IT Project Manager

 •  Open Systems Technologies New York, NY

11 - 15 years experience  •  IT Consulting/Services

$130K - $160K
Posted on 11/28/17 by Radhika Arora
11 - 15 years experience
IT Consulting/Services
$130K - $160K
Posted on 11/28/17 by Radhika Arora

Our client is one of the world's largest banking and financial services groups. They are currently looking for a Front-Office Project Manager in the context of their electronic trading operations, to be based out of New York.

The PM will be joining a team dedicated to executing trading requests and maintaining compliance and operations functions. As such a series of projects will be undertaken to more tightly integrate the trading and compliance processes across the board, to be overseen and directly managed by the PM.

Role:

  • Work closely with senior management, stakeholders and development teams in order to complete project objectives
  • Oversee updates of project information to all stakeholders
  • Manage one or more project teams
  • Oversee project planning, supervision and budgeting
  • Develop milestones and timelines in order to best ensure successful project completion
  • Identify and manage risk, including potential escalations, in order to minimize time and budgetary impact
  • Allocate budget and personnel to maximize project team performance
  • Contribute towards disaster recovery plan
  • Manage 3rd party vendors if necessary

Qualifications:

  • More than 10 years’ experience in IT Project Management, with a track record of success
  • A track record of project delivery within the electronic trading environment (front/middle/back-office)
  • End-to-end experience of the IT Project lifecycle, from conception to implementation
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodology
  • Prince or PMP qualification
  • Strong Office skills
  • Bachelor’s degree is required

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