Back Office Project Manager

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

8 - 10 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
New York, NY
8 - 10 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18 Radhika Arora

A global Asset Management Firm is seeking a Project Manager to join their team in New York. This candidate will be responsible for leading the Branch Workflow Case Management projects. He/She will provide leadership to ensure the successful delivery of the projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Project plan creation, schedule creation and management, forecasts, budget tracking and project reporting as well as regular status reporting on the progress of initiatives
  • Identify, codify, prioritize and manage project scope changes
  • Identify and manage project risks and issues
  • Ability to analyze vague project requests and clarify into specific tasks, next steps and deliverables. 
  • Create and maintain detailed project plans for team members and summary project plans for presentations to stakeholders.
  • Acting as a liaison and advocate between the business users and the development teams, including identifying and integrating dependent development teams involved in a solution design 
  • Proactively identifying and managing issues to full resolution. 
  • Facilitating/assisting with User Acceptance Testing 

Skills:

  • 7+ years planning, tracking and reporting medium to high complexity technology projects 
  • 5+ years hands-on experience performing detailed business analysis and requirements specifications creation for complex broker/dealer systems 
  • 5+ years in financial services settings (preferably brokerage back-office systems) 
  • Critical thinking and translation of business needs into technology solutions 
  • Ability to analyze vague project requests and clarify into specific tasks, next steps and deliverables  
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Solid knowledge of project/portfolio management techniques and Microsoft Project

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