Hands on Project manager/Business Analyst with Capital Markets

  • The Astor Group
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Consultant

Job Description

Position Summary: As a Senior Project Manager/Business Analyst , the individual will lead client-facing, large-scale implementations of the our Platform. Working closely with Sales, Financial Engineers, Quantitative Developers, Development Operations, Legal and Finance teams, the Senior Project Manager will scope, plan, lead, and execute on client-facing Proof of Concept and Implementation projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage full project life cycle, including project definition, scope, resource planning, business analysis, technical design, development, testing, training, and migration to production
  • Communicate effectively through various mediums, and across all levels of our organization and client organizations, to ensure transparent status reporting, change management and issue resolution
  • Coordinate and proactively manage internal teams' activities as they relate to client projects
  • Minimize Project Risk through pragmatic and collaborative removal of blockers and/or issues
  • Lead client relationships, building strong relationships across client organizations, including C-suite
  • Matrix Manage project team resources, assuming full ownership of successful project completion and client satisfaction
  • Contribute to evolution of Project Management Office, sharing and educating on best practices, documentation and tools

Required Skills & Approach:

  • 10-15 years of experience delivering pricing, risk, trading, analytic and/or development platform solutions
  • Demonstrable record of client implementations with budgets > $US 5 million and 2+ years in duration
  • Strong Business Analysis skills
  • Knowledge of Capital Markets(fixed income, Equities, or Commodities or FX)
  • Hands on experience with budget management, RAID logs, and executive level status reporting
  • Experience working with clients and managing client facing projects
  • Excellent analytical, strategic conceptual thinking, strategic planning and execution skills
  • Experience managing development teams and working in global teams
  • Team player, friendly and can adjust to changing priorities with aplomb
  • Positive attitude with a proven ability to foster relationships
  • Proactive work ethic and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills & Approach:

  • Project Management Certification: PMP, Prince 2
  • Scrum Certification: PSM, CSM
  • Experience with SecDB/Athena/Quartz

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