact the Recruitment Team on
recruitment.support.uk@aexp.com
or 00800 83
000038 (for Russia based candidates).

ReqID: 19012761
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2019, 8:56:17 AM

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