Project Manager

  • Market rate plus bonus
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Trevose Partners Limited
  • 04 Dec 17 2017-12-04

My client is a provider of key infrastructure to global financial markets with a significant presence in each region. They are currently in the process of re-engineering a major industry platform on to blockchain and require a mid level project manager to join the team leading this initiative. This position offers an opportunity to work on a highly visible programme with a lot of industry attention. The candidate will be responsible for strategic project management while coordinating with cross-functional resources to achieve project objectives.

The Role:

  • Take the lead in the development of detailed project plans and schedules 
  • Lead cross-functional project team meetings to ensure project strategy and operational issues are reviewed. Works with the project team members to build consensus 
  • Provides business updates to Infrastructure and Development teams to ensure technology solutions support business requirements
  • Manage project scope by enforcing change control procedures
  • Identify and manage potential project risks to achieving project objectives and elevates to appropriate stakeholders and management 
  • Establish and measure project performance metrics 
  • Prepare project status reports and present project performance updates to Senior Management and Stakeholders
  • Provide guidance and direction to Junior Project Managers within the PMO 

 

The Candidate:

  • Previous experience within consulting or financial services project management is a must
  • Familiarity within the post trade derivatives and regulatory fields is desirable
  • Ability to effectively communicate with personnel at all levels in the organization
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, collaborative and global team environment 
  • A positive attitude and approach to project management as well as comfort in an ever evolving environment is essential
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge 
  • Experience in creation and management of program/project management processes and procedures