New York City, New York
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posted by:
Janna Karstens

Job Description:

Our client is a large financial institution in Downtown Manhattan and they are looking for a Taxonomist to join their team for a 6+ month contract. This Taxonomist job has the potential to go permanent. It is 40 hours a week, health benefits and 401K are offered.

Taxonomist role description: 
We are looking for a highly motivated individual with Taxonomy or Information Architect experience to help lead and define procedures and content management strategy across our Global foot print. 

Taxonomist key responsibilities: 
• Establish knowledge & content management strategy within the team 
• Design content management solution for policy and procedures globally 
• Develop and execution plan involving automated solution 
• Develops and maintains excellent working relationship with key stakeholder 
• Establishing program/project standards and run governance and update meetings with key global stakeholders 
• Planning and reporting of the project, including participation in various governance forums 
• Developing executive level presentations and metrics for senior management reporting / updates 
• Coordinating process reengineering and facilitate implementation 

Taxonomist Qualifications: 
• Solid understanding of metadata, subject classification, description cataloging, user experience, and knowledge organization 
• Strong technical skills in Taxonomy/ content management 
• Track record of working in knowledge management, ideally in policy and procedures within the financial services 
• Strategy experience from a top tier consulting firm
• Business management experience in the financial services industry is a plus 
• Project management experience of at least 3 experience; within Financial Services industry is a plus 
• Analytics and modelling skills 
• Strong Partnership and Presence: Ability to interact with multiple stakeholders and senior management 
• Previous experience in strategic and tactical initiatives: Ability to identify problems and propose solutions 
• Detail oriented and strong organizational skills: Takes ownership and is accountable for area of responsibility 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills 
• Process reengineering experience 
• Executive level presentation skills are a must 
• Ability to be flexible and follow tight deadlines 
• A graduate degree in information management or library and information science is preferred