Senior Project Manager - Financial Services IT - £80'000 - £100

£80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
02 Oct 2013
30 Oct 2013
Elliot Parfitt
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Project Manager - Financial Services IT - £80'000 - £100'000

Senior Project Manager, Trading Systems, Risk Management, Electronic Trading, FX, Commodities, Credit, Rates, Multi-Asset Class Trading Solutions, Project Manager, Implementation Lead

Global software vendor in the Electronic Trading / Trading Systems space urgently requires a Senior Project Manager to join their London office. You will become part of one of the worlds most successful and fastest growing software houses with a top-tier client list including investment banks, asset managers & other trading venues across the financial services industry.

The Senior Project Manager requirement is for an experienced & knowledgeable candidate with extensive experience of delivering projects surrounding the implementation of financial services software systems e.g. Trading systems, risk management, electronic trading, cross-asset pricing.

The Senior Project Manager will take charge of a range of projects from full scale, enterprise wide implementations through to upgrades & modular installs ranging from multi-month & location workstreams through to smaller local short projects.

Other Senior Project Manager responsibilities will include:

- Running implementation projects through the full project lifecycle from initiation through design, implementation & delivery

- Managing all aspects of the client interaction through the process e.g. engaging with business users, technical & operations teams - you will be regularly interacting at very senior levels across client businesses

- Running delivery teams to drive work scope & requirements identification

- Integration the solutions with other 3rd party platforms used by clients

You will be very experienced in delivering financial services IT projects / delivery projects & implementations. In addition to this you will have in-depth knowledge of the electronic trading IT landscape including competitor products & platforms, how they are used, which clients are using which systems and will be fully aware of changes & developments in the industry.

My client is looking for a Senior Project Manager who can clearly demonstrate:

- Extensive & successful track record of project delivery from the financial services IT space ideally including the delivery of trading systems, risk management, cross-asset class pricing & risk modules and other electronic trading IT suites

- Hands-on project management background

- In-depth knowledge of the project processes & management needed to drive the implementation & delivery of systems in this space

- A background in working for either a trading systems / electronic trading IT vendor or a consultancy in this space where you have worked on project / programme delivery

- Senior client engagement covering IT, operations, business users etc

- Sound knowledge of the global financial markets / capital markets industries

- Full project lifecycle experience from initiation through to delivery

- Multiple instances of project management / senior project manager work

- Experience in managing multiple, simultaneous projects of different scope & scale

My client is willing to consider candidates at a range of seniority levels and will pay a basic salary of between £80'000 - £120'000 for a Senior Project Manager however the very top end of this scale will only be considered for the very best candidates in the market with the most experience in all of the above detailed requirements.

The successful Project Manager / Risk System Project Manager will be expected to work autonomously and manage their own workload in addition to adding to the knowledge base of the organisation.

Please apply ASAP if you are ready for a challenging and rewarding role with unparalleled opportunity for career progress and growth.

Senior Project Manager, Trading Systems, Risk Management, Electronic Trading, FX, Commodities, Credit, Rates, Multi-Asset Class Trading Solutions, Project Manager, Implementation Lead

Senior Project Manager - Financial Services IT - £80'000 - £100'000

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