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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-03005
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 140,000.00 - 170,000.00 /Year
The Risk Technology group of a Leading Investment Management Firm is seeking a Project Manager to be part of a front-office Risk re-engineering initiative
As a project manager in risk technology you will engage with senior market risk and front office stakeholders, as well as with technology leads within markets technology and beyond.
Your responsibility will cover:
  • Take projects from inception to execution, defining initial plan and actively managing on-going delivery
  • Plan and execute changes across all involved functions – technology, business, operations
  • Break down barriers to success, escalate appropriately to senior technology and business leadership and work collaboratively with your peers
  • Ensure that business outcomes are achieved and that full stakeholder buy-in is ensured
  • Negotiate plan scope and effort to meet business outcomes in the most effective matter
  • Formal project reporting to ensure we are communicating to finance and central program management to the level expected
  • Work with the business to structure different business requirements into a prioritized set of requirements, with estimates

Key projects in 2017 and 2018 include significant expansion and re-engineering in VaR, Counterparty Risk, Front Office, Risk based Margining and Front Office risk management. Business areas include FICC cash and derivatives trading, Equity Derivatives and a significant, market leading securities finance and repo business.
Skills and Qualifications
  • Solid risk knowledge across market and counterparty risk
  • Experience in cross functional project delivery across technology, market risk,
  • Technical acumen – ability to equally work with software engineers and risk managers
Bachelor's degree in business or technical-related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, advanced degree preferred 10-12 years of experience in providing consulting advice to senior IT and business management required. Experience is in financial industry technology a must.

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