IT Project Manager – Trade Support and Settlement Systems

  • Excellent Day Rate
  • Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Meraki Talent
  • 13 Jan 17

Meraki Talent are short listing for an IT Project Manager – Trade Support and Settlement Systems to work on a large scale project currently at inception stage. Historically systems have been developed in house, though increasingly external packages are becoming more prevalent. We are looking for someone to come on board from an early stage, help build a team and deliver a chosen settlements system into the business. This role may appeal to someone based in Scotland or someone based in London looking for a new contract.

IT Project Manager – Trade Support and Settlement Systems

Interim Contract – At least 12 months

Excellent Day Rate

Posted 06 January 2017

 

Meraki Talent are short listing for an IT Project Manager – Trade Support and Settlement Systems to work on a large scale project currently at inception stage. Historically systems have been developed in house, though increasingly external packages are becoming more prevalent. We are looking for someone to come on board from an early stage, help build a team and deliver a chosen settlements system into the business. This role may appeal to someone based in Scotland or someone based in London looking for a new contract.

 

Responsibilities of the IT Project Manager – Trade Support and Settlement Systems

 

- Manage the delivery of a chosen system in the Settlement Operations business unit using recognised structured analysis and design methods

- Build a professional and supportive relationship with the full range of Business Users and Sponsors.

- Manage a process to deliver a chosen software solution to support the Settlement Operations

- Own and manage the integrity of the solution and the project scope

- Assemble, motivate and manage a project team involving both internal and contract staff

- Manage the identification, resolution and escalation of risks and issues

- Measure and monitor progress to ensure that the project is delivered on time and within budget, and the solution meets expectations

- Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks and make appropriate adjustments

- Knowledge and experience of recognised structured analysis and design methods

 

Background of the IT Project Manager – Trade Support and Settlement Systems

 

- Extensive experience working as an end to end Project/Change/Programme Manager with a track record of delivery

- Experience working within institutional or discretionary asset management, investment banking or asset servicing essential

- A thorough knowledge of investment operations, the trade lifecycle and specifically trade settlements is absolutely essential for this role from a back office perspective

- Experience implementing third party software within the trade support or settlements area(s) essential

- An understanding of software development and the full SDLC required

- Experience working across both business and technology streams

- Experience Project Managing a full system implementation, end to end, essential and displayed upon CV

 

E mail me on Gordon.willmott@merakitalent.com, call me on 0131 297 2703 or add and message me on Linked In or Twitter http://tinyurl.com/lnkigor or http://tinyurl.com/twitgor

 

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Gordon wants: Project Manager, Programme Manager, Software, Settlements