Project Manager - Trading Systems, Derivatives, FX, Commodities

London (Central), London (Greater)
£75000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Package
06 Jan 2014
03 Feb 2014
David Peglar
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Project Manager - (Trading Systems, Derivatives, FX, Treasury, Commodities, Metals, Fixed Income)

An experienced Project Manager with experience in Financial Trading, Metals and Commodities Trading is required for a market leading developer of trading and risk management systems for some of the world's premier financial and energy trading institutions. Based in the heart of the City, my client has an enviable reputation for the sophistication and flexibility of their products.

Due to fantastic market success our client is immediately seeking a successful Senior Project Manager with experience in the Finance, Banking and Corporate Treasury market. Senior Project Managers will be responsibility for a single project or programme within a complex enterprise delivery. The successful Project Manager will be responsible for ownership of the full lifecycle and delivery. You will be extremely confident, have experience in delivering presentations to senior managers and be able to lead a team of consultants. Additionally stakeholder management experience is essential to thrive in this role

Flexibility and European travel is essential for this role. All candidates must have the right to live and work in the UK.

The ideal candidate for the role of Senior Project Manager - (Trading Systems, Derivatives, FX, Treasury, Commodities, Metals, Fixed Income, Futures and Options) will include:

  • Experience of dealing with Senior Stakeholders
  • History of involvement in change activities
  • Evidence of going that extra mile to ensure successful delivery
  • Prince 2/PMP or similar level certification
  • Self driven with the ability to solve problems and provide solutions
  • At least 3-5 years Senior Project Management experience
  • Experience of managing projects in excess of £2m
  • Knowledge of one of our key markets - Derivatives, Futures, Options, Commodities, Agriculture, Fixed Income, Metals, Corporate Treasury
  • Broad knowledge/experience in a number of sectors
  • Evidence of project delivery in these sectors
  • Broad knowledge/coverage of Front, Middle and Back office initiatives
  • Evidence of project delivery in these sectors
  • Knowledge of metals particularly advantageous
  • Experience in mentoring more junior project resources will be an advantage.
  • Experience in contributing to a project management practice and methodology would be an advantage.
  • Experience of managing budgets essential - minimum £1milliion budget control

This is an exciting opportunity to join a company who is the leading brand within the trading domain. You will be given great career opportunity to grow and develop with this organisation and will receive all the training you need to climb the career ladder. If you feel you have the relevant skills then please contact David Peglar at Harrington Starr - +44 2030 022 850

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