· Analytics, Business Process Analysis, Business Process Improvement, DMAIC, Lean Six Sigma Certified, Minitab, Statistical Analysis, Value Stream Mapping, visio
Nice To Have
· Banking, Banking Operations, Banking Sector, C, C++, Python, Computer Information Technology/Computer Science, DataIku, ETL, Power BI, SAS
OPEN TO CONTRACT & CONTRACT TO HIRE (BUT TO HIRE IS NOT GURANTEED)
OPEN TO FULL REMOTE BUT IF HIRED WOULD NEED TO BE ON SITE
TITLE: Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (Certified)
Leadership role responsible for executing transformational process improvement initiatives which support the Bank's strategic focus areas.
Fosters strong partnership and collaboration with all line of business teams along with internal partners to achieve desired outcomes.
Leverages Lean Six Sigma and business acumen to execute using a consistent, data-driven approach. This includes clarifying business
objectives, building program structure, establishing program / project direction, providing counsel to senior management, directing crossfunctional
teams, building and maintaining high performing teams, influencing change as well as developing future leaders. This role will
oversee the successful execution of one or many simultaneous strategic initiatives.
Responsible and accountable for risk by openly exchanging ideas and opinions, elevating concerns, and personally following policies and
procedures as defined. Accountable for doing the right thing for customers and colleagues, and ensures that actions and behaviors drive a
positive customer experience. While operating within the Bank's risk appetite, achieves results by consistently identifying, assessing,
managing, monitoring, and reporting risks of all types.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Transition strategies from concepts to execution while integrating into financial plans, information technology delivery
schedules, project management methods, inter-related business project schedules, and other partner requirements such as risk
Develop and implement a portfolio of process improvement initiatives of various size and complexity aligned to key corporate
Work with the LOB, leaders of key partner teams, to determine priorities for process optimization team and manage to the
agreed-upon strategic focus areas.
Analyze existing operational processes and developments and implement a proactive solution for process innovation, including
expense reductions, service improvement and continuous quality improvement.
Design business processes that strive toward the goal of predictable and reliable process performance that improve customer
Develop the framework and process to create end to end process maps that document business critical operational processes
and identify opportunities for improvements.
Ensure target process improvement opportunities are supported by valid and achievable business cases.
Set direction and priorities for the team aligned with the overall goals for the function.
Set aggressive targets for process improvement efforts, provide direction and priorities to meet or exceed set targets while
ensuring all changes are in line with established risk appetite.
Track and report on impacts of initiatives in terms of cost saves, cost avoidance as a result of Lean Six Sigma initiatives.
Remove obstacles and demonstrate a bias for action.
Manage multiple, concurrent and complex priorities.
Lead or influence a team of Lean Six Sigma certified analysts to execute projects which deliver process improvements, with
measureable impact that is financial (hard or soft savings, revenue) or strategic.
Champion Lean Six Sigma and process excellence methods across the Bank.
Ability to motivate the team with integrity and a passion for winning.
Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree in Business or Engineering required. Master's degree highly desirable.
Minimum 5 years' experience leading process improvement efforts with proven ability to drive continuous process improvement
of product design, program management, and business processes in the financial services industry.
Demonstrated proficiency with Lean tools/methods.
Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, including Visio, SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Knowledge of Business Process management tools preferred.
Strong business acumen and ability to build consensus with all business partners.
Proven track record of leading successful change across functional and geographic boundaries
Demonstrated ability to understand and document processes at varying degrees of detail.
Demonstrated experience in initiating, managing and implementing complex business Transformation projects / programs.
LEADERSHIP - INTERPERSONAL:
Ability to converse effectively and convincingly with senior management (Enterprise level) about strategic business imperatives.
Strong written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to manage senior stakeholders and multiple engagement
High level of professional and intellectual curiosity
Strong facilitation, conflict resolution, negotiation and influencing skills.
Self-confident, results-oriented, persuasive and influential.
Understanding of the Banking Industry, its financial components, and the issues facing it.
Team-oriented, flexible, able to motivate people. Highly collaborative.
Excellent project management skills.
Possesses the conceptual/analytical skills, global perspective, understanding of the risk, regulatory and competitive aspects of
the global banking and financial services industry is required.
Possesses a reputation of having high ethical standards.
Strong commitment to growing and developing the community of practice including training, coaching and mentoring.
Strong banking business acumen, understanding the financial components, and regulatory and compliance requirements
impacting the financial industry