Job Description

Reference # : 21-00873Title : Project Manager Investment Bank
Location : Jersey City, NJ
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 06/25/2021 / 12/25/2021
Our client, a leading global financial services company, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 140 countries. They provide consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Minimum 15 years front office technology experiences, familiar with Futures.

Client Futures, Clearing and FXPB Technology supports a rapidly growing business that uses technological innovation to maintain competitive advantage in a constantly evolving market. Working closely with the business, external vendors and internal technology teams, you would build-out and maintain our next generation Futures Execution Platform. You would manage complex projects that will involve everything from incorporating a new functionality within the existing ecosystem, to analyzing new requirements, documenting solutions, managing implementation and testing systems, ensuring that they are fit for purpose. You would regularly work with a range of high-profile stakeholders.

About the Role

You will be responsible for:

•Conduct the analysis of Futures execution buildout that combines vendor and in house technology and solution.

•The role is multifaceted – ranging from framing the scope definition with existing platforms, comparing various vendor solutions and in-house solution, writing the functional specifications, elaborating the software vendors' RFI and RFP.

•Run point for documentation of all aspects of end-to-end business analysis
•Execute on agreed timelines and scope to meet business requirements taking into account selected technologies and procedures

You will also be:
•Owning business/ functional requirements and change requests, documenting solution and managing end to end project delivery
•Understanding Business priorities and working as a liaison between Business and Development teams
•Maintaining Book of Work and facilitating prioritization discussions with key business stakeholders
•Managing relationship with Business and taking ownership for providing regular project updates to key business and technology stakeholders
•Communicating key project risks, defining mitigation strategies and managing resolution
•Developing test strategies, documenting test scenarios and coordinating User Acceptance Testing across front to back tech stack
•Developing Project Plans and UAT Run-books
•Working with development and support teams to resolve production issues and identify root cause

Essential Skills
•Strong business analysis experience in financial organization
•Strong functional understanding of the Futures business
•Strong understanding of the technology landscape and requirements for a enterprise scale solution.
•Strong experience dealing with software solutions specialized in Futures business and vendors who provide services. -like Fidessa, TT and Itiviti
•Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to summarize a complex project in a clear and concise manner to a senior audience (both business and technology).
•Energetic, dynamic, motivated and adaptable to changes.
•Able to work in highly challenging and often pressurized environment.


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