UBS Financial Services Project Portfolio Controlling - Operations Support Specialist in Weehawken, New Jersey

Your role:

Are you incredibly organized with an eye for detail? Do you know how to talk to all kinds of different people? Are you great at answering questions and giving advice?

We're looking for someone like that to:

  • be a subject matter expert for the project portfolio management tool and process landscape

  • execute the operational project portfolio controlling processes

  • manage the business case lifecycle (approval, change, closure)

  • support and train our stakeholder community, and maintain key process documentation

  • identify opportunities to streamline and simplify processes to increase efficiency and reduce costs

  • work with Project Portfolio Controlling (PPC) stakeholders to ensure internal controls are in place for services in scope

What we offer:

Together. That’s how we do things. We offer people around the world a supportive, challenging and diverse working environment. We value your passion and commitment, and reward your performance.

Keen to achieve the work-life agility that you desire? We're open to discussing how this could work for you (and us).

Take the next step:

Are you truly collaborative? Succeeding at UBS means respecting, understanding and trusting colleagues and clients. Challenging others and being challenged in return. Being passionate about what you do. Driving yourself forward, always wanting to do things the right way. Does that sound like you? Then you have the right stuff to join us. Apply now.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements:

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

Your team:

You'll be working in the Project Portfolio Controlling (PPC) team within Group Technology Operating Management, in Weehawken, NJ, USA. We ensure an effective and efficient Operating and Control environment across Group Technology, delivered within agreed operating plans, whilst providing portfolio management services across the firm. The PPC stream is accountable for delivering consistent change the bank (CTB) portfolio planning, reporting and portfolio assessment. This Portfolio Execution & Operations Analyst role will require you to work closely with senior managers within Group Technology, the divisional Governance committees, Finance, Group Strategic Change Management, other streams in GT COO and the program and portfolio management communities.

Your experience and skills:

You have:

  • experience in working in global, enterprise IT management environment

  • a broad understanding of IT functions, processes and organizations

  • strong analytical, problem-solving and synthesizing skills (you know how to figure stuff out)

  • process know-how (execution, documentation, optimization)

  • a good knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint; some MS Access and/or Sharepoint preferred

  • two to five years' experience

You are

  • a strong communicator, comfortable interacting with colleagues at all levels

  • comfortable working independently, as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with sound judgment for when to escalate issues

  • well organized and able to thrive when no two days are the same

About us:

Expert advice. Wealth management. Investment banking. Asset management. Retail banking in Switzerland. And all the support functions. That's what we do. And we do it for private and institutional clients as well as corporations around the world.

We are about 60,000 employees in all major financial centers, in almost 900 offices and more than 50 countries. Do you want to be one of us?

Job Reference #: 158217BR

Business Divisions: Corporate Center

Title: Project Portfolio Controlling - Operations Support Specialist

City: Weehawken

Job Type: Full Time

Country / State: United States - New Jersey

Function Category: Business management, administration and support