Senior Program Manager (Investment Management)

  • £120,000 (plus benefits and bonus) - dependent on experience
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mason Blake
  • 23 May 19

Our client, a top-tier Investment boutique is currently seeking a brilliant candidate to join their team as a program manager. This fantastic opportunity to work closely with the COO, CEO, Head of Business Solutions and Head of IT, to ensure management of all projects against specified delivery dates, and provide regular reporting to Directors, Ex-Committee, Board reporting.

Main Duties

  • Organise meetings for new projects to ensure scope is defined and understood, responsibilities are assigned, and timelines are set and agreed
  • Monitor ongoing projects for progress, including organising meetings, gathering meeting documents to provide in advance, noting all key decisions and ensuring these are fed back to wider stakeholder groups as necessary (with positive affirmation)
  • Working with the Head of the businesses, BA's and project managers to ensure project specifications are complete and accurately updated as necessary, and ensure business stakeholder signoff on an ongoing basis
  • Taking responsibility for running the Project Board, providing clarity on progress of all projects and enabling effective prioritization
  • Identify any risks arising within projects and seek to resolve these in a timely manner, always ensure all stakeholders are kept briefed on situations as they arise. 
  • Provide regular updates on projects to the wider business as well specific reporting to the Senior and Executive Committees and the Board 

Candidate requirements:

  • Project management experience gained within investment management
  • Understanding of the wider regulatory and business environment
  • Must be able to work well with people at all levels of the Organization
  • Good time management, and ability to work under pressure, managing multiple tasks with competing deadlines