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BA/PM (Macro PMO)
Ref No.: 18-10241
Location: New York, New York
BA/PM (Macro PMO) needed for major Financial client in New York, NY.

Job Title: Business Analyst & Junior Project Manager Macro PMO

Position Description:
The Macro PMO (Program Management Office) is focused on the coordination and accountability of technology projects for the FX (foreign exchange) and Rates (Government and Interest Rate products) trading organizations. The Macro PMO group is a context-driven group of project managers leading budget discussions, work prioritization, and roadmap creation with a holistic technology strategy in mind. This role will support strategic FID projects by being the key overseer of cross-project, cross-component dependencies, while supporting the PMO team's deliverables.

Credentials and Experience:
* 3- 5 years experience
* BS in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Computer Science, or Industrial Engineering preferred
* MS in Business Administration, Finance or Computer Science/Technology/Information Systems a plus
* Experience in a financial sell-side institution or similar
* Working knowledge of trading technology components (risk management, pricing, etc.), ECNs and broker platforms
* Full knowledge of MS Suite with strong skills in Excel, Powerpoint and Visio
* PMP or Prince 2 certification, a plus
* Ability to build or query databases (SQL, Sybase) and/or knowledge of Python, is a plus
* Knowledge of Javascript, CSS, and twiki maintenance is an advantage

Role Specific Responsibilities:
* Create use cases and draft technical requirements pertaining to strategic projects, particularly where there are cross-product and cross-component considerations i.e. trade flows, reference data, etc.
* Deep-dive into established use cases and technical specs to ensure technical standards are met
* Provide a single point, end-to-end accountability for the project oversight and reporting back to the project management team
* Establish working relationships with our technology partners, business unit, and trading-side strategists
* Where applicable, provide consolidated project reporting for the various trading/business-facing organization
* Ensure project control by managing and reporting on conflicting priorities, issues, risks, dependencies and change management
* Become familiar with the needs of downstream groups like Finance and Operations ensuring successful end to end projects