• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2018-09-25

AVP - Citi Productivity - New York, NY

AVP - Citi Productivity - New York, NY

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Technology
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18059288


Citi Productivity is a global team that reports into the Office of the CEO. It engages on critical priorities and high impact areas for the Company's execution strategy, agnostic to businesses, functions, regions, and senior leadership teams. The team plays an active role in setting and achieving ambitious targets for our customers and shareholders at the enterprise level.

In partnership with our leaders, Citi Productivity builds collaboration and standardization across the organization, unlocking the potential of our businesses and talent. The team embeds "real productivity" capabilities across our various value chains to achieve sustainable bottom-line impact. This includes:
· Assessing innovation opportunities;
· Identifying new sources of growth, including new value propositions;
· Optimizing business and operating models;
· Simplifying organizational structures;
· Creating industrial-strength franchise processes.

Citi Productivity uses a hypothesis-driven, fact-based methodology where our teams analyze data and engage with stakeholders to deconstruct complex business problems, identify root causes, draw meaningful conclusions, and formulate recommendations for the Firm's senior leaders.

Key Functions:
· Collaborate with business and function managers to identify significant opportunities for revenue growth and cost optimization;
· Develop compelling executive presentations that recommend and persuade specific courses of action for decision makers;
· Develop and maintain rigorous project plans and manage tactical project needs, including resource requirements, relationship management, and task management;
· Develop and share best practices and lessons learned across the enterprise.

  • Critical thinking and problem solving:
    • Execute qualitative and quantitative analysis from unstructured information and data
    • Identify and quantify actionable insights that challenge the status quo
    • Capable of structuring individual problems while applying & optimizing analytical approaches to yield results
  • Communication:
    • Create easy-to-understand visualizations of complex analyses
    • Play active role in discussions with and presentations to senior stakeholders
  • Team engagement and stakeholder management:
    • Use emotional intelligence to understand and dialogue with colleagues and stakeholders
    • Build relationships that enable close collaboration and constructive challenge
  • Project management:
    • Ensure timely delivery of high-quality output on assigned tasks
    • Escalate day-to-day issues and identify potential solutions
  • Bias for action:
    • Track record of contributing to implementation of high-impact initiatives
  • Ability to travel 20% of time


  • Bachelor's degree required (preference for Finance, Economics, or other related field), or equivalent work experience
  • 2 - 5 years of work experience
  • Experience with global operating model design, product and process transformation, financial planning and business case development, change management, relationship management, and/or strategy formulation and implementation with global financial institutions
  • Proficient in Excel and Power Point; other analysis and visualization tools a plus
  • Prior experience in management consulting, financial services or business strategy preferred
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