Program Controls Job Description

Program Controls Job Description

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Program controls provides leadership and a vision for the program management office which includes planning, scheduling, procurement, project controls and financial reporting.

Program Controls Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conducts security risk assessments on JPMIS applications and infrastructure, both new and current, utilizing the appropriate security diagnostic tools
Lead team members on work specific to Title 24 energy code compliance activities and future code enhancements
Building a best in class Program Management Organization
Building and managing Program Management capability with the Organization
Mentoring and coaching existing Project Management resources
Developing and maintaining program standards for all for line of business with adherence to Firmwide principles
Implementing monitoring and governance process including quality assurance, resource management and budget review for program delivery
Aligning all programs to key metrics and support reporting of metrics to senior leaderships, key stakeholders and clients
Being a point of contact for program management community in response to at risk and failing projects
Identifying and controlling rationalized tools set needed to execute program delivery throughout organization

Program Controls Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Program Controls

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PM, SP, PMI, LEED, CPA, CISA, CIA, CA, MBCP

Education for Program Controls

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Employers hiring for the program controls job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Engineering, Accounting, Business, Finance, Construction Management, Education, Computer Science, Business/Administration, Management, Associates

Skills for Program Controls

Desired skills for program controls include:

Microsoft Office
FAR desired
Microsoft Excel and VBA Skills
Project/Program Management Information Systems
Change management
Scope control and change management
Project and Program Controls Management
Microsoft Office Suite
Primarily Excel
Procurement

Desired experience for program controls includes:

At least 3 years of relevant experience in IT Audit and / or Controls Assurance
Knowledge of IT controls and control assessments across multiple technologies – network, operating system, database, applications (ERP, SaaS ), cloud (AWS), tools
Knowledge of mechanical systems (structures, engines, drivetrains, hydraulics)
Being an advocate for innovation and change throughout organization though prioritization of key programs and investments
10+ years working within large complex organization
Experience in development of centralized PMO governance and standards

