Our client is seeking a Associate Project Manager role. The position will responsible for leading workshops to define scope, tracking milestones, creating relevant project artifacts, and providing status reports.

Position Description

  • Management consulting within the financial services industry.
  • Work with implementation of strategic initiatives within brokerage services.
  • They participate and manage the evaluation, selection, functional gap analysis, and implementation of total systems or other significant enhancements.

Critical Skills

  • 3+ years working with projects in the Capital Markets/Brokerage Services
    area specially in clearing, custody, settlements, securities lending, financing,
    etc.
  •  3+ years of project management experience in the financial services industry
    at a top-tier consulting firm (e.g., Accenture, Deloitte, KPMG, EY, Sapient,
    etc.), global investment bank, or Fortune 500 company.
  • Manage clear expectations by establishing clear timelines, milestones, and
    providing transparency on risks, dependencies, and issues through status
    reporting.
  • Schedule regular working group meetings and record decisions (e.g.,
    assigned tasks and next steps).
  • Develop project status updates/reports and communicate to project
    stakeholders.
  • Maintain project plans for identified project workstreams.
  • Work closely with business owners regarding relevant controls related to
    specific market conduct rules, risks, and regulations.
  • Prior Capital markets experience working on projects in the Front Office,
    Middle Office, Back Office.
  • Understanding of the different project methodologies: Agile Project
    Methodology, Six Sigma, or Software Development Life Cycle or Project
    Management (PMP) Certification.
  • Previous experience leading a work stream for a large-scale engagement.
  •  Experience with ALM tools (Jira, Confluence).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Management, Business, Computer Science, or
    Computer Engineering preferred.

Location: New York

Salary: $120,000 – 150,000

Please email your resume to info@vnasearch.com or call us on 646 661 2971

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