Project Manager - Investment Management

Viribus Search Limited
London (Greater)
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager – based in the City of London

Paying £75,000 - £85,000 + fantastic benefits including 2 different pension schemes, Private Medical Insurance, 4 x Salary Life Assurance, Income Protection and Bonus

An established and well-known Investment Manager in Central London, who despite having grown over the years, remains big on service, clear on costs and running money in a way they can explain to both their private clients and financial intermediaries, is looking to appoint an experienced Project Manager.

As a Project Manager, you will lead and deliver multiple projects within a team of project managers, reporting directly to a Programme Manager. This role is accountable for the delivery of changes to systems and processes, within agreed time and budget constraints.


  • Direct hands-on project management of multiple projects
  • Report on project status and riskfactors
  • Development and maintenance of plan for all project related activity across all business areas
  • Anticipate project delivery risk factors and put in place effective mitigation
  • Development of appropriate test plans in conjunction with UAT & Implementation Manager
  • Ensure operational readiness at implementation ofchange
  • The project manager is also expected to carry out some business analysis on some projects
  • Travel to other offices when applicable

  • Practical application of project management methods and techniques
  • Problem solving and communication
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication at all levels
  • Able to present effectively to senior managers
  • Build effective working relationships with internal customers and suppliers
  • Vendor management
  • Attention to detail with accurate, clear and concise communication of relevant decisions
  • Able to propose potential solutions to business/systems issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build relationships at all levels

  • Experience of retail investment administration and the investment management industry
  • Experience of preparing business / functional specifications
  • IT development knowledge is desirable
  • Project Management methodologies and techniques
  • Knowledge of carrying out basic business analysis
  • Experience of financial systems, notably investment management or retail platforms is desirable

  • Demonstrable track record of leading or playing significant role in successfully delivering projects
  • Formal project management qualifications from a recognised body (APM, APMG, PMI), especially those related to agile development are desirable
  • Knowledge of a broad range of techniques and their suitability to different projects and programmes is essential
If you are an experienced Project Manager with the above listed skills and experience then please apply now.

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