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Innovation Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-19416
Location: New York, New York
Innovation Project Manager needed for major Financial client in New York, NY.

Job Title: Innovation Project Manager

Job Description:
Seeking an exceptional Project Management professional with 10+ years of experience of project management in a technology environment to join the Innovation team in providing facilitation, documentation, planning and reporting expertise for solutions spanning across finance.
*This role will involve coordinating with technology managers, business analysts, developers and end users.
*The main responsibilities are ensuring Innovation solution delivery, project plans are regularly updated and ongoing engagements/pipeline of future work is closely tracked.
*The ideal candidate is proactive, diligent, and thrives in an environment of change.
*This role also includes responsibilities producing reporting on the program's progress.

Required Skills:
*Ability to manage multiple activities to aggressive deadlines
*Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
*Knowledge and experience of Project Management techniques / methodologies
*Ability to interact and empathize with development teams, demonstrating the ability to act as a value add partner for those teams
*Must be comfortable working with senior level managers across a global organization
*Strong Microsoft Project skills
*Microsoft Office proficiency in Excel (Pivot Tables, Vlookups), Powerpoint
*Strong commitment to high quality standards
*Experience of working in fast moving and demanding environment
*Excellent time management skills, ability to efficiently prioritize and multitask, and work under pressure to meet deadlines and team objectives
*Experience with investment banking, and application development projects

Desired Skills (Nice to have, not required):
* PMP Certification is a nice to have
* Experience with managing Agile projects would be an advantage

Company Profile:
Brokerage is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments & individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Brokerage can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career - a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives & needs is an important part of our culture.

Technology:
Technology works as a strategic partner with Brokerage business units and the world's leading technology companies to redefine how we do business in ever more global, complex, and dynamic financial markets. Brokerage's sizeable investment in technology results in quantitative trading systems, cutting-edge modelling and simulation software, comprehensive risk and security systems, and robust client-relationship capabilities, plus the worldwide infrastructure that forms the backbone of these systems and tools. Our insights, our applications and infrastructure give a competitive edge to clients' businesses—and to our own.