Program Controls Examples

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Program Controls Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a program controls. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for program controls
  • Ensure that the IAS program is well understood, complied with, and embedded in BAU practices and procedures in APAC
  • Understand regulatory requirements in APAC associated with Inter-Affiliate outsourcing and ensure related controls are incorporated into the current IAS process where appropriate
  • Act as a central point of contact for tracking, monitoring, and reporting IAS activity in APAC
  • Undertake quality assurance assessments of LoBs and Corporate Groups
  • Manage projects and partner with operations managers in internal and external audits
  • Develop, implement, oversee and execute Quality Control Program that focuses on key risks and evaluate the effectiveness of mitigating controls
  • Perform management reporting and engage management on appropriate actions
  • Evaluate the accuracy and completeness of Control Self Assessments (RCSA / COI)
  • Perform gatekeeper function for addition of Phoenix issues and action plans and closure of completed action plans
  • Ensure that internal and external audit issues are documented and dispositioned in Phoenix
Qualifications for program controls
  • Identifies and communicates outstanding requirements or potential issues to stakeholders in a timely manner
  • Identifies and executes process improvements and provides support on key regional initiatives
  • Flexible, resilient problem-solver with a can-do attitude
  • Knowledge of APAC regulatory requirements and environment preferred
  • Responsible for CSAs, Errors, Fines and Losses (EF&L), Business Continuity, SOX, Red Events, Breaches/Incidents and Quality Assurance
  • Responsible for the content, consolidation and distribution of monthly Risk and Control reports including CSAs, EF&Ls, Audit Follow-ups, Controls Testing and Miscellaneous Special Risk and Control Topics
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a program controls. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program controls
  • Ensure consistency and transparency of the New Business Initiative Approval (NBIA) Program Governance and Oversight processes, working with all key stakeholders
  • Represent the firmwide NBIA policy program to cross-business, cross-function stakeholders in Asia in order to promote best practice control standards, reflect operational improvement opportunities, and highlight regional regulatory requirements to the global program team
  • Create & present NBIA updates to Executive Management and Stakeholders at Risk & Control Meetings
  • Manage deliverables for Self-Assessment tool to bring work to implementation
  • Update and monitor project plan and project performance against the project plan
  • Lead Self-Assessment sub-team meetings
  • Manage communications with sub-team members and other stakeholders
  • Update Program Manager and ITC leadership on progress
  • Prepare Quality Review Board and Passport Review Board presentation materials
  • Benchmark other UTC Self-Assessment programs
Qualifications for program controls
  • Ideally the candidate will have an understating of some of the specific regulatory requirements that impact the products and markets in which the CIB operates
  • An understanding of the regulatory landscape in Asia Pacific an advantage
  • Lead major product development platform teams from initial marketing requirements definition through concept development, product design, and full production
  • Work with regional marketing/sales teams to develop key product specifications that meet and surpass customer requirements
  • Manage cross functional teams using ACE and Passport processes
  • Prepare and monitor program and resource plans
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of program controls. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program controls
  • Develop strong understanding of UT Oversight and Governance model
  • Ability to effectively participate in meetings, agree actions and follow up accordingly
  • Maintain and enhance consistent and timely reporting and metrics
  • Engage effectively with business UT Champions
  • For all User Tools / Models, engage with owners to ensure control remediation’s are prioritized
  • Proactively identify and resolve barriers, risks and interdependencies
  • Identify and communicate control gaps, risks, proposed improvements
  • Full ownership of the Offline Models (Controls implementation / MIS / BAU Process / recertification)
  • CIB point person for UWAT, to ensure inventory maintained
  • Ownership of the User Tool Inventory System (UWAT) on behalf of CIB, through gathering requirements, partnering with Corporate, testing, training and roll out
Qualifications for program controls
  • Ownership of MIS
  • Development of strategic MIS to support CIB businesses to become self sufficient in maintaining their UT inventory
  • Support ad-hoc MIS requests to support businesses and the program manager (for use in various presentation and scorecards)
  • Excellent knowledge in Excel, including data manipulation, macros and pivot tables
  • Good working knowledge of PowerPoint and Word
  • Excellent level of both verbal and written communication skills
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a program controls. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for program controls
  • Develop / document process maps for all very high and high risk processes
  • Lead the inherent risk assessments and calibration exercises across GRDO
  • Lead control assessments, working to achieve a continuous testing and overview process
  • Proactively identify risk and control issues
  • Manage / oversee action plan creation and execution – effective and timely closure of items
  • Manage a pipeline of assigned supplier engagements
  • Prioritize workloads to ensure that requests are processed based on overall business priorities Resolving prioritization and project resource conflicts among LOB and stakeholders as necessary
  • Ongoing administration of control related processes identification and prioritization of issues and improvement opportunities
  • Benchmark EIS controls against authoritative frameworks (NIST, FFIEC, ISO27001, PCI, ) to identify opportunities and gaps
  • Execute ongoing assessments to determine EIS compliance with enterprise‐wide policies and standards
Qualifications for program controls
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities in a global organization
  • Ability to partner with stakeholders of various levels
  • Proven ability to succeed and deliver in a complex and challenging environment
  • In depth analysis and provision of recommendations
  • Maintain strong and collaborative working relationship with Firm-wide O&C Control Teams, Audit, Compliance, and IT Risk Management
  • Generate and/or publish recurring risk reporting
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a program controls. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for program controls
  • Regular reporting on the status of assigned projects
  • Responsible for directly supervising staff, including interviewing, hiring staff and the termination of staff
  • Create and own the Apple Platform Security and controls solution plan and drive completion of all deliverables
  • Manage and own the security solution documentation of the Apple Platform in Solution Manager
  • Lead the continuous development of the innovation culture
  • Assist the team head to identify weaknesses, gaps and opportunities in the operating model for improvement - and report the findings in a simple, compelling way
  • Produce high quality documentation (spelling, grammar, clarity)
  • Perform end to end process reviews across the business and functional departments
  • Analysis of complex data elements and optimising recommendations to facilitate decision making
  • Effectively execute approved recommendations with partnership from business and product/platform partners
Qualifications for program controls
  • Ideally experience in financial services industry
  • Security certification such as CISA, CISSP or CISM
  • Extensive experience in controls assessment and documentation
  • 5+ years of work experience in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum of 5 years experience supporting multiple government program accounting (revenue recognition, EAC, billing)
  • Experience in proposal costing

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