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VP Operations Manager--Public Sector Lockbox- 2nd Shift--Onsite

Company: Citi
Location: Newark
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Business Overview:

The Public Sector Lockbox business is a 24/7 operational unit which provides a variety of services to government clients to assist them in managing their receivables and important documents. The functions of this business include Mailroom, Batching, Scanning, Dispatch and Data Entry for a variety of clients.

A successful candidate must be able to successfully complete the background and Treasury File process.


  • Primary responsibility for this position is to manage Lockbox daily production activities of the shift including appropriate resource allocation, setting and reviewing performance goals, monitoring functional and shift-level metrics, ensuring all client SLA's are met. For off-shift times, shift ownership extends to site ownership in the absence of other senior management.
  • Responsible for managing a team of up to 4 transaction services managers and 150 staff members that fluctuates based on seasonal volumes and temporary staff hiring.
  • Create a strong succession plan for all levels within your operation
  • Setting individual performance plans for direct reports, providing coaching and feedback through a formal review process.
  • Responsible for the shift productivity and quality metrics. Ensure shift-wide operating efficiency by maintaining standards for conduct, quality, performance and productivity and addressing corrective action when necessary.
  • Regularly monitor quality reports and eliminate client-impacting defects through coaching and process redesign.
  • Assess and improve new hire training for both Temporary and Permanent staff.
  • Network/navigate within the organization in order to troubleshoot escalated issues and resolve.
  • Ensure communication with peers across shifts is collaborative, frequent, maintained and consistent.
  • Identify opportunities to implement process improvements and expense-reduction enhancements.
  • Actively lead Lean project teams, client projects, or other internal initiatives.
  • Provide timely and accurate escalation and resolution to all issues.
  • Within a strictly regulated environment, adhere to all departmental policies, client requirements, and compliance guidelines. Identify control deficiencies and implement appropriate procedures to mitigate any risk.
  • Participate on client calls as needed.
  • Serve as deputy for the Transaction Services Group Manager as needed.
  • Cover for Peers cross-shifts when needed
  • Visible across site and businesses through participation in site-wide committees, councils and projects.
  • Cover for Sr. Group Manager when they are out of the office Qualifications:
    • A demonstrated history of strong interpersonal skills and positive peer engagement experience in a diverse environment
    • Minimum 5 years supervisory experience required, in lockbox operations environment preferred
    • BS/BA or equivalent work experience required
    • Must have strong attention to detail, solid time management and organization skills
    • Demonstrated ability to appropriately respond under pressure and effectively multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Schedule flexibility as management team works 24/7 and meeting times vary
    • Must be able to work weekends and provide shift coverage in 24/7 operation as needed.
    • Intermediate Microsoft Office required
    • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills across diverse audience and levels
    • Ability to provide leadership in a fast-paced, changing environment
    • Ability to quickly grasp operational processes and understand training
    • Strong influence management skills
    • Able to work weekends and holidays as needed
    • Able to attend management meetings off-shift as needed
    • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency (green card) is a prerequisite for this position
    • Must pass an extensive background check (renewed every 5 years) Education:
      • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred or equivalent experience

        Job Family Group:

        Operations - Transaction Services -

        Job Family:

        Cash Management

        Time Type:

        Full time

        Primary Location:

        Newark Delaware United States

        Primary Location Salary Range:

        $103,200.00 - $154,800.00

        Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

        Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

        Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi .

        View the " EEO is the Law " poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement .

        View the EEO Policy Statement .

        View the Pay Transparency Posting

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