Senior Project Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
13 Aug 2014
10 Sep 2014
Andrew Thomas
Contract Type
Full Time
Global leading Energy Trading and Risk Management software vendor is urgently seeking a senior project manager that has experience in delivering a full lifecycle financial services software implementation whilst maintaining budgetary control.

At Harrington Starr, our client is the leader in trading, risk management, scheduling and logistics solutions for commodities including power, oil, gas, coal, metals, agricultural products and freight. Our clients award-winning solutions are used by more than 25 per cent of both Global 500 commodity trading companies and Global 500 energy companies.

Responsibilities for the ETRM Project Manager (Commodities, Energy, Power, Oil, Gas, Coal, Metals, Software):

  • Project Managers work closely with actual clients and internal client staff in order to:
  • Derive, update and Manage Project Plan(s) Derive, update and Manage Project Budget(s) Manage/Coordinate the Daily Activities of Customer Engagements (and internal projects as necessary)
  • Provide Periodic Project Status reports internally and to Customers
  • Lead efforts to provide on & off-site CTRM Software Modelling, Configuration, Data Entry, Training, Testing & Support
  • Lead efforts to provide Business Analysis Services including: Requirements Gathering, Gap Analysis & Functional Design Specification Lead efforts to Create/Compile software, client and/or industry specific documentation
  • Lead efforts to provide Issue/Resolution Tracking, and liaise between client and departments including: Engineering, Quality Assurance, Delivery Services, Technical Support, Account Management
  • Provide other Delivery Services Consultants with mentoring and direction when working together on client and internal projects
  • Provide training to internal client staff on software, client and/or industry specific concepts
  • Contribute to on-going process improvements within the Delivery Services.

  • Qualifications needed for the ETRM Project Manager (Commodities, Energy, Power, Oil, Gas, Coal, Metals, and Software):

  • Experience in working with commodities such energy, power, oil, gas, coal or metals
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Often engagements are outside of the Project Manager's home office, and as such the Project Manager needs to be prepared for potential travel of 75+%, if projects so dictate
  • Candidate must be capable of working with minimum supervision and consistently delivering against expectations
  • Candidate must be a team player and be ready to contribute to activities outside his/her direct area of responsibility as and when required to do so
  • This fantastic opening will provide the right candidate with the chance to become a subject matter expert in our client's software product in addition to gaining significant exposure to a variety of financial services ETRM / commodities trading areas. The post holder will also be gaining experience in front-to-back software implementation projects in a fast moving and transferable part of the financial services industry.

    This is an urgent position to fill so please contact Andrew Thomas at Harrington Starr

    London up to £85,000

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