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Project Manager - Project Assurance/Internal Audit Manager at S&P Global

Project Manager - Project Assurance/Internal Audit Manager

S&P Global Washington, DC (Onsite) Full-Time
**The** **Role:** Project Manager - Project Assurance/Internal Audit Manager

**Grade/Level** ( _relevant for internal applicants only_ ): 10

**The Location:** Open to anywhere in the United States

**S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making.** We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

**The Team:** S&P Global is a leader in credit ratings, benchmarks and analytics for the global capital and commodity markets. This role will be part of a global and diverse team with coverage for enterprise-wide critical projects. The S&P Global Internal Audit function is a global team with auditors located in the U.S., London, India, Malaysia, Tokyo, & Taiwan. The Project Assurance team is an essential unit of the global Audit function that performs independent health assessments on the Company's critical strategic initiatives.

**The Impact:** The Project Assurance Audit Manager is an integral part of Internal Audit team and provides perspective on the assurance and advisory activities of strategic projects across the globe. This individual contributes to and provides S&P Global Senior Management and the Audit Committee with a companywide, independent perspective of the health of critical projects while serving as a trusted advisor to the Project Sponsor and team. This role is essential to providing stakeholders with enhanced visibility of key risks and mitigations strategies to ensure on-time project delivery via sound governance frameworks.

**What's in it for you:** This role provides extraordinary learning opportunities and interaction with Senior Management across the Company. This role will be primarily accountable for S&P Global annual Project Assurance plan execution. If you are right for this role, you will work with senior business and technology leaders on the firm's most important and exciting projects. You will love this job because it will provide new opportunities for professional growth every day. As the Project Assurance Audit Manager, you will utilize Agile methodologies to perform various assurance activities. You will be contributing to development of the Annual S&P Global Project Assurance Audit Plan. You will conduct regular scorecard health assessments on the multiple critical projects and review your observations with the Project Leadership and Internal Audit Leadership. You will be responsible for performing annual and on-going risk assessment activities focused on key S&P Global projects worldwide. Ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a global team is essential. The incumbent will be expected to work effectively with members of the Audit Leadership team and all levels of Management.


+ **Conduct** regular, independent health assessments of the firm's top Enterprise, Division, and Corporate Function business and technology initiatives throughout their project lifecycles. Conduct an ongoing analysis of project scope, change requests, agile metrics, and other key performance indicators (KPIs) to determine if the project is delivering the expected results throughout each phase of development

+ **Assess** the project's ability to manage resource and funding commitments to meet critical development, testing, and implementation timelines for the delivery of expected benefits

+ **Evaluate** the effectiveness of the project's governance structure by participating in key project meetings to ensure appropriate frameworks are in place to oversee project execution and delivery and to mitigate critical risks and manage dependencies

+ **Share** observations in real-time with project and business leaders including insights on lessons learned and best practices. Prepare project health reports, lessons learned, and other presentations for consumption by various stakeholders as needed

+ **Prepare** **scorecard** health assessments for periodic reporting to the project Executive Steering Committee, S&P Global Audit Committee and Senior Management highlighting thematic risks with recommendations for corrective action and/or process improvement. Prepare biweekly dashboard status reports for the Audit Leadership team on Project Assurance engagement accomplishments, risks, and key observations. Become a "trusted" advisor to the project team and build relationships with key stakeholders to obtain feedback and to share insights to enhance project performance

+ **Contribute** to the development of the Annual Project Assurance Plan for Chief Auditor to review with the S&P Global Audit Committee approval by conducting a risk assessment of projects across the enterprise (including the Divisions, Technology and Corporate Functions). Key participant to help drive relevant program and change management efforts across Internal Audit

**What We're Looking For:**

+ Experience in managing large M&A, system integration and process improvement projects and programs for large organizations

+ Training and certification as a Project/Program Manager, Product Owner, Scrum Master, or Agile Release Train Engineer (RTE)

+ Knowledge of Risk Management Frameworks - ISO 31000, COSO, COBIT, NIST

+ Demonstrated ability to operate with independence and autonomy

+ Diverse experience across multiple stakeholders, teams, products, and environments

+ Experience with Scaled Agile, Lean, and contemporary project management practices (e.g., Agile Scrum, as exemplified by ongoing education in Agile frameworks training), conference attendance, user group participation, and self-study. Working knowledge of Agile tools preferred (e.g., Azure DevOps, Serena, Box, Smartsheet)

+ Excellent leadership skills, ability to push back and manage diverse professionals across the globe in a way that inspires, develops, and delivers results

+ Strong project management and time management skills

+ Strong written and oral communication, approachable style, and well-developed negotiation, consensus building and listening skills


+ 5+ years of relevant Program & Project Management experience at a Fortune 500 organization

+ Project Manager (e.g., PMP, PgMP) and certified in Scaled Agile (SAFe) and Scrum Master (CSM) preferred

+ Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, Finance, Accounting, IT preferred

**Compensation/Benefits Information (This section is only applicable to US candidates):**

S&P Global states that the anticipated base salary range for this position is $59,800 to $118,900. Final base salary for this role will be based on the individual's geographical location as well as experience and qualifications for the role.

In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible for an annual incentive plan. This role is eligible to receive additional S&P Global benefits. For more information on the benefits we provide to our employees, please click here ([ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Project Manager - Project Assurance/Internal Audit Manager _._


**Equal Opportunity Employer**

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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**US Candidates Only:** The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.


202 - Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), FINANC202.1 - Middle Professional Tier I (EEO Job Group)

**Job ID:** 279267

**Posted On:** 2023-01-09

**Location:** New York, New York, United States

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