Director- Salesforce Functional Lead - New York - 14644BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.
Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools supporting our clients’ growth, efficiency and risk management objectives. The combination of our unparalleled expertise in risk, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology, helps today’s business leaders confidently navigate an evolving marketplace.

Department

MA Administration

Job Description

Objectives:
  • Manage a business systems group consisting of business analysts, and potentially business systems managers and project managers to support the needs of the business.
  • Manage a portfolio of systems and provide a single face to the business to address their requests and concerns related to those systems.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of respective MA business processes, strategies, market dynamics and competitive landscape.
  • Maintain a strong working relationship with the business by filtering and prioritizing customer demand, collaborating on the initiation and development of projects, providing appropriate communications, and gaining signoff on work products to make MA an effective enabler of the business strategy.

Functional Responsibilities:
  • Work with business stakeholders and MA management to establish priorities for the development and deployment of new systems and the maintenance and enhancement of existing systems, including support for business case development and the development of technology roadmaps
  • Ensure effective delivery by managing projects and releases across the entire lifecycle, including requirements specification, system design, development, testing and deployment
  • Partner with Project Managers, Development/Application Managers, Technical Architects, Quality Assurance Managers and others to ensure effective cross-project communication and issue management.
  • Collaborate with Production Support to resolve client issues and respond to system-related questions
  • Monitor ongoing system performance and operational health, ensuring that incidents are resolved in a timely manner and underlying issues are prioritized and addressed as necessary
  • Develop and maintain a budget for the system portfolio
  • Prepare and deliver status updates to various levels of business and MA senior management, ensuring all stakeholders are engaged to an appropriate degree
  • Support MA senior management in achieving strategic MA goals and monitor progress through the use of appropriate metrics
  • Administer policy, procedure and process standards for the effective management of the MA organization
  • Work with Human Resources to recruit staff and maintain a team that can achieve both business and MA strategies and objectives
  • Coach team members and help them develop career paths and training programs to ensure adequate professional development

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Qualifications

Minimum education and work experience required for this position include:
  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience in financial services is highly desirable
  • Experience with business process reengineering, organizational change management, and cost-benefit analysis is desirable
The following are the key competencies for this position:
  • Direct experience implementing Salesforce.com.
  • Knowledge of IT leading practices such as ITIL and continuous improvement / process improvement methods (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean Design, etc).
  • Expertise with Access/Excel/PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Acrobat, and Visio

Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody’s also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accommodations@moodys.com.. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